Course syllabus

Projekt: Utveckling av livsmedelsprodukter
Project in Food Product Development

KLGN50, 15 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2019/20
Decided by: PLED B/K
Date of Decision: 2019-03-29

General Information

Main field: Food Technology and Nutrition.
Compulsory for: MLIV2
Elective Compulsory for: B5-lm
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aims of this course are to train the student in project oriented work and to give an insight in the important steps that are involved in the development of a product, a process or services within the field.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The main focus in the course will be to have the students perform in a group working on a longer project task. The project steps involve innovation process-planning-literature search-evaluation- and reporting.

Important aspects of the development process, such as project management, risk assessment, process design, statistical evaluation, are supported by lectures.

The course includes lectures, presentations, written reports, laborations, video, and own reflection.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written project report, actively participate in project work and in group dynamic exercises, oral presentation, and individual oral exame on project report. Graded final grade is based on the individual oral exame on project report.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0118. Name: Project in Food Product Development.
Credits: 12. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written report, individual oral examination and Active participation in production of a popular science video based on the report.
Code: 0218. Name: Group Dynamics.
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Active participation in group dynamic exercises.
Code: 0318. Name: Project Planning.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Oral and written presentation of project plan.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: KLGN25 Food Technology for Formulation and KLGN15 The Relationship between Food Industry, Society and Consumers
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KMBN02

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Federico Gomez,
Teacher: Björn Bergenståhl,