Course syllabus

Livsmedelskemi I
Food Chemistry I

YTHA71, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED LIV
Date of Decision: 2020-03-23

General Information

Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


To give basic knowledge in food chemistry.

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 course introduces foods and the general content of compounds in food and gives food chemical bases. The basic chemistry includes the components of the atom, the composition of molecules, chemical bonds, the periodic table and chemical reactions. Food chemistry deals with water, lipids, carbohydrates and proteins and their most important properties.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Written examination, laboratory experiments.

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: 0115. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 5,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed written examination1.
Code: 0215. Name: Laboratory Experiments .
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Attendance at laboratory experiments and approved reports


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: YTHA70

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Ia Rosenlind,
Course homepage:
Further information: Laboratory works, guest lectures and study visits are compulsory. In case of legal impediment the student should accomplish an individual task with equivalent content.