Course syllabus

Livsmedelskemi och nutrition
Food Chemistry and Nutrition

KLGN30, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED B/K
Date of Decision: 2021-04-14

General Information

Main field: Food Technology and Nutrition.
Compulsory for: B4-lm, MLIV1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:


Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:


Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

to judge information about relations between the chemical composition of food and its experienced, technological and nutritional quality



The course will bring knowledge about:

The course includes lectures and other activities:

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Assignments, written exam and practicals. The Th-scale is based on the written exam.

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.


Assumed prior knowledge: KOKA25 Organic Chemistry, KBKA10/KBK011 Biochemistry.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KLG060

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Anne Nilsson,
Examinator: Björn Bergenståhl,
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