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Dietary Assessment Methods

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course

The aim of this course is to obtain a deeper understanding of dietary assessment as a field of study. The goal is also to develop the ability to identify problems and choose methods based on purpose and how the problem is formulated. Dietary assessment methodology includes reviews of research methods, especially methods aiming at measuring dietary intake. An important part of the course deals with measurement errors, validity and reliability problems.

Internet access required.

Application and eligibility

Dietary Assessment Methods, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 25 March 2019

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Outline for distance course

Internet access required.

Required Knowledge

Univ: Pass grades in at least 90 ECTS in Food and Nutrition, including 15 credits thesis or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section). Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-28100

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 October 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

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