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.
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/6 (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).