The goal of the course is to provide tools for the students being able to collect field data and to analyze the data collected as well as being able to understand meals and details of meals in different contexts and from different perspectives. Students will be trained practically in conducting field observations. Different types of data analysis will be applied, for example image/picture analysis, content analysis and cultural analysis. Students will on their own critically discuss cultural aspects of meals.
Field study methodology in applied Gastronomy, 7.5 hp
Spring Term 2018
Lectures begin on week starting 12 February 2018
Lectures end during the week of 19 March 2018
Type of studies
Online learning (web-based)
Number of mandatory meetings
No mandatory meetings.
Number of on campus meetings
No on campus meetings.
A minimum of 90 ECTS within a field relevant for Restaurant and Culinary Arts, including a minimum of 15 ECTS bachelor thesis.
Application deadline was
16 October 2017.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service is in Swedish.
Notification of admission will be sent in mid-November.
Contact the department for more information.
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.