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Gastronomy - Master Thesis

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2017

About the course

The course aims to that the student independently conducts empirical research or development within the field of restaurant and culinary arts with a, for the field, relevant research problem. The student shall collect, process and analyse material as well as frame it in a scientific and societal context. As part of the course, the student will carry out critical reviews of other students’ theses.

The course is divided into four parts.
  1. Planning and Design of a thesis, 3,5 hp
  2. 75 % seminar, 7,5 hp
  3. Examination seminar, 2 hp
  4. Examination of thesis, 2hp

Application and eligibility

Gastronomy - Master Thesis, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2017 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


Lectures begin on week starting 30 October 2017


Lectures end during the week of 8 January 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Mixed, 100%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings


Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Outline for distance course

Online course with two scheduled meetings (course start and examination seminar) in Umeå

Required Knowledge

A bachelor’s degree or a professional degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, 180 credits) with a minimum of 180 ects. The field of the degree should be relevant for research in gastronomy and culinary arts, for example from restaurant and culinary arts, nutrition and health, ethnology, business administration, psychology, industrial design or history, including a minimum of 15 ECTS bachelor thesis. Requires courses on advanced level corresponding to 15 ECTS. Requires English A


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Application deadline was 18 April 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-July. 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.

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