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Master´s Thesis, Food and Nutrition

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

During this course you will be able to explore in depth a topic that interests you within the field of Food and Nutrition. You will plan and carry out a study, process the results and connect them with earlier research. You will also present and discuss your work. By independently completing this work you will develop your ability to formulate research questions as well to answer them.

Application and eligibility

Master´s Thesis, Food and Nutrition, 15 hp

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Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018


Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Univ: Pass grade in a Master Thesis in Food and Nutrition, as well as pass grades for at least 15 HE credits in a methods course at the advanced level in food and nutrition, or the 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.


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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.

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