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.
Master´s thesis (one-year), Food and Nutrition, 15 hp
Autumn Term 2021
30 August 2021
16 January 2022
English (upon request)
Type of studies
Number of mandatory meetings
No mandatory meetings.
Number of on campus meetings
No on campus meetings.
Univ: Pass grades in at least 90 ECTS in Food and Nutrition, including 15 credits thesis and at least 7.5 ECTS skill courses at advanced level 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.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2021 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 April 2021.
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.