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LV0136

Advanced human nutrition

Subject-related content:



  1. Physiological process regulating food intake and storage

  2. Micronutrients 

  3. Modern methods and approaches in nutrition (metabolomics and precision nutrition)

  4. Molecular nutrition

  5. Bone health and food

  6. Nutritional epidemiology 

  7. Literature study in nutrition


Teaching formats:


To further student learning and promote discussion, a variety of methods are used:


Lectures, own study, seminars, group work and presentations. Study visits may be included.


The course focuses on the following generic competencies:



  • Communication

  • Ethics

  • Group dynamics and personal development

  • Information competence

  • Critical thinking


The following course components are compulsory:


Note that attendence is obligatory at all presentations, seminars and potential study visits.


Collaboration with the surrounding community takes place through:


Invited lecturers and publication of 1-2 pieces of writing on the SLU website.


Syllabus and other information

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 19030 SEK Cycle: Master’s level (A1N)
Subject: Food Science
Course code: LV0136 Application code: SLU-20132 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Molecular Sciences Pace: 100%