Outline for distance course:
The course is web-based with two physical meetings on campus. Teaching may include recorded lectures, seminars and online discussion forums. The examination forms can consist of take-home exams, written assignments and oral examinations.
Number of mandatory meetings for distance course:
A Bachelor's degree (180 credits) within social sciences or public health and caring sciences or at least 180 credits within Teacher Education programmes, including Home and Consumer Studies (60 credits) or equivalent.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application Fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester:
Tuition fee, total:
About the course:
This course will address the inter-linkages between food and society with special focus on culture, migration and health. The relation between food and disease is very relevant an crucial in our current times, particularly as food is a hotly debated topic in the public agenda. Migration and its effects on food choices and eating habits will be a major part of the course. You will also get an overview of the societal implications of foods, food behaviours and patterns and how they interact with culture. You will also gain an understanding of the dynamics of food decision-making at different levels and the impact of culture, migration and food environment through a lens of public health, social sciences and humanities.