The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student: - have a basic knowledge of nutrition and the nutrients effect on health - can apply his/her expertise and can design a diet according to the Finnish nutrition recommendations

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student: - knows the function of nutrients in the body - knows the meaning of nutrients for the lifestyle diseases - knows the most common allergies and intolerances - knows the finnish nutrition recommendations

Course contents

Contents - nutrition diary - nutrition recommendations, lifestyle , nutrition physiology

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Näring och hälsa. Ulla Johansson. Studentlitteratur 2014. Människans anatomi och fysiologi.Haug et al.Liber 2010. Abrahamsson et al. Näringslära för högskolan. Liber utbildning 2006. Finnish nutrition recommendations Notes from the lectures

Study activities

Internet-based studies - 135 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Supported virtual education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Approved written examination Approved Food diary + analysis


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Group size

No limit (89 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Period 4


  • 2020-08-28
  • 2020-11-20

Course enrolment period

2020-03-09 to 2020-04-05

Assessment methods

  • 2020-05-08 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-03-19 13:15 - 14:00 Näringslära Introduktion till näringslära ONLINE. Linke till zoom finns på ItsLearning Tillman Ilse

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