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Measurement methods 1: Diet and physical activity

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: IKA301
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 31 August 2020 - 2 November 2020
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

Overall goal

Gain deeper understanding and practical skills in performing and evaluating measurement of diet, food habits and physical activity.


  • Theoretical lectures for understanding and training in critical thinking concerning methodological use of different subjective and objective methods and analysing techniques.
  • Practical experiments to design and perform measurements and to evaluate reliability, validity and usability of different methods.
  • Presentation seminars to debate and evaluate outcomes of the practical experiments, as well as to train in scientific argumentation and critical thinking.
  • Skill training in using measurement devices, methods, softwares, creating datasets, searching databases and reading scientific papers.

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Requirements and Selection

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 15 000 SEK
First payment: 15 000 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance


Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science
Box 300
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Läroverksgatan 5

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