National and global nutrition challenges (MAPHN4100)

Master's course
For exchange students

This course aims to enable you to assess food and nutrition-related challenges both nationally and globally by means of critical use of research. The course provides a broad theoretical basis in public health nutrition and covers the history and use of theories and models for analysing current and future food and nutrition challenges. It has a focus on different food systems and how food environments contribute to the development of obesity and non-communicable diseases, malnutrition and food insecurity.

  • Admission requirements

    Applicants must be admitted to a master's/postgraduate programme related to health sciences.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

  • Course description

    For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

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