For students attending the Master's Programme in Nutrition Science (120 ECTS) Regulations and guidelines - Master's Programme in Nutrition Science

On this page you can find information regarding some regulations and guidelines that apply when you study at KI and at the Master's Programme in Nutrition Science (120 ECTS).

Compulsory attendance at roll-calls

Students must take steps to stay informed about when and where the roll-call for their course is due to take place. A student who is absent without first having requested and been granted an exemption will forfeit his or her place on the course. An exemption can be granted by the person responsible for the course.

Following the roll-call, registration in Ladok takes place. The registration is transferred directly to the Central Student Welfare Committee (CSN). Do not forget to contact a study advisor to notify an interruption of studies.

Student rights and responsibilities

On the general KI page about student rights you can read more about what rights and obligations you have as a student. You can for example find information there about admission, examination, exam writing and equality.

Cheating and plagiarism

Below you can find information about rules and regulations regarding cheating and plagiarism. We recommend that you read the information to make sure that you will adhere to the rules in your written work and course examination.

Students' ombudspersons

The students' ombudspersons is an independent office, employed by the student unions, to whom you may turn with matters relating to you as a student, such as if you feel unfairly treated by someone at KI or have problems in your dealings with other students or members of staff.

KI Student ombudsperson

Pledge of confidentiality

Karolinska Institutet's study advisors are bound by a pledge of confidentiality in accordance with chapter 7, section 9 of the Secrecy Act, and on no condition will disclose information about a student's personal circumstances to a third party without the student's explicit consent.

Language of instruction

Instruction and exams are in English.

Accreditation of previous studies

As a student at Karolinska Institutet, you are entitled to apply for credit transfer for previous education, other education, work experience and other prior learning. The examiner is responsible for credit transfer decisions for whole or part of courses.

Please contact the programme director of your programme regarding accreditation.

Magdalena Rosell

Programme director and Docent

Interruption of studies

If there are special grounds, it may be decided that a person admitted to a second level education may resume his or her studies after an interruption.

Admission requirements to certain courses on the programme

For entry to any of the courses on the second semester a pass for the first course of the programme ("Diet and health - scientific evidence, recommendations and sustainability") must be obtained.

In order to start the Degree Project, a pass must be obtained for four of the courses from year 1 of the Master's Programme in Nutrition Science (120 ECTS):

  • "Diet and health - scientific evidence, recommendations and sustainability" (4NT000);
  • "Molecular and genetic mechanisms in nutrition science (4NT001)";
  • "Diet, physical activity and fitness - assessment and evaluation" (4NT002); and
  • "Diet, physical activity and disease prevention - interventions, mHealth and eHealth" (4NT003).