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Food, Globalisation and Governance (MAME 4430)

Master level course within the Master's Programme in Public Nutrition. Food is implicated in a multitude of the world’s most pressing questions about the environment, health, governance, and the global economy.

Different processes of change affect food supply, dietary patterns and nutritional outcomes. Of particular relevance is understanding of the specific consequences which different methods of food production and consumption have on the environment, health and food security.

The aim of the course is to introduce important concepts and principles from the contemporary debate on the governance of food production and consumption in a globalized world. The consequences of different methods of food production on environment, health and food security receive special attention.

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Food, Globalisation and Governance (MAME 4430)


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Admission requirements

Students who are admitted to Master studies within the following subject areas are eligible to apply for admission to the course: nutrition, health sciences, development and international studies, education, political science, anthropology, sociology and interdisciplinary master programmes involving any of these subject areas.

Minimum B2 level of English (must be documented).

Priority is given to students from partner institutions.

Are you not a student from one of our partner institutions? You can still apply for the course. See the Course overview for further information.


Food, globalisation and governance Spring 10 ECTS 1 semester Kjeller, Skedsmo English Semester fee: NOK 840.
No tuition fee for exchange students.
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