Education at BioNut
The Department of Biosciences and Nutrition (BioNut) performs research in areas of medical science. We provide education at all levels within biomedicine, molecular techniques, bioinformatics, microscopy and nutrition science.
The department offers an international educational and research environment in which about 250 scientists, students, administrative and technical staff are active. Below you can find more information about the courses and programmes that we are responsible for.
Education in Nutrition Science
The Bachelor's programme in Nutrition is run in collaboration with Stockholm University, where we (BioNut) are responsible for the nutritional courses on the programme.
We also run the Global Master's Programme in Nutrition Science at KI.
Education in Biomedicine
We are responsible for some courses on the Bachelor's and Master's programmes in Biomedicine.
One example is the course on "Genetics, Genomics and Functional Genomics".
Education in Molecular Techniques in Life Science
A collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm.
BioNut is responsible for some of the courses on the programme.
Freestanding courses at BioNut
At the moment we are arranging two freestanding courses at BioNut:
"Nutrition, the nutrients and metabolism, 7.5 credits" and "Body composition from a clinical perspective, 7.5 credits". We also arrange some doctoral courses.
Doctoral/Third level education at BioNut
A doctoral (PhD) degree is the highest academic degree in Sweden, and it is earned after four years of doctoral education and passing a public defence.
Doctoral Courses at KI
Links to the course catalogue for PhD students and advertised course vacancies, to information about course requirements, credit transfers and other matters related to doctoral courses.
New student? Welcome to KI!
On this page we have gathered all information that you need as a new student. You can also read about our digital introduction day that will be live broadcasted on January 22 at 13.30. You don't want to miss that!
Global bachelor's and master's at KI
Would you like to do your degree at KI? Karolinska Institutet offers a selection of global master and bachelor programmes which are open to everyone. KI is an attractive study destination and we welcome international students to the university.
Discontinued courses at Bionut
The education board at BioNut has decided to discontinue the following syllabuses:
2QA105 EU Basics in Public Health Nutrition, 7.5 credits (given for the last time ST2013)
1QA064 Behaviour change in nutrition and physical activity, 15 credits (given for the last time HT2012)
2QA197 Assessing and monitoring diet, physical activity and body composition, 15 credits (given for the last time VT2012)
1QA097 Public Health Nutrition Intervention Management, 15 credits (given for the last time HT2011)
2QA205 Childhood Growth and its Relation to Health, 15 credits (given for the last time HT2011)
Re-examination according to these syllabuses is possible until December 2024, for students who have not completed the course with passing grade. Contact the department for information.