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Human Microbiome MOOC

MIB51301

About this course

Learn how you can impact your health by balancing your gut health; how your microbiome together with your diet can improve normal gut function.
More course information and instructions on how to register can be found on: https://www.wur.nl/Virtual-Exchange.htm or click on the top-right link on this page.

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:

  • Explain the Impact of the microbiome on Health and disease
  • Relate microbiome composition to diet and nutrition
  • Understand the concept of microbiome based therapies
  • Explain the possibilities of the microbiome as a tool for policy makers, medical doctors, non-profit organizations and industry

Required prior knowledge

Assumed Knowledge:
The level of the course is introductory. The prerequisites are basic Biology.

Link to more information

  • Credits
    ECTS 1
  • Level
    bachelor
  • Contact coordinator
If anything remains unclear, please check the FAQ of Wageningen University.

Offering(s)

  • Start date

    1 September 2023

    • Ends
      31 August 2024
    • Term *
      Academic Year
    • Location
      Wageningen
    • Instruction language
      English
    Enrolment period closed
  • Start date

    2 September 2024

    • Ends
      31 August 2025
    • Term *
      Academic Year
    • Location
      Wageningen
    • Instruction language
      English
    • Register between
      1 Jun, 00:00 - 15 Jul 2025
These offerings are valid for students of Utrecht University