Master’s studies

Syllabus for Literature Project in Bioinformatics

Bibliografiskt projekt i bioinformatik


  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1MB782
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Bioinformatics A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2010-05-11
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 26, 2010
  • Entry requirements: Bachelor ' s degree and 1MB700 Bioinformatics - starting course.
  • Responsible department: Biology Education Centre

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Show deep theoretical knowledge within a sub-field of bioinformatics, chosen by the student

  • Search, evaluate and compile relevant literature within the chosen field of research and development

  • Critically evaluate different methods and theories in relation to the chosen subject, problem and source

  • Formulate personal conclusions based on a synthesis of obtained data

  • In good English and according to instructions, compile the chosen, relevant literature in a report with references

  • Where relevant, present data in the form of tables and figures

  • Describe the differences between reviews, citations and plagiarism


Literature searches in the library and in databases on the Internet. Interviews with researchers and teachers. Production of a written report.


Independent work supervised by the course coordinator.


Written report designed according to instructions.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 13, 2013

Determined individually after consultation with the student.