Syllabus for Literature Project in Applied Biotechnology

Bibliografiskt projekt i tillämpad bioteknik

Syllabus

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1BG356
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Applied Biotechnology A1F

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle
    G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.

    Second cycle
    A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2008-03-13
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2018-08-30
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 30, 2019
  • Entry requirements: Completed course the 15 credits of Applied biotechnology-starting course.
  • Responsible department: Biology Education Centre

Learning outcomes

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

  • show deep knowledge within a self-chosen part of applied biotechnology.
  • be able to search, evaluate and compile scientific publications within a chosen research field.
  • with correct language in writing present the scientific compilation.

Content

An independent overview and compilation of scientific literature within a chosen research field through databases and libraries. The work is carried out guided by a supervisor in close connection with ongoing research or development projects.

To achieve the aims, the student should:

  • under supervision delimit a scientific problem, investigate this theoretically through literature searches and present the work orally and in writing

Instruction

The course is given in the form of individual supervision.

Assessment

For a pass mark, a passed written presentation is required by the literature project. 
 
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 30, 2019

Determined individually after consultation with the student.