Biomaterials I 2019/2020 (5 credits)

Spring 2020, 33 %, Campus

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 22 March 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-66505 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: 120 credits in science/engineering including 20 credits in chemistry.
English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12083

About the course:

The course covers different biomaterials that are used in regenerative medicine. Basic concepts: synthetic polymers vs. naturally occurring polymers, ceramics and metals, material properties, function and use permanent vs. biodegradable materials biomechanics, analytical techniques for characterisation of materials.

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Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1 751 20 Uppsala

Box 523, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 5110

Fax: 018-471 6844


Chemistry Education Office


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