Biomaterials I, 5 credits
Academic year 2023/2024
Spring 2024, 33%, Campus
Start date: 15 January 2024
End date: 17 March 2024
Application deadline: 16 October 2023
Application code: UU-66505 Application
Language of instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 27 December 2023 – 14 January 2024
Entry requirements: 120 credits in science/engineering including 20 credits in chemistry. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course 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 12,083
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083
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.
Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1 751 20 Uppsala
Box 523, 751 20 Uppsala
Telephone: 018-471 6842
Chemistry education office
Telephone: +46 18 471 37 10, +46 18 471 37 11