Syllabus for Literature Project in Applied Biotechnology

Bibliografiskt projekt i tillämpad bioteknik


  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1BG356
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Applied Biotechnology A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2008-03-13
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2020-09-23
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 27, 2021
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits. Participation in Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 15 credits. English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").
  • 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.


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


The course is given in the form of individual supervision.


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 27, 2021

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

Determined individually after consultation with the student.