Syllabus for Project Work in Biology

Projektarbete i biologi

Syllabus

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 1BG368
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Biology A1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2007-05-10
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2018-08-30
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 30, 2019
  • Entry requirements: Bachelor's degree including alt 1) 60 credits biology and 30 credits chemistry or 30 credits earth sciences. alt 2) 90 credits biology. For admission, a project plan approved by the department is required
  • Responsible department: Biology Education Centre

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student should have gained experience and basic knowledge in planning, implementation and presentation of work in project form. On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • confine in extent and in time the analysis of a problem
  • account for the methods used during the project
  • search, evaluate and compile information relevant to the current problem
  • select appropriate methods
  • examine, interpret and evaluate the results of the study
  • present the results in correct language, orally and in writing, in a way relevant to the project

Content

An independent investigation, a research project or developmental work is carried out, guided by a supervisor from within the industry, a public authority or an academic institute. Project methodology.

Instruction

Instruction is given in the form of individual supervision on the workplace.

Assessment

Written and oral presentation of the project work including an analysis of how it is to work within a 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.