Syllabus for Degree Project D in Bioinformatics
Examensarbete D i bioinformatik
- 15 credits
- Course code: 1MB720
- Education cycle: Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
- Established: 2009-03-16
- Established by:
- Revised: 2018-10-26
- Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Applies from: Autumn 2019
Bachelor's degree, and in addition at least 30 credits of courses in Bioinformatics at advanced level, including courses at advanced level that are necessary for the project. Admission requires a project plan accepted by the department.
- Responsible department: Biology Education Centre
After the course, the student should be able to
- show a deep knowledge within the chosen field of bioinformatics a self-chosen part of the bioinformatics
- search, interpret and compile relevant scientific literature
- delimit a scientific problem, plan a scientific study of the problem, choose appropriate methods, carry out the study, interpret and evaluate the results and, if applicable, generate falsifiable a hypotheses to explain the observations present the results in correct language for different target groups both in scientific and in popular form
An independent project is carried out, where the knowledge from earlier completed courses are applied. The assignment is guided by a supervisor in close connection to ongoing research or development.
To achieve the objectives, the student shall
- under supervision delimit a scientific problem, investigate it, interpret and evaluate the results and present the project in oral and written form
- search, evaluate and compile information relevant for the chosen problem
- actively participate in seminars and other activities at the department where the project is carried out
The teaching is devised individually dependent on the direction of the project. Supervision is provided individually or in group.
To pass, a passed oral and written presentation of the degree project at a seminar project is required. The written presentation should consist of a scientific report, a popular summary and a summary in English.
Applies from: Autumn 2019
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