Literature Project in Applied Biotechnology

5 credits

Syllabus, Master's level, 1BG356

Code
1BG356
Education cycle
Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
Applied Biotechnology A1F
Grading system
Fail (U), Pass (G)
Finalised by
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 23 September 2020
Responsible department
Biology Education Centre

Entry requirements

120 credits. Participation in Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 15 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

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.

Content

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

Instruction

The course is given in the form of individual supervision.

Assessment

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.

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