Courses in Applied Biotechnology

The master programme in Applied Biotechnology covers two academic years and starts in late August. The programme ends with a Master degree project of 30 to 45 credits (hp). Theory studies, seminars and practical exercises are integrated within the courses. All courses are given in English and include written and/or oral examinations.

The courses below apply from autumn 2018. See the latest, and older, Syllabuses and course plan at the faculty web pages.

Year 1

Semester 1

Period 1
Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 15 credits - 1BG396

Period 2
Structure and Function of Macromolecules, 15 credits - 1BG349

Semester 2

Period 3
Biotechnology project, 5 (out of 10) credits - 1BG357
One of the following:
Synthetic Biology, 10 credits - 1MB433
Immunotechnology, 10 credits - 1MB463

Period 4
Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, 10 credits - 1TE769
Biotechnology project, 5 (out of 10) credits - 1BG357

or
Degree project D in Applied biotechnology, 15 credits - 1BG353
(Only for 1-year master students)

Year 2

Semester 3

Period 1
Protein engineering, 15 credits - 1BG301
Toxicology D, 15 credits - 1BG381
Genetic and molecular plant science, 15 credits - 1BG511
Biosensors, 5 credits - 1KB446
Nanobiotechnology, 10 credits - 1KB457

Period 2
One of the following:
Microbiology 15 credits - 1BG307
RNA: Structure, function and biology 15 credits - 1BG388
Bioinformatic analyses I 5 credits - 1BG311

or:
Degree project E in Applied Biotechnology, (15 credits) 45 credits - 1BG355

Semester 4

Period 3
Immunology, 15 credits - 1BG313
Molecular Cell Biology, 15 credits - 1BG320
Bioinformatic Analyses IIa, 5 credits - 1BG337
Synthetic Biology, 10 credits - 1MB433
Immunotechnology, 10 credits - 1MB463

or:
Degree project E in Applied Biotechnology, 15 (out of 45) credits - 1BG355
Degree project E in Applied Biotechnology, 15 (out of 30) credits - 1BG354

Period 4
Molecular Infection Biology, 15 credits - 1BG323
Functional Genomics, 15 credits - 1BG322
Protein Biotechnology, 10 credits - 1KB768
Protein Biotechnology, 10 credits - 1KB762

or:
Degree project E in Applied Biotechnology, 15 (out of 45) credits - 1BG355
Degree project E in Applied Biotechnology, 15 (out of 30) credits - 1BG354

Additional courses during the second year

Bioinformatics on the Web, 5 credits (1BG425)
Specialised Course in Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics I, 10 credits - 1MB381

Individual courses
Literature Project in Applied Biotechnology, 5 credits (1BG356)
Research Training in Biology, 10/15/20 credits