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* Retrieved from Course syllabus BB104X (Spring 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

During the course the student works on a larger project within biotechnology. The work includes the planning, implementation, report of the whole progression and the final result according to a given curriculum. The project includes in-depth studies in a specific biotechnology field and management.

The course also includes critical review of the own and others' work.

Intended learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the chosen topic's scientific foundation and applicable methods, insight into current research and development, as well as in-depth knowledge in some part of the subject area

2. Critically search, collect and use relevant information, and identify the need for further knowledge

3. Formulate, assess and handle problems and critically discuss phenomena, issues and situations

4. Plan and with applicable methods carry out tasks within given time frames

5. Demonstrate the ability to plan and with adequate methods carry out specific assignments within given time frames

6. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate products, processes, systems, methods or technical solutions

7. Show the skills required to work independently, within some part of the field of technology

8. Present and discuss information, problems and solutions orally or in writing

9. Demonstrate the ability to account for work, conclusions, and the underlying arguments with requirements of structure, citation, and referencing.

10. Demonstrate the ability to make assessments considering relevant scientific, engineering and social aspects

11. Demonstrate the ability to make assessments and reflect around, evaluate and review own and others' results

12. Show knowledge of planning, structuring, implementing of a project, its impact and reflect on the work process.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 120 credits completed in CINEK program, of which at least 20 credits completed courses in the area of biotechnology up to the retake period in January

Recommended prerequisites

Courses in BB1150Biochemistry 1, BB1160 Eucaryotic Cell Biology,  BB1190 Gene technology, BB1030 Microbiology,or equivalent.


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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • XUPP - Examination Assignment, 15,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Passed written report and oral presentation (PR01; 15 credits), 80% attendance at scheduled lectures, seminars and exercises.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web BB104X

Offered by

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Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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