BB200X Degree Project in Biotechnology, Second Cycle 30.0 credits

Examensarbete inom bioteknik, avancerad nivå

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Biotechnology
  • Grading scale

    P, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 for programme students

Spring 19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 19 P4 (15.0 credits)

    Autumn 19 P1 (15.0 credits)

  • Application code

    61492

  • Start date

    18/03/2019

  • End date

    25/10/2019

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    AlbaNova

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places

    No limitation

Spring 20 for programme students

Autumn 18 for programme students

  • Periods

    Autumn 18 P1 (15.0 credits), P2 (15.0 credits)

  • Application code

    51442

  • Start date

    27/08/2018

  • End date

    14/01/2019

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    AlbaNova

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places

    No limitation

  • Course responsible

    Peter Savolainen <savo@kth.se>

    Qi Zhou <qi@kth.se>

Intended learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the chosen topic's scientific foundation and applications, in-depth insight into current research and development, as well as in-depth knowledge of methodology.

2. Demonstrate ability to holistically, critically and systematically search, collect and integrate knowledge, and identify one´s need for further knowledge.

3. Demonstrate ability to identify, analyse, assess, and handle complex phenomena, issues and situations, even with limited information.

4. Demonstrate ability to plan and with adequate methods carry out advanced tasks within given time frames, and evaluate this work.

5. Demonstrate ability to develop and evaluate products, processes, systems, methods, or technical solutions, while taking into consideration human conditions and needs, and the society's aim for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development.

6. Demonstrate ability to clearly present and discuss conclusions and the underlying arguments with other groups both orally and in writing.

7. Demonstrate ability to make judgements considering relevant scientific, social, and ethical aspects

8. Demonstrate the skills required to participate in research and development work, or to work independently in other advanced activities.

Course main content

Individually designed and completed project within Biotechnology. Assessing others student's project within Biotechnology.

Eligibility

To start degree project, the student should have at least 240 credits within the Degree Programme in Biotechnology (210 credits for students on 270 credits program) from completed courses, of which at least 110 credits should be compulsory courses at school year 1-2.

For students admitted to the Master's programme, 120 credits:
To start the degree project for second-cycle studies, completion of the the main part of the studies is required: at least 60 credits (of which at least 30 credits with specialisation for second-cycle studies) within the main field of study for the Master's programme.

The degree project should normally be carried out under the program´s last semester. The examiner should check that the student satisfies the entry requirements. Exemption from entry requirements can, after assessment, be granted by the programme director of first-cycle courses and study programmes.

Literature

The student should search for scientific literature relevant for the specific project.

Examination

  • XUPP - Examination Question, 30.0, grading scale: P, F

Oral presentations and public discussion can only take place at special seminars scheduled by the course administrator.

Grading criteria are specified in the course description.

Requirements for final grade

Passed project plan.

Passed written final report.

Passed oral presentation.

Passed opposition.

Offered by

CBH/No translation

Examiner

Patrik Ståhl <steel@kth.se>

Peter Savolainen <savo@kth.se>

Qi Zhou <qi@kth.se>

Yves Hsieh <yvhsieh@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.