BB201X Degree Project in Biotechnology, Second Cycle 30.0 credits

Examensarbete inom bioteknik, avancerad nivå

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The work content is designed individually from case to case, depending on the student's personal interest and direction, and availability of an appropriate task.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the students should be able to:

  • apply relevant knowledge and skills acquired in the technology area to a given problem
  • within established limits/framework, even with limited information, independently analyze and discuss complex issues, and deal with major problems at the advanced level in the technology area
  • reflect upon and critically review their own and others' scientific achievements
  • document and present ones own work, for a given target group, with the highest standards of structure, formality and language management
  • identify the need for further knowledge and continuously upgrade ones own skills

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

For students admitted to Degree Programme 300 credits:
To begin the degree project advanced level requires that the majority of studies, at least 240 credits within the Degree Programme must be completed before the degree project begins.
For students admitted to Degree Programme 270 credits, before 2007-07-01:
To begin the degree project advanced level requires that the majority of studies, at least 210 credits within the Degree Programme must be completed before the degree project begins.

For students admitted to Master's Programme 120 credits:
To begin the degree project advanced level requires that the majority of studies, at least 60 credits within the Masters Programme, must be completed before the degree project begins

Recommended prerequisites

The main part of your studies should be finsihed, i.e. 210 credits if you are studying on a 270hp programme; 240 credits if you are on a 300hp programme

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Literature

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • XUPP - Examination Question, 30.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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 *

The degree project should be presented in written report and presented at a seminar. Much care should be taken to how the report is formed, especially with consideration to language. The degree project can be written and presented in Swedish or English. A summary should be written in both languages.

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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Examiner

Per-Åke Nygren

My Hedhammar

Stefan Ståhl

Jacob Odeberg

Andres Veide

Torbjörn Gräslund

Patrik Ståhl

Per-Olof Syrén

Åsa Emmer

Lukas Käll

Jochen Schwenk

Francisco Javier Vilaplana Domingo

Mårten Ahlquist

Paul Hudson

Further information

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Offered by

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Main field of study *

Biotechnology

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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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.

Supplementary information

Usual examiner is Torbjörn Gräslund.
The following persons can be examiners, depending on direction of the project: Mårten Ahlquist, Afshin Ahmadian,Anders Andersson, Helene Andersson Svahn, Per Berglund, Vincent Bulone, Christina Divne, Olof Emanuelsson, Amelie Eriksson Karlström, Ines Ezcurra, Faris Gelmukhanov, Sophia Hober, Lucas Käll, Gen Larsson,Emma Lundberg, Joakim Lundeberg, Yi Luo, Johan Löfblom, Peter Nilsson, Per-Åke Nygren, Pål Nyrén, Jacob Odeberg, Zivinas Rinkevicius, Aman Russom, Stefan Ståh, Yoaquan Tu, Mathias Uhlén, Olav Vahtras, Andres Veide, Qi Zhou and Hans Ågren.

You must apply before you start with a degree project, advanced level, by leaving an application form, "Application for Project course, advanced level" to the BIO students office at AlbaNova, plan 5.