BB201X 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

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

Course offerings

Spring 19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 19 P3 (15.0 credits), P4 (15.0 credits)

  • Application code

    61424

  • Start date

    15/01/2019

  • End date

    04/06/2019

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    AlbaNova

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places

    No limitation

Spring 19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 19 P4 (15.0 credits)

    Autumn 19 P1 (15.0 credits)

  • Application code

    61498

  • 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

Autumn 18 for programme students

  • Periods

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

  • Application code

    51560

  • 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

    Torbjörn Gräslund <torbjorn@kth.se>

  • Target group

    Students at the BIO school programmes at advanced level.

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

Course main content

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.

Eligibility

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

Literature

Självständig litteratursökning och studier inom ämnesområdet förutsätts. Examinator och/eller handledare can föreslå lämplig litteratur.

Examination

  • XUPP - Examination Question, 30.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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.

Offered by

CBH/No translation

Examiner

Andres Veide <veide@kth.se>

Francisco Javier Vilaplana Domingo <franvila@kth.se>

Jacob Odeberg <jacob1@kth.se>

Jochen Schwenk <schwenk@kth.se>

Lukas Käll <lukask@kth.se>

My Hedhammar <myh@kth.se>

Patrik Ståhl <steel@kth.se>

Paul Hudson <huds@kth.se>

Per-Olof Syrén <perrasyr@kth.se>

Per-Åke Nygren <perake@kth.se>

Stefan Ståhl <ssta@kth.se>

Torbjörn Gräslund <torbjorn@kth.se>

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.

Version

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