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BB203X Degree Project in Industrial Biotechnology, Second Cycle 30.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus BB203X (Autumn 2011–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

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

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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 portion of your studies must be completed - 60 credits.


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

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

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


  • 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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Profile picture Andres Veide

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 BB203X

Offered by


Main field of study

Biotechnology, Chemical Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Gen Larsson,

Supplementary information

Usual examiner is Andres Veide.
The following persons can be examiners, depending on direction of the project: Afshin Ahmadian, Helene Andersson Svahn, Per Berglund, Vincent Bulone, Christina Divne, Olof Emanuelsson, Ines Ezcurra, Ying Fu, Faris Gelmukhanov, Kersti Hermansson , Sophia Hober, Gen Larsson, Joakim Lundeberg, Yi Luo, Per-Åke Nygren, Pål Nyrén, Stefan Ståh, Mathias Uhlén, Olav Vahtras, Andres Veide and Qi Zhou

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.