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CB2050 Project in molecular life science 7.5 credits

This course contains a project in the molecular life sciences with project seminars.

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 28 Oct 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus CB2050 (Autumn 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course includes planning, implementation, reporting and presentation of a research-related project in molecular life sciences.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Explain relevant methods in molecular life sciences
  2. Explain and discuss the choice of methods
  3. Participate in a project in molecular life science in a skilled manner
  4. oral and in written form present results obtained from the project in molecular life science
  5. interpret results obtained from the project in molecular life science
  6. Reflect on and critically discuss the importance of the results obtained
  7. Implement a realistic time plan for a project in molecular life sciences

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

A bachelor's degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS. Courses corresponding to at least 20 ECTS in life science subjects and 10 ECTS in mathematics (or related).

Completed course 5MT008 Applied Communication (course given by Karolinska Institutet) or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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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

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


  • PRO1 - Project, 7.5 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

Project (PRO1, grade scale A-F), 7.5 credits.
There are sections in the course that have compulsory attendance.

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Molecular Life Science

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

Replace the course BB2899