Appendix 1: Course list

Master's Programme, Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology, 120 credits (TIMBM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2017

General courses

Year 1

Mandatory courses (60.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AK2036 Theory and Methodology of Science with Applications (Natural and Technological Science) 7.5 Second cycle
BB1030 Microbiology
Mandatory for CTKEM students
9.0 First cycle
BB1300 Cultivation Technology
Mandatroy for students who have not studied the programme CBIOT at KTH
7.5 First cycle
BB2020 Molecular Enzymology 7.5 Second cycle
BB2450 The Cell Factory 7.5 Second cycle
BB2460 Biocatalysis 7.5 Second cycle
BB2480 Energy and Environment 7.5 Second cycle
ME1003 Industrial Management, Basic Course 6.0 First cycle

Recommended courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AK2008 Ethics of Biotechnology 7.5 Second cycle
AL2140 Cleaner Production 7.5 Second cycle
BB1000 Programming in Python 7.5 First cycle
BB2010 Environmental Toxicology 9.0 Second cycle
BB2160 Structure Biology 7.5 Second cycle
BB2170 Drug Development 6.0 Second cycle
BB2280 Molecular Modeling 7.5 Second cycle
BB2330 Plant Biotechnology 7.5 Second cycle
BB2420 Glycobiology and Carbohydrate Technology 7.5 Second cycle
BB2445 The Immune System in Health and Disease 6.0 Second cycle
KD2310 Advanced Organic Chemistry 7.5 Second cycle
KD2320 Spectroscopic Tools for Chemistry 9.0 Second cycle
ME2824 From Science to Business- Concepts in Biotechnology 7.5 Second cycle
MJ2659 Technology and Ecosystems, Larger Course 7.5 Second cycle

Supplementary information

Study year 1 consists of manadatory courses and recommended courses. Recomended courses may be cancelled if number of admitted students are less than minimum of places.

The course BB1300 is mandatory for students who have not studied the Degree Programme in Biotechnology CBIOT at KTH .

Year 2

Mandatory courses (45.0 credits)

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
BB200X Degree Project in Biotechnology, Second Cycle 30.0 Second cycle
BB2520 Bioprocess Design 15.0 Second cycle

Recommended courses

Course code Course name Credits Edu. level
AL2181 Environmental System Analysis and Decision-making 7.5 Second cycle
BB2255 Applied Gene Technology 7.5 Second cycle
BB2445 The Immune System in Health and Disease 6.0 Second cycle
BB2570 System Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment 7.5 Second cycle
KD2320 Spectroscopic Tools for Chemistry 9.0 Second cycle
KE2325 Process Design for Industry and Society 15.0 Second cycle

Year 3