Study year 1

Master's Programme, Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology, 120 credits (TIMBM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2019

The following courses are part of study year one.

The course application codes and study periods are valid for the academic year 2019/2020. For other academic years, different application codes and study periods may apply.

General

General courses

The student should complete all courses within the chosen specialisation. In order to graduate at least 90 credits within the field of Biotechnology is required. To complete two specialisations is recommended.

Mandatory Appl.code cr. Study period
 1   2   3   4 
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 50296 4.5 4.5
BB2165 Biomolecular Structure and Function 51323 7.5 7.5
ME1003 Industrial Management, Basic Course 50302 6.0 6.0
BB1160 Eucaryotic Cell Biology
Mandatory for students with background other than bachelor in biotechnology at KTH
51231 7.5 7.5
CB1000 Sustainable development and project management
Mandatory for students lacking prior courses in sustainable development and project management
51216 3.0 3.0

Recommended Appl.code cr. Study period
 1   2   3   4 
BB1300 Cultivation Technology
Mandatory for students from programme CTKEM at KTH
50909 7.5 7.5
BB1030 Microbiology
Mandatory for students from programme CTKEM at KTH
60948 9.0 9.0
BB1000 Programming in Python
Recommended for students lacking prior courses in programming
60430 7.5 7.5

Specialisations

Track, Cell Based Process Biotechnology (CBPB)

Mandatory Appl.code cr. Study period
 1   2   3   4 
BB2020 Molecular Enzymology 51272 7.5 7.5
BB2485 Metabolic Engineering 60609 7.5 7.5
BB2450 The Cell Factory 60049 7.5 7.5

Track, Environmental Biotechnology (ENBT)

Mandatory Appl.code cr. Study period
 1   2   3   4 
BB2570 System Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment 51327 7.5 7.5
BB2560 Advanced Microbiology and Metagenomics 60909 7.5 7.5
BB2015 Environmental Toxicology 60890 7.5 7.5

Track, Enzyme Biotechnology (ENZB)

Mandatory Appl.code cr. Study period
 1   2   3   4 
BB2020 Molecular Enzymology 51272 7.5 7.5
BB2460 Biocatalysis 60983 7.5 7.5
BB2425 Glycobiotechnology 60985 7.5 7.5