The following courses are part of study year one.

The course application codes and study periods are valid for the academic year 2020/2021. For other academic years, different application codes and study periods may apply.

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. It's recommended to complete two specialisations.

Students enrolled in Degree Programme in Engineering Chemistry at KTH
The course BB1030 Microbiology is mandatory
The course BB1300 Cultivation Technology is mandatory

Mandatory courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2165 Biomolecular Structure and Function 7.5 hp 7.5
CB1030 Theory and Methodology of Science with Applications in biotechnology 3.5 hp 3.5
ME1040 Industrial Management for Biotechnology 4.0 hp 4.0

Recommended courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB1300 Cultivation Technology Mandatory for students enrolled in Degree Programme in Engineering Chemistry at KTH 7.5 hp 7.5
CB1000 Sustainable development and project management Mandatory for students lacking prior courses in sustainable development and project management 3.0 hp 3.0
BB1030 Microbiology Mandatory for students enrolled in Degree Programme in Engineering Chemistry at KTH 61166 9.0 hp 9.0

Specialisations

Track, Cell Based Process Biotechnology (CBPB)

Courses (CBPB)

Mandatory courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2020 Molecular Enzymology 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2485 Metabolic Engineering 60401 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2450 The Cell Factory 60400 7.5 hp 7.5

Recommended courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2441 Bioinformatics 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2255 Applied Gene Technology 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2570 System Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2290 Molecular Biomedicine 60248 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2460 Biocatalysis 60970 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2560 Advanced Microbiology and Metagenomics 60406 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2015 Environmental Toxicology 60183 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2425 Glycobiotechnology 60407 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2446 Immunology 60254 7.5 hp 7.5
CB2080 Proteomics 60519 7.5 hp 7.5

Track, Environmental Biotechnology (ENBT)

Courses (ENBT)

Mandatory courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2570 System Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2560 Advanced Microbiology and Metagenomics 60406 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2015 Environmental Toxicology 60183 7.5 hp 7.5

Recommended courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2441 Bioinformatics 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2020 Molecular Enzymology 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2255 Applied Gene Technology 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2290 Molecular Biomedicine 60248 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2460 Biocatalysis 60970 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2485 Metabolic Engineering 60401 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2425 Glycobiotechnology 60407 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2446 Immunology 60254 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2450 The Cell Factory 60400 7.5 hp 7.5
CB2080 Proteomics 60519 7.5 hp 7.5

Track, Enzyme Biotechnology (ENZB)

Courses (ENZB)

Mandatory courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2020 Molecular Enzymology 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2460 Biocatalysis 60970 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2425 Glycobiotechnology 60407 7.5 hp 7.5

Recommended courses

Course code and name Appl.code Scope P1 P2 P3 P4
BB2441 Bioinformatics 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2255 Applied Gene Technology 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2570 System Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2290 Molecular Biomedicine 60248 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2485 Metabolic Engineering 60401 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2560 Advanced Microbiology and Metagenomics 60406 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2015 Environmental Toxicology 60183 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2446 Immunology 60254 7.5 hp 7.5
BB2450 The Cell Factory 60400 7.5 hp 7.5
CB2080 Proteomics 60519 7.5 hp 7.5