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BIO-3615 Quantitative Microbial Biotechnology I - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Norges fiskerihøgskole

Type of course

Master course mainly aimed at biology and biotechnology students. The course is also available as a singular course.

Course overlap

BIO-8607 Quantitative Microbial Biotechnology II 10 stp

Course contents

Application deadline

Concerns only admission to singular courses: Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

Local admission, application code 9371 - master's level singular course. Admission requires a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) or equivalent qualification, with a major in biology, biotechnology or chemistry of minimum 80 ECTS.

Recommended prerequisites: One or several of following courses (or equivalent): BIO-2001 Fysiologi I, BIO-2513 Marin Biodiversitet, BIO-2601 Generell mikrobiologi, BIO-2606 Generell og marin bioteknologi, MAT-1001, MAT-1002, MAT-1003 Calculus 1,2 & 3, Linear Algebra MAT-1004

Objective of the course

By the completion of the course, students are expected to have the following learning outcomes:



General competence: 

Language of instruction

The course will be taught in English and some materials/communications will be provided in Norwegian.

Teaching methods

The course is comprised of 15 lectures (2 hrs). The syllabus is made up of relevant scientific articles and fact sheets that will be given out after the lectures.

There will be problem-based homework assignments for each section. There will be individual and group projects; students will write project reports and make at least one oral presentation during the course. We may have guest lectures from domain experts.

Date for examination

School exam 02.11.2022;School exam 06.12.2022

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.