Advanced Microbiological Production

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Demonstrate basic understanding and overview of different biological and biochemical processes that occur in microbiological fermentation and production
  • Explain plant cell walls and the structure of plant material in general

Skills

  • Select relevant enzymes for processing of specific biomasses
  • Suggest genetic modifications of microorganisms of relevance to their project
  • Write a project report following the standards of the field of study, include relevant original scientific literature, use the correct terminology, and communicate the research-based foundation,┬áproblem and results of the project in writing, graphically and orally in a coherent way
  • Assess and select relevant original scientific literature and current scientific methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses the problem of the project and results in relevant scientific contexts and social conditions

Competences

  • Handle the planning, implementation and management of complex and unpredictable research and/or developmental tasks and take professional responsibility for implementing academic assignments and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Take responsibility for own professional development and specialization

Type of instruction

  • Project work

Extent and expected workload

450 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examAdvanced Microbiological Production
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleAvanceret mikrobiel produktion
Module codeK-BBT-K1-16
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science