Biological Production


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained in "Biological Production - a Case Study"

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

In the project one or more different biological production technologies are selected and analysed for the production of food, feed, energy, biochemicals and commodities 

The analyses are carried out from technological, societal, ethical, environmental and economic considerations

Competences are also given within project work, project reporting and project analysis 

Learning objectives


Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Describe techniques for planning and control of project work
  • Account for different biological production methods


  • Use biological and chemical concepts and scientific presentation
  • Carry out analyses of the selected biological production method(s) with respect to principles, sustainability, environment and economy


  • Be part of team-based project work
  • Communicate project work
  • Reflect upon and develop own learning consciously
  • Participate in and optimize collaborative learning processes

Type of instruction

  • Project work that may include some laboratory work

Extent and expected workload

300 hours



Name of examBiological Production
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleBiologisk produktion
Module codeK-BBT-B1-11
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science