Biological Production – a Case Study


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The project is a case study where the students should prepare a report and a process analysis, and participate in a seminar where the project team documents are discussed 

A biological production technology for the production of food, feed, energy, biochemicals and/or commodities should be selected and its basic elements described 

Lectures describing different biological production methods for inspiration 

Learning objectives


Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Account for  the working processes in project work
  • Describe basic principles in a selected biological production method
  • Describe basic principles of different biological production methods.


  • Plan a project work
  • Use biological and chemical concepts and scientific presentation


  • 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

  • Lectures and project work

Extent and expected workload

150 hours



Name of examBiological Production – a Case Study
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
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 – et case studie
Module codeK-BBT-B1-10
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


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