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


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Biotechnology)
Study BoardStudy Board of Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science