Gene Technology


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge obtained from modules Organic Chemistry and Microbiology and Workshop - Microbiology on the 3rd Semester and Protein Physics on the 4th semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


• Must have knowledge and understanding of basic DNA related processes in the cell
• Must have the knowledge and understand basic and advanced techniques used to manipulate and characterize DNA
• Must have the knowledge about basic gene expression systems and their regulation mechanisms
• Must be able to understand some basic applications of gene technology in the areas of biotechnology, medicine, and nanotechnology


• Must be able to understand and apply basic and advanced gene technolo-gy tools to novel problems
• Must be able to understand the principles and be able to apply the theory behind them on real problems


• Must have a deeper understanding of the principles and tools
• Must be able to understand and apply the knowledge about DNA related processes and DNA manipulation techniques on real problems
• Must be able to reflect over theories and methods used for creation and manipulation of DNA structures

Type of instruction

Please see §17 in the study curriculum.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.



Name of examGenteknologi
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
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 titleGenteknologi
Module codeF-NAN-B5-5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Physics and Technology)
Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science