Advanced Microbiological Production


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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



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


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