PhD Project Course in Biological Chemistry (BIO905)
The project course will contain topics at advanced level in biological chemistry. The course is intended to bring the student to the research front in an area pertaining to his/her PhD project.
Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.
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The course will give the candidate a professional specialisation within a chosen topic within Biological Chemistry at PhD level. This could be, for example, specialising in an instrument, or within a relevant subject area. The curriculum is set to match the research area of the PhD project together with the candidates supervisors and course leader.
After completing the course, the student shall have sufficiently detailed knowledge of the topic to be at the research front within the field, and will be able to perform thorough research and development within the specific topic.
Required prerequisite knowledge
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Assignment and oral presentation||1/1||Passed / Not Passed|
Head of Department:Ingunn Westvik Jolma
Course coordinator:Hanne Røland Hagland
Method of work
8 hours of project work per week. There are no ordinary lectures in this course; each student will receive independent supervision from the selected supervisor.
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.