Master of Science in Biological Chemistry - learning outcomes
After having completed the Master Program in Biological chemistry, the student shall have acquired the following qualifications:
K1: The candidate has acquired advanced knowledge within the basic areas in Biological chemistry/Chemistry, and specialized knowledge within a focused area through working with the thesis.
K2: The candidate has a broad knowledge of the field's scientific and instrumental methods and theories, and can apply his/her expertise with respect to new scientific challenges and challenges within the subject area.
K3: The candidate can use databases and search tools/engines to obtain relevant information about a subject, technique, or problem within the field.
S1: The candidate can conduct and present a larger scientific project within the field.
S2: The candidate can work independently in the laboratory, use standard laboratory equipment, modern instrumentation and classical techniques to conduct experiments.
S3: The candidate has knowledge of timely laboratory techniques and can apply them; such as cloning techniques, cell-tissue culture methods, methods to analyse metabolites, DNA, RNA, and proteins, immunological methods (western blotting), microscopy, mass spectrometry, real-time PCR, isothermal micro-calorimetry, absorption- and fluorescence spectroscopy.
S4: The candidate is able to understand the aim of various analytical methods, conduct experiments and document and analyse results.
S5: The candidate has knowledge of appropriate procedures for keeping healthy and secure conditions in a laboratory.
S5: The candidate is able to communicate research results both orally and in written form in a precise way using scientific terminology.
G1: The candidate has developed a general competence/expertise within Chemistry/ Biochemistry, Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/Molecular biology, Biomedicine, and how environmental factors influence organisms and their physiology.
G2: The candidate has the ability to reflect over central ethical and scientific issues in relation to her/his own and others work.
G3: The candidate is capable of developing new competence/ expertise within the field's subject areas and contribute to innovation processes within these areas.