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Cellbiology, Animal and Plant Physiology

  • Number of credits 30 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course package

The separate courses includes lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. The Cellbiology course comprises comprehensive theoretical knowledge of the most central parts of modern Molecular Cell Biology. The course also covers the concept of malignant cell growth and provides examples of molecular mechanisms behind tumor progression. The Animal and Plant Physiology course focus on multicellular animals and vascular plants. Different organism levels, from molecular to physiological, are integrated. Structure and function of animal organ and organ systems are considered in the following context; circulation, respiration, nervous systems, endocrine systems, excretion, nutrition, and developmental biology. Concerning plants there is special emphasis on photosynthesis, cell walls, anatomy, growth and flowering.

Courses in course package

Cell Biology, 15 hp

Starts 21 January 2019
This course is only included in the course package.

Animal and Plant Physiology, 15 hp

Starts 25 March 2019
This course is only included in the course package.

Application and eligibility

Cellbiology, Animal and Plant Physiology, 30 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2019 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019


Lectures end during the week of 3 June 2019

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

20 ECTS from finished courses in Chemistry, including at least 5 ECTS in Biochemistry, or alternatively, 20 ECTS from a combination of finished courses in Chemistry and Physics and/or Mathematics, including at least 5 ECTS in Biochemistry; 20 ECTS from finished courses in Biology, containing Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5.


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Application deadline was 15 August 2018. Submit a late application at

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