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Project Course in Plant Biology, 15 Credits

Swedish name: Projektkurs växtbiologi 15 hp

This syllabus is valid: 2014-03-24 and until further notice

Course code: 5BI061

Credit points: 15

Education level: Second cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Biology: Second cycle, in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

Grading scale: Pass course only, G Pass, U Fail

Responsible department: Department of Plant Physiology

Revised by: Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 2014-03-25


The project is an individual work that is carried out in a research group under supervision. A detailed work plan is produced by the student in cooperation with the supervising teacher before the projects starts. The project is to be based on a task that is connected with the ongoing research activity of a research department or a business organization. The aim with the project course is also to develop skills in planning and executing experiments as well as analyzing data, which prepares the student for examwork.

Required Knowledge

15 ECTS at advanced level in Biology in a subject corresponding to subject of project.
English proficiency equivalent to English A from Swedish Upper secondary education. (IELTS (Academic) with minimum score 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL (Paper based with minimum score 530 and minimum TWE 4). TOEFL (Internet based with minimum score 72 and minimum Written 17)). Basic entrance requirements for higher studies in Swedish language proficiency is also required if the course is taught in Swedish.


The literature list is not available through the web. Please contact the faculty.