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Genetically engineered foods

Course
BIO330
Bachelor’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11238
Tuition
Full education cost: 16 000 SEK
First payment: 16 000 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 15 July 2024.

About

GMO is a frequently discussed topic among biologists and in society. But what does it actually imply? This course gives you deeper insight into present and future applications of modern biotechnology on food and food products, as well as current legislation. To connect directly to real projects and problems, speakers from the private and public sectors are invited to give some of the lectures. Tutorials and a project work will allow you to penetrate deeper into the field of plant biotechnology.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

University studies of a minimum of 60 credits in Biology and Molecular Biology/Cellbiology. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

Teaching is conducted in the Natrium building, on Medicinareberget in Gothenburg (Medicinaregatan 7B).

Recommended study route

The course includes lectures, including invited speakers from the private and public sector, tutorials and project work in groups of two students where specific applications of plant biotechnology are deeper penetrated