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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-11206
Tuition
Full education cost: 15 125 SEK
First payment: 15 125 SEK

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

More information about tuition fees

Application opens 15 March 2021

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 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

The teaching is mainly conducted at the house of Plant Biology and Environmental Science (Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B).

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