Molecular biology, Bachelor's, 3 years

  • Years3 years
  • ECTS credits180

What you Learn

Required Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme the candidate should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The student

  • has gained broad knowledge and understanding of key concepts and processes in molecular biology (including macromolecules and functions, metabolic processes, and how information in the genome is converted to biological function)
  • has knowledge about the theory of evolution and the central dogma
  • has knowledge about important model organisms
  • has gained broad knowledge of molecular cell biology
  • has a wide knowledge about important methods in molecular biology, biochemistry and bioinformatics including gene technology, protein purification and sequence analyses, and knows the principles behind these methods
  • is able to update own knowledge within the field of molecular biology



The student

  • can apply knowledge about molecular- and cell biology in a biological context
  • can perform simple experiments in molecular biology and biochemistry, and apply simple bioinformatics tools
  • can use library and scientific databases to collect relevant information in molecular biology



General competance

The student

  • can participate in discussion about relevant molecular biology problems and ethical issues
  • can communicate knowledge in molecular biology both orally and in writing

can apply his/her expertise within new fields of molecular biology




Asbjørn Leirvåg
Bachelorprogram i molekylærbiologi

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