Microbiology, 6 credits (NBIA23)

Mikrobiologi, 6 hp

Main field of study

Biology Chemical Biology

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Agneta Johansson

Director of studies or equivalent

Agneta Johansson
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6CKEB Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 2 1+3 Swedish Linköping o
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 2 3+4 Swedish Linköping o
6KBIO Biology, Bachelor´s Programme 2 (Spring 2017) 2 1+3 Swedish Linköping o

Main field of study

Biology, Chemical Biology

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Biology, Bachelor´s Programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

General Chemistry

Intended learning outcomes

The course aims to give basic knowledge about micro organisms morphology, physiology and metabolism as well as ecology and evolution, including understanding for micro-organisms importance, both in nature as in medicine. The course should, furthermore, give the student practice in microbiological laboratory work.

Course content

Microorganisms basic structure and function and thier rolls in nature, amongst others taxonomy and classification of prokaryotes, microbe morphology, bacterial physiology, virus, antimicrobica, medical microbiology.

Teaching and working methods

The course includes lectures which give a theoretical summary of the subject and in certain degrees completes and/or explains the course literature. Laborations make up a great part of the course. They exemplify the theory and the results are presented and discussed at seminars.

Examination

LAB1Laboratory workU, G1.5 credits
TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 54.5 credits

To pass the LAB1 active participation in all seminars and practicals is required and all associated reports, quiz and oral presentations must be approved.

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

Director of Studies or equivalent

Agneta Johansson

Examiner

Agneta Johansson

Course website and other links

http://www.ifm.liu.se/courses/

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 62 h
Recommended self-study hours: 98 h

Course literature

Madigan, Martinko: Brock Biology of Microorganisms, (14th ed ,2015). Prentice Hall International, Inc.
Madigan, Martinko: Brock Biology of Microorganisms, (14th ed ,2015). Prentice Hall International, Inc.
LAB1 Laboratory work U, G 1.5 credits
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 4.5 credits

To pass the LAB1 active participation in all seminars and practicals is required and all associated reports, quiz and oral presentations must be approved.

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