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BI1112

Biology

Introduction to cell biology and genetics. Organisms, their structure and function. Uptake of water and nutrients: metabolism and water balance. Reproduction and spread. Protection and survival mechanisms.

Course evaluation

Additional course evaluations for BI1112

Academic year 2021/2022

Biology (BI1112-30291)

2022-01-17 - 2022-03-23

Academic year 2020/2021

Biology (BI1112-20150)

2020-10-26 - 2021-01-17

Academic year 2019/2020

Biology (BI1112-20058)

2019-11-01 - 2020-01-19

Academic year 2018/2019

Biology (BI1112-20094)

2018-10-29 - 2019-01-20

Academic year 2018/2019

Biology (BI1112-20159)

2018-10-29 - 2019-01-20

Academic year 2017/2018

Biology (BI1112-20004)

2017-10-30 - 2018-01-12

Academic year 2016/2017

Biology (BI1112-20020)

2016-10-24 - 2017-01-13

Academic year 2015/2016

Biology (BI1112-20112)

2015-10-26 - 2016-01-17

Academic year 2014/2015

Biology (BI1112-30149)

2015-01-19 - 2015-03-22

Academic year 2013/2014

Biology (BI1112-30069)

2014-01-20 - 2014-03-23

Syllabus

BI1112 Biology, 5.0 Credits

Biologi

Subjects

Biology

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level

Modules

Title Credits Code
Single module 5.0 0301

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements(G1N)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.

Language

Swedish

Prior knowledge

Knowledge corresponding to general eligibility including Ma D, Fy B, Ke A.

Objectives

After completion of the course the student is expected to be able to:

- discuss basic cellular structures and processes

- describe how the genetic material is inherited between cells and generations

- discuss the structure and functions of higher plants

- generally discuss the structure and functions of animals

- show the ability to present experimental results in writing

Content

Introduction to cell biology and genetics. Organisms, their structure and function. Uptake of water and nutrients: metabolism and water balance. Reproduction and spread. Protection and survival mechanisms.

Formats and requirements for examination

Passed written exam as well as passed practical exercises and seminars.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of Plant Biology

Further information

Determined by: PSR för civilingenjörsprogrammet i energisystem
Biology field: Övriga biologikurser
Replaces: 1TV001 (Uppsala universitet)

Grading criteria

There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 12684 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Biology
Course code: BI1112 Application code: SLU-30082 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Plant Biology Pace: 35%