Course syllabus

Biologiska system
Biological Systems

EXTQ20, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED W
Date of Decision: 2020-03-23

General Information

Elective for: BME5-sbh, Pi4-biek
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The course aims at providing knowledge in systems biology at different levels of organisation with focus on biological modeling. The course shall give insight and knowledge in biological concepts, and training in modelling of biological systems from genetic to global levels. A further aim of the course is to provide experience of communication with biologists that lack qualifications in engineering and modelling

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Project assignments.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Assumed prior knowledge: TEK290/EXTG15, FMAF05/FMA450, FRTF05/FRT010 or equivalent.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 15.
The course overlaps following course/s: TEK292

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Anders Brodin,
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