BIOLOGY  M.Sc. 
  MODULAR PROGRAM CURRICULUM 
  For students starting their studies from 2009. September and onwards.
  Latest update: 2009.02.23.          A click to the sign ► leads to the description of the course. 
 
  Program Specializations:
  NH NEUROSCIENCE and HUMAN BIOLOGY curriculum
  MGCD MOLECULAR GENETICS, CELL and DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE curriculum
  MIM MOLECULAR, IMMUN- and MICROBIOLOGY curriculum + list of  compulsary chosen courses
  PB PLANT BIOLOGY curriculum
  EEC ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION- and CONSERVATION BIOLOGY curriculum
 
   
  Code Course Semester   Evaluation
    Teaching hours per week (L+PR) per semester and credits 1. 2. 3. 4.   E PG   credit
        L + PR L + PR L + PR L + PR   in the given sem.    
     number in the middle of the column can indicate either lecture or practice                                    
        Chosen non-science course I. 2         1     2  
        Chosen non-science course II.     2     3     2  
   MODULE Freely chosen non-science courses 2 0 2 0   sum: 4   4 cr
    bb2n4101 Bioinformatics  2 + 2                     1C     4  
   MODULE General science courses 4 0 0 0   sum: 4   4 cr
    bb2n1101 General Ecology L 4 + 0                     1     4  
    bb2n1102 Molecular Cell Biology L 4 + 0                     1     4  
    bb2n1103 Genetics and Population Genetics L 4 + 0                     1     4  
   MODULE General biology courses – compulsory I. 12 0 0 0   sum: 12   12 cr
    bb2n1104 Evolutionary Biology - Zoology L 3 + 0                     1C     3  
    bb2n1105 Gene Technology and Protein Engineering I. L 3 + 0                     1     3  
    bb2n1106 Plant Biology L 3 + 0                     1C     3  
    bb2n1107 Nature Conservation and Environmental Protection L       3 + 0               2C     3  
    bb2n1108 Regulatory biology - Physiology L 3 + 0                     1     3  
   MODULE General biology courses – compulsory II. 12 3 0 0   sum: 15   15 cr
    bb2n4202   Advanced Methodology I. PR       0 + 5                 2   5  
    bb2n4203   Advanced Methodology II. PR             0 + 5           3   5  
        Compulsory courses of each program spec.       14                     14  
        Compulsory courses of each program spec.             12               12  
        Courses chosen from the special selected list       8                     8  
        Courses chosen from the special selected list             6               6  
        Courses chosen from the special selected list                   5         5  
   MODULE Special courses of the program specializations 0 27 23 5   sum: 55   55 cr
    bb2n73sl   Thesis research work I.     5       3   5  
    bb2n74sl   Thesis research work II.       25     4   25  
      Thesis work, sum 0 0 5 25   sum: 30   30 cr
    Sum of teaching hours (credit points) per week in each semester 30 30 30 30   Total: 120   120 cr
The number of exams might be different for the students, depending on the chosen courses in the various program specializations. 
C  C-type exam which is based on tests during the semester.  The insufficient grade can be corrected once.
L  lecture
PR  practice
cr  credit point(s)
E  examination
PG  practice grade .
    BIOLOGY  M.Sc. 
  ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION- and CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
  For students starting their studies from 2009. September and onwards.
  Latest update: 2009.02.23.           A click to the sign ► leads to the description of the course. 
 
  Program Specializations:
  NH NEUROSCIENCE and HUMAN BIOLOGY curriculum
  MGCD MOLEKULAR GENETICS, CELL and DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE curriculum
  MIM MOLEKULAR, IMMUN- and MICROBIOLOGY curriculum
  PB PLANT BIOLOGY curriculum
  EEC ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION- and CONSERVATION BIOLOGY curriculum + list of  compulsary chosen courses
  Modular program      curriculum
   
  Code Course Semester   Evaluation
    Teaching hours per week (L+PR) per semester and credits 1. 2. 3. 4.   E PG   credit
        L + PR L + PR L + PR L + PR   in the given sem.    
     number in the middle of the column can indicate either lecture or practice                                    
        Chosen non-science course I. 2         1     2  
        Chosen non-science course II.     2     3     2  
   MODULE Freely chosen non-science courses 2 0 2 0   sum: 4   4 cr
    bb2n4101 Bioinformatics  2 + 2                     1C     4  
   MODULE General science courses 4 0 0 0   sum: 4   4 cr
    bb2n1101 General Ecology L 4 + 0                     1     4  
    bb2n1102 Molecular Cell Biology L 4 + 0                     1     4  
    bb2n1103 Genetics and Population Genetics L 4 + 0                     1     4  
   MODULE General biology courses – compulsory I. 12 0 0 0   sum: 12   12 cr
    bb2n1104 Evolutionary Biology - Zoology L 3 + 0                     1C     3  
    bb2n1105 Gene Technology and Protein Engineering I. L 3 + 0                     1     3  
    bb2n1106 Plant Biology L 3 + 0                     1C     3  
    bb2n1107 Nature Conservation and Environmental Protection L       3 + 0               2C     3  
    bb2n1108 Regulatory biology - Physiology L 3 + 0                     1     3  
   MODULE General biology courses – compulsory II. 12 3 0 0   sum: 15   15 cr
    bb2n4202   Advanced Methodology I. PR       0 + 5                 2   5  
    bb2n4203   Advanced Methodology II. PR             0 + 5           3   5  
    bb2n1e01 Major Evolutionary Transitions L       2 + 0               2     2  
    bb2n1e02 Introduction to Behavioural Ecology L             2 + 0         3     2  
    bb2n4e01 Biostatistics PR             0 + 4           3   4  
    bb2n1e03 Evolutionary Ecology L       2 + 0               2     2  
    bb2n1e04 Conservation Biology L             2 + 0         3     2  
    bb2n4e02 Design of Experiments PR       0 + 4                 2   4  
    bb2n4e03 Ecology Practical I. PR       0 + 4                 2   4  
    bb2n4e04 Ecology Practical II. PR             0 + 4           3   4  
        Compulsory courses of EEC program spec.                             sum:   34 cr
        Courses chosen from the special selected list   10 5 6         21  
   MODULE Special courses of the program specializations 0 27 22 6   sum: 55   55 cr
    bb2n73sl   Thesis research work I.     5       3   5  
    bb2n74sl   Thesis research work II.       25     4   25  
      Thesis work, sum 0 0 5 25   sum: 30   30 cr
    Sum of teaching hours (credit points) per week in each semester 30 30 29 31   Total: 120   120 cr
The number of exams might be different for the students, depending on the chosen courses in the various program specializations. 
C  C-type exam which is based on tests during the semester.  The insufficient grade can be corrected once.
L  lecture
PR  practice
cr  credit point(s)
E  examination
PG  practice grade