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2BT211 Industrial Biotechnology

Learning outcomes

The candidate having completed the course should have the following learning outcomes:


The Candidate can

  • give an overview of important products and processes employed in modern biotechnology industry


The Candidate is

  • able to describe what identifies the various product sectors


The Candidate can

  • provide an overview and be able to discuss details of significant processes and products in biotechnological industries and commercial biology based activities

Course content

  • industrial production systems based on microorganisms and cell cultures
  • bioethanol, organic acids, antibiotics, industrial enzymes, recombinant proteins, monoclonal antibodies
  • vaccine production
  • enzyme technology

Teaching and working methods


Coursework requirements



  • individual written examination, 4-hour

The grading system is based on the letters from A-F, where E is the minimum passing grade