Molecular Biology and Genetics, 7.5 Credits

The course provides a basic understanding of molecular biology and genetics, as well as methods used in these areas. The course highlights areas including, information storage in the cell, regulation of gene expression and the role gene regulation has for the development and adaptability of the organisms. Processes such as DNA replication, transcription, translation, protein synthesis, mutations, DNA repair and gene regulation are also presented. During the course, the relationship between molecular biology and classical genetics are highlighted. In addition, the basics of laboratory work are given.

ECTS Credits

7.5 Credits

Level of education

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


School of Science and Technology

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: General entry requirements + Biology 2, Physics 1a or 1b1+1b2, Chemistry 2 and Mathematics 3b or Mathematics 3c or Mathematics C.

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Course syllabus

Application code: X5700