Course code FYS385

FYS385 Project in Biological Physics

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Course responsible: Gaute Tomas Einevoll
Teachers: Achim Kohler, Cecilia Marie Futsæther
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, January block.
Course frequency: The course is given according to demand and capacity.
First time: Study year 2006-2007
Last time: 2017V
Course contents:
Work on the project. Writing of the scientific report. Oral presentation of the report.
Learning outcome:
The students should acquire in-depth knowledge of a specific topic in biological physics or be introduced to doing research within the field. Learn to write and orally present a scientific project report.
Learning activities:
Study of scientific literature and/or doing experimental or theoretical research.
Teaching support:
Teachers will be available for supervision.
The curriculum will be presented at the course.
Basic mathematics, computer science and physics. FYS381 must be taken before or in parallel with the course.
Recommended prerequisites:
Course group in physics. FYS200 Classical Physics.
The project report is assessed and counts for 3/4 of the final grade. If several students collaborate on a single report, it must be possible to identify their individual contributions. Every student gives a presentation, presenting either a part of a collaborative project or an individual project. The presentation is assessed and counts 1/4 of the final grade. Both the report and the presentation must get a passing grade to pass the course.
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
FYS380 - 5 credits.
Type of course:
Weekly discussion with teachers and/or fellow students.
The course is taken in parallel or after FYS381 Biological physics which is offered in the autumn parallel.
The examiner will assess the reports and the presentations.
Examination details: :