Extent: 20–25 cr
Please check the minimum scope of the minor from your own programme.
Professor in charge: Alexander Frey
Administrative contact: Planning officer Anna Mäkilä
Target group: Students from Masters' programme in Life Science Technologies, Master's Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering and other Master students with sufficient prerequisites
Application procedure: Open for all students of Aalto University.
Quotas and restrictions: Please note, that in some courses the number of participants can be limited.
Prerequisite knowledge: Attendance of the minor in Biosystems and Biomaterials Engineering presupposes basic knowledge and competences in Biology. Also while making your studyplan, you should verify that you have the prerequisites needed for the courses.
The minor provides an overview on biological phenomena and cellular systems. It provides students a sound understanding of biological phenomena from the single molecule level to the complexity of cellular organisms. A central topic is how cells can be analyzed and reprogrammed.
Content and structure of the minor
The minor includes 20–25 credits of studies. Suitable courses can be selected from the list.
Structure of the minor
|Elective courses (select courses to fulfill the 20-25 credit requirement)||15-20|
Biophysical Chemistry D
Cell Factory D
IV–V, even years