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Undergraduate courses at UU

Below we present a selection of courses at UU that could be of interest for SLU students. A suggestion for which students the courses might be relevant is also indicated.

Please note that complete admission requirements should be checked for each course.

Advanced level courses

Course Contents, in summary Admission requirements (in brief) For students studying:
Bioimaging and cell analys,
7.5 credits
Use and development of bioimaging methods as analytical and diagnostic tools, e.g. microscopy detection methods, digital image analysis, analytical and preparative flow cytometry, live cell imaging. 180 credits in biology, bio-/medicine or equivalent. Generally, 15 credits in genetics/molecular genetics/molecular biology is required. Master Animal Science,
Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Molecular Tools for Proteome Analysis and Diagnostics,
7.5 credits
Applications, strategies and implications of molecular analysis methods, e.g. affinity-based protein detection methods, Proximity ligation assays, and LigandTracer, showing protein-cell interactions in real-time. 180 credits in biology, bio-/medicine or equivalent. Generally, 15 credits in genetics/molecular genetics/molecular biology is required. Master Animal Science,
Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Regenerative medicine,
7.5 credits
The biology and cellular programming of different stem cells, tissue engineering, bioengineered cellular methods, next generation biomaterials, and their applications in restoring damaged tissues and organs. 180 credits in biology, bio-/medicine or equivalent. Generally, 15 credits in genetics/molecular genetics/molecular biology is required. Master Animal Science,
Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Clinical Infection Biology and Antimicrobial Therapy,
15 credits
The aim of the course is to give an overview on human infectious diseases, based on previously obtained knowledge in molecular mechanisms of microbial infections. The most common bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic infections occurring in all different organ systems will be addressed. 180 credits in biology, bio-/medicine, medical science, agriculture, animal science, veterinary medicine or education giving knowledge in cell biology, genetics (bio)chemistry and molecular biology. Master Animal Science,
Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Veterinary Science
Radiation Protection and Medical Effects,
6 credits
Molecular, cellular and tissue effects of exposure to ionising radiation, leading to an increased understanding of risks of ionising radiation, radiation protection, medical radiation therapy and applications in nuclear medicine. 180 credits in life sciences, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, or other relevant university education.

Veterinary Science,
Veterinary Nursing

Health Innovation: An Interdisciplinary Approach,
5 credits
Provide knowledge of - and insight into - how innovative processes work and how innovative thinking can be implemented in interdisciplinary teams to solve problems. Bachelor degree. Master students with an interest in innovations and entrepreneurship
Veterinary pharmacology,
7.5 credits
The course will provide knowledge about prescribed drugs for treating the most common diseases in pets and production animals. 150 credits, incl. at least 60 credits in biosciences. Basic course in pharmacology (at least 7.5 credits, e.g the web-based course Pharmacology). Veterinary Science, Veterinary Nursing
Molecular Imaging with Focus on PET, 7.5 credits The course illustrates all parts of molecular imaging, from the physics behind the instruments to radio-labelling of molecules validation of these in vitro and in vivo. 135 credits within the biomedicine, medicine molecular biology or biotechnology programmes, including 60 credits biology. Other education is assessed individually. Veterinary Science,
Veterinary Nursing
Diet, Nutrition and Public Health,
7.5 credits
In this course students will learn about and discuss different aspects of how nutrition affects public health, and acquire tools to collect, evaluate and criticize nutrition statements. 180 credits Agricultural programme – Food Science
Population Genomics,
15 credits
The course will give an overview of how the recent progress in genomics can offer possibilities to obtain new insights on a large array of questions in evolutionary biology, with applications to areas as diverse as conservation biology and medicine. 150 credits including 60 credits in biology and 30 credits or 90 credits in biology, and 15 credits at intermediate level in evolutionary biology, bioinformatics, genetics, or ecology. Master Animal Science
Infection Biology: Evolution, Epidemiology and Control,
15 credits
Comprehensive understanding of microbial evolution, epidemiology, food hygiene, zoonosis, surveillance and global infections. One year of studies in the Master Programme in Infection Biology or equivalent, i.e. courses in microbiology, immuno-logy, parasitology, mycology, veterinary infection biology, clinical infection biology and antimicrobial therapy. Master Animal Science,
Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Developmental Biology Including the Development of the Nervous System,
15 credits
The course provides knowledge in developmental processes during tissue development and organogenesis, including the development of the nervous system. A special focus will be directed towards ontogeny of human, mouse, zebrafish and invertebrates 150 credits including 60 credits in biology and 30 credits in chemistry or earth science, or 90 credits in biology. Master Animal Science,
Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Public Health,
15 credits
National, international and historical public health, concepts within public health, determinants of health, different levels in the public health: individual, group, organisation and community level, different actors' role in public health. 180 credits Master Outdoor Environments for Health and Well-being
 

Basic level courses

Course Course content in summary Admission requirements (in brief) For students studying:
Infection biology,
3 credits
The course aims to give knowledge about viral and cellular growth, certain orientation about immune system's structure and function and relations between microorganisms and their hosts and impact of anti-infection drugs. Knowledge equivalent to chemistry 15 credits, of which at least 6 credits biochemistry, or the equivalent knowledge from medical, veterinary science or natural science education. Agricultural programme – Animal Science,
Agricultural programme – Food Science
Physiology and health,
5 credits (evening course)
Introductory course about the importance of food and physical activities for the human body. General entry requirements. Agricultural programme – Food Science
Public Health,
15 credits, web-based
The course provides the basics in public health science e.g public health goals, living habits, factors with health impact, public health projects, participation. General entry requirements. Landscape architecture,
Landscape engineer
Bioinformatics on the Web, 5 credits, web-based This course provides opportunities to try a number of tools, which are publicly available on the Internet, primarily to study and interpret sequence data from DNA and proteins. General entry requirements. Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Toxicology,
7.5 credits
The course will mainly treat basic toxicology and toxicological risk assessment/safety assessment. 30 credits in bioscience (e.g. biochemistry, cell biology, physiology, pharmacology, molecular biology, microbiology). Agricultural programme – Animal Science,
Veterinary Science
Toxicology,
15 credits
The course provides knowledge to understand and explain when, where and how chemicals and pharmaceuticals become toxic. 80 credits in biology equivalent to the basic course in biology within the Bachelor Programme in Biology/Molecular Biology. Agricultural programme – Animal Science,
Veterinary Science