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:
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
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
Regenerative medicine,
7.5 credits
The course aims to convey the current knowledge, future potential use and development of regenerative medicine. Different stem cells, their biology and cellular programming are discussed, as well as tissue engineering, bioengineered cellular methods, next generation biomaterials, and their applications in restoring damaged tissues and organs 180 credits in biology, bio-/medicine, biotechnology, pharmaceutical biosciences, medical science or equivalent education giving relevant knowledge in cell biology, genetics biochemistry and molecular biology. Master Animal Science, Agricultural programme – Animal Science
Comparative Genomics for Biomedicine,
15 credits  
The course utilises current research topics in comparative genomics to illustrate how genomes accumulate variation, and how the comparison of this variation within populations or across the species barrier can be used to elucidate genome function, evolution, selection and adaptation. 180 credits in life sciences as the main field of study (e.g. biomedicine, biotechnology, medicine, veterinary medicine or similar). Master Animal Science, Agricultural programme – Animal Science
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. 150 credits within the biomedicine, medicine molecular biology or biotechnology programmes, including 60 credits which at least 60 credits in medical science or biology, including at least 7.5 credits in organic chemistry. Veterinary Science, Veterinary Nursing
Diet, Nutrition and Public Health,
7.5 credits, 50%
The course covers e.g nutrition and metabolism, nutrition epidemiology, public health nutrition strategies, factors regulating food intake and habits and methods to determine body composition. 180 credits Agricultural programme – Food Science

Basic level courses

Course Course content in summary Admission requirements (in brief) For students studying:
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
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
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

Last modified: 2021-06-01