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740382A Orientation to biochemical work, 0-6 ECTS cr 
Code 740382A  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Orientation to biochemical work  Abbreviation Orientation to 
Scope0-6 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3254 Biochemistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 

Alexander Kastaniotis 

ECTS Credits 

0-6 credits

Language of instruction 



BSc yr1-2

Learning outcomes 

After this course student has gained experience of practical work done in non-research group environment. Student is able to:

  • demonstrate goal-oriented teamwork
  • apply methods used in proper environment
  • discuss the practical work done and reflect his knowledge

This module provides an introduction to non-research work in companies or other suitable environment.   The work can be either full-time or part-time work, with 1.5op being awarded for each full-time week equivalent worked. A maximum of 6op can be awarded for working in one work placements. Each placement must be agreed in advance with the responsible person.

Mode of delivery 

Face to face teaching

Target group 

Major students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 


Assessment methods and criteria 

Non-research work



Person responsible 

Alexander Kastaniotis

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Optional course. The  maximum sum of credits from courses  740382A and 740383A is   6 credits


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Orientation to biochemical work  Course  Alexander Kastaniotis  01.06.20 -31.08.20

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