BI322112 - Ethics in Biotechnology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 D

Course content

Law for regulation of genetic engineering in Norway Mandate of the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board Ethics of consequences Ethics of duty Research ethics Ethical reflection tools BI322112 is coordinated with BI202109. Themes are adjusted in accordance to target group

Learning outcome

Læringsutbytte - Kunnskap: On completion of the course the studnets have achieved ability to reflect upon biotechnological aspects and dilemmas     Læringsutbytte - Ferdigheter: On completion of the course the students have developed the ability to recognize value conflicts and ethical issues within biotechnology knowledge about Norwegian laws of biotechnology, both for the use and the research in this field     Læringsutbytte - Kompetanse: In general students should acquire understanding of the need for good psycho social working environment ond code of ethics

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogiske metoder: Lectures, Group discussions, working with ethical reflection- tools    Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:  Mandatory requirements 80% compulsory presence Compulsory participation in class discussions

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Oral exam

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Biotechnology (427BT)
Medical Laboratory Sciences (702BI)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BI202109 5.0 AUTUMN 2021
HBIOA2006 5.0 AUTUMN 2021
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Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Biotechnology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biological Sciences Ålesund


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination (1) 100/100 D 2021-11-18
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Oral examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
  • 1) Munnlig eksamen 18.11.2021. Rom G328a.

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