BIO518 Special Topics in Life Sciences 1

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
BIO518 Special Topics in Life Sciences 1 3 0 6 Wed 17-20:00h
Prerequisite None It is a prerequisite to

None

Lecturer Mirza Suljagic Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
12:00-14:00
Tuesday:
10:00-12:00
Wednesday:
13:00-15:00
A F1.16 - 033 957 207
E-mail msuljagic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives This course is designed to introduce varous concepts and various subsets of life sciences through analysis of scientific publications. It aims to introduce students recents challeges and problems correlated to bioengineering, biosciences and other related scientific areas.
Textbook Original scientific articles, Review articles,: Project proposals, TBD
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understanding and evaluating information and literature relevant to life sciences
  2. Apply engineering analysis and problem solving skills to design solutions to life science problems
  3. Apply creative problem solving techniques to propose approaches that may solve real life science problems
  4. Understand how different fields of life sciences are correlated with each other
Teaching Methods Lectures, Case studies, Class discussions, Tutorials
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introdution and syllabus
Week 2 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 3 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 4 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 5 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 6 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 7 MIDTERM
Week 8 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 9 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 10 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 11 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 12 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 13 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 14 Selected topics in life sciences
Week 15 Final review and discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Project Proposal on selected topic Project Proposal on selected topic 1 30
Presentations 1 20
Activity/involvement/contribution to discussion 1 10
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Home study 2 14 28
Assignments 3 2 6 Final exam study 15 2 30
Project proposal 10 4 40
Consultations 1 1 1
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 09/10/2020
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