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Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: KEM060
Spring 2021
100% Day
Period: 18 January 2021 - 24 March 2021
2 Opens 15 September GU-21605
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This course is a continuation of the biochemistry learned in the basic chemistry course. In this biochemistry course you will study how living cells gets energy from the surrounding environment, for example how carbohydrates, lipids and proteins are metabolized and how the photosynthesis works. . The first half of the course provides a physico-chemical picture of the metabolism, its regulation and energy conservation processes. The second half of the course deals with the transfer of information in the cell from a biochemical/structural point of view, how the genetic material is copied and the genes are expressed. It also covers the regulation of gene The course also includes a literature assignment that is presented in the form of a poster

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Godkänt resultat på kurs KEM011, Grundläggande kemi 1 (15 hp) och KEM021, Grundläggande kemi 2 (15 hp), eller motsvarande kunskaper.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 29 750 SEK
First payment: 29 750 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Per Martin Björemark, 031-786 9013,


Department of Chemistry & Molecular Biology
Box 462
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Medicinaregatan 9 C

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