At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
- competences corresponding the final attainment level of secondary school
an active knowledge of
Classes are taught in Dutch. However, this course can be taken by English speaking students, if they agree on reliying on other sources to help understand the course materials. Questin to the instructor can be in English. The exam can also be given in English, provided this is explicitly agreed with the instructor.
a passive knowledge of
An English plant physiology text book is advised as additional course material.
- general knowledge of the use of a PC and the Internet
general notion of the basic concepts of
Biology: organism, species, tissue, organs, cell types, ...
Cell biology: cell structure, cell organelles, cell metabolism, cell division, protein synthesis, DNA, enzymes, ...
Organic chemistry: functional groups, general structure of organic molecules, oxidation-reduction, ...
specific prerequisites for this course
- general knowledge in cell biology and plant and animal morphology
- basic knowledge in organic chemistry