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BKEM1012 Bionanoscience 3 ECTS

Learning outcomes

To learn the basics of nanoscience and nanotechnology, with special reference to facts relevant to life science. To understand the opportunities, challenges and putative hazards of nanotechnology.


The lectures cover the basic ideas behind nanoscience and nanotechnology. There is a special focus on the cellular nanomachines, the chemistry of nanoparticles, and the use of nanotechnology in medicine, diagnostics, materials science and imaging (e.g. electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy).

Teaching methods

Lectures. Several lecturers.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English


Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Evaluation: Accepted / failed. The examination contains several short questions.

Recommended year of study

1. year spring

1st year of Master's degree studies

Study materials

The lectures and extra material will be in Moodle.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Institute of Biomedicine
Major subject studies (Biomedical Imaging)
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Institute of Biomedicine
Major subject studies (Biomedical Imaging)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP in Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules