BSc in Biology or related science
Education Office Biology
A book examination is a comprehensive exam on a topic that is related to the specialisation (major research project) of the master student and the content of which reviews the major subjects of the specialisation aiming at theoretical broadening and deepening.
Book Exam aims to provide the student with broad theoretical background in the field of her/his specialisation and with insight in the relevant scientific issues in the field.
The student is able to extract concepts and knowledge on a specific subject from a larger scientific field and to express and explain them.
Mode of instruction
The student makes an appointment with the examiner in the field of the specialisation to discuss the subject, book selection and time frame.
The responsible examiner is available for questions about the selected subject.
Individual, oral exam taken by an examiner of the Biology programme. It may take 1 – 2 hours.
Comprehension more important than specific knowledge, abstraction and synthesis of specific knowledge, problem definition and approach specific for the research field, deduction vs. induction, a discussion at the academic level is required.
Inspection and feedback on the examination
Registration via USIS
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