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1
Swedish Examples of Learning Outcomes and
Competencies
  • Janerik Lundquist
  • Linköping University

2
Bachelors Degree
  • For the award of a Bachelors degree, a student
    must be able to demonstrate
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • knowledge and understanding within the main
    field of study, including knowledge about the
    fields scholarly foundation,
  • appropriate methodology, in-depth study in a
    particular area and familiarity with current
    research issues.

3
  • Skills and abilities
  • an ability to search for, gather, evaluate,
    and critically interpret relevant information
    about a problem, as well as critically discuss
    phenomena, problems and situations
  • an ability to independently identify and solve
    problems and complete assignments within set time
    frames
  • an ability, orally and in writing, to present
    and discuss information, problems and solutions
    in dialogue with different audiences
  • the skills required for independent learning
    within the main field of study

4
  • Judgement and approach
  • an ability, within the main field of study,
    to make informed judgements taking into account
    relevant scholarly, social and ethical aspects
  • an insight into the role of knowledge in
    society and the responsibility of the individual
    for how this knowledge is used
  • an ability to identify ones own need of
    further knowledge and ongoing learning.

5
Bachelor of Medical Science with a Major
inBiomedicine, 180 ECTS
  • Learning outcomes
  • On completing the course, the student must
    have achieved the following learning outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • be able to demonstrate awareness of the basic
    processes of life at various levels, such as
    chemical, biochemical, molecular and cellular
    levels and those of the organism (physiological)
    and population, with a degree of detail
    equivalent to that of a modern international
    university-level textbook in the subject.
  • be able to demonstrate understanding of how
    to use the above knowledge to describe various
    medical problems, with respect to their cause,
    mechanism, diagnosis and treatment.
  • be able to show how knowledge develops
    within the scientific process, critical thinking
    and creativity, particularly within the field of
    biomedicine.
  • be able to demonstrate a professional
    scientific approach and professional identity.

6
  • Skills and abilities
  • be able to apply the above knowledge in the
    planning and implementation of small-scale
    development/research projects in a biomedical
    research laboratory, a clinical laboratory
    department
  • or similar.
  • be able to practically plan and implement
    laboratory experiments and examinations in the
    field of biomedicine.
  • be able to read and assess original scientific
    papers and review articles in the field of
    biomedicine,
  • and be able to read, assess and choose between
    methodology descriptions for biomedical
    laboratory work.
  • be able to summarise, orally and in writing, the
    question at issue, the implementation and results
    of a biomedical development project (of a scope
    equivalent to a 15-credit project) for an expert
    and lay audience.

7
  • Judgment and approach
  • be able to work as part of a team alongside
    other professional categories in the field of
    biomedicine, such as doctors, nurses, chemists
    and biomedical laboratory scientists, and read
    and assess their views, and present their own in
    a constructive fashion.
  • be able to communicate and apply biomedical
    knowledge in public cultural and political
    debate.
  • have achieved sufficient knowledge, awareness,
    independence and communicative ability to enable
    further study at Masters level in biomedical
    fields.

8
Molecular Medicine, 27 ECTS
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding On completion
    of the course, students shall be able to
  • - explain known and hypothetical
    molecular patho-physiological mechanisms
    underlying common diseases, including examples
    from infectious disease medicine, internal
    medicine and oncology, at a level of detail
    corresponding to a wide-ranging review article in
    the journals Nature, Medicine or Science
  • - explain and assess how basic scientific
    knowledge can be used to understand medical
    problems and develop new diagnostic and
    therapeutic methods, at a level of detail
    corresponding to a wide-ranging review article in
    Nature or Science.

9
  • Skills and abilities On completion of the
    course, students shall be able to
  • - read and evaluate original scientific
    papers and orally present and explain their
    contents to peers
  • - write research projects and results in
    a clear, easy-to-follow fashion at a level of
    detail equivalent to an authentic application
  • - demonstrate acquaintance with the
    environment and work methods of a molecular
    medicine research laboratory, and be able to
    carry out examinations using a few selected
    methods
  • - apply critical thinking, analysis,
    hypothesis formulation and logical analysis in
    the assessment and evaluation of molecular
    medicine problems and issues.

10
  • Judgment and approach On completion of the
    course, students shall be able to
  • - apply critical thinking and logical analysis
    to the assessment of biomedical results published
    in the general media, and be able to evaluate the
    social consequences of these
  • - reflect on the ethical and social
    consequen-ces of biomedical research and
    knowledge, and discuss this with their peers.

11
Renewable Energy Technology, 6 ECTS 
  • After completion of the course, students will
    be able to
  • Describe the fundamentals and main
    characteristics of renewable energy sources and
    their differences compared to fossil fuels.
  • Explain the technological basis for harnessing
    renewable energy sources
  • Recognize the effects that current energy systems
    based on fossil fuels have over the environment
    and the society
  • Describe the main components of different
    renewable energy systems
  • Compare different renewable energy technologies
    and choose the most appropriate based on local
    conditions

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  • Perform simple techno-economical assessments of
    renewable energy systems
  • Perform and compare environmental assessments of
    renewable energy systems and conventional fossil
    fuel systems
  • Design renewable/hybrid energy systems that meet
    specific energy demands, are economically
    feasible and have a minimal impact on the
    environment
  • Suggest the best combination of technological
    solutions to minimize the emission of greenhouse
    gases and increase the sustainability of the
    energy system in specific areas/regions
  • Discuss how to utilize local energy resources
    (renewable and non-renewable) to achieve the
    sustainable energy system

13
Systems Theory and Security, 7.5 ECTS
  • Learning outcomes
  • Having completed this course the student will be
    able to
  • 1. Define and describe vital concepts of general
    and particularized system theories and
    approaches, used as epistemology for the ICT
    security area2. Explain and exemplify control
    principles according to various laws and models
    for steering and control3. Analyze security and
    risk according to various laws and models for
    steering and control.4. Communicate and analyze
    threat, risk and security as systemic phenomena
    and vice versa5. Identify and report on an ICT
    security problem, its reason or origin and
    suggested solutions as reported in scientific
    journals6. As a group member report and present
    in scientific manners, written descriptions and
    analyses of some current security phenomenon or
    problem including relating the phenomenon/problem
    to system theories.7. Orally present and defend
    own and debate other groups presentations

14
Mobile Communication, 6 ECTS credits
  • The students should after completing the course
    be able to
  • Identify the most important components and
    functions of a mobile communication system
  • Explain the differences in characteristics
    between different types of mobile communication
    systems and motivate their existence
  • Compare and explain areas of applications for
    different mobile communication systems
  • Relate functions, terms and technologies to the
    correct level in a communication system
    architecture
  • Argue for the role of the mobile communication
    systems in different applications

15
  • Evaluate trade-offs between different mobile
    communication technologies and systems
  • Quantitatively model and evaluate selected parts
    of a mobile communication system
  • Define and calculate key performance metrics of a
    mobile communication system
  • Assess the performance of different mobile
    communication technologies given a set of
    application requirements
  • Apply models and methods for planning of cellular
    networks

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MSc in Fire Safety Engineering
  • KNOWLEDGE and UNDERSTANDING
  • For a Degree of Master students must 
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in their
    main field of study, including both broad
    knowledge in the field and substantially deeper
    knowledge of certain parts of the field, together
    with deeper insight into current research and
    development work
  • demonstrate deeper methodological knowledge in
    their main field of study.  

17
SKILLS and ABILITY
  • For a Degree of Master students must 
  • demonstrate an ability to critically and
    systematically integrate knowledge and to
    analyse, assess and deal with complex phenomena,
    issues and situations, even when limited
    information is available
  • demonstrate an ability to critically,
    independently and creatively identify and
    formulate issues and to plan and, using
    appropriate methods, carry out advanced tasks
    within specified time limits, so as to contribute
    to the development of knowledge and to evaluate
    this work
  • demonstrate an ability to clearly present and
    discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and
    arguments behind them, in dialogue with different
    groups, orally and in writing, in national and
    international contexts and
  • demonstrate the skill required to participate in
    research and development work or to work
    independently in other advanced contexts.  
  •             

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JUDGEMENT and APPROACH
  • For a Degree of Master students must 
  • demonstrate an ability to make assessments in
    their main field of study, taking into account
    relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects,
    and demonstrate an awareness of ethical aspects
    of research and development work
  • demonstrate insight into the potential and
    limitations of science, its role in society and
    peoples responsibility for how it is used and
  • demonstrate an ability to identify their need of
    further knowledge and to take responsibility for
    developing their knowledge.

19
Computer Graphics, 7.5 ECTS
  • Upon completion of the course the student
    should be able to
  • understand and implement algorithms for
    generating basic output primitives in 2D
  • understand and implement transformations and
    typical algorithms in 2D
  • interactively edit objects in 2D
  • understand various steps and basic algorithms
    included when modeling with polygon surfaces
    from a geometric 3D description to a
    photo-realistic display image in 2D
  • understand various algorithms for identifying
    visible surfaces in 3D
  • understand basic illumination models
  • understand basic color models in computer
    graphics
  • implement general 2D solutions using OpenGL

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Biomedicine for Engineers, 12 ECTS
  • After the course the student should be able
    to
  • describe the general structure of the human body
  • describe the structure and function of major
    organs and tissues at the cellular and molecular
    level
  • understand the major integrative mechanisms that
    allow the organism to function as a whole
    (nervous, immune, and endocrine systems)

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  • understand how transport of ions in and out of
    the cells enables signalling between neuronal
    cells, uptake of nutrients, and regulation of the
    biochemical stability within the whole body
  • describe the processes that enable the cells to
    convert the nutrients into energy needed for the
    cell function
  • describe the processes that enable cells to
    reproduce themselves (DNA replication, cell
    division)
  • in their future professional practice,
    successfully communicate with colleagues that
    have a biomedical background
  • recognize the biological objects and processes
    that are discussed in the following courses
    within the program of Biomedical physics (for
    example, plasma membrane, a phospholipids, an ion
    transporter, intracellular signalling, DNA, a
    motor protein etc)

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  • understand the major principles of hormonal
    signalling, respiration, immune defence,
    digestion, acid-base homeostasis and water-salt
    balance
  • recognize the structure of major classes of
    macromolecules in the body
  • identify the major processes, cell organelles,
    and molecular machinery involved in synthesis and
    transport of various macromolecules within the
    animal cells
  • recognize the major driving forces for transport
    of various substances between the cells and
    extracellular space

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Title: Swedish Examples of Learning Outcomes and Competencies


1
Swedish Examples of Learning Outcomes and
Competencies
  • Janerik Lundquist
  • Linköping University

2
Bachelors Degree
  • For the award of a Bachelors degree, a student
    must be able to demonstrate
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • knowledge and understanding within the main
    field of study, including knowledge about the
    fields scholarly foundation,
  • appropriate methodology, in-depth study in a
    particular area and familiarity with current
    research issues.

3
  • Skills and abilities
  • an ability to search for, gather, evaluate,
    and critically interpret relevant information
    about a problem, as well as critically discuss
    phenomena, problems and situations
  • an ability to independently identify and solve
    problems and complete assignments within set time
    frames
  • an ability, orally and in writing, to present
    and discuss information, problems and solutions
    in dialogue with different audiences
  • the skills required for independent learning
    within the main field of study

4
  • Judgement and approach
  • an ability, within the main field of study,
    to make informed judgements taking into account
    relevant scholarly, social and ethical aspects
  • an insight into the role of knowledge in
    society and the responsibility of the individual
    for how this knowledge is used
  • an ability to identify ones own need of
    further knowledge and ongoing learning.

5
Bachelor of Medical Science with a Major
inBiomedicine, 180 ECTS
  • Learning outcomes
  • On completing the course, the student must
    have achieved the following learning outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • be able to demonstrate awareness of the basic
    processes of life at various levels, such as
    chemical, biochemical, molecular and cellular
    levels and those of the organism (physiological)
    and population, with a degree of detail
    equivalent to that of a modern international
    university-level textbook in the subject.
  • be able to demonstrate understanding of how
    to use the above knowledge to describe various
    medical problems, with respect to their cause,
    mechanism, diagnosis and treatment.
  • be able to show how knowledge develops
    within the scientific process, critical thinking
    and creativity, particularly within the field of
    biomedicine.
  • be able to demonstrate a professional
    scientific approach and professional identity.

6
  • Skills and abilities
  • be able to apply the above knowledge in the
    planning and implementation of small-scale
    development/research projects in a biomedical
    research laboratory, a clinical laboratory
    department
  • or similar.
  • be able to practically plan and implement
    laboratory experiments and examinations in the
    field of biomedicine.
  • be able to read and assess original scientific
    papers and review articles in the field of
    biomedicine,
  • and be able to read, assess and choose between
    methodology descriptions for biomedical
    laboratory work.
  • be able to summarise, orally and in writing, the
    question at issue, the implementation and results
    of a biomedical development project (of a scope
    equivalent to a 15-credit project) for an expert
    and lay audience.

7
  • Judgment and approach
  • be able to work as part of a team alongside
    other professional categories in the field of
    biomedicine, such as doctors, nurses, chemists
    and biomedical laboratory scientists, and read
    and assess their views, and present their own in
    a constructive fashion.
  • be able to communicate and apply biomedical
    knowledge in public cultural and political
    debate.
  • have achieved sufficient knowledge, awareness,
    independence and communicative ability to enable
    further study at Masters level in biomedical
    fields.

8
Molecular Medicine, 27 ECTS
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding On completion
    of the course, students shall be able to
  • - explain known and hypothetical
    molecular patho-physiological mechanisms
    underlying common diseases, including examples
    from infectious disease medicine, internal
    medicine and oncology, at a level of detail
    corresponding to a wide-ranging review article in
    the journals Nature, Medicine or Science
  • - explain and assess how basic scientific
    knowledge can be used to understand medical
    problems and develop new diagnostic and
    therapeutic methods, at a level of detail
    corresponding to a wide-ranging review article in
    Nature or Science.

9
  • Skills and abilities On completion of the
    course, students shall be able to
  • - read and evaluate original scientific
    papers and orally present and explain their
    contents to peers
  • - write research projects and results in
    a clear, easy-to-follow fashion at a level of
    detail equivalent to an authentic application
  • - demonstrate acquaintance with the
    environment and work methods of a molecular
    medicine research laboratory, and be able to
    carry out examinations using a few selected
    methods
  • - apply critical thinking, analysis,
    hypothesis formulation and logical analysis in
    the assessment and evaluation of molecular
    medicine problems and issues.

10
  • Judgment and approach On completion of the
    course, students shall be able to
  • - apply critical thinking and logical analysis
    to the assessment of biomedical results published
    in the general media, and be able to evaluate the
    social consequences of these
  • - reflect on the ethical and social
    consequen-ces of biomedical research and
    knowledge, and discuss this with their peers.

11
Renewable Energy Technology, 6 ECTS 
  • After completion of the course, students will
    be able to
  • Describe the fundamentals and main
    characteristics of renewable energy sources and
    their differences compared to fossil fuels.
  • Explain the technological basis for harnessing
    renewable energy sources
  • Recognize the effects that current energy systems
    based on fossil fuels have over the environment
    and the society
  • Describe the main components of different
    renewable energy systems
  • Compare different renewable energy technologies
    and choose the most appropriate based on local
    conditions

12
  • Perform simple techno-economical assessments of
    renewable energy systems
  • Perform and compare environmental assessments of
    renewable energy systems and conventional fossil
    fuel systems
  • Design renewable/hybrid energy systems that meet
    specific energy demands, are economically
    feasible and have a minimal impact on the
    environment
  • Suggest the best combination of technological
    solutions to minimize the emission of greenhouse
    gases and increase the sustainability of the
    energy system in specific areas/regions
  • Discuss how to utilize local energy resources
    (renewable and non-renewable) to achieve the
    sustainable energy system

13
Systems Theory and Security, 7.5 ECTS
  • Learning outcomes
  • Having completed this course the student will be
    able to
  • 1. Define and describe vital concepts of general
    and particularized system theories and
    approaches, used as epistemology for the ICT
    security area2. Explain and exemplify control
    principles according to various laws and models
    for steering and control3. Analyze security and
    risk according to various laws and models for
    steering and control.4. Communicate and analyze
    threat, risk and security as systemic phenomena
    and vice versa5. Identify and report on an ICT
    security problem, its reason or origin and
    suggested solutions as reported in scientific
    journals6. As a group member report and present
    in scientific manners, written descriptions and
    analyses of some current security phenomenon or
    problem including relating the phenomenon/problem
    to system theories.7. Orally present and defend
    own and debate other groups presentations

14
Mobile Communication, 6 ECTS credits
  • The students should after completing the course
    be able to
  • Identify the most important components and
    functions of a mobile communication system
  • Explain the differences in characteristics
    between different types of mobile communication
    systems and motivate their existence
  • Compare and explain areas of applications for
    different mobile communication systems
  • Relate functions, terms and technologies to the
    correct level in a communication system
    architecture
  • Argue for the role of the mobile communication
    systems in different applications

15
  • Evaluate trade-offs between different mobile
    communication technologies and systems
  • Quantitatively model and evaluate selected parts
    of a mobile communication system
  • Define and calculate key performance metrics of a
    mobile communication system
  • Assess the performance of different mobile
    communication technologies given a set of
    application requirements
  • Apply models and methods for planning of cellular
    networks

16
MSc in Fire Safety Engineering
  • KNOWLEDGE and UNDERSTANDING
  • For a Degree of Master students must 
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in their
    main field of study, including both broad
    knowledge in the field and substantially deeper
    knowledge of certain parts of the field, together
    with deeper insight into current research and
    development work
  • demonstrate deeper methodological knowledge in
    their main field of study.  

17
SKILLS and ABILITY
  • For a Degree of Master students must 
  • demonstrate an ability to critically and
    systematically integrate knowledge and to
    analyse, assess and deal with complex phenomena,
    issues and situations, even when limited
    information is available
  • demonstrate an ability to critically,
    independently and creatively identify and
    formulate issues and to plan and, using
    appropriate methods, carry out advanced tasks
    within specified time limits, so as to contribute
    to the development of knowledge and to evaluate
    this work
  • demonstrate an ability to clearly present and
    discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and
    arguments behind them, in dialogue with different
    groups, orally and in writing, in national and
    international contexts and
  • demonstrate the skill required to participate in
    research and development work or to work
    independently in other advanced contexts.  
  •             

18
JUDGEMENT and APPROACH
  • For a Degree of Master students must 
  • demonstrate an ability to make assessments in
    their main field of study, taking into account
    relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects,
    and demonstrate an awareness of ethical aspects
    of research and development work
  • demonstrate insight into the potential and
    limitations of science, its role in society and
    peoples responsibility for how it is used and
  • demonstrate an ability to identify their need of
    further knowledge and to take responsibility for
    developing their knowledge.

19
Computer Graphics, 7.5 ECTS
  • Upon completion of the course the student
    should be able to
  • understand and implement algorithms for
    generating basic output primitives in 2D
  • understand and implement transformations and
    typical algorithms in 2D
  • interactively edit objects in 2D
  • understand various steps and basic algorithms
    included when modeling with polygon surfaces
    from a geometric 3D description to a
    photo-realistic display image in 2D
  • understand various algorithms for identifying
    visible surfaces in 3D
  • understand basic illumination models
  • understand basic color models in computer
    graphics
  • implement general 2D solutions using OpenGL

20
Biomedicine for Engineers, 12 ECTS
  • After the course the student should be able
    to
  • describe the general structure of the human body
  • describe the structure and function of major
    organs and tissues at the cellular and molecular
    level
  • understand the major integrative mechanisms that
    allow the organism to function as a whole
    (nervous, immune, and endocrine systems)

21
  • understand how transport of ions in and out of
    the cells enables signalling between neuronal
    cells, uptake of nutrients, and regulation of the
    biochemical stability within the whole body
  • describe the processes that enable the cells to
    convert the nutrients into energy needed for the
    cell function
  • describe the processes that enable cells to
    reproduce themselves (DNA replication, cell
    division)
  • in their future professional practice,
    successfully communicate with colleagues that
    have a biomedical background
  • recognize the biological objects and processes
    that are discussed in the following courses
    within the program of Biomedical physics (for
    example, plasma membrane, a phospholipids, an ion
    transporter, intracellular signalling, DNA, a
    motor protein etc)

22
  • understand the major principles of hormonal
    signalling, respiration, immune defence,
    digestion, acid-base homeostasis and water-salt
    balance
  • recognize the structure of major classes of
    macromolecules in the body
  • identify the major processes, cell organelles,
    and molecular machinery involved in synthesis and
    transport of various macromolecules within the
    animal cells
  • recognize the major driving forces for transport
    of various substances between the cells and
    extracellular space

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