It is intended that at the end of this Curricular Unit/Course, students should be able to:
• Demonstrate knowledge of basic methodologies of microbiology;
• Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and microbial processes in environmental microbiology;
• Know the main groups of microorganisms and their function in the environment and in processes of applied microbiology;
• Understand the application of the basic principles of microbiology and ecology to the processes of applied microbiology.
Learning materials will be available on-line.
Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M. & Parker, J. (2004) BroK’s Microbiology 10st Ed., Prentice Hall.
Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%).
In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).