Course: Professional Practice ZEBIn

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Course title Professional Practice ZEBIn
Course code KGZB/OPZB
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tonka Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The students complete 4 weeks of contractual practice focused on laboratory, molecular, microbiological, and biotechnological methods in institutions and companies focused on food, medical and veterinary. The main content is independent laboratory and professional activities under professional guidance, getting acquainted with the organization of the company, its structure, technological and technical equipment. At the end of the course, the student writes his own evaluation, including a summary of acquired experience and skills, the evaluation of the student by the employer is also a part of it and this evaluation of the course is the basis for granting credit.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Semestral paper - 40 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students of the field of Agricultural Biotechnology during their bachelor's studies must complete compulsory professional practice. Within this course, they should get acquainted with work in a molecular, biotechnological, or otherwise focused laboratory or in a workplace where biotechnological procedures are performed (breeding stations, etc.).
The student will get acquainted with basic laboratory methods and methods in the field of molecular biology and biotechnology or breeding. They will gain practical experience and get acquainted with the organization of work in the laboratory.
Students can complete the course in the KGZB laboratory. It is possible to perform the course in the laboratory of the student's choice, but it is necessary to have an approved scope of work approved in advance by the course guarantor before starting the internship. In such a case, it is necessary to conclude a contract between the Faculty and the foreign laboratory and, after completing the internship, to provide the guarantor with a confirmation from the student's employer with the content of the internship.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Development of laboratory protocols

Completion of practice and practice diary.
Recommended literature

Study plans that include the course
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