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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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BTK4665 Embryology 4 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Biotechnology
Person in charge
Heli Skottman
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Curricula 2015 – 2017
BTK4665 Embryology 4 ECTS

Learning outcomes

After completing the course students can describe the development of gametes, fertilization and different stages of human embryonic and fetal development. In addition, students can outline the basics of organ development and common developmental disorders as well as consequences of different gene and chromosomal changes to the development.


Students will learn gametogenesis, ovulation and fertilization. Zygote development, implantation and development of embryonic layers. Main steps of embryonic and fetal development. Development of placenta and fetal membrane. Disorders in embryonic development. Organ development and common disorders.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

BTK1060, BKT1061 or equivalent knowledge

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
BTK4665 Embryology
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences