FRM5020 – Pharmaceutical research project

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Course content

The course is meant for international exchange students who at least have a bachelor equivalent to a bachelor in pharmacy or general scientific competence relevant for the research project.
The scientific project will vary depending upon the available projects at the school of pharmacy during the time of exchange. The student’s practical participation in the project will be decided by the supervisor or by the students in agreement with the supervisor.

Learning outcome

The student shall obtain an in depth understanding of the scientific project.


This course is mainly for students enrolled in an international agreement (Bilateral, Erasmus, Nordplus etc) With the School of Pharmacy.
Admission will be given if the student has an agreement with a reasearch group at the School of Pharmacy.


Formal prerequisite knowledge

Please see our information about admission requirements and procedures for international applicants.

Recommended previous knowledge

Students must have a sufficient basis within the field of study for the research project and have a level of knowledge comparable to last year of a Norwegian Bachelor`s degree or first year of a Norwegian Master`s degree.


Students will be given a supervisor to help them with the project assignment.
The course do not include lectures.

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.


Students will present their scientific work in a 20 min oral presentation.
Grading will be passed/failed.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Course grades are awarded pass/fail.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

If the result is failed, the student may present a revised oral presentation within 6 weeks

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

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