FRM5410 – Pharmaceutical natural products
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Advanced studies on biologically active natural products of pharmaceutical interest, especially chemical properties, biosynthesis, biological functions, and pharmaceutical and medical usage.
To give the students a deeper understanding of recent research on natural products of importance in pharmacy and medicine.
Admission to the course
The course is primarily open to students who have been admitted to the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Oslo. If there is space available then others may also apply to take the course as long as their academic background is adequate.
Formal prerequisite knowledge
The course is only available to students who have passed their pharmacy apprenticeship and have passed all previous pharmacy courses or have the equivalent academic background.
- 10 credits overlap with FRM9410 – Bioactive glycoconjugates, their structure and applications (discontinued).
- 10 credits overlap with FRM9411 – Pharmaceutical Natural Products.
- 5 credits overlap with FRM5440 – Utvalgte farmasøytiske naturstoffer.
Lectures and manditory studygroups.
Inactivity and / or excessive absences in compulsory education means that the student does not receive final assessment / examination.
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.
The course can be canceled if the number of students enrolled is low.
A four hour written exam/oral exam after the number of students
The studygroups are manditory and must be carried out in order to sit for the exam.
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.
It will also be counted as one of the three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses:
Examination support material
As of 1 August, 2016, the use of own calculators is no longer permitted. Casio FX-991EX calculators are handed out to all exam candidates at the beginning of the exam.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more: