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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 we plan for teaching and examinations to be conducted as described in the course description and on semester pages. However, changes may occur due to the corona situation. You will receive notifications about any changes at the semester page and/or in Canvas.

Spring 2020: Teaching and examinations was digitilized. See changes and common guidelines for exams at the MN faculty spring 2020.

Course content

An introduction in basic economics, with particular emphasis on topics with relevance to pharmacoeconomics, is given. Further one goes more in depth in the subject of pharmacoeconomics through presentation of methodology, need and how and where it can come in use.

Learning outcome

The course aims at giving an introduction to how the pharmaceutical market works, in relation to a free-competition market, and why it is regarded as necessary to regulate the pharmaceutical market. The student will require an understanding of how pharmacoeconomic evaluations can be conducted and how society can benefit from them.

Admission to the course

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.

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.

Overlapping courses

  • 10 credits overlap with FRM9610.

Teaching

Lectures and seminars.

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.

Examination

A four hour written exam/oral exam after the number of students.

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.

Grading scale

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:

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Aug. 9, 2020 2:10:59 PM

Facts about this course

Credits
10
Level
Master
Teaching
Spring

The course is last held spring 2018

Examination
Spring

Examination is last held spring 2020

Teaching language
Norwegian