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Course content

The course deals with selected molecular, cellular and medical aspects of neurobiology.

Learning outcome

By end of the course, the students know:

  • Neurocellular anatomy and cell membrane functions
  • Intercellular signaling in the nervous system
  • Intracellular signaling
  • Neurodegeneration/neurotoxicity


Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

The course is open to students who have had their study plan approved for the advanced part of the Professional Pharmacy Programme at the University of Oslo. This requires that all previous Pharmacy courses have been passed. The course is also open to other Master PhD students for whom this course may be relevant.

Only students admitted to the course may take part in instruction and tuition and sit for the examination.


Formal prerequisite knowledge

The course is only available to students who have passed their pharmacy apprenticeship and have passed all previous pharmacy courses.

Overlapping courses

10 credits overlap with FRM9750 – Neurobiology


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.


Language of examination

You may submit your response in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English. If you would prefer to have the exam text in English, you may apply to the course administrators.

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.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.


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Facts about this course






Every autumn

Cancelled in 2019.


Every autumn

Cancelled in 2019.

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