This course is discontinued

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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.

See general guidelines for examination at the MN Faculty autumn 2020.

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

Admission to the course

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.

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


Inactivity and / or excessive absences in compulsory education means that the student does not receive final assessment / examination


Home exam.

Examination support material

Students may use any aids they require.

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.

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) Nov. 24, 2020 8:11:00 PM

Facts about this course


The course is last held autumn 2014


Examination is last held autumn 2014

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