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Course content

Gives advanced understanding of immunoglobulines, the complement system, cellular immunity, immune defence, immune deficiency in relation to viral infectious disease, and immunological methods. Molecular technology in relation to immunology, vaccines and other pharmaceutical products are presented.

Learning outcome

Mediate basic immunology, immunological laboratory techniques, main aspects of the immunity of infetctous disease.

Admission

The course is primarily open to students who have been admitted to the School 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.

Prerequisites

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 FRM5820 – Immunology

Teaching

Lectures and study groups.

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.

Examination

A four hour written digital 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.

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:

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.

Evaluation

The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Master

Teaching

Every spring

Examination

Every spring

Teaching language

Norwegian