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Exams after the reopening

As a general rule, exams will be conducted without physical attendance in the autumn of 2021, even after the reopening. See the semester page for information about the form of examination in your course. See also more information about examination at the MN Faculty in 2021.

Course content

The course comprises 3 main elements:

  • General toxicology (including toxicological mechanisms)
  • Evaluation of drug toxicology (organ toxicology, gentoxicity, reproduction toxicity, carcinogenicity, preclinical studies)
  • Clinical toxicology of drugs and essential chemicals (toxic dose, diagnosis and treatment with focus on antidotes

Learning outcome

The student shall obtain an understanding of toxicological terms, cellular and biochemical mechanisms involved in toxicity of drugs.

Know the principal of toxicological testing and assessment of new drugs and toxicovigilance.

Know the most acute toxic drugs and chemicals, the poisoning symptoms, treatments with focus on antidote therapy.

Admission to the course

PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations by contacting the Student Administration at the Department of Pharmacy, studieinfo@farmasi.uio.no.

If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.

PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.

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

Teaching

Lectures, seminars and a group assignment.

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 may be cancelled if the number of enrolled students are low.

Examination

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

Digital examination

The written examination is conducted in the digital examination system Inspera. You will need to familiarize yourself with the digital examination arrangements in Inspera.

Read more about written examinations using Inspera.

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

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

The examination text is given in Norwegian. You may submit your response in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish.

Grading scale

Emnet bruker karakterskala bestått/ikke bestått. Les mer om karakterskalaen.

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) Dec. 7, 2021 7:11:51 PM

Facts about this course

Credits
10
Level
PhD
Teaching
Autumn

The course is last held autumn 2020

Examination
Autumn

Examination is last held autumn 2022

Teaching language
Norwegian