FRM9820 – Immunology
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
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.
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.
More about immunology, immunological laboratory techniques, main aspects of the immunity of infetctous disease.
Admission to the course
PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.
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
A 5-year master`s degree in pharmacy or relevant topic.
- 10 credits overlap with FRM5820 – Immunology.
Lectures and study groups.
In addition, each Ph.D.-student is expected to read a number of relevant articles followed by a manditory groupsession/discussion together with all the other students.
A four hour written digital exam/oral exam after the number of students.
The written examination is conducted in the digital examination system Inspera. You will need to familiarize yourself with the digital examination arrangements in 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
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.
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more: