Syllabus for Advanced Course in Immunology, Genetics and Pathology

Fördjupningskurs i immunologi, genetik och patologi

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 3MG013
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2011-03-01
  • Established by: The Educational Board of Medicine/Chair
  • Applies from: Autumn 2011
  • Entry requirements:

    For admission to the course, at least 2 years higher education within naturvetar are required -, biomedical - or the medicinarprogrammet or the engineering programme molecular biotechnology, containing courses in cell biology, genetics, molecular genetics, biochemistry and chemistry equivalent 120 credits or the equivalent knowledge. For admission, agreement concerning project set-ups and supervision with of the course director passed supervisor are also required.

  • Responsible department: Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

- independently plan and carry out scholarly experiments.

- apply a scholarly working method within immunology, genetics and pathology.

- compile, analyse critically and evaluate received results.

- orally and present the achieved results in writing.

- communicate theories and research results with senior researchers in projects that lie within the subject area.

- lead and summarise discussions under seminars and group meetings.

- write new project plans within the subject area.


The course comprises a 20 weeks of work within the framework of a research project and studies of relevant literature in connection with this.


The teaching is given in the form of laboratory work and self-study under supervision. Furthermore active participation in teaching and seminars that connects to project's subject study field after agreement with supervisors. Participation in the different parts of the course are compulsory. The course is possibly given in English.


At the end of the course, project work in the form of oral seminar and/or written report are presented, which is decided by the supervisor. Being required for the grade passed that presentation and participation in seminars and other compulsory parts been assessed passed.

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.