Experimental Immunology, Genetics and Pathology

15 credits

Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 3MG015

A revised version of the syllabus is available.
Education cycle
First cycle
Grading system
Fail (U), Pass (G)
Finalised by
The Educational Board of Medicine, 12 December 2017
Responsible department
Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology

Entry requirements

At least 60 credits in medicine, biomedicine, biomedical laboratory science, pharmacy, or biology. For admission, an agreement concerning project set-up and supervision with one of the course director approved supervisors is also required. A certificate concerning the agreement should be enclosed the application.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student is expected to be able to

  • scientifically describe a medical issue.
  • understand and describe different methods to tackle a medical issue.
  • plan and carry out experimental studies to answer a medical issue.
  • process collected data and illustrate them on a scholarly way.
  • orally and in written form report a scholarly work.


The course is an advanced course within the main subject medical scholarship where the student under individual supervision will make an advanced assignment within one of the following subject study fields: clinical immunology, genetics and pathology. The course intends provide the student practical and theoretical knowledge in chosen subject area.


The teaching consists of practical laboratory supervision, theoretical discussions and seminars.


Written and oral reporting.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

Other directives


The course can essentially be followed at one's own pace and can be started at optional date on the year by agreement with the supervisor.