BI202512 - Medical microbiology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters
Term:  Spring

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 F

Course content


structure and classification of virus and bacteria

virus replication and growth of bacteria

genetics of the bacteria

pathogenic bacteria

classification of substances causing infections

interactions between host and microorganisms

Medical laboratory technology:

growth, identification and resistance typing of bacteria

serological analyses of viral and bacteriological infections

biological and non-biological cultivation

Learning outcome

Læringsutbytte - Kunnskap:

The students have knowledge about medical microbiology and the microorganisms' relations to illness.   

Læringsutbytte - Ferdigheter:

The students have technical skill to identify bacteria.  

Læringsutbytte - Kompetanse:

The students impart about the look of bacteria, the ability to cause illness and methods to detect bacteria. Students will learn basic theoretical and practical knowledge of medical microbiology, and understand why and how microorganisms can cause illness.

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogiske metoder:

Theoretical part: Lectures and compulsory group work. Compulsory presentation in class.Practical part: Compulsory laboratory work (12 hours).  

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:

Compulsory laboratory work (100%).

Compulsory laboratory written reports and oral report.

1 compulsory presentation for the class and compulsory attendance during the students presentation and the laboratory theory (80%).

Compulsory group work

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Individual written exam, 3 hours.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Medical Laboratory Sciences (702BI)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HBIO2003 4.0 01.09.2020
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Medical laboratory technology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biological Sciences Ålesund


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn UTS Written examination 100/100 E 2020-11-30 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Oral examination (1) 100/100 F 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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