MD4031 - Third Comprehensive Medical Exam LINK Levanger


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 50/100 6 hours D
Oral examination 50/100 2 hours E

Course content

The third year is more clinically focused than the first two years. The semester called IIA includes subjects like: The eye; the ear, nose and throat; neurology and neurosurgery; geriatrics; stroke; infections; physical medicine and rehabilitation; radiology; oncology (cancer medicine). The other semester, called IIB, is more focused on surgery and internal medicine. Subjects in this term: The heart; the vascular system; the blood; the lungs and airways; the digestive system. More pathology, pharmacology and oncology are tought corresponding with the organ systems.

For compulsory activity, a maximum of 15% unauthorized absence from this course are allowed
MD4031 (Link Levanger) has the same academic content, learning goals and exam as MD4030, but the subjects in IIA and IIB being integrated through both semesters

Learning outcome

There are several learning objectives related to the semester subjects. These objectives are printed in the handbook for this line of study and shall be available on the web.

Learning methods and activities

Problem-based learning (PBL), lectures, seminars, team-based learning (TBL), courses / exercises, skills lab. and clinical service.

Compulsory assignments

  • PBL-sessions
  • Mandatory attendance on clinical teaching
  • Mandatory attendance on "Interdisciplinary Interaction" or equivalent

Further on evaluation

The students who do not pass the exam will have to resist only the part of the exam they did not pass, i.e. either the oral or the written exam or both.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Medical studies (CMED)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to CMED and successfully completed 2 year of medical school (MD4020).

Course materials

Look at the semester information.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MD4030 60.0 01.09.2018
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Version: 1
Credits:  60.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Medicine
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences



Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 50/100 D INSPERA
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.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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