MD4044 - Medicine semester IIC - LINK Levanger


New from the academic year 2019/2020

Examination arrangement

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

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 1/2 2 hours
Written examination 1/2 4 hours D

Course content

In semester IIC the teaching includes the following topics: orthopedics, psychiatry, dermatology/venereology, plastic surgery, pathology, pharmacology, emergency medicine, rheumatology, infectious diseases, radiology/imaging and clinical decision-making. The teaching is organised in thematic weeks. Lectures, clinics, seminars and courses are given on Mondays, partly Tuesdays and Fridays, while clinical teaching and PBL (problem based learning) are given the rest of the week throughout the semester. In addition to the respective clinical departments, other departments and institutes are also integrated in the teaching. The students (except foreign students) will also, during autumn in the 4th year, choose their topic for their main thesis, get a supervisor and submit a protocol before January 31st next semester. See also semester IIIA.

For all mandatory teaching activity, a maximum of 15% unauthorized absence from this course is allowed.

This course is common to the students in Trondheim and in the study program Link and has the same academic content, learning goals and exam. The Link students, however, have their study base in Levanger.

Learning outcome

There are several learning objectives related to the semester subjects. These objectives are available at the "Læringsmåldatabasen"
at the faculty`s home page.

Learning methods and activities

Problem-based learning (PBL), skills-lab, lectures, courses, seminars, clinical rotation in the hospital.

Compulsory assignments

  • PBL
  • Clinical rotation

Further on evaluation

If the students don't pass IIC in the autumn semester, they are allowed to continue in IID in the following spring semester. Resit exam will go on in august. The students who do not pass the exam will have to resit 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

Admisson to CMED and successfully completed 3 year of medical school (MD4030).

Course materials

Look at the semester information.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MD4042 30.0 01.09.2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2019

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

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 *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 1/2 2019-12-17 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 1/2 D 2019-12-13 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL120 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL310 hvit sone Sluppenvegen 14 7
  • * 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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