MD4045 - Medicine semester IID - LINK Levanger


Examination arrangement

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

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 1/2 2 hours
School exam 1/2 4 hours D

Course content

In semester IID the teaching includes the following topics: obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, endocrinology, nephrology, urology, radiology/imaging, global health, infectious diseases and microbiology, pharmacology and pathology.

The teaching is organized in thematic weeks. Lectures, clinics, seminars and courses are given on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. Clinical teaching and PBL (problem based learning) are given on Wednesdays and Thursdays. In addition to the respective clinical departments, other departments and institutes are also involved in the teaching.

All Norwegian students (except foreign students) will, during autumn in the fourth year, choose their topic for their main thesis, get a supervisor and submit a protocol before 31 January in the next semester. See also semester IIIA.

For 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 found at the MH-faculty`s home pages.

Learning methods and activities

  • Problem-based learning (PBL)
  • Skills-lab
  • Lectures
  • Courses
  • Seminars
  • Clinical rotation in the hospital.

PBL and clinical rotation is mandatory. Maximum 15 % absence from this teaching is allowed. The teaching language will be English.

Compulsory assignments

  • PBL
  • Clinical rotation

Further on evaluation

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

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 3 year of medical school (MD4030 or MD4031).

Course materials

Course materiel will be available on Blackboard.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MD4041 30.0 AUTUMN 2019
MD4040 30.0 AUTUMN 2019
MD4043 30.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English

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 and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Oral examination 1/2
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 1/2 D 2022-05-25 09:00 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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