MD4061 - Community Medicine Exam


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 6 hours G

Course content

Course description:
Semester IIIC is mainly dedicated to enivironmental- and social medicine. During the semester the students should expand their knowledge of and skills in medical behavioural subjects and patient-doctor communication, enivironmental medicine, epidemiology and medical statistics, and clinical decision-making, and apply this knowledge in a practical/clinical setting. The students should also procure new knowledge within the fields of general practice social medicine, public health, occupational medicine, environmental medicine, preventive medicine, geriatrics, health service administration and economy, social inequality in health, and womens health. Elements of history of medicine, ethics and forensic medicine are also taught. An important part of the semester is the 6-week apprenticeship in genereral practice/primary care.

For compulsory activity, a maximum of 15% unauthorized absence from this course are allowed.

If TverrPraks is completed in MD4053, the mandatory activity is considered approved.

Learning outcome

Consult the semester handbook.

Learning methods and activities

Deployment in municipal health services (practice), lectures, seminars, clinics, submissions, group assignment.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved clinical practice in primary health care
  • Approved exercises in public health
  • Approved exercise in general medicine

Further on evaluation

Written exam includes subjects taught in the subjects MD4053 and MD4061. In addition, up to 1/3 of the exam's total weight may consist of material from previous semesters.

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 requirements:CMED and passed the fifth year of Medical School (MD4051 and MD4053).

Course materials

Look at the semester information.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 G INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Written examination 100/100 G 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.

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