MFEL3010 - Medicine for Students of Natural Sciences and Technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Skriftlig 100/100 3 timer

Course content

The course will give a fundamental introduction to selected fields in physiology and pathophysiology. The in depth is greater than the correspondin couse at 1. year level (MFEL1010). The size of the curriculum is about the same, but in fewer fields. The course is more demanding and technical. In addition there will be given an introduction to the use of medical technology in diagnostics and treatment; background, chemical and physical principles and technology. Finally, there will be an introduction to the scientific methods that are specific to medicine: Epidemiology, clinical studies and evaluation of diagnostic methods, and their statistical basis.

Detailed course information, including texbook and curriculum will be made available on the course homepage:

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the student will have gotten an introduction to physiology on a more penetrating level, within selected fields. Within these fields, an understanding of the connection between function and disease is expected. Further, they will have gotten an introduction to methods in medical technology in imaging, molecular biological diagnostics and technological methods in treatment. A level of understanding enabling the student to draw conclusions about relevant use of this diagnostics / treatment is expected. Finally, the students will get an introduction to scientific methods in medicine. A level of understanding about validity of medical evidence and diagnostics is expected.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Mandatory written assignment.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written assignment

Course materials

Will be announced on the course homepage before start of term.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MD4011 7.5
MFEL1010 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2013

Language of instruction: English


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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Skriftlig 100/100 2013-12-09 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Skriftlig 100/100 2014-05-16 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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