Natural Science
2010-2011 - SPL1003 - 15 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students should be able to clarify and describe how the human body is organized and how it functions.

The students should be able to clarify and describe various nutrients and their functions.

The students should be able to clarify and describe microbial stuctures, growth and metabolism, and also how their excistence can be redused/ eradicated. They should also be able to utilise this knowledge/proficiency to prevent infections, based on basic hygienic principles.

The students should have a basic knowledge of medicine calculation.


- Anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, physiology of nutrition, hygienics, microbiology, medicine calculation

Teaching Methods

Group works

Form(s) of Assessment

Multiple Choice Test(s)
Written exam, 4 hours
Digital exam

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

  • Microbiology/hygienics: Digital exam, two hours (25%)
  • Anatomy/physiology/biochemistry: Written Exam, four hours (75%)
  • Medicine calculations: Digital internal test, two hours which will be marked as pass or fail
  • Each part must be individually approved of.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Internal examinors.

Re-sit examination

Written exam and digital exam: Ordinary continuation

Medical calculations: see dates in examination plan

Examination support

Medicine calculations: "Felleskatalogen" and approved calculator

Written exam: "Begrepsavklaring"

Coursework Requirements

Two indiviual multiple-choice tasks (80 % correct) in anatomy/physiology/biochemistry. Both must be approved to submit to written exam.

Teaching Materials

Complete litteraturlist can be found in the study guide ("undervisningsplanen") first year

Replacement course for

SPL1002 and SPL2001