HL1100 A Medical Overview 3.0 credits

Medicinsk översiktskurs

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course includes lectures on the structure and function of the human body from cells to organism as well as seminars on the structure and function of the human body and anatomical terminology.

Intended learning outcomes *

The student should acquire general knowledge about the structure and function of the human body from cell to organ level as well as anatomical terminology. The overview course is important to assure an overall understanding of the human organism in the following course HX1002 Anatomy, physiology and pathology.

The student should acquire general knowledge about medical equipment and its role in today health care for diagnosis, progress and treatment of diseases. Also historical and future perspective is important.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Eligibility to the Bachelor of Science Programme´s at KTH.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Mats Nilsson

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web HL1100

Offered by

CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems

Main field of study *


Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Barbara Norman (barbara.norman@ki.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.