Undergraduate course

Medical technology in practice

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeMTEK100
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian
  • Resources

ECTS Credits




Teaching semester


Objectives and Content

The course consists of the following modules:

1. Introduction to modern biomedical methods and its applications.

2. Introduction to current biomedical research areas.

3. Introduction to medical terminology and ethical implications of emerging technologies.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The students

  • possess basic knowledge of medical technology in practice
  • know the distribution of the working tasks in medical technology departments specialized in chemistry and physics
  • comprehend a good understanding of the various areas within medical technology include diagnostics and treatment


The students

  • can utilize scientific knowledge on issues in medicinal technology and make reasoned choices.
  • masters relevant professional techniques and forms of expression
  • can serach for, assess and make references to information and subject matter

General competence
The students

  • possess an overview of central issues in medical technology
  • understand the relations between key principles in medical technology
  • convey theories, issues and solutions that are part of medical technology
  • can resonate around the ethical problem positions related to medical technology in practice

Required Previous Knowledge


Recommended Previous Knowledge


Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap


Access to the Course

Access to the course requires admission to the Integrated Master¿s Programme in Medical Technology

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

The teaching will be provided as lectures, seminars, team assigments and laboratory work.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Laboratory exercises and laboratory demonstration. The compulsory activities are valid for two (2) consecutive semesters after the approval.

Forms of Assessment

Approved participation in all mandatory meetings and assignments. The student shall write a final report with reflections over a given topic.

Examination Support Material


Assessment Semester

Spring semester and autumn semester. In semester without teaching is examination early in the semester.

Reading List

The reading list will be available within June 1st for the autumn semester and January 1st for the spring semester.

Course Evaluation

The course will be evaluated by the students in accordance with the quality control system at UiB and the department.

Programme Committee

The Programme Committee is responsible for the content, structure and quality of the programme and courses

Course Coordinator

Contact information for the course coordinator is avaialble at «Mitt UiB», alternatively contact the student advisor.

Course Administrator

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Department of Chemistry are administratively responsible for the course.


Contact Information

Contact information for the student adviser: studie.mtek@uib.no

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Approved report

    Withdrawal deadline