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Courses in English for exchange students at the Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 

This Course Catalogue lists Courses (tab above) taught in English that are available for exchange students at the Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine  during academic year 2019-20.

Individual course codes include information on the level of course.
xxxxxP, xxxxxY = basic, introductory level courses
xxxxxA = for 2-3 year students, Bachelor level courses
xxxxxS = for 4-5 year students, Master level courses 

When preparing your study plan please use the information provided under the Courses tab in this catalogue. Read carefully the information of each course you wish to take: language of instruction, target group, course content, timing (AUTUMN OR SPRING TERM), preceding studies, additional information containing LOCATION OF INSTRUCTION (Kontinkangas campus / Linnanmaa campus).

The first year and the autumn term of the second year biochemistry courses (lecture parts) of the studies for  BSc  Degree will be taught at the LINNANMAA CAMPUS, with the remaining education  and all laboratory parts provided at the KONTINKANGAS CAMPUS.

Please notice that in some courses lectures will be given in Finnish but laboratory part is possible to take in English (Biochemical methodologies I, Molecular biology I, Metabolism I).

Please notice that in some courses the number of students is restricted (see "Additonal data in the course cataloque FBMM..."). In these courses degree students have the privilege and possibility for exchange students to participate will be decided only some weeks before a course will start.

For information on the exchange application process please see www.oulu.fi/university/studentexchange. All exchange applicants must submit their exchange application through SoleMOVE by the deadline given, proposed study plan is attached to the on-line application.

Accepted exchange students are required to register to all courses. Course registration takes place once you have received your University of Oulu login information, this takes place close to the start of your exchange period. When registering you will be able to find detailed information on teaching and schedule under Instruction tab.

In order to participate courses You should have enough backgound knowledge (especially for laboratory parts).

If You are going to have internship period in research laboratory please contact directly group leaders in the faculty and ask a position ( http://www.oulu.fi/fbmm/). You will be given 1.5 ECTS credits for each full week (40 hr) in the laboratory (see 746606S Project work in biochemistry). For example 10 full weeks in a research work gives You 15 ECTS.


Teaching periods for 2019-20
Autumn term 2019
Period 1: Sept 2 - Oct 25, 2019
Period 2: Oct 28 – Dec 20, 2019

Spring term 2020
Period 3: Jan 7 – March 6, 2020
Period 4: March 9 – May 8, 2020 (some biochemistry courses will continue to May 31, 2020)

For arrival and orientation dates see www.oulu.fi/university/studentexchange/academic-calender

Any questions on courses at the Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

should be addressed to:


Jari Heikkinen

Further information on application process and services for incoming exchange students:
www.oulu.fi/university/studentexchange or international.office(at)oulu.fi