Study unit
4218507 Advanced Literature on Pharmacology, 2-6 Cp  
Code 4218507  Validity 01.01.2010 -
Name Advanced Literature on Pharmacology  Abbreviation FSK 
Credits 2-6 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0718 Pharmacology 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Pharmacy (K) 

Markus Forsberg 

Learning outcomes 

The course is intended for students writing a thesis or conducting a diploma work. The aim of the course is to familiarize the student with selected area of pharmacology or pharmacological research methods. After passing the course, the student is able to apply the literature-based knowledge in his/her thesis.


The student will gain deeper understanding of the selected area of pharmacology using literature, which is selected in agreement of the student, his/her supervisor and course director. The course is suitable for late stage Master of Science degree students and for graduate students. The course material is selected depending on the knowledge level of the student and the orientation of the student.

Modes of study 

Written examination

Evaluation criteria 



Course Director Professor Markus Forsberg


During the academic year in general examinations of School of Pharmacy (to be agreed with course director).

Offering data 

PR4, PR5, PhD students, Exchange Students in Pharmacy (pharmacology)



Further information 

Registration for the course: Course director Markus Forsberg. Organizing department: School of Pharmacy
Email: markus.forsberg(at)
Office: Maiju Laitinen, maiju.laitinen(at)

The course is intended for students with basic skills in pharmacology.


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams