Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Resistance (HETEK4300)

Master's course
For exchange students

The purpose of this course is to enable students to contribute actively to research in bacterial diagnostics and combating antimicrobial resistance in the health services and society at large.

  • Admission requirements

    You must be admitted to a master's programme in the field of health sciences. Basic microbiology or infection biology at bachelor’s level is recommended.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 1 October.

  • Course description

    The course provides a broad theoretical basis in medical bacteriology and comprises history, technology and future health-related challenges. Emphasis is placed on the most common bacterial infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance.

    The course consists of several e-learning modules, which include videos, lectures and knowledge tests based on the written syllabus. There will also be four compulsory teaching days where the subject matter will be presented in plenary lectures with subsequent discussions. The sessions also include seminars for student presentations.

    You can find more information in the course plan HETEK4300 (

  • Exam

    The exam is a written home exam in groups of 2-3 students over one week.

    Grading scale: A-F.

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

Questions about this course?

You can contact us by e-mail if you have questions about this course.