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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

1 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to facilitate an understanding of the chemical background for the functions of the human body

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to know and understand the chemical processes taking place in the human body that are relevant to his/her profession

Course contents

Basic concepts: concentration, diffusion and osmosis, water and electrolytes, acids, bases and pH-value.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 4 hours
  • Individual studies - 10 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 26 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 10 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 16 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2007-08-30

The timetable of the course

26.9.07 Materimängd och koncentration
3.10.07 Diffusion o osmos,
17.10.07 Vatten o elektrolyter
24.10.07 Syror och baser i människkroppen
2.11.07 tentamen

Assessment methods

2008-10-30 - Exams

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