Research and Methodology in Pharmacology - TM


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Explain topics in pharmacology essential for translational medicine and drug development


  • Apply a set of principles and methods to study mode of action of drugs in biological systems either in terms of basic or applied pharmacological research.
  • Design protocols for research in translational medicine
  • Choose suitable methodology and apply appropriate statistics and data handling


  • Assess or predict mechanisms of action or potential side-effects of drugs for a certain disorder or condition
  • Students must be able to complete a clear and concise literature review;
  • Formulate a fundamental aims of their research project;
  • Discuss the theoretical and practical aspects of the chosen research field and corresponding methodologies, such as molecular pharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, gastrointestinal pharmacology, respiratory tract pharmacology, urogenital tract pharmacology, pharmacology of tissue repair, neuropharmacology, psychopharmacology, Immunopharmacology, pharmacology of aging, paediatric pharmacology, or drug delivery.
  • Collect, critically analyse and interpret data



Name of examResearch and Methodology in Pharmacology
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please contact the  programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Helene Nørgaard, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleFarmakologisk forskning og metode - TM
Module codeMEDMS13K1_9
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Clinical Medicine
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine