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Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at This site contains only previous years' guides.

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ÅA_0433 Histology and histopathology 5 ECTS
Person in charge
Diana Toivola

Learning outcomes

The aim is to learn the histological structures of the tissues and organs using main and selected organs from different animal groups with focus on mouse, rat and human.


After passed course, the students are expected to be able to identify different organs from histological microscope slides. Students are expected to identify basic tissue-types and structures, organ specific structures and understand the relationship between structure and function.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Lectures, demonstrations, self-studies with microscopes and webmicroscope, moodle. Exam, assignments.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

NB: The course will be held for the firts time in spring 2017. It can be taken as a self studies during 2015-2016.

Belongs to following study modules

Institute of Biomedicine
Institute of Biomedicine
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Institute of Biomedicine
DP in Biomedicine
Finnish Study Modules
MDP in Drug Discovery and Development
MDP in Biomedical Imaging
Biomedical Imaging