Exam in Dermatology and Venereology in English


Kandidatuddannelsen i medicin
Msc in Medicine

2,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Oral examination, 30 minutes
Type of assessment details
30 minute oral examination based on specific cases (one or more on dermatology and venereology). There is no preparation time.
Without aids
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
External censorship
Criteria for exam assessment

To obtain the grade 12 the student must demonstrate the following abilities:

As a medical expert, health advocate and as a professional.


  • to be able to define diagnostic criteria for common skin diseases and sexually transmitted diseases
  • to suggest differential diagnoses for common skin- and sexually transmitted diseases
  • to succinctly describe pathogenesis of common inflammatory skin diseases and skin cancer
  • to summarize skin manifestations of systemic diseases and describe important skin reactions to drugs
  • to describe the impact of skin diseases on quality of life
  • to explain preventive measures for skin cancer, chronic wounds, contact dermatitis and sexually transmitted diseases. 


  • to give a thorough, objective description of skin diseases using dermatological terminology
  • to plan diagnostic procedures for a patient with a skin- or sexually transmitted disease
  • to interpret the results of diagnostic tests used in dermato-venerology. 


  • to inform the patient about the cause, diagnosis, and treatment
  • to initiate the treatment in an uncomplicated case of skin disease
  • to determine whether a patient with skin disease should be referred to a specialist
  • to identify life-threatening and serious skin diseases and to be able to initiate the treatment of these conditions.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Exam
  • 0,5
  • English
  • 0,5


Course number
2,5 ECTS
Programme level
Full Degree Master
Autumn And Spring
The Study Board for Medicine and Health Science
Contracting department
  • Department of Clinical Medicine
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Course Coordinator
  • Ditte Marie Lindhardt Saunte   (4-7176806e4d7f7274767c7b80776e7279796e7b713b7178)
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Saved on the 30-03-2022

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