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Introduction to Anatomy, Physiology and Oncology for international students

The course gives an introduction to anatomy, physiology and oncology and prepares you for clinical work as a medical physicist. After the course you will be able to account for the construction and function of the human body. You will also have basic knowledge in oncology.

Foto: Emely Kjellsson Lindblom

In this course you study the anatomy of the human body and learn the Greek and Latin names of important organs. Additionally you get basic knowledge about the human physiology, You also study how tumors develop and are classified och learn the basic principles of cancer epidemiology.

  • Course structure

    The course is given at daytime and is part of the Master's Programme in Medical Physics. It can also be taken as a freestanding course.


    Teaching format

    The teaching format consists of lectures and teacher guided exercises where you work with anatomic models. Demonstrations of clinically active radiologists is also provided.



    The course is examined through a written test (not compulsory) and a written exam.


    Hamza Benmakhlouf



  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    • Tortora and Derrickson: Tortora’s Principles of Anatomy and Physiology                                                               
  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Course coordinator:
    Hamza Benmakhlouf, e-mail:

    Emely Kjellsson Lindblom, tel: 08 553 787 29, e-post:

    Hamza Benmakhlouf


    Academic advisor at the Department of Physics:

    Student office: