Medical Science offers knowledge about the structure and functions of the body and causes behind different diseases. The subject comprises human anatomy, physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and pathology.
Medical Science also encompasses a clinical component which is patient-oriented and includes knowledge about prevention, symptoms, diagnostics, and treatment.
The subject Medical Science at Karlstad University is included in first-cycle education programmes in Nursing, Physical Education, and Sports Coaching, as well as independent courses. The subject offers students the opportunity to acquire knowledge about the structure and function of the healthy body, pathological changes, the development of disease, and pharmaceutical treatments thereof.