Welcome to the page for the course in Basic Computer Science for medical students


This course is based on the ICDL programme. The contents are:

The complete syllabus can be found here


The exam (for my module) has two parts (both on a computer, in the same day):

Dates 2019

The first two calls for my module in 2019 will be held in two dates: 14 Jan 2019 and 5 Feb 2019 - both at 9.00h in the lab in via dei Caniana. Please register using the official system. If you do not register, you may be not allowed to take the exam (if there is no available PC, for example).


You will have between 3 to 4 hours to complete both the quiz AND the practical part. You CANNOT use any material of any type (no notes, pdf, usb sticks, and so on). No use of Internet is allowed. You will use the computer lab with office 365 in English with a special account. In special cases, I may allow the use of personal laptop wih an empty user and no wifi - please ask me before the exam.

Course notes and exercises

Course notes, exercises and other material can be found here:
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Elearning area

we have also an Elearning web site:
Please check that you have the right to access this page (I intend to post the exams there).

My sw links