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Master students: click on each semester to access a check list for important dates and deadlines.

First semester

Checklist:

  • Semester registration and register for classes (courses)/exams – Studentweb, deadline 1 September. Register for the following compulsory courses (adds up to 45 ECTS credits): Global health - challenges and responses (SDG303) and Methods in Global Health Research (INTH315) and only for class: Proposal development (INTH330A) and only register for class for Research seminars (INTH326).
  • Create a UiB user account on Sebra, remember to write down your username and please do share the photo the Card Centre takes of you when you get your student card so we can make a photographic overview of all our new students. You will be given a personal student e-mail address, which is: forename.surname@student.uib.no at webmail.uib.no. We expect you to check Mitt UiB and your student e-mail several times per week! If you prefer to receive e-mails on your private e-mail address you can redirect from your student e-mail address.
  • Pay semester fee, deadline 1 September.
  • Sign up for Welcome party (you will receive an invitation by e-mail).
  • Select a master project (you will receive information by e-mail). When a project and supervisor(s) have be assigned to you, you will become a member of your supervisor’s research group - read about the Research Groups at CIH.
  • Pre-select elective courses in the spring semester (you will receive information by e-mail).

 

Second semester

Checklist:

  • Submission of Master’s agreement: by the end of January
    The Agreement for Master’s Degree Programs (contract) must be completed and signed by all parties involved by the end of January. You will find the agreement here: https://www.uib.no/mofa/66093/avtale-mastergradsstudium (unfortunately the webpage is in Norwegian, but you’ll find the agreement in English at the bottom of the page.
  • Semester registration and register for classes (courses)/exams – Studentweb, deadline 1 February. Register for elective courses (should add up to 14 ECTS credits) and only register for class for Research seminars (INTH326). You can register for elective courses at CIH and/or other relevant and available courses at UiB and/or in the tropEd network (tution fees at most institution, except Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin), with whom CIH has a MOU).
  • Pay semester fee, deadline 1 February.
  • Participate in Research seminars (INTH326), which take place on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. (you will receive information by e-mail) (Compulsory attendance: at least 14 seminars). Remember that you have to have two presentations (one on your project proposal and another on your findings).
  • Submission of Research proposal: 15 April (if this day falls on a week-end, the following Monday) (assignment folder on Mitt UiB, course code INTH330A).
    In addition the main supervisor should complete this form within the same deadline: Evaluation of the research proposals by the main supervisor. This is where the main supervisor gives a short statement regarding scientific soundness and feasibility of the proposed project, and documents that the supervisors have been involved in the discussion and development of the proposal.

 

Third semester

Checklist:

  • Semester registration and register for classes (courses)/exams – Studentweb, deadline 1 September. Register for the class for Research seminars (INTH326). For those who have chosen to do an internship, register for the class and exam for Internship - master study in Global Health (INTH317).
  • Pay semester fee, deadline 1 September.
  • Participate in Research seminars (INTH326), which take place on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. (you will receive information by e-mail) (Compulsory attendance: at least 14 seminars). Remember that you have to have two presentations (one on your project proposal and another on your findings).

 

Fourth semester

Checklist:

  • Semester registration – Studentweb, deadline 1 February. Register for the class and the exam for Research seminars (INTH326) and for M.Phil. in Global Health - Thesis (INTH395A) or Master Thesis in Global Health (INTH395B).
  • Pay semester fee, deadline 1 February.
  • Participate in Research seminars (INTH326), which take place on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. (you will receive information by e-mail) (Compulsory attendance: at least 14 seminars). Remember that you have to have two presentations (one on your project proposal and another on your findings).
  • Application to sit for the Master’s examination: 1 May.