CIH and partner institutions offer a variety of courses in global health, both core and elective training courses.
Master in Global Health
Core courses - autumn semester
- Global health - challenges and responses - SDG303
- Methods in global health research - INTH315
- Proposal development - INTH330A (until 2020) / INTH330B (from 2021)
(submission of Research proposal, deadline 20 May)
- Research seminars - INTH326 (until 2020) / INTH326A (from 2021) (runs throughout the whole Master)
- M.Phil. in Global Health - Thesis - 60 ECTS credits (INTH395A)
- Master Thesis in Global Health - 30 ECTS credits (INTH395B) in combination with Internship - master study in Global Health (INTH317)
Elective courses - spring semester
The requirement is 20 ECTS credits. Students can register for elective courses at CIH and/or other relevant and available courses at Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS), UiB and in the tropEd network (tuition fees at most institution, except Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin), with whom CIH has a MOU).
Master level elective courses
The requirements for admission are: holding a bachelor´s degree and being affiliated to one of the following:
- University of Bergen (either as a student or employee)
- Other educational institutions in Norway
- One of CIH's partner institutions
- The tropEd network
Elective courses - spring semester (2022)
(In alphabetical order)
Please find the schedule below.
- Applied economic evaluation in health care - INTH314
- Chemical factors at the work place - INTH331A
- Experimental epidemiology - INTH321A (tropEd accredited)
Introduction to anthropology in global health - INTH345
- Global nutrition - INTH360 (tropEd accredited)
- Observational epidemiology - INTH356 (tropEd accredited)
- Physical factors in the work environment - INTH334B
- Culture and psycopathology – Mental health in a cross-cultural perspective - INTH325A (tropEd accredited)
- Global tuberculosis epidemiology and intervention - INTH328B (tropEd accredited)
- Medical Peace Work* - ELMED229
- MOOC* Occupational Health in Developing Countries - INTH310A
- Qualitative research methods for global public health - INTH323O (tropEd accredited)
Courses that will not be offered in 2022:
- Equity and fairness in health – an applied approach - ELMED310
PhD level elective courses
Spring semester (in alphabetical order):
- Applied economic evaluation in health care - INTH914
- Equity and fairness in health - an applied approach to ethics - INTH950
- Experimental epidemiology - INTH921
- Global tuberculosis Epidemiology and Intervention - INTH928
- Introduction to anthropology in global health - INTH945
- Migration health - INTH944
- Observational epidemiology - INTH956
- Qualitative research methods for global public health - INTH923
Undergraduate level courses
- Equity and fairness in health – an applied approach - ELMED310 (will not run spring 2023)
- Global health (for medical students having passed the preclinical part of the medical curriculum or equivalent) - autumn course GLOBALHEALTH
- Global theory (for medical students having passed the the first 2 years of the medical curriculum or equivalent) - autumn course - GLOBALTHEORY
- Global tuberculosis epidemiology and intervention - ELMED311
- Medical Peace Work* - ELMED229
- Research Methods in Nutrition - NUTR230
Courses at Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care
Course repository at Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (mainly in Norwegian).
Master students in Global Health can attend advanced courses (electives) at institutions in the tropEd network. There are tuition fees at most institutions, except Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin), with whom CIH has a MOU. How to apply for Advanced Modules at Charité.
All member institutions have their individual application processes, it is the students’ responsibility to find relevant courses and apply for them. However, we will ask you to fill in a form where you indicate which courses you are interested in. This is so we can confirm that you are our students and are eligible for admission.
Bergen School of Global Studies
The Bergen School of Global Studies presents cutting edge, research-based graduate studies addressing global challenges of our time and the complex ways in which these interact, read more on their webpages.
For Master students at UiB: If the courses are open, you register for them on Studentweb before 1 February, otherwise you have to contact the responsible Faculty. You will find contact information on the course descriptions.
Nordic Network on Global Health
The Nordic countries have a unique approach to Global Health. Take a Master in Global Health that reflects this - with access to the best expertise across the Nordic countries. Link to their webpage.
Bergen Summer Research School
Global challenges affect us all. Shaped by some of Bergen's best research groups, Bergen Summer Research School tackles some of the most pressing challenges facing the world.
BSRS is a joint venture under the leadership of the University of Bergen with NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Chr. Michelsen Institute and NORCE.