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Master in Global Health

Core courses - autumn semester

(compulsory courses/activities)

  • 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)

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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:

Elective courses - spring semester (2022)

Please find the schedule below.

On campus

  • Applied economic evaluation in health care - on campus INTH314
  • Observational epidemiology - INTH356  (tropEd accredited)

Online

  • Culture and psycopathology – Mental health in a cross-cultural perspective - online INTH325A (tropEd accredited)
  • Experimental Epidemiology - online INTH321A  (tropEd accredited)
  • Global nutrition - INTH360 (tropEd accredited)
  • Global tuberculosis epidemiology and intervention - online INTH328B (tropEd accredited)
  • Medical Peace Work* -online ELMED229
  • MOOC* Occupational Health in Developing Countries - online INTH310A
  • Qualitative research methods for global public health - online INTH323O (tropEd accredited)

* Massive Open Online Course

Courses that will not be offered in 2022:

  • Chemical factors at the work place - INTH331A
  • Equity and fairness in health – an applied approach - ELMED310
  • Physical factors in the work environment - INTH334B
  • Qualitative research methods for global public health - on campus - INTH323E

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
  • 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
    • 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

    * Massive Open Online Course

    Courses at Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

    tropEd courses

    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.