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Courses at CIH

CIH offers a variety of courses in global health, both core and elective training courses.

The requirement for admission is affiliation to one of the following:

PhD 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

Master courses

Core courses - autumn semester

(compulsory courses for Master in Global Health)

  • Global health - challenges and responses - SDG303 
  • Methods in global health research - INTH315 
  • Proposal development - INTH330A
    (submission of Research proposal, deadline 15 April)
  • Research seminars - INTH326 (run throughout the whole Master)

Elective courses - spring semester (2021)

Please find the schedule below (updated 20.10.2020).

  • Applied economic evaluation in health care - INTH314
  • Culture and psycopathology – Mental health in a cross-cultural perspective - INTH325A (tropEd accredited)
  • Equity and fairness in health – an applied approach - ELMED310
  • Experimental Epidemiology - online - INTH321A  (tropEd accredited)
  • Global nutrition - INTH360 (tropEd accredited)
  • Observational epidemiology - online - INTH356  (tropEd accredited)
  • Qualitative research methods for global public health - online - INTH323O (tropEd accredited)

Courses that usually run every other year:

  • Chemical factors at the work place - INTH331A
  • Physical factors in the work environment - INTH334B
  • Qualitative research methods for global public health - on campus - INTH323E
  • Qualitative research methods for global public health - online - INTH323O

Online courses

  • Experimental Epidemiology - online - INTH321A  (tropEd accredited)
  • Global tuberculosis epidemiology and intervention - INTH328B
  • Medical Peace Work - ELMED229 (UiB students only)
    The course includes four online courses (2 ordinary online courses on medicalpeacework.org and 2 MOOCs* on futurelearn.com),
    all freely available. The work load for each of the courses is approximately as follows:

* Massive Open Online Course

Undergraduate 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 preclinical part of the medical curriculum or equivalent) - autumn course - GLOBALTHEORY
  • Global tuberculosis epidemiology and intervention - ELMED311
  • Medical Peace Work - ELMED229 (UiB students only)
    The course includes four online courses (2 ordinary online courses on medicalpeacework.org and 2 MOOCs* on futurelearn.com),
    all freely available. The work load for each of the courses is approximately as follows:

tropEd courses

Master students in Global Health can attend advanced courses (electives) at institutions in the tropEd network. There are tution fees at most institutions, except Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin), with whom CIH has a MOU.

Bergen School of Global Studies

Here is an overview of courses of relevance to students interested in global challenges.

For Master students at UiB: If the courses are open, you can just register for them on Studentweb before 1 February 2021, otherwise you have to contact the responsible Faculty. You will find contact information on the course descriptions.

Admission

Please find information regarding admission here.

Master students and PhD candidates enrolled at UiB (CIH) do not have to apply for admission, however they are prioritized (except INTH314 and INTH914). In order to get an overview of how many will take the spring courses, please complete this online form.
Note that you still have to register for classes and exams on Studentweb by 1 February!

Annual application deadline: 1 November