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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
    (submission of Research proposal, deadline 15 April)
  • Research seminars - INTH326 (runs throughout the whole Master)

or

  • 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 (tution 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 requirement for admission is affiliation to one of the following:

Elective courses - spring semester (2022)

Please find the schedule below.

  • Applied economic evaluation in health care - INTH314
  • Culture and psycopathology – Mental health in a cross-cultural perspective - 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 - 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:
  • MOOC* Occupational Health in Developing Countries - INTH310A (UiB students)/INTH660 (external students)
  • Observational epidemiology - online - INTH356  (tropEd accredited)
  • 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

Online courses

  • Experimental Epidemiology - 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

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 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:
    • 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 tution 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 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.

    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.