Postgraduate course

Forskningsgruppeseminar og prosjektplan

  • ECTS credits5
  • Teaching semesterSpring, Autumn
  • Course codeSYKVIT306
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian/English
  • Resources

Level of Study


Teaching semester

Autumn and spring

Objectives and Content


To introduce the students to reading, critical thinking and discussing within the nursing scientific (research) tradition. To develop an individual project plan.


The course is broad, and consists of seminars in e.g. the study fields of Life Phenomena and Quality of Life, Lifestyle epidemiology, Praxeology , Global health anthropology and Phenomenological Studies in Health Sciences. The lecturers will be both scientists from UiB and invited external speakers.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, the students should be able to:

  • Hold knowledge in nursing scientific thinking and tradition
  • Read and discuss scientific papers and critically reflect on the contents of the text
  • Develop and present choices for individual research designs/project plans

Required Previous Knowledge

Bachelor of nursing or other bachelor in health science

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

Seminars in different research groups

Writing and presenting individual research design/project plan

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Compulsory attendance and active participation in a minimum of 8 seminars (24 hours) over two semesters.

Writing and presenting individual research design/project plan

Forms of Assessment

Individual research design/project plan

Grading Scale


Reading List

Scientific papers


Contact Information

Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care

e-mail: studie@isf.uib.no

Course coordinators:

Professor Astrid Blystad