PH3901 - Masteroppgave i global helse

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Vurderingsordning: Masteroppgave
Karakter: Bokstavkarakterer

Vurderingsform Vekting Varighet Hjelpemidler Delkarakter
Oppgave 100/100 A

Faglig innhold

The master's thesis must be scientifically structured and be founded in valid theory and literature within the topics at hand. Research focus areas may be assessment of mechanisms, risks and causes, methods, treatments and interventions or classification and categorization of patient groups. Also topics like health care organization, external conditions, costs and interaction between sectors and professions may be chosen. Studies of clinical practice and dissemination of scientific results and knowledge are accepted granted methods of hypothesis testing are applied. The research must comprise elements of originality. It is expected that the student shows an independent contribution to data collection and/or analysis, and presentation of results. It is advisable to link the research to active research groups or projects within the university or university hospital. More information is given in the Guidelines for the Master's Thesis at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.


After completing the course PH3901 the student should be able to:
• formulate a precise research problem
• scientifically test and answer a research problem
• prepare and analyze study data
• present a research problem and discuss the results critically using relevant scientific literature
• produce a clearly written report (master's thesis) in a scientific format

Læringsformer og aktiviteter

Individual supervision limited to 50 hours. The primary supervisor must hold a scientific position at NTNU. If necessary the student may choose to use an additional supervisor, for whom there is no requirement regarding employment position.

A master's thesis agreement, including a project description with budget and timeline, must be submitted by a given deadline in the second semester. Students must also attend a seminar on preparing for fieldwork in the second semester.

Assessment: Master's thesis and oral presentation/examination used to adjust the grade of the thesis. The thesis must be written in English.

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In addition to the written work, there will be an oral exam. The exam consists of a student presentation, followed by an oral examination. The examiners will set a preliminary grade on the written work before the oral exam. The grade given on the written work may be adjusted up to one grade after the oral exam. If the written work is given the grade F, no oral examination will be held.

Spesielle vilkår

Krever opptak til studieprogram:
Global Health (MSPUHE) - enkelte retninger


The student must be admitted to the Master of Science in Public Health, specializing in Global Health. In order to be eligible to defend his/her master's thesis, the student must have passed all exams and coursework worth 60 credits in total.

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Versjon: 1
Studiepoeng:  60.0 SP
Studienivå: Høyere grads nivå


Termin nr.: 1
Undervises:  HØST 2020

Termin nr.: 2
Undervises:  HØST 2020

Termin nr.: 2
Undervises:  VÅR 2021

Termin nr.: 1
Undervises:  VÅR 2021

Undervisningsspråk: Engelsk

Sted: Trondheim

  • Samfunnsmedisin
  • Medisinsk teknologi
  • Folkehelse
  • Globalisering
  • Medisin, helse- og sosialfag
  • Medisin
Emneansvarlig/koordinator: Faglærer(e):

Ansvarlig enhet
Institutt for samfunnsmedisin og sykepleie



Vurderingsordning: Masteroppgave

Termin Statuskode Vurderings-form Vekting Hjelpemidler Dato Tid Digital eksamen Rom *
Høst ORD Oppgave 100/100 A INSPERA
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Vår ORD Oppgave 100/100 A

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