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International Community Health, M.Phil.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #59 (ARWU) Oslo, Norway
We train students in international community health research and interventions in a multidisciplinary classroom, with students from all over the world. This Master in International Community Health at University of Oslo is a research programme where students carry out fieldwork in Norway or abroad.

Overview

One of the main strengths of the programme is the international classroom where students from all over the world can learn from each other and share their knowledge, perspectives and experience.

The teaching methods are interactive and involve a high degree of active participation from the students. The program encourages students to form study groups to discuss reading and topics.

Teaching methods ranges from a traditioThe teaching methods are interactive and involve a high degree of active participation from the students. The program encourages students to form study groups to discuss reading and topics.

The Master in International Community Health at University of Oslo prepares students to participate in community-based health promotion and disease prevention research with a focus mainly on middle and low-income societies. Students are encouraged to use their research findings to improve the quality and effectiveness of community health action. The Master in International Community Health at University of Oslo is multidisciplinary, multicultural, and multi-professional, creating the broadest possible learning environment.

Lectures are given from different research fields such as:

  • International Community Health
  • Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology
  • Medical Anthropology and Medical History
  • Medical Ethics
  • Department of Pharmacy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of International Community Health Part 
  • Ethics - introductory module in research ethics
  • Literature Review and Research Question Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Scan of non-Norwegian passport or ID card        
  • Documentation of English language proficiency        
  • Documentation of completed upper secondary education        
  • Final bachelor's degree diploma(s)/certificate(s)        
  • Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree        
  • Degree/ relevant courses to be completed - Only applicable for Nordic and EU/EEA/Swiss Citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway
  • Final degree diploma and transcript of records        
  • Documentation of financing (if applicable)        

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Oslo

  • 11682 - 19230 NOK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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