Global Health, Master | University of Bergen | Bergen, Norway
24 months
12863 USD/year
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Global Health degree offered by the University of Bergen defines Global Health broadly as an area for study, research, and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving health equity for all people worldwide.


Key facts

Global Health degree offered by the University of Bergen has a particular focus on health problems in low and middle income countries (LMIC) and aims to build capacity through research and post graduate training in partnership with academic institutions in collaborating countries. It promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and involves disciplines both within and beyond the health sciences in the training programmes.

The main objective of the programme is to raise awareness of current global/international health concerns and to equip students with research skills and tools to address poverty related health problems in a fair and equitable manner. Students are being qualified to identify and critically analyse key factors shaping the health and well-being of populations in low and middle-income countries and to formulate effective and appropriate responses to complex health related issues.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Methods in Health Science 
  • Major Global Health Problems and Middle Income Countries 
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Systems
  • Basic Course in Research Tools and Theory
  • Research Proposal Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree level is required for admission. 
  • You also need to document an average grade of minimum C. Equivalent to Norwegian grade C

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12863 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12863 USD per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 24 months.

The semester fee is NOK 590. NON EU students: NOK 128 887 (USD 12 863) per year.

Living costs for Bergen

10362 - 16828 NOK /month
Living costs

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


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