Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

Public Health - specializing in Global Health

Study Start 2016

The Orientation Week for international students starts 15 August. A compulsory orientation meeting for all new master's students in Public Health/Global Health is held on 22 August. For more information about important events and deadlines, please visit our webpage about the Study Start.

About Global Health

The MSc will provide a theoretical base on health and health systems, and an emphasis on methodology and training in different research methods. There will be a special emphasis on innovation and technological support and services in global health.


The application deadline for for applicants from non-EU/non-EEA students is 1 December. The application deadline for students from EU/EEA countries is 1 March.  You submit your application electronically.

Career Prospects

The MSc in Public Health specializing in Global Health qualifies graduates for a wide range of careers, including positions in internatinal organizations, government agencies, non-governmental institutions, hospitals, and public and private enterprises focusing on healthcare delivery, medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

Programme Components

The MSc is a two-year, full-time programme starting in the autumn semester. There are two main components: a master's thesis worth 60 ECTS credits, and theoretical and methodological courses totalling a further 60 credits.

Student Guidance

Contact one of our student advisors if you have any questions about the MSc programme. Email: / Telephone: +47 72 82 07 00

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Degree: Master of Science in Public Health
Programme code: MSPUHE
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS credits
Restricted admission: Yes (20 places)
Language of instruction: English

Faculty: Medicine
Department: Public Health and General Practice

Location: Trondheim (Campus Øya)

The validity of the information: 2016/2017

Application Deadline

  • Non-EU/non-EEA applicants: 1 December 2015
  • EU/EEA applicants: 1 March 2016
  • Norwegian and Nordic applicants: 15 April 2016

The online application form is now open only for EU/EEA and Norwegian applicants - apply through Søknadsweb.