Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

Public Health - specializing in Global Health


Start of Study 2017

International students are encouraged to attend NTNU's Orientation Week 14 - 20 August 2017.

On Monday 21 August at 10:15 there will be a welcome meeting for all new master's students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. This meeting takes place in auditorium KA12 in the Knowledge Centre at Campus Øya.

After the welcome meeting (Monday 21 August at 12:00) there will be an orientation meeting for the MSc in Public Health. This meeting takes place in room ØHM11 in Øya Helsehus at Campus Øya. It is compulsory to attend this meeting. 

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 our student advisor 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 and Health Sciences
Department: Public Health and Nursing

Location: Trondheim (Campus Øya)

The validity of the information: 2017/2018

Illustration: global health