HELT6003 - Self-chosen Specialization Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100 1 semesters ALLE

Course content

This is a theme specialization, which emphasizes the use of recognized scientific methods for specialization in a limited subject relevant to aging and the health of older people.

Current topics are:

  • search for research literature
  • development of problem
  • research-based task writing

Learning outcome

The student will (after completion of the course):


  • Have specialized insights into a limited self-chosen topic relevant to aging and elderly health


  • Be able to analyze and relate critically to different sources of information - Be able to apply research literature to structure and formulate relevant academic reasoning and disseminate them in a scientific way


  • Plan, conduct and independently report a scientific work on a well-defined problem within aging and the health of older people who are covered with research literature

Learning methods and activities

Specialization course with lectures, home assignments and seminars. Written individual submission of a scientific work, approx 15 pages, excluded ref and appendix (12 pkt Times Roman, 1.5 line space). Requirements are set for scientific writing in accordance with criteria given in a paper. Submission of project sketch in early semester. Deadlines for submission and approval of project sketch will be given at the start of the semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Innlevering av prosjektskisse

Further on evaluation

Written individual submission of a scientific work

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Ageing and Elderly's Health (SPVIDAEHS)

Required previous knowledge

The course requires admission to the study program (SPVIDAEHS).

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, higher degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Public Health
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Public Health and Nursing


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Assignment 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 ALLE INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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