HSYK3001 - Global health


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 2 weeks ALLE

Course content

- International and national public health

- Health determinants and indicators: fundamental prerequisites for health

- Global disease panorama

- Health, disease and treatment in a cultural perspective

- Cultural sensitivity and cultural competence

- The nursing role in a global perspective

- Human rights in a national and global perspective

Learning outcome

After completing the course the student is expected to: Knowledge: - Have knowledge of various aspects of the concept of culture - Have knowledge about different views of health and disease in a global perspective - Have knowledge about culturally sensitive approaches to nursing in a multicultural society - Have knowledge of public health measures nationally and globally - Have knowledge of the transmission and prevalence of disease in a global perspective - Have knowledge of health promotion and prevention in a global perspective - Have knowledge of human rights in a national and global perspective General competence - Have a global perspective on factors that affect public health - Have an ability to reflect on the nursing role in a global perspective - Informed about how human rights are safeguarded with respect to the individual and society

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, group work, oral presentation, online learning resources and independent studies

Further on evaluation

Candidates who either fail the exam or have a legitimate and documented cause for absence, may sit for a postponed examination.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Nursing (SPBSP)

Required previous knowledge

The required sequence of courses for the 1st and 2nd academic years. This course is submitted to admission requirements. Attendance is restricted to graduate students at the bachelor programme in Nursing at NTNU, and to graduate students at cooperative Nursing educations.

Course materials

Course litterature will be published in the learning plattform before the course starts

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Nursing and Midwife
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Public Health and Nursing


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 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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