Physical Activity and Health


Physical Activity and Health

– Study Environment

Campus Øya

The MSc in Physical Activity and Health is an international program physically located at Campus Øya in Trondheim, integrated with St. Olav’s University Hospital. The university is present in all hospital buildings and includes a range of features such as library facilities, laboratories, lecture halls and reading rooms.

Lectures and assessments

Our lecturers are using a variety of teaching methods: seminars, lectures, team-based learning, group work, a supervised MSc project, and more. Similarly, assessment methods are varied, and may include individual written exams, home exams, essays, oral exams, portfolio assessments, laboratory reports and presentations. The language of instruction is English.

Student life in Trondheim

Trondheim has a lot to offer in terms of recreation, sports, and culture. Being a mid-sized city, most offers are within walking distance from the campus. The student population makes out approximately a fifth of the total population in Trondheim, leaving a young and positive mark on the city.

Practical information on life and housing in Trondheim 

As a student you can also join NTNUI – a sports association run solely by students. NTNUI offers more than 70 sports groups, exercise groups, access to cabins in the Trondheim area and the possibility to lend equipment for free to their members.  

Participate in student organizations and activities to balance your academic life at NTNU.



SOMA is the student organization for all master’s students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. They offer both academic and social activities throughout the semester. The most important activities provided by SOMA take place during the annual Buddy Week in August, welcoming new master's students to our campus.