Global Health

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

Global Health




About Global Health

The Master of Science (MSc) in Global Health 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.  The application deadline for students from Nordic countries is 15 April. You submit your application electronically.

Career Prospects

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

Programme Components

The MSc in Global Health 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.


Contact our student advisor if you have any questions about the MSc in Global Health. Email: Telephone: +47 73 55 11 00


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Degree: Master of Science in Global 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)

How to apply


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