Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

Global Health


Start of Study 2018

As a new student you must attend the welcome and orientation meeting on Monday 20 August. More information is available on our webpage for new master's students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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.  You submit your application electronically.

Career Prospects

The MSc 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 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.

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 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)

Illustration: global health