Global Health

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

Global Health




Study Start 2022 
Matriculation Ceremony 15th August
Orientation meeting 18th August

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 for 2022 20 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.

Study Environment

The MSc in Global Health is particularly designed to allow for rigorous training in a curious and enabling environment where students from all over the world will bring their experience and expertise to understand the greatest health challenges facing the world today.

Learning Outcome

A candidate who has completed his or her qualification should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.


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


Watch our video about the MSc in Global Health



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


Illustration: global health