Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

Global Health

– Study Environment


NTNU takes pride in providing an intellectually rich and culturally diverse environment to engage the mind. 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. We strive to provide a platform that is both culturally cognizant and socially engaging to create the next generation of scholars who are ready to make a lasting positive impact on the world’s health.

NTNU's MSc in Global Health is taught in English, and you will also get an opportunity to develop your English language skills.

The master's programme has small classes, focused groups and direct engagement with the faculty. This stimulates a good study environment. The students contribute to the interdisciplinary environment with their different educational backgrounds, research and field experiences and perspectives from across the globe and across the disciplines. Master's thesis projects are designed and offered in multidisciplinary research teams, focusing on current challenges that are defining the world around us. They range from refugee health to use of mobile technology for maternal health, domestic violence to improved kits for pregnancy. In the end, our environment enables students to learn from the instructors and their peers to create new knowledge for a better and healthy world.

Students will get access to modern reading and lecture rooms, computer labs and library facilities at Øya campus in Trondheim. NTNU shares this campus with St. Olav's University Hospital.

Please note that the MSc in Global Health is a full-time programme of study. The nominal length of study if two years (four semesters). It is not advisable to combine this programme of study with a full-time job.

Blog article about the class of 2015

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:56:41 +0200

Student Interview

Read about why our current student Hanne Haavik chose to study Public Health/Global Health, and about her experience as a student at NTNU and plans for the future.

Hanne Haavik by the famous "Flowe Clock" in Geneva