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Global health challenges in an interdisciplinary context

Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)


This course focuses on global health challenges and how their social, economic and biomedical determinants can be studied and prevented. Methods and paradigmatic points of departure of different academic disciplines illustrate how the global burden of disease can be analysed and addressed. Apart from readings and lectures the course consists of practical workshops, individual writings, seminars with oral presentations and peer feedback – all with different pedagogical aspirations.

Prerequisites and selection


Entrance to the course requires a Bachelor's degree of at least 180 higher education credits or equivalent, and knowledge of English equivalent to English B/English 6 (or equivalent knowledge verified by an international test IELTS or TOEFL).