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From a thesis to a paper

  • Number of credits 5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Summer Term 2020

About the course

This aim of this course is to teach students how to write scientific papers suitable for publication in peer reviewed journals. Students will be encouraged to use material drawn from their Master of Public Health/Global Health or equivalent thesis. There will be a strong emphasis on clear and concise scientific writing. The course will cover topics such as authorship, choice of journals, title, abstract, layout and order of content, data presentation, additional files, referencing, plagiarism, acknowledgements, and response to reviewers.

Application and eligibility

From a thesis to a paper, 5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Summer Term 2020 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


22 June 2020


28 August 2020

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Type of studies

Daytime, 59%

Required Knowledge

One-year Master's degree in public health, health care, or health education. English proficiency equivalent to English B/6 from Swedish Upper secondary education.


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 16 March 2020. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Course is given by
Epidemiology and Global Health
Contact person for the course is:
Angelica Johansson