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Master thesis, first year

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

In the course the student is given possibilities to apply knowledge and proficiencies acquired during the other courses in the master programme of public health. The purpose is for the student to be trained in the ability to perform independent scientific work.
The master thesis can be a literature review, an empirical study or a study protocol. The latter may be preferable for a student aiming for the two-year degree. The study protocol then could be a plan for the thesis to be written during the second year.
Expected learning outcomes
After completion of the course the student should be able to: independently plan, carry out and present a scientific work in the form of a thesis; critically review a corresponding work

 

Thesis work is introduced during the first semester. The different phases of a scientific work process are being discussed and the requirements on such work are specified. The student is given the opportunity to discuss the choice of topic for the thesis with teachers and fellow students. A supervisor for the student is also appointed during the first semester. In the main, thesis work is being done during the second semester.

Application and eligibility

Master thesis, first year, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2018 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

To be admitted to the course the applicant must have completed at least 30 credits in the main field of Public Health, advanced level.

English proficiency equivalent to English A from Swedish Upper secondary education. IELTS Academic with minimum score 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL Paper based with minimum score 530 and minimum TWE 4. TOEFL Internet based with minimum score 72 and minimum Written 17. Basic entrance requirements for higher studies in Swedish language proficiency is also required if the course is taught in Swedish.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F3042

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2017. The application period is closed.

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.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK35,000

Total fee

SEK35,000

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

To be admitted to the course the applicant must have completed at least 30 credits in the main field of Public Health, advanced level.

English proficiency equivalent to English A from Swedish Upper secondary education. IELTS Academic with minimum score 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL Paper based with minimum score 530 and minimum TWE 4. TOEFL Internet based with minimum score 72 and minimum Written 17. Basic entrance requirements for higher studies in Swedish language proficiency is also required if the course is taught in Swedish.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-30403

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service is in Swedish. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-November. Contact the department for more information.

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.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK35,000

Total fee

SEK35,000

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Angelica Johansson

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