Implementation Methods and Design
Course, Master's level, 3BO003
Spring 2024 Spring 2024, Flexible, 100%, Distance learning, English
- Pace of study
- Teaching form
- Distance learning
- Number of mandatory on-campus meetings
- Number of optional on-campus meetings
- Instructional time
- Study period
- 15 January 2024–24 March 2024
- Language of instruction
- Entry requirements
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees.
- Application fee: SEK 900
- First tuition fee instalment: SEK 36,250
- Total tuition fee: SEK 36,250
- Application deadline
- 16 October 2023
- Application code
Admitted or on the waiting list?
- Registration period
- 14 December 2023–14 January 2024
- Information on registration.
About the course
Departing from the global health and sustainability agenda, this course aims to introduce and train you in the use of different research tools and methods to support the implementation of actions in complex contexts, characterised by dilemmas such as food security; climate change, water security, emerging disease threats; etc.
During the course, you have the opportunity to learn about, apply, and constructively criticise tools, methods and approaches for stakeholder facilitation and learning process design - devices that ranges from theoretical models, typologies and conceptual frameworks, social reflexive process tools, soft system methodologies, story-telling, and heuristics. You will apply these in both class settings and actual practice, focusing on global health and sustainability challenges. The course will include opportunities to engage in fieldwork where tools, methods and approaches can be applied and reflected upon. Within the course, you will also have the opportunity to explore different areas within stakeholder facilitation and process design, such as conflict management, and project management.
Outline for distance course: The course is performed online for example via Zoom. The course includes two hours of lectures two times every week and two hours of mandatory group work or seminars two times every week. Communication between student and teacher will be mediated online via communication platforms such as Zoom, email and Studium. In order to participate in this distance course you will need access to the internet, a PC or Mac computer and a web browser, for example, Google Chrome, and a headset with a microphone and speakers. The examination consists of written assignments, participation in mandatory seminars and group assignments. The tasks and activities making up the exam will be mediated via an online communication platform.