Introduction to Implementation Science

7.5 credits

Course, Master's level, 3BO004

Autumn 2023 Autumn 2023, Flexible, 100%, Distance learning, English

About the course

The course takes a holistic approach to implementation science with a particular focus on global health challenges in low- and middle-income countries. You will become familiar with concepts and methods within the area of implementation science and develop skills in applying theories, models and frameworks in order to individually develop and defend an implementation science project focusing on challenges of sustainable development and global health. You will supervise peers in reaching the same objective. Examples will be drawn from ongoing research at the department and from the up-to-date scientific literature.

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 students will need access to internet, a PC or Mac computer and a web browser, for example Google Chrome, and a headset with microphone and speakers. 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.

Applicants for this course need to submit a statement of purpose (1 page) and a summary (1 page) of their Bachelor's thesis (or other research project) at