Introduction to Implementation Science
Course, Master's level, 3BO004
Autumn 2023 Autumn 2023, 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
- 2 October 2023–5 November 2023
- 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.
Students are selected based on an overall appraisal of previous university studies, a summary of their Bachelor's thesis (or other research project), a statement of purpose, and relevant work experience.
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 18,125
- Total tuition fee: SEK 18,125
- Application deadline
- 17 April 2023
- Application code
Admitted or on the waiting list?
- Registration period
- 18 September 2023–1 October 2023
- Information on registration.
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 universityadmissions.se.