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Information about elective courses in the Master’s programme in Health Sciences

Here you will find information about subjects you can choose as a student in the Master's in Health Sciences, as well as which subjects are open for application as a single course student.

During your studies on the Master's programme in Health Sciences, you will choose one or more elective courses.

Starting from the fall semester of 2024, some specializations will have a period for elective subjects in their curriculum in the fall semester, and some will have a period for elective subjects in the spring semester. Which semester applies to your specialization is listed below. There, you will also see which subjects are offered for the fall semester 2024 and spring semester 2025.

Please note! The Faculty of Health Sciences will each year evaluate which elective subjects will be offered per semester and which subjects will be published before the elective subject period. Therefore, note that the plan for which subjects are offered in the spring of 2025 is not final and there may be changes in the number of subjects offered. This will be published during the fall of 2024.

In addition to the subjects listed on this website, a number of subjects that are elective subjects from the various specializations in the Master's in Health Sciences will be available. It will also be possible to choose subjects from other study programs and faculties. Which subjects this will be will be posted in Canvas. For possible subject registration for these subjects, we ask you to contact us via the online form information about this is also posted in Canvas.

Please note! The Master's in Nutritional Competence for Health Personnel is a specialization that must choose 3 elective subjects in the fall of 2024, but note that this is the last year that 3 elective subjects are required.

Course selection

The subject selection takes place in the period 03.06.24 at 09.00 until 00.00.14.06.24. Registration is done via the student web. User guides will be made available via canvas.

Single subject admission for external parties without study rights in the Master's in Health Sciences

The subjects that are open to students without study rights in the Master's in Health Sciences are listed below. The period for admission is June 3, 2024, with a final application deadline of August 1, 2023. You apply via the application web. You can only apply for one subject per semester. We encourage you to apply for admission as soon as possible and preferably before July 1.

Detailed information about the subject you want can be found by clicking on the subject code and subject name in the overview below.

For elective courses as part of the Master's programme in Health Sciences 

If a subject does not get more than 20 registered students, the subject can be cancelled according to the program plan. If this happens, you will be contacted and offered to register for one of the other subjects.

  • If a subject does not get more than 20 registered students, the subject can be cancelled according to the program plan. If this happens, you will be contacted and offered to register for one of the other subjects.
  • The timetable for the subjects will be published around June 1. A specialization should have more than one elective subject, and it is your own responsibility to check whether it is possible to combine the completion of the chosen subjects.

 

  • Elective courses for fall 2024: Sign up in Studentweb

    Specializations that have elective subjects

    • Specialization in Empowerment and Health Promotion Work

    • Specialization in Community Nutrition

    • Specialization in Nutrition Competence for Health Personnel

    MAVIT4700 Food, Health and Sustainability

    • Course capacity: 35
    • Teaching/location: Collection Campus Pilestredet, possibility for digital participation
    • Language of instruction: English

    MAVIT4800 Personalized Nutrition

    The subject is an elective for students on the Master's in Health Sciences. 

    • Course capacity MAVIT/MAFAR/HETEK: 35
    • Teaching/location: Digital 
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    MAVIT5100 Health Communication

    The subject is also offered to students admitted to the Master's in Pharmacy and the Master's in Health Technology.

    • Course capacity: 40
    • Teaching/location:  Collection study site Pilestredet
    • Language of instruction:  English, but Norwegian if there are no English-speaking students

    MAVIT5800 Introduction to Clinical Studies for Health Professionals

    The subject is offered both externally and to students admitted to the Master's in Pharmacy and the Master's in Health Technology.

    • Course capacity for students MAVIT/MAFAR/HETEK: 15
    • Course capacity for single-course students: 20
    • Teaching/location:  Digital
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    VSHSO6000 Sexual Assault - Prevention, Detection and Follow-up

    The subject is offered both externally and to students admitted to the Master's in Pharmacy and the Master's in Health Technology.

    • Course capacity for students admittet to Master: 35
    • Course capacity for single-course students: 15
    • Teaching/location: Digital
    • Language of instruction:  Norwegian

    HETEK4300 Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Resistance

    The subject is offered both externally and to students admitted to the Master's in Pharmacy and the Master's in Health Technology

    • Course capacity for students admittet to Master: 20
    • Course capacity for single-course students: 12
    • Teaching/location:  Both digital and colletction-based
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    MAVIT4600 Guidance

    • Course capacity: 30
    • Teaching/location: Campus-based with presence study location Kjeller
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    HETEK4300 Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Resistance

    The subject is offered both externally, and to students admitted to the Master's in Pharmacy and Master's in Health

    • Course capacity students admitted Master : 20
    • Course capacity single subject admission: 12
    • Teaching/location: both digital and gathering-based
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian
  • Elective courses for spring 2025: Sign up in Studentweb

    Which subjects are offered and the number of study places per subject will be announced during the fall semester of 2024.

    Specializations that have elective subjects:

    • Specialization in Occupational Therapy
    • Specialization in Physiotherapy for Children
    • Specialization in Physiotherapy for the Elderly
    • Specialization in Physiotherapy for Musculoskeletal Health
    • Specialization in Rehabilitation and Habilitation
    • Specialization in Nursing - Clinical Research and Professional Development

    MAVIT4900 Quality of Life

    • Course capacity: 20
    • Teaching/location: Collection-based with presence at Pilestredet study site
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    MAVIT5300 Knowledge Translation - When Research Becomes Practice

    The subject is also offered to students admitted to the Master's in Pharmacy and the Master's in Health Technology.

    • Course capacity for students admittet to Master:
    • Course capacity for single-course students: 
    • Teaching/location:  Both digital and colletction-based at campus Pilestredet
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    MAVIT5500 Adolescents and Health

    • Course capacity:
    • Teaching/location: olletction-based at campus Pilestredet
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    MAVIT5600 Physical Activity and Training in a Life Course with Special Focus on Aging

    • Course capacity:
    • Teaching/location:  Colletction-based at campus Pilestredet
    • Language of instruction: Norwegian

    MAVIT5700 Pain - Multidimensional Assessment and Health Care Intervention

    • Course capacity:
    • Teaching/location: Colletction-based at campus Pilestredet (2 weeks)
    • Language of instruction: English, but Norwegian if there are no English-speaking students