Individual Study Element

Course content

The Individual Study Element (ISE) is an assignment in which the student engages scientifically with a global health topic.

The ISE may be undertaken by 1, 2 or 3 students. Below, please find the numbers of students, ECTS, and pages in the writing, and hours of supervision:

No. of students

No. of ECTS

Max. no. of normal pages

Total No. of hours of supervision

1

2,5

8

2

2

2,5

12

3

3

2,5

15

3

Supervison includes supervisor’s preparation and meeting(s) between students and supervisor, as well as evaluation and examination.

Readings: Min. no. of pages shall be agreed on individually with the supervisor.

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Education

MSc programme in Global Health - elective element

Learning outcome

The Individual Study Element (ISE) is an assignment in which the student engages scientifically with a global health topic. After completion, the student shall have demonstrated the ability to:

Knowledge and skills:

  • identify and select a global health topic to be addressed;

  • plan, undertake and document a structured and focused literature search, and retrieve relevant literature;

  • present and discuss a relevant theory;

  • explain and apply a relevant scientific method;

  • plan and undertake an individual analysis in relation to the topic and critically evaluate the results;

  • conclude, critically discuss and place in perspective the insight gained from the analysis;

  • Competences:

  • undertake a logic, cohesive and well-documented argumentation, from problem formulation over analysis to the conclusion;

 

  • document ability to academic writing.

Students must have passed 22,5 ECTS of the mandatory courses in the MSc in Global Health

OBS!! There is a possibility to take 2 x 2,5 ECTS Individual Study element. If the student already has passed 1 x 2,5 ECTS Individual Study element (SGLK17002E) the student has to sign up for SGLK23002E as the second 2,5 ECTS Individual Study element.

Written
Oral
Individual
Collective
ECTS
2,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment, See below in exam period
Type of assessment details
Please see details for the written assignment in 'content' above.
Exam registration requirements

Pre-approval by the Study Board for Public Health Science and Global Health

Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Two internal examiners
Exam period

See the exam schedule

Re-exam

See the exam schedule

Criteria for exam assessment

To achieve the maximum grade of 12, the student must demonstrate ability to:

Knowledge and skills:

  • identify and select a global health topic to be addressed;

  • plan, undertake and document a structured and focused literature search, and retrieve relevant literature;

  • present and discuss a relevant theory;

  • explain and apply a relevant scientific method;

  • plan and undertake an individual analysis in relation to the topic and critically evaluate the results;

  • conclude, critically discuss and place in perspective the insight gained from the analysis;

  • Competences:

  • undertake a logic, cohesive and well-documented argumentation, from problem formulation over analysis to the conclusion;
  • document ability to academic writing.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Project work
  • 67
  • Guidance
  • 2
  • English
  • 69

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
SGLK17002E
ECTS
2,5 ECTS
Programme level
Full Degree Master
Placement
Block 1, Block 2, Block 3 And Block 4
Schedulegroup
Only supervison.
Capacity
40 students. This course is not open for external students.
Studyboard
The Study Board for Public Health Science and Global Health
Contracting department
  • Department of Public Health
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Course Coordinator
  • Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl   (6-67776e796a7745787a736933707a336970)
Saved on the 14-04-2023

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