This PhD programme has an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary profile whereby health researchers cooperate on developing integrated knowledge-based health care services. As a PhD candidate in Health Sciences, you conduct independent research leading to a scientific dissertation of high international standard.
Application procedures and admission requirements
Admission to this PhD programme is continuous. To apply you need a five-year master's degree or equivalent.
General information about admission (ansatt.oslomet.no).
About the programme
Key elements in this programme are interventions in health promotion, preventive health care, treatment, rehabilitation, and care. Health is a complex and comprehensive phenomenon that involves interaction between physical, psychological, and social dimensions. Although the respective professions and disciplines place different emphasis on dimensions of health, they share a common understanding of the goal to promote health and quality of life.
In the training component of the programme, you learn about research and work methods that can contribute towards knowledge-based assessment and intervention in the health care services at individual and systemic levels.
The training component consists of 30 ECTS credits and supports you in the work on your thesis. It will enhance the depth and breadth of your professional knowledge so that you develop an independent and reflective approach to both your own research and to that of others, as well as to the role of research in a broader context.
Content and structure
The research component comprises the course PHVIT9900, Thesis, 150 credits.
All the mandatory courses must be passed in order to be able to defend your thesis.Optional course Spans multiple semesters
1st year of study
The application process is different for internal and external applicants.
If you are already admitted to one of the faculty's doctoral programmes (Behaviour Analysis or Health Sciences), choose courses and register your participation through the Studentweb.
If you are admitted to a PhD programme at another institution or have completed your master's degree, this is the application process for external applicants.
With a PhD in Health Sciences, you will be qualified for conducting research, teaching and other positions with high demands for scientific insight and production of new knowledge.
Research training in health sciences offers opportunities to apply for academic positions at universities, university colleges, health trusts, and research institutes as well as for positions in other areas in the public and private sectors with a need for competence in the health sciences.
Questions about this programme?
You can contact us by e-mail if you have any questions regarding this programme.
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