Research Seminars at CIH Including two Presentations

Postgraduate course

Course description

Objectives and Content

The students are recommended to give their first presentation (protocol of their study) in the spring semester and the second presentation (results of their study) in their last semester

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

The student is able to:

  • Explain key terminology in her/his field to a general academic audience

Skills

The student is able to:

  • Present a project proposal and research findings in a clear and structured manner
  • Apply pedagogical principles and adjust presentation style, voice, and verbal and body language to the audience to create interest and increase comprehension and credibility

General competence

The student is able to:

  • communicate research findings to a broader audience
  • critically review and constructively give feedback on presentations of research

ECTS Credits

5 ECTS credits

Level of Study

Master

Semester of Instruction

Autumn/spring

Place of Instruction

Centre for International Health
Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap
ECTS reduction towards INTH326
Access to the Course
Only for students enrolled in the Master programme in Global Health
Teaching and learning methods

The master students should give two presentations during their study period and it is compulsory to attend another 12 of the seminars.

The seminars are usually held once a week and each presentation should last about 15 minutes.

Seminar:

2-4 students present at each seminar

(no. of seminars depend on number of students)

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

The master students should give two presentations during their study period and it is compulsory to attend the seminars.

The seminars are usually held once a week and each presentation should last about 15 minutes.

Seminar: one hour length

2 student present at each seminar

25 students/12-13 seminars per semester

12 or 13 hours per semester

(no. of seminars depend on number of students)

2015: 12 hours

2016: 13 hours

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Attendance of at least 14 seminars. Students must give two presentations, one on your project proposal in the first year and another on your findings in the second year, and provide peer feedback on the presentations of at least two fellow students.
Forms of Assessment
Two oral presentations and peer review on the presentations of two other students
Grading Scale
Pass/Fail
Assessment Semester
Spring
Reading List
Recommended: "How to write and publish a scientific paper" Rober A. Day, Ed.5, chapter 27, pp 167-172
Course Evaluation
Every third year
Programme Committee
The Program Committee for Global Health
Course Coordinator
Ingvild Fossgard Sand√ły (Ingvild.Sandoy@uib.no)
Course Administrator
The Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care