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In the field of Health and Walfare, the following third cycle courses are available.


Health and Welfare

In the field of Health and Walfare, the following third cycle courses are available during 2020/2021.

The courses are connected to the following research topics:

  • Working Life Studies
  • Public Health Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work
  • Care Science

All courses are given in English and at half speed.

 

Courses

Date: 2020-08-31 – 2020-11-08

During the course, current and future societal challenges and related research problems for equity, access and participation in health and welfare are discussed. Further, ideological and theoretical perspectives on the research domain of health and welfare are addressed, as well as the concepts of equity, access and participation and how these concepts are applied in national and international research. Epistemological and ethical perspectives on participatory research design in the field of health and welfare are also addressed.

The course is performed together with the second year students of the Master program of Health and Welfare.

Course syllabus Health and Welfare – Perspectives on Equity, Access and Participation, 7,5 creditsPDF

Course coordinator: Jessica Holmgrenexternal link


Date: 2020-08-31 – 2020-11-08

During this course, epistemological traditions within the field of health and welfare and their impact on research designs are studied. Further, research ethics and its relevance in the society is discussed. Also, proficiency in scientific presentation and how to communicate research are addressed and practiced.

Course syllabus Epistemology, Ethics and Design, 7,5 creditsPDF

Course Coordinator: Jessica Holmgrenexternal link

 

Date: 2020-11-09 – 2021-01-17

The objective of the courses is for students to acquire in depth knowledge of the connection between organizational health and welfare systems and processes, professional practice, implementation and innovative solutions to meet future challenges in health and welfare, and to be able to apply this knowledge within their own field of research.

The course is performed together with the second year students of the Master program of Health and Welfare.

Course syllabus Health and Welfare – Perspectives on Profession, Organization and Innovation, 7,5 creditsPDF

Course coordinator: Maria Sandborghexternal link


Date: 2020-11-09 – 2021-01-17

The course is an introduction to the methodology of systematic review of scientific articles and literature in the field of health and welfare as well as a critical approach to performing quantitative and qualitative analyses. Further, the form and structure of systematic literature review articles, including the steps of conducting a review, are studied.

Course syllabus Systematic Review, 7,5 creditsPDF

Course coordinator: Anna-Lena Almqvistexternal link


Date: 2021-01-18 – 21-03-28

The course comprises two parts. The first part is an overview of current ontological, epistemological and methodological issues in the philosophy of science that are of relevance to qualitative research approaches within health and welfare. The second part cover different qualitative methodological approaches relevant to the health and welfare area. The approaches are discussed with regard to adequate selection, ethics and quality criteria.

The course is performed together with the second year students of the Master program of Health and Welfare.

Course syllabus Qualitative Research Methods II, 7,5 creditsPDF

Course coordinator: Lena Wiklund Gustinexternal link


Date: 2021-01-18 – 21-03-28 (Distance)

The objective of the course is that students acquire additional in-depth knowledge about theories, models and concepts – and about how these can be used within the doctoral education subject and applied in the field of health and welfare. The student will learn to distinguishing features of theories, models and concepts as well as their development and to evaluate the epistemological foundations of concepts, theories and models.

Course syllabus Theories, Models and Concepts, 7,5 creditsPDF

Course coordinator: Annica Lövenmarkexternal link


Date: 2021-03-29 – 2021-06-06

The objective of the course is for students to acquire further in-depth knowledge of quantitative research designs and methods, including different multivariate statistical methods of analysis that are of relevance to the field of health and welfare. The student will also learn to review, assess and apply combinations of qualitative and quantitative methodological approaches (mixed method). Students are also expected to further develop their critical approach to scientific work.

The course is performed together with the second year students of the Master program of Health and Welfare.

Course syllabus Quantitative Research Methods II, 7,5 creditsPDF

Course coordinator: Magnus Elfströmexternal link


Registration

To register for any of the above courses, please contact research administrator.

Research Adminstrator

Marita Larsson

marita.larsson@mdh.se