PhD Programme in Health, Function and Participation

This PhD programme is intended for those who want to contribute to developing future health services in the face of new societal challenges.

The education will contribute new knowledge to users and patients, the field of practice and the community.

Through its professional profile and course portfolio, the PhD programme shows that interdisciplinary approaches to health are necessary to contribute new knowledge to understand and deal with today's and tomorrow's health challenges, locally and globally. The programme is closely linked to working life and society.

Course schedule autum 2023

PHDH901 Health, function and participation

Seminar 1: 4-6. September
Seminar 2: 27. September 
13. October
Re-sit exam:
12. January 2024
Registration deadline:
31. July

PHDH902 Philosophy of science and research ethics in health and social sciences

Seminar 1: 5-6. October
Seminar 2: 25-26. October
3. November
Re-sit exam:
24. January 2024
Registration deadline:
1. September

PHDH903 Research design and methods

Seminar 1: 6.-10. November 
Seminar 2: 27-29. November
14. Desember
Re-sit exam:
7. March 2024
Registration deadline:
30. October

Course schedule spring 2024

PHDH913 Introduction to longitudinal data analysis using mixed effects models:
29 - 31 January
2-19 February
Re-sit exam:
19 April
Registration deadline:
10 January

PHDH904 Health promotion and coping (digital):
1. seminar: 6 - 8 March
2. seminar: 19-20 March
Exam: 2-5 April
Re-sit exam: 13-16 August
Registration deadline: 1. February 

PHDH916 Introduction to Appraising and Preparing Systematic Reviews (digital):
1. seminar: 11 - 15 March
2. seminar: 18 - 22 March
3. seminar: 25 - 29 March
12 April
Re-sit exam:
21 August
Registration deadline:
1 February

PHDH908 Intervention studies (digital):
1. seminar: 2 April (09:00 - 11:00)
2. seminar: 8 - 11 April
Exam: 8 May
Re-sit exam: 2 September
Registration deadline: 18 February

Do you want to take single courses?

Courses given by the ph.d. programme og Health, function and participation are primarily reserved for the ph.d. students at the programme, but other participants may also apply.

How to apply for a single course.


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Tobba Sudmann

Head of PhD programme