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Medical Science, Ageing and Health - Master Programme

Master's programme2 years120 credits

Do you want to gain a deeper insight into your subject area? Do you want to learn new skills and be able to conduct research within your area? If so, then the interprofessional Master’s programme in Medical Sciences could be for you.

The Faculty of Medicine offers a programme suitable for occupational therapists, physiotherapists and nurses specialising in aging and health that is flexible and can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis. The programme is:

  • Flexible
  • International
  • Interprofessional
  • Research preparatory
  • Student-centric teaching

The programme is organised as a framework, with a few compulsory courses in ageing and health and a number of electives. All courses include both classroom and online elements. The amount of classroom-based sessions varies from course to course ranging from a couple of sessions to weekly meetings.

During your studies, you will acquire the knowledge and skills required to work in a global health care and research context, through student-centred teaching and learning activities in a research-intensive academic environment. All teachers are also active researchers. After fulfilling the course requirement you will be awarded a Master of Medical Science with a major in Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy with a specialisation in Ageing and Health.

Programme Syllabus: http://www.med.lu.se/master_medicinsk_vetenskap/programme_syllabus_and_c...

More information can be found at http://www.med.lu.se/english/study/master_s_programmes/master_s_programme_in_medical_science

The next application period opens mid-October 2017

Get ready to apply for the autumn 2018 programme - check the entry requirements and how to apply instructions!

Contact

The Master's programmes board
Sölvegatan 19, Lund

Study Advisor 046-222 19 66  Jenny.Arfwedson [at] med.lu.se

Program director: agneta.malmgren_fange [at] med.lu.se

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Degree in Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree (180 credits including a degree project of 15 credits).

Selection criteria

Seats are allocated according to: Previous college/university studies (APGR): 100 %.

English language requirements

Most of Lund University’s programmes require English Level 6 (unless otherwise stated under "Entry requirements"). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency - check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.

Country-specific requirements

Check if there are any country-specific eligibility rules for you to study Master's studies or Bachelor's studies in Sweden.

Apply

Important dates

Start Autumn semester 2017

Study period

Application

daytime Lund, part time 50%

In English

August 28, 2017 - June 6, 2021

Closed for applications

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.
 

Step 1: Apply online

  • Check you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in
  • Start your application – go to www.universityadmissions.se where you create an account and select programmes/courses, during the application period
  • Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline
     

Step 2: Submit documents

  • Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at www.universityadmissions.se. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies
  • Get all your documents ready: official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants), official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants), passport/ID and proof of English proficiency (all applicants)
  • Prepare programme-specific documents if stated on this page
  • Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable) before the document deadline

*Note that the process if different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus +).
*If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme.

Programme-specific documents

In addition to the documents mentioned under Step 2, you must also fill in and submit your Medical Science Profile Portfolio and your degree project. 

 

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Tuition fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 260 000

First payment: SEK 65 000

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Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at www.universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions


*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.

Scholarships & funding

Lund University Global Scholarship programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

Lund University Global Scholarship

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.

Scholarship options at the Swedish Institute website

Country-specific scholarships and funding options

Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.

External scholarships

Information about scholarships from external organisations

The next application period opens mid-October 2017

Get ready to apply for the autumn 2018 programme - check the entry requirements and how to apply instructions!