Medical Science - Master Programme
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 Science could be for you.
The Master’s Programme in Medical Science gives students with a background in Midwifery (Reproductive, Perinatal and Sexual Health), Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, or Speech and Language Pathology the possibility to achieve a Master of Medical Science degree.
The programme is:
- Research and innovation preparatory
- Student-centered with focus on collaboration, teamwork and evidence based practice
The programmed is organised as a framework, with a few compulsory courses 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 healthcare and research context, through student-centered 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
- Reproductive, Perinatal and Sexual Health (Midwifery)
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech therapy.
A specialisation in Ageing and Health is available for all students.
Please note that the majors in audiology and radiography will not be offered in 2019
Study Advisor 046-222 19 66 Jenny [dot] Arfwedson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
Program director: agneta [dot] malmgren_fange [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
Degree in Audiology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Radiology Nursing or Speech and Language Pathology equivalent to a Bachelor s degree (180 credits including a degree project of 15 credits). English course 6/English B.
Based on an overall assessment of the applicants academic qualifications, letter of intent and previous work experience. If the applicants qualifications are equal, the selection will be made by the drawing of lots. All qualifications referred to in the application must be verified by valid documentation. As the programme is multidisciplinary, it is necessary to achieve an equal presence of the different main fields of study. In the selection, the number of admitted students will be as evenly distributed as possible. An equal number of places will therefore be offered to each main field, and if a main field is unable to fill its places, they will be allocated among the other main fields in relation to the number of eligible applicants from each field. The applicable main fields are: Occupational therapy, audiology, physiotherapy, speech therapy, nursing, radiography, and reproductive, perinatal and sexual health.
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.
Start Autumn semester 2019
daytime Lund, full time 100%
September 2, 2019 - June 6, 2021
Closed for applications
daytime Lund, part time 50%
September 2, 2019 - June 4, 2023
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.
*Svensk student? Läs instruktionerna om att söka till ett internationellt masterprogram på lu.se.
In addition to the documents mentioned under Step 2, you must also fill in and submit your personal Medical Science Profile Portfolio (PDF 197 kB) and your degree project when you apply for this programme.
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Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 280 000
First payment: SEK 70 000
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.
EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland
There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
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.
*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.
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.
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.
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.
- Scholarships/funding for students from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, Russia and Chile
- US student finance
- Canada and UK student finance