Medical Science: Master Thesis in Medical Science
Course · 30 credits
The course is compulsory in the Master's (120 credits) programme in medical science, MAMMV, and be given during the semesters 3 and 4.
Within the scope of the course, a degree project in the own main field of study
should be carried out. In the course is included to establish a project plan including a
detailed time plan for the implementation of the degree project, to carry out data
collection and data analysis and compile the results in a report in the format of the
scientific article. Oral and written presentation and discussion of the own work are
included, as well as oral critical review on other students' project plans and degree
projects. The course contains training in scientific writing including popular
communication, literature search and application of research-ethical principles. The
course also includes reflections over the own need of knowledge in the main field of study and reflections over the role of the research in society. Furthermore, the course
contains a reflection over the degree project in relation to Agenda 2030 and the UN
Sustainable Development Goals
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Requirements and selection
Entry requirements are qualification from occupational therapist, audiologist, speech therapist, physiotherapist/physiotherapist, nursing - respective radiology nursing equivalent to a Degree of Bachelor (180 credits) or the equivalent skills in medical science. Proficiency in English equivalent to a Pass in English 6/English B from Swedish upper secondary school or the equivalent.
In addition to these requirements the student should have gone through at least 45 credits courses in the Master's (120 credits) programme in medical science with approved result, the including MEVN44 Medical Science, MEVN39 Medical Science: Qualitative research methods or MEVN28 Medical Science: Biostatistics I.
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.
Check if there are any country-specific eligibility rules for you to study Master's studies or Bachelor's studies in Sweden.
Start Autumn Semester 2022
Day-time Lund, full time 100%
30 November 2022 - 26 April 2023
Can only be applied to within an educational programme.
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 that you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in (refer to the section above on this webpage).
- Start your application – go to the University Admissions in Sweden website where you create an account and select programmes/courses during the application period.
Visit the University Admissions in Sweden website
- 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 the University Admissions in Sweden website. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies
Country-specific requirements for Bachelor's studies – universityadmissions.se
Country-specific requirements for Master's studies – universityadmissions.se
- 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 (all applicants) and
- proof of English proficiency (all applicants).
- Prepare programme-specific documents if stated in the next paragraph on this webpage.
- Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline.
- Pay the application fee (if applicable – refer to the section below on this webpage) before the document deadline.
* Note that the process is 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. However, there may still be other documents you need to submit! See the link below.
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Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 70 000
First payment: SEK 17 500
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 the University Admissions in Sweden website. 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.
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.
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 Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, Russia and Chile, among other countries
- US student finance
- Canada student finance