Placement and Thesis
Full course description
In the Bachelor degree in European Public Health, 20 weeks have been allocated for a placement and for writing the Bachelor's thesis, starting beginning of February until beginning of July each year. The placement is centred around independent preparation, planning and conducting academic research on a Bachelor level, which means that the student is to gain experience with conducting independent academic research on a Bachelor level under supervision. This is an opportunity for students to become acquainted with the art and science of research, preferably within an existing and ongoing research project. This research will be the basis for the Bachelor's thesis. The topic of the placement and the thesis must be in line with the mission and objectives of the B-EPH curriculum and must demonstrate the accumulated knowledge and skills of the student.
- Application of knowledge, understanding and making judgements to a research project in the field of European Public Health.
- Application of methodology in designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting an bibliographical study into a subject relevant to the field of European Public Health.
- Application of concepts, principles, and approaches pertaining to international and European health (care) problems.
- Ability to assess, monitor, evaluate and make suggestions to adjust European/ international health policies and interventions.
- Ability to communicate about research and problem solutions with the various players in the field of European Public Health.
- Using the acquired learning skills to apply to the research project and throughout professional life.
- Ability to develop, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the process of placement and thesis writing.
See also EPH3003 for literature related to research methods and academic writing.