autumn 2019
TLM-3902 Master's Thesis in Telemedicine and E-health - 60 ECTS

Last changed 18.12.2019

Type of course

For students who have completed all the obligatory courses required for the Master's programme in Telemedicine and E-health (Health stream of study).

This course cannot be taken as a singular course.


Course content

The course will cover the following topics:

1) Telemedical applications.

2) Potential gains, challenges and barriers related to the implementation of telemedicine and e-health in clinical practice through scientific-founded empirical work.

3) Appraisement of scientific work on telemedicine and e-health.

4) Carrying through and write up a study relating to a topic within the field of telemedicine and e-health. The subject content will depend on the thesis chosen. The thesis must be approved by the Faculty of Health Sciences based on an application in the form of a supervision contract with a project description attached.


Objectives of the course

Learning Outcomes:

Following the course, the students should be able to:

1) Share first-hand experience regarding some telemedical applications.

2) Identify potential gains, challenges and barriers related to the implementation of telemedicine and e-health in clinical practice through scientific-founded empirical work.

3) Critically appraise scientific work on telemedicine and e-health.

4) Design, carry through and write up a study relating to a topic within the field of telemedicine and e-health.


Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Individual guidance and supervision according to agreement.

Assessment

Hand-in of individual assignment according to the deadline set by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

The assignment is to be written in English.

An Examination Committee will be set up that consists of one external examiner and one internal examiner. The supervisor cannot be the internal examiner.

Norwegian grading system: A-E, with F as fail.

The new Norwegian grading system for Master's theses in Science and Technology (MNT-subject areas) will apply to students who begin their Master study from Autumn 2012. (Please refer to our website for details of the new grading system for MNT-subject areas.)


  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 60
  • Course code: TLM-3902