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Ready to do some research? New honours programme opening for applications

The new faculty initiative for particularly talented and motivated Master’s degree students at Health with a desire to carry out research opens its doors for applications on 1 June. Initially, 15 places will be available.

2017.06.01 | Kirsten Olesen

1 June is the date when applications for the new research-orientated honours programme for Master’s degree students at Health will open. The application deadline is 31 June.

The first 15 students at Health now have the chance to apply for a research-oriented honours programme. Students can apply from 1 June until the deadline expires on 31 August. Applicants will find out whether they have been accepted on 22 September.

Activities on the research-orientated honours programme begin on 1 October. Enrolment on the programme entails students carrying out research and networking concurrently with their Master's degree programme – and doing so within the prescribed study period. 

"In other words, the initiative is an extracurricular activity which should be seen in direct extension of our work to ensure that talented students have the best conditions for development," says Vice-dean for Talent Development at Health, Lise Wogensen Bach.

She adds that the faculty's interest in safeguarding and strengthening the young research talents is also a factor.

Four semesters – 30 ECTS

Students from all study programmes at Health can apply to become part of the new, interdisciplinary opportunity which begins in October. The programme corresponds to 30 ECTS and results in a "graduation with distinction" on the Master’s degree diploma, if the programme is completed.

The research-orientated honours programme will have to be completed within a maximum of four semesters. Students must apply at the beginning of the first semester of the Master’s degree programme – though this is the second semester for medical students on the winter intakes.

The plan is to increase the number of places over time if the programme is a success after the first two years.



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