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Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 days
    Duration
University rank #194 (QS) Bergen, Norway
This methodological multi-disciplinary Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change course offered by the University of Bergen will have mental health in focus.
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Overview

The primarly research perspective of this Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change course at the University of Bergen addresses: 

  • global health policies on mental health;
  •  health system integration strategies; 
  • mental health and culture (including bold exposures and risk factors such as forced migration); 
  • dealing with extreme burdens (such as war, crime, deprivation, undernutrition and abuse); 
  • alcohol and drugs; and child development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • Mental Health and Child Development in Societies of Change
  • Measurements of Mental Health in low to middle income countries
  • The role of (mental) health in international institutions and globalizing societies
  • Course Logistics, Students Groups, Logistics
  • Recognition and identification of ADHD and ASD and associated problems
  • Researching mental health in children in LICs with a focus on vulnerable groups

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The Bergen Summer Research School offers PhD candidates and junior researchers the opportunity to work together with internationally renowned scholars.
  • In order to participate, you need to have a good command of the English language. Full participation in the course-specific modules, reading of the provided literature prior to the summer school, and participation in all plenary events and roundtables is required.
  • Participants may take only one of the seven parallel courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    412 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 412 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 8 days.
  • EU/EEA

    412 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 412 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 8 days.
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The registration fee for attending the Bergen Summer Research School is NOK 4,000 

Living costs for Bergen

  • 10362 - 16830 NOK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

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