This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the student will be able to:
  • describe and reflect upon difficult scientific perspectives and methods related to nursing
  • examine and assess critically scientific nursing research findings and their significance for nursing and practice
  • determine a research question, search, assess and use relevant sources and research methods, analyse data material and discuss the results


This topic provides the student with an opportunity to study an area of nursing that is of individual interest. The emphasis is on further development of research, analytical skills, the ability to assimilate a substantial body of materials and develop a well-formulated argument.
The student has to analyse current literature critically and do research on the chosen topic.

Required prerequisite knowledge



Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written assignment1/1 A - F
Written scientific essay containing 7000 words.
Written scientific assignments must follow the Department's instructions.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Venche Hvidsten

Method of work

Open to

Exchange programme at Faculty of Social Sciences


This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 24.08.2019