Undergraduate education at LIME

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Application and admission

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Subject areas

All LIME's undergraduate courses and programmes will equipe you with scientific knowledge and skills for work within health care management, informatics, ethics and learning development.

Bioentrepreneurship

The Unit for Bioentrepreneurship (UBE) develops and provides educational activities related to innovation and entrepreneurship within life science. The education offered is ranging from single lectures to courses, project works and a two year master programme.

Health informatics

Education in Health Informatics is aimed at students who are interested in information technology and want to apply this to the medicine or health care fields. You will learn methods to make health care safer, more efficient and of higher quality through computer based information and knowledge management.

Medical management

The Medical Management Centre collaborates with the programmes at Karolinska Institutet in a joint effort to include management and leadership training in the curricula, and to organise interprofessional training.

Healthcare ethics

Courses in Ethics are given as part of several of the programmes at KI.

Medical education

ME strives to support the different undergraduate programs and departments at Karolinska Institutet in their educational quality development efforts. This is carried out through individual consultancy, where educational developers from UME are asked to collaborate with departments or programs and courses designed to fulfil the learning outcomes needed for a specific target group. 

Medical statistic

MedStat is responsible for the basic statistic courses in postgraduate education at Karolinska Institutet. 

Suicide prevention

National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health at Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm County Council's Expert in Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health - NASP

Programmes

Master's Programme in Health Informatics

The Master's Programme in Health Informatics is aimed at students who are interested in information technology and its application to the fields of medicine and health care. You will learn methods to make health care safer, more efficient and of higher quality through computer based information and knowledge management.

  • 120 credits
  • 2 years
  • Start of programme: Introductory week in late August. Lectures begin 29 of August 2016.  

Master's Programme in Bioentreprenurship

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies.

  • 120 credits
  • 2 years
  • Start of programme: Introductory week in late August. Lectures start 29 August 2016.  

Master's Programme in Public Health Science with orientation on Health Economics, Policy and Management

Public health sciences promotes health and quality of life, prevents disease and improves health systems. The Master's Programme in Public Health Sciences provides a global perspective to the public health field and has a multidisciplinary approach. The orientation on Health Economics, Policy and Management provides an opportunity for students to develop theoretical and practical skills for analysing health and healthcare issues at the organisational and policy level. The objectives of this track are to give students a base for a career in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields, enhance their existing set of health economics, management and policy skills, and help them gain theoretical and conceptual understanding of the function of the health sector.

  • 120 credits
  • 2 years
  • Start of programme: Introductory week in late August. Lectures begin 29 August 2016. 

Master's Programme in Medical Education

The advertised admission to this programme is cancelled. The Board of Higher Education has also decided to propose that the programme in medical education be discontinued owing to financial concerns. You can find more information regarding the decision here (in Swedish).

Medical education is an interdisciplinary field of knowledge which is based on explanatory bases and perspectives from both care sciences and behavioural sciences, particularly pedagogy but also psychology, sociology and social anthropology.
The programme enables students to work at developing a scientific attitude towards individual practice, including investigations, change work and publishing results, which can be summarised as scholarship of medical education. The growing understanding of the conditions for learning within medical and health care can be used to improve conditions for professional development and to make good use of resources, with contributes to the overall objectives of quality care and improved human health.

  • 60 credits
  • 2 years (50%)
  • Distance learning
  • Start of programme: 31 August 2015

More information about the programme

Contact

Sabine Koch, Departmental Director of Education, GUA

Educational Administrators

Maria Appelgren, medical management

Elisabeth Löfgren, Medical statistic

Anneli Jonsson, Healthcare Ethics

Marie Lind, Health Informatics

Liisa Olsson, Bioentrepreneurship

Elisabet Lindgren, Medical Education

Doctoral education

Tomas Månsson, Director of Doctoral Education
Ingrid Smedberg, Administrator of Doctoral Education