Course SR3013

Degree Thesis in Sexual, Reproductive and Perinatal Health

15 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 47, 2021

The overall objective is that the student through an independent scientific approach can be able to manage and develop knowledge in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health with relevance to the midwifery profession and research field, and thus be able to work with evidence-based care.


After completing the course the student should be able to independently

  • critically reflect on and analyze concepts, theories and perspectives in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • identify and argue for a scientific problem statement and purpose based on current research knowledge in a defined area,
  • search, critically evaluate and synthesize scientific publication and integrate theories and concepts within the chosen area with relevance to sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • conduct a research ethics risk/benefit analysis based on ethical principles,
  • conduct a scientific investigation using relevant design, methodology and analysis, and argue for and critically reflect on the choices made in relation to the scientific aim,
  • analyze and evaluate the results in relation to previous research and evaluate the clinical significance of the results,
  • evaluate own contribution to the development of knowledge and give suggestions for further research,
  • defend and communicate own scientific work and critically evaluate others‘ scientific work concerning degree of scientificity, content and structure,
  • evaluate the usefulness and applicability of research-based knowledge in clinical contexts.


Starts and ends:
wk47, 2021 - wk4, 2022
Study Rate:
100%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
Swedish
Other:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor´s degree comprising at least 180 credits, with a major in Caring science or Nursing as well as Additionally Profession, theory and method, 7.5 credits, Sexual and reproductive health, 9 credits and Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum Care, 13.5 credits, or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-H38RQ
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
2 physical
2 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
37,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
37,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
Can we help you?

Ask us about studying at Dalarna
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course room in Learn

In the learning platform Learn you can find more information about the course.

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Course Coordinator

Starts week 15, 2022

The overall objective is that the student through an independent scientific approach can be able to manage and develop knowledge in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health with relevance to the midwifery profession and research field, and thus be able to work with evidence-based care.


After completing the course the student should be able to independently

  • critically reflect on and analyze concepts, theories and perspectives in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • identify and argue for a scientific problem statement and purpose based on current research knowledge in a defined area,
  • search, critically evaluate and synthesize scientific publication and integrate theories and concepts within the chosen area with relevance to sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • conduct a research ethics risk/benefit analysis based on ethical principles,
  • conduct a scientific investigation using relevant design, methodology and analysis, and argue for and critically reflect on the choices made in relation to the scientific aim,
  • analyze and evaluate the results in relation to previous research and evaluate the clinical significance of the results,
  • evaluate own contribution to the development of knowledge and give suggestions for further research,
  • defend and communicate own scientific work and critically evaluate others‘ scientific work concerning degree of scientificity, content and structure,
  • evaluate the usefulness and applicability of research-based knowledge in clinical contexts.


Starts and ends:
wk15, 2022 - wk36, 2022
Study Rate:
100%
Location:
Falun
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
Swedish
Other:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor´s degree comprising at least 180 credits, with a major in Caring science or Nursing as well as Additionally Profession, theory and method, 7.5 credits, Sexual and reproductive health, 9 credits and Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum Care, 13.5 credits, or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-V3A4V
Main field of study:
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
37,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
37,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
Can we help you?

Ask us about studying at Dalarna
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course room in Learn

In the learning platform Learn you can find more information about the course.

Visit the course room