Health Care System Research in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Settings

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle
School of Health and Welfare
Subject field
Sexual, Reproductive and Perinatal Health (SRP)
Group of Subjects
Nursing Science
Disciplinary Domain
Health Science, 75%
Medicine, 25%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
Sexual, Reproductive and Perinatal Health1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
Approved, 17 June 2020.
This syllabus is valid from 18 January 2021.
Revised, 25 June 2020.
Revision is valid from 25 June 2020.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • apply and adapt evidence-based knowledge about global sexual and reproductive health that is important for health care providers and patients
  • evaluate interventions within health care settings
  • identify multidisciplinary approaches to manage complex challenges within health care systems
  • apply and adapt relevant research programmes and methods for the evaluation of structures relating to equal rights within health care settings
  • define health economic concepts.

Course Content

The course focuses on understanding multidisciplinary strategies and methods for the implementation and evaluation of evidence-based knowledge about sexual and reproductive health that is important for health care providers and patients within health care settings. The course includes health economic concepts used to develop research programmes and to evaluate equal rights within health care settings.


Written assignments and a seminar.

Forms of Study

Lectures and compulsory seminars.


The Swedish grades A - F

Number of credits:

  • Assignments, seminar, 7.5 credits


  • A Bachelors degree (180 credits) in a social sciences/health sciences/economics main field of study, or equivalent. Documented language proficiency equivalent to English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school, or equivalent knowledge

Other Information

This is a course in the Master‘s Programme in Global Sexual and Reproductive Health.