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Theories and Methods in Research on Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3178-24-00-00There are no available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 15/04/2024
Date and time13.05.2024, at: 09:00 - 17.05.2024, at: 16:00
Regular seats18
Course fee6,720.00 kr.
LecturersMarie Nørredam
ECTS credits3.60
Contact personAnnegrethe Hansen    E-mail address: ahan@sund.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserPhD administration     E-mail address: phdkursus@sund.ku.dk

Aim and content
This course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD Students from NorDoc member faculties. All other participants must pay the course fee.

Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at a Danish university, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. This also applies to PhD students from NorDoc member faculties. After the enrollment deadline, available seats will be allocated to applicants on the waiting list.

Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
1. acquire competence and knowledge regarding the ability to identify relevant theories guiding reserach within migration and health
2. understand opportunities and challenges of qualitative and quantitative research methods within the field
3. understand participatory reserach methods within the field
4. understand policy analysis within the field
5. understand challenges regarding ethcis and communication within the field

The aim of this PhD course is to provide participants with an interest in migration, ethnicity and health a general introduction to theories and methods within the research field. The concepts of migration and ethnicity and their interrelationship are defined; as well as the complex causal mechanisms behind the effect of migration and ethnicity on health and access to health care. Moreover, methodological challenges including categorisation of ethnicity and the pros and cons of different methodological approaches and study designs are addressed.

PhD students from Denmark or abroad interested in the field of migration and ethnic minority health.
In total max. 18 participants

Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:
- All graduate programmes


A combination of lectures, exercises and groups work

Course director
Marie Nørredam, Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen. e-mail: mano@sund.ku.dk

Charles Agyemang (CA), Professor, Amsterdam Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Marie Norredam (MN), Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Allan Krasnik (AK), Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Kayvan Bozorgmehr (KB), Professor, Bielefeld University
Janne Sørensen (JS), Senior Consultant, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Maria Marti Castaner (MMC), Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Christopher Montgomery (CMI), Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Anne MacFarlane, Professor, School of Medicine, University of Limerick


Course location
CSS 4.0.02

Please register before 15th April 2024

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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