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Concept Development in Healthcare Sciences, 7,5 higher education credits

Begreppsutveckling inom hälso- och vårdvetenskap, 7,5 högskolepoäng

Course information

Research Education Subject

  • Medical Science

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Course content

The course includes, based on a healthcare sciences perspective:

  • key concepts and their relevance to various phenomena in healthcare sciences
  • theoretical definitions – domains
  • evidence-based concepts
  • the current state of knowledge in the development of concepts (for example, critically reviewing the literature relevant to the selected concept)
  • concepts relevant to the research field.

Course information

The course language will be English if there are English speaking applicants, otherwise the course will be held in both Swedish and English.

Teaching methods: literature studies, lectures, seminars and oral and written presentations. The course is based on the participants’ active contributions in seminars and in writing of scientific texts. Supervision will be offered by electronic media.

Teaching following days: 8-9/5, 29-30/5, 11-12/9, 16/10, 5/12.

Admission requirements

To gain access to the course and complete the examinations included in the course, the applicant must be admitted to a doctoral programme at Örebro University, at another Swedish university or corresponding education abroad.


We currently have no information about when the course will be given again.



Course coordinator: Sigrid Odencrants

Examiner: Ulrica Nilsson

Course administration: This is an email address