This blogpost is dedicated to all first semester students (AKA newbies) and also prospective students considering applying for a two-year master’s program at Karolinska Institutet. I present you with 5 pieces of advice that I believe will make the difference and help you get it right on your first semester at KI. Here they are:… Read More 5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet
Summer has come to a close and we are back for our second (and final!!) year of the Public Health Master’s program. This year we started with a new course that they implemented called Project Management (as per the request of previous students). The main focus of this course was learning protocol planning for conducting… Read More Public Health Project Management: Course Review
The Molecular Techniques in Life Science Joint Master’s Programme, among others, has a fair amount of coding assignments. This means that is not rare for us to spend quite some time in Google trying to figure out how to fix our code or make nicer plots to visualize our results. After having completed all master’s… Read More Five resources to succeed at coding
This is the first year that the Masters in Public Health Sciences has offered two streams, epidemiology and the new health promotion and prevention (HPP) stream. During the first semester both streams were together for all classes and “Introduction to Planning and Program Development” was the first course (ever!) only for the HPP stream. The… Read More First HPP course review: Introduction to Planning and Program Development
This course primarily focused on the practical skills we will use in public health. This was a very exciting course because it was the first assignment that brought together all the concepts and technical skills we learnt so far in the program to a research topic of our interest. Overall, I think this course was… Read More Course review: Collecting and Organizing Epidemiological Data
*based on my experience in KI. If you are still in doubt about applying to KI and interested in Public Health, let me clear up some things. I am very happy with my choice – to study Public Health exactly in Karolinska Institutet, even though I applied for 3 other universities all over Sweden. … Read More 5 reasons to study Public Health in Sweden*
Hello everyone! So, here comes my more #professional insight into what a KI student (or any other motivated young individual with an ongoing/recently completed higher education) can do in order to increase your chances of being successful on the job market in the future. Yes, you probably guessed it right. I will be talking about… Read More My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!
– I’m glad that this time no one cried in class! How would you react if the teacher said this on your first day of the course? I can tell you what I did! I cried but at home 🙂 Well, this course was the most difficult one for me personally. And the winter darkness… Read More Basic statistics: are you with us or against us?
This is the second course in our first semester and it is 7,5 credits, just like the previous one. I really loved it as it had a lot of lectures and practical lessons. Oh, and shouldn’t forget that our course coordinator made it super structured and logical. Lectures The lectures were of half of our… Read More Methods for Studying the Distribution of Health: A Course review
Hej! We have started our education at Karolinska Institutet and here are some of my reflections. The first course in the Master’s Programme of Public Health – Epidemiology was Introduction to Public Health Sciences. We are 32 people from 17 countries and we all arrived at KI with different backgrounds. It is quite complicated to… Read More Introduction to Public Health Sciences: course review