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Master Program in Healthy Ageing and Rehabilitation

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences / Department of Health and Functioning
Course Content
The Master`s Programme in Healthy Ageing and Rehabilitation is an innovative, online learning programme in English with two on-campus sessions, focusing on interprofessional issues related to healthy ageing and rehabilitation. The goal of the programme is to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills necessary for healthy ageing and rehabilitation practice, research and policy development from a global and interprofessional perspective.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Introducing globally relevant theories, practices, research and critical approaches in the field of healthy ageing and rehabilitation locally, nationally and globally with reference to socio-cultural, economic and political contexts.
Target Audience
Students with relevant bachelor degrees, equivalent to 180 ECTS in health and social professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, orthotic and prosthetics engineers, social workers, social educators and speech therapists.
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Upon completion students will be competent scholars capable of assuming leadership positions in service, policy, academia, and research sectors in healthy ageing and rehabilitation internationally.
Relevant bachelor degrees, equivalent to 180 ECTS in health and social professionals
Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education
Master in Healthy Ageing and Rehabilitation; in order to be awarded a Master’s degree in Healthy Ageing and Rehabilitation, the candidate must have completed the programme 120 ECTS Credits.
Deadlines for applications
EU applicants: March 1st, 2020
Nordic applicants: March 1st, 2020
Applications for international students closed on December 1, 2019.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Associate Professor Djenana Jalovcic
Health Professions Education, Health Services, Leadership, Rehabilitation, Training for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
Type of degree
Education form
4 Semesters
Credit Points
120 ECTS - Points
Participation is free
(Students are expected to cover costs of travel to Norway two times over the course of the program and of their two one-week stays.)
Number of participants (max.)
Organizer contact info
Inndalsveien 28
5020 Bergen
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