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Master Program in Healthy Ageing and Rehabilitation (online)

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences / Department of Health and Functioning
15.08.2022 - 01.07.2024  Norway
Deadline Non-EU/EEA applicants: Next admission 2022.
Application Deadline:December 1st 2021
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, GPA must be C or better - evidence of their academic achievements and proficiency in English
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 for the next admission in 2022.
Non-EU/EEA applicants: Application deadline Dec 1st 2021.
EU/EEA applicants: Next admission 2022
Norwegian applicants: Next admission 2022

Enquiries and Registration:

The Master Program in Healthy Ageing and Rehabilitation at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Bergen is an online, international and interprofessional programm for health professionals.
Ms. Associate Professor Djenana Jalovcic
Ms. Associate Professor Djenana Jalovcic
Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Health Professions Education, Health Services, Leadership, Physical Medicine and General Rehalbilitation, 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. There is also a student union membership fee of 750 NOK (approximately 70 EUR) per semester.)
Number of participants (max.)
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