This 120 ECTS Master's degree programme is divided into 60 ECTS of coursework and 60 ECTS for the Master's thesis. The academic title is a Master’s degree in Health Sciences with a focus on Cancer and Palliative Care.
In this study programme, four courses are compulsory, a total of 40 ECTS, plus a Master’s thesis.
|GHB0110||Mental health: Issues and Interventions||10 ECTS|
|HHS0105||Health and the Health Care System: Status, Goals and Trends||10 ECTS|
|EIR0155||Qualitative Research||10 ECTS|
|MER0110||Quantitative Research||10 ECTS|
|MPR0160||Master’s Thesis||60 ECTS|
Electives in this study programme amount to 20 ECTS.
|BRÞ0110||Health Care in Case of Accidents and Acute Illnesses||10 ECTS|
|EEL0105||Rehabilitation, Empowerment and Quality of Life||10 ECTS|
|HGE0110||Healt Care and Health Promotion||10 ECTS|
|KRA0105||Cancer and Palliative Care||10 ECTS|
|LSL0105||Chronic Illness||10 ECTS|
|OFB0105||Trauma and Violence||5 or 10 ECTS|
|ÖHÍ0105||Aging and Health||10 ECTS|
|ÞFS0105||Serving Leadership, Management and Reflection||10 ECTS|
Students can also attend elective courses at other universities, subject to the approval of the Head of Faculty and the Master's thesis supervisor.
Course and programme structure
Please click on the course number link for course descriptions and learning outcomes.
See more in the curriculum about the 120 ECTS Master's programme and learning outcomes
See more in the curriculum about the 45 ECTS Qualification at Master's level and learning outcomes
For more information on this study programme, please contact:
Ingibjörg Smáradóttir, Office Manager of the School of Health Sciences
tel. +354 460 8036
fax: +354 460 8999
Dr. Gísli Kort Kristófersson, Assistant Professor, Department Head of this study programme
Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
tel. +354 460 8671
fax: +354 460 8999