Trauma and Violence
In this study programme the students will gain a deeper knowledge and specialisation in trauma, abuse and PTSD. This study programme will benefit individuals in their job and empower them to deal with the various challenges that await professionals in service to those who struggle with the effects of trauma and violence. Health professionals and other professionals, attending those who struggle with the effects of violence, trauma and PTSD, require knowledge and expertise. The students set their own goals within the programme. Sigrún K. Sigurðardóttir, Assistant Professor, is the Department Head of this study programme. She assists students in goal setting and identifying courses that best build the foundation for their Master's thesis. 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 Trauma, Violence and Traumatic Stress.
In this study programme, four courses are compulsory, a total of 40 ECTS, plus a Master's thesis.
|OFB0105||Trauma and Violence||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.
The Faculty offers the following courses as electives:
|BRÞ0110||Health Care in Case of Accidents and Acute Illnesses||10 ECTS|
|EEL0105||Rehabilitation, Empowerment and Quality of Life||10 ECTS|
|GHB0110||Mental Health: Issues and Intervention||5 or 10 ECTS|
|HGE0110||Health Care and Health Promotion||10 ECTS|
|KRA0105||Cancer and Palliative Care||10 ECTS|
|LSL1015||Chronic Illness||10 ECTS|
|ÖHÍ0105||Aging and Health||10 ECTS|
|ÞFS0105||Servant 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
For more information on this study programme, please contact
Anna Bryndís Sigurðardóttir, Office Manager of the School of Health Sciences
tel. +354 460 8036