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  1. Food Science, Doctorate

    The student possesses knowledge and understanding acquired from research carried out on an individual basis.The student's research findings shall contribute in a significant way to the development of the relevant field of study.The student shall have initiated new knowledge, and its interpretation, with research which measures up to reviews and critique of other scholars in the relevant field. Knowledge, ability and skills On completion of doctoral studies the student should have fulfilled the following criteria in addition to those fulfilled at the former level:  1. Knowledge and understanding 1.1. The student has acquired extensive and deep understanding of the main theories, principles, concepts and the most recent findings witin a selected area of food science. The knowledge is more in-depth than acquired at previous levels. 1.2. The student has adopted an original and critical way of thinking as regards the area of research and is able to put forward and develop theoretical ideas. 1.3. The student possesses an understanding of the nature of scientific research and is aware of the rights and obligations of scientists, including matters concerning discretion, copyright, ethics and intellectual property as regards results and data 1.4. The student has initiated the creation of new knowledge and its interpretation by means of research which has withstood analysis and critique by scholars in the relevant field. 1.5. The student possesses knowledge and understanding acquired through individual research which is ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  2. Natural Sciences Teaching in Compulsory School, B.Ed.

    On graduation, the following criteria shall be met. Knowledge. At the end of the undergraduate programme Natural Sciences Teaching in Compulsory School, B.Ed., the student is expected to know and understand: Government policy on education and culture, the Icelandic educational system and the working environment, i.e., the operation of the school system, the Act on Compulsory Schools, and the role of trade and labour unions for teachers. International agreements on education, human development, school operations, human rights and diversity. The goals and guidelines of the national curriculum on school operations and particularly on the teaching of natural sciences. The main components on which education is based, i.e., school history, social sciences, philosophy, multiculturalism, and the theories of learning and development. The primary educational theories and research in educational studies and human development. The basic concepts and ideas about methodology for educational and human development research. The provisions in the National Curriculum for Compulsory Schools regarding nature preservation and sustainable education. The main concepts, principles, and theories of natural science that are taught at the compulsory school level and to connect them to a person’s own way of life, technology, societal structure, and environmental issues as the opportunity arises. What sustainability and sustainable development are and what should be stressed in sustainable education. Natural science education methods focus ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  3. Political Science, Doctorate

    Knowledge, Ability and SkillsAt the conclusion of the doctoral program, the student shall be able to meet the guidelines listed below, in addition to what has been reached at the previous level: 1. Knowledge and Understanding1.1 The student has an extensive and detailed understanding of the main theories, basics, concepts and most recent knowledge within a specific field of political science. The knowledge is significantly more substantial than that achieved during the previous level of study.1.2 The student has adopted an original and critical way of thinking in relation to his/her research field and can put forth and develop scholarly ideas.1.3 The student has an understanding of the nature of scientific research and knows the rights and obligations of scientists, including issues relating to confidentiality, copyright, ownership of results and data.1.4 The student has taken the initiative to in creating new knowledge and interpreting it through research which has passed review and critique from scholars in the field.1.5 The student possesses knowledge and understanding acquired through own research, which can be considered an important contribution to the field of research.1.6 The student knows the systems for financing and evaluating research and has an understanding of how research is used for academic and practical purposes. 2. Practical Skills and Ability2.1 The student can execute a research project by setting research objectives and milestones, and prioritizing project factors.2.2 The student can desig ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  4. Statistics, MS

    Knowledge: On completion of the study program the student shall have an extensive knowledge and understanding of statistics, which implies: The student knows applied statistical methods, which form the basis for modern statistics, and knows their theoretical foundations. The student is able to use computer software and programming to solve statistical problems. The student has sufficient knowledge of statistics for further studies in statistics. Skills: On completion of the study program the student shall be able to use the methods of statistics in a logical manner to solve statistical problems using existing software and computer programming, which implies: The student can apply statistics in a logical manner to solve theoretical and applied projects, using modeling approaches as appropriate. The student has expertise in the use of computers and computer programming to solve statistical projects. Competence: On completion of the study program the student shall be able to expand statistical methods, interpret and apply to new fields, which implies: The student has expertise in statistical reasoning. The student can implement and further develop statistical methods for a given project. The student can explain the theoretical foundations of common statistical methods. The student can use information technology to disseminate statistical results. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  5. Applied Ethics, Doctorate

    1. Knowledge and understanding 1.1. Students have a clear understanding and extensive knowledge of the fundamentals of philosophy, the most important philosophical theories and concepts and the most recent philosophical knowledge. Students' understanding and knowledge is deeper and more detailed than that required at lower levels of study. 1.2. Students have a solid understanding and profound knowledge of their speciality within the philosophy. 1.3. Students have made significant contributions to the discipline, whether in the form of new knowledge or original use and interpretation of existing knowledge. 1.4. Students have a good understanding of what scientific research entails, both theories and accepted views on its nature and ideas and conventions regarding its ethics. 1.5. Students are highly familiar with how scientific research works: how it is funded, how it is independently evaluated and possible opportunities for technical transfer. 2. Type of knowledge 2.1. Students possess knowledge and understanding attained through their own research and independent, significant contributions to the discipline. 2.2. Students have analysed and clearly presented original ideas and created new knowledge on the basis of extensive research that stands up to the criticism of academics in the relevant area of philosophy. 3. Practical competence and skills 3.1. Students possess the knowledge and understanding required to conduct scientific research with confidence and on their own initiative. 3.2. Students are able ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  6. Financial Economics, MS

    Upon completion of the programme the student shall be able to demonstrate knowledge, abilities and skills as follows. Knowledge The student has comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the discipline of economics and finance. The student has good understanding of how to apply the latest economic and financial knowledge and research to problem solving in economics. The student has good knowledge and understanding of the main research methods utilized in economics and finance. The student has good understanding of stock options, derivatives and other financial instruments used in the international financial markets. The student has gained skills in asset valuation and has good knowledge and understanding of the workings of financial markets. Skills The student is able to present a coherent and independent analysis of financial markets and the economy. The student knows how to find, select and retrieve information through the use of the relevant sources, including libraries and online data banks. The student can present ideas on theoretical and practical issues in a structured and critical manner. The student can present in writing the latest ideas and developments in the discipline of economics and finance. The student is able to apply economic theory and concepts to the analysis of financial markets, asset valuation and economic development. The student can apply statistical research methods to conduct quantitative research and report the key findings. The student is able to present his or her work efficien ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  7. Philosophy, BA

    1.    Knowledge and understanding 1.1.    Students possess knowledge of the fundamentals of philosophy: theories, concepts, methods and philosophical problems. 1.2.    Students have a thorough knowledge of the main fields of philosophy: logic, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy and some knowledge of at least two sub-fields, such as the philosophy of science, the philosophy of art or religious philosophy. 1.3.    Students have a clear overview of the development of Western philosophy and more detailed knowledge of at least four periods, including the principal philosophical movements of the 20th century. 1.4.    Students have adopted a critical perspective on philosophy and are familiar with diverse philosophical viewpoints, theories and methodology used in philosophical research. 2.    Practical skills 2.1.    Students have developed independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation in both written and spoken language. 2.2.    Students are organised and able to work independently on specific philosophical topics. 2.3.    Students are able to make prudent use of guidance and comments on their work. 2.4.    Students are able to set goals, and can devise and follow a work schedule. 2.5.    Students have mastered the technicalities and literary specifics of essay writing. 2.6.    Students are proficient in the primary software used for acquiring knowledge and information. 3.    Theoretical skills 3.1.    Students are able to direct their own research into specific and stimu ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  8. Physics, BS

    Type of knowledgeThe student should have acquired extensive knowledge and understanding of basic physics. The student has been introduced to recent findings in physics. Knowledge, ability and skillsOn completion of his studies the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, ability and skills as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has knowledge of the principal sub-disciplines of physics: Newtonian mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, statistical physics, basics of special relativity, quantum mechanics and principles of experimental instrumentation.1.2. The student has basic knowledge of atoms, optics, condensed matter physics, and nuclear and particle physics.1.3. The student has good working knowledge of mathematics and its application in physics. He/she has knowledge of linear algebra, mathematical analysis in one and several dimensions, ordinary and partial differential equations, complex analysis, Fourier analysis, numerical analysis, and basic probability and statistics.1.4. The student has understanding of the experimental foundation of physics and its development through the interaction of experiments and models.1.5. The student is acquainted with the methodology and approximations used in physics: observations, experiments and models, and how they are interlinked. The student has good understanding of data analysis. 2. Practical ability and skills2.1. The student is able to set up simple experiments in the laboratory.2.2. The student is able to use basic laboratory equi ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  9. Tourism Studies, BS

    DefinitionA three-year theoretical and practical programme in tourism studies at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. It provides 180 ECTS or 120 ECTS Major and 60 ECTS Minor which qualifies for the degree of baccalaureus scientiarum, BS. Entrance requirements are a student examination from a secondary school. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  10. Art History and Art Theory, MA

    1. Knowledge and understanding: 1.1. The student has a precise and clear understanding of selected subjects in the field of art history and theory and related subjects, including visual culture and aesthetics. 1.2. The student is familiar with specialised fields in the above-mentioned areas and has experience of researching the history of the subjects in question. 1.3. The master's student has systematically gained an understanding of the newest knowledge in his field of academic expertise. 1.4. The student can use his knowledge and skills in his research and can take a reasoned stance on problems related to art history and theory. 2. Type of knowledge: 2.1. The master's student is familiar with important matters and problems that are debated in his chosen field in art history and theory in the international arena. 2.2. The master's student has gained knowledge in his chosen field in art history and theory, with participation in specialised courses, seminars, conferences and through his own research. 3. Practical competence 3.1. The master's student can gather, analyse and evaluate scientific data. 3.2. The student is competent to write academic papers for publication in journals. 3.3. The student has developed the ability to work independently and is prepared to write on art history and theory, on his own or in cooperation with others. 3.4. The master's student understands and can deal with complex matters in an academic context. 4. Theoretical skills 4.1. The master's student can independently evaluate w ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland

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