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  1. Biomedical Science, BS

    Knowledge ability and skillsAt the end of the three years of study the student is expected to have achieved the following learning outcomes: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has knowledge in the basic sciences, such as chemistry, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, instrumentation and statistics1.2. The student knows the purpose and theoretical background of the methodology and pathology in the main disciplines within biomedical sciences, such as blood bank, clinical chemistry, clinical physiology, genetics, haematology, isotope analyses, histopathology, immunology, microbiology and molecular biology.1.3. The student has knowledge in specimen sampling, specimen treatment and understands the value of good sampling procedure with regard to ethics and the quality of analyses.1.4. The student knows and understands the structure and function of cells, organs and the body in health and disease.1.5. The student knows and unterstands laboratory process of general analyses in the main disciplines of biomedical science.1.6. Has knowledge in the pathology reflecting the main disciplines in biomedical science and understands the relation between analyses and diseases.1.7. The student has knowledge of substrates and microorgnisms that can affect people's health, the immunological response of the body and treatment. 1.8. The student knows the ideology and methodology in quality management, risk assessment and in providing information.1.9. The student understands ethical values and professional behaviour. 1.10. T ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  2. Leisure Studies, BA

    Knowledge Upon graduation the student possesses knowledge and understanding relevant to the job. This means that the student: Is familiar with and has an understanding of leisure and its pedagogical value. Has gained a general understanding and insight into the basic theories and concepts in leisure studies, life skills, psychology and outdoor learning. Is familiar with recreation and leisure and the covenants, laws and regulations relating to it, such as activity-curriculums. Is familiar with and understands the theories, concepts and methods on which the work and responsibility of leisure- and social pedagogues is based, i.e. experiential learning, democracy, informal education, leisure education and social pedagogy, and can utilise this knowledge in working with people of all ages. Possesses current knowledge of issues relating to leisure of a certain target group (e.g. children, youth or elderly). Has acquired the ability to incorporate new research, methods and solutions in the field in his or her own work Is familiar with the basics of information technology, including search methods. Skills Upon graduation the student can apply the methods and procedures of his/her discipline and profession. This means that the student: Is able to apply perspective of leisure studies on diverse challenges in the field, e.g. in associations, municipalities and the private sector. Is able to apply his or her professional knowledge to encourage people's participation in leisure activities, as well as societal participatio ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  3. Physical Therapy Sciences, BS

    Knowledge Degree holders will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the physical therapy sciences This entails that holders: possess knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the body, age related changes and the main deficits associated with health problems/accidents and their effects on activities and participation in the society knows movement and practice related changes of the body structure and function have acquired general understanding and insight into the main theories and concepts that physical therapy is based upon, with emphasis on theories of current motor control and the conceptual of the International Classification System on Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) possess knowledge about the interaction of health and contextual factors (environment and personal factors) and its effects on functioning and disability. possess knowledge of holistic approaches in prevention and treatment, the role of the physical therapist and other healthcare professionals as well as procedures of the health care system can apply the basic elements of information technology and are familiar with the basic concepts  of scientific methodology  have the latest knowledge in physical therapy scienecs are knowledgeable about the elements of patient/client management in physical therapy (examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention and re-examination) be familiar with regulations and ethical values related to the work of healthcare professionals and the effects of poli ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  4. Preschool Teacher Education, B.Ed.

    Goals - knowledge, understanding and skills On completion of study students shall: Knowledge and understanding - Possess a general understanding of theories, criteria, concepts and methods of the various disciplines in the field of preschool studies.- Be able to apply knowledge and understanding to theoretical practice within preschool studies, and have developed competences to sustain theoretical and practical solutions in the subject.- Understand professionalism, equality, creativity and democracy in preschools.- Have achieved knowledge and understanding of preschool ideology, pedagogy and history, with cultural and educational role that preschools play in the life of young children.- Have achieved knowledge of the primary trends shaping contemporary preschools.- Be able to reflect on their own ideas and perspectives, thereby viewing and shaping a professional ideal of pedagogy and work ethic.- Understand the role and work of the preschool teacher, and be aware of those components, which shape the profession. Type of knowledge- Have adopted extensive theoretical knowledge on different methods helping children to develop and strengthen communication and play skills and be able to evaluate their play competences as well as the given play situations in preschools.- Have acquired knowledge of young children’s attachments and communications skills in their interaction in peer groups and with adults. - Know assessment technique and methods to evaluate play skills and situations from different perspectives.- Have ac ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  5. Preschool Teacher Education, M.Ed.

    Knowledge Are familiar with research and research methods in the field of preschool education Have knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and methods of the academic disciplines that form the basis of preschool education studies, and how they should be applied in the field Have gained a deep understanding of the ideology, culture, and educational role of preschool Are thoroughly familiar with theoretical topics and issues Know the code of ethics and professional conventions of preschool teaching  Skills Can define and carry out research on preschool work and make practical use of findings in work Can coordinate preschool education activities founded on democratic principles Can participate in development work, and can lead such initiatives Can organise preschool education based on the educational fields of the preschool Can communicate in written and spoken language, in their native language and at least one second language, and can participate in dialogue regarding professional matters Can organise meetings, educational activities, and professional communications with parents, colleagues, and other relevant parties Abilities Can initiate projects, run them and be responsible for their activities, for differing individuals and groups in preschool Can take independent decisions about the work and can substantiate them both professionally and academically Have the knowledge and skills to identify and respond to any sort of inequity on the basis of social and cultural diversity, such as gender, origin, ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  6. Archival Studies, Minor

    Knowledge and understanding Students - are familiar with the main aspects of records management and archival studies - are familiar with the basic working methods in records management - are familiar with the development of records management and administration - are familiar with the principle of provenance - are familiar with the fundamentals of evaluating primary sources - are familiar with the methods used in contemporary records management - are familiar with the processing of electronic records/sources - are familiar with the primary functions of archives   Practical and theoretical skills Students - understand the value of records as sources for research purposes - know how to locate sources in archives - are comfortable with primary sources and able to use them in their own research - are able to read handwriting from the period 1500-1900 - are familiar with the use of catalogues in archives - are able to compile a professional bibliography of primary sources - are familiar with the ordering of archives and compilation of inventories - understand the role of a records manager in public institutions and private companies - are able to design work processes for contemporary records management - are able to explain the primary functions of archives   Communication skills Students - are independent and demonstrate initiative in their studies. - are able to work with others on projects that count towards their grade - are able to explain a chosen topic in written and spoken language - are organised and able ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  7. Italian, Diploma

    The learning objectives with the 60 credit diploma in Italian are:  - Students have mastered the basic concepts, methods and theories in the area of language and culture, economic and national life, history, literature and art. - Students are able to use the language both in writing and orally. - Students are able to use their knowledge and understanding in scholarly pursuits or in their profession and are able to work with others. At the end of the studies students have the following skills:  1. Knowledge: 1.1 Students have mastered the basic concepts, methods and theories in the area of language and culture, economic and national life, history, literature and art. 1.2 Students have gained knowledge and understanding in one or more specialised areas within the field of study (linguistics, translation, literature, culture, national life or history). The scope of students' knowledge covers the most recent findings in the subject. 2. Skills: 2.1. Students have adopted the language as language users and are acquainted with the studies regarding it (grammar, linguistics).  2.2. Students can write coherent texts on various subjects. 2.3. Students can use the language in all kinds of situatuons. 3. Copetences: 3.1. Students are able to work independently. 3.2. Students can take part in projects and discussion in the Italian language. 3.3. Students are able to use the language effectively for social and academic purposes and in an occupational setting. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  8. Nursing (prior curriculum, LAT exam), BS

    1. Knowledge 1.1       The student understands the complexity of the human being and the effects of health and disease on its condition and circumstances. 1.2       The student knows and understands basic theories and concepts in the discipline of nursing and employs that knowledge in nursing practice. 1.3       The student builds her or his nursing knowledge bases on humanities, psychology, sociology, biology, natural-, and health sciences. 1.4       The student is capable of rationalizing his or her clinical decisions based on scientific evidence in nursing and related sciences. 1.5       The student employs evidence based knowledge in the discipline of nursing and is capable of maintaining and developing this knowledge. 1.6       The student possesses knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles pertaining to patient safety.   2. Skills 2.1       The student has the capacity, on the basis of his or her knowledge, to provide the best possible nursing interventions and service. 2.2       The student is able to articulate nursing phenomena and put them in scientific context. 2.3       The student has the capacity to formulate nursing diagnoses and goals. He or she is able to formulate and follow a nursing plan to reach nursing objectives and is capable of evaluating outcomes of care. 2.4       The student is able to employ the best information and computer technology to the benefit of his or her patient and colleagues. 2.5       The student understands and employs ethical principles when interacti ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  9. 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 have acquired a comprehensive knowledge of a selected philosophical field. 1.3. Students have a clear overview of the development of Western philosophy from ancient to contemporary times 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, used to address theoretical subject matter and opinions. 2.2. Students are organised and able to work independently on diverse philosophical topics. 2.3. Students are able to make critical, but prudent, use of guidance and comments on their work. 2.4. Students are able to analyse highly complex subject matter, set goals, and 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 ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  10. Physical Therapy, MS

    Knowledge Degree holders possess knowledge of a defined area of the Physical Therapy profession This entails that holders: possess knowledge of academic subjects and the science behind Physical Therapy possess in depth knowledge of clinical reasoning and the treatment process in Physical Therapy (examination, assessment, diagnosis, prospects and reevaluation) possess in depth knowledge of the main methods used in diagnosis and treatment in the field of Physical Therapy can provide arguments for their own findings and place the latest knowledge in context within the field of Physical therapy are familiar with scientific methodology and the research methods used within the field of Physical Therapy as well as having acquired knowledge through research possess knowledge of science ethics Skills Degree holders can apply methods and procedures of a defined area of the Physical Therapy profession This entails that holders: have adopted professionalism and relevant methods and procedures in accordance with the treatment process in Physical Therapy (examination, assessment, diagnosis, prospects and reevaluation) can apply the newest knowledge and understanding in their professional work as a Physical Therapist respect their professional boundaries and are capable of assessing when a patient should be referred elsewhere possess skills in communication and decision making that enables them to act with integrity on equal basis to insure interdisciplinary teamwork and continuous users targeted services   can work with pe ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland

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