- Characteristics of life in Northern environment: culture, physical environment, economics, social structures, and working in Northern conditions;
- Specific features of health, wellbeing, cultural transitions, and illnesses of Northern residents (holistic view);
- Special needs of Northern residents regarding health promotion, disease prevention, care, and rehabilitation;
- Specific characteristics of diseases, health care systems, and health and wellbeing services in Circumpolar Region;
- Connections between the Northern environment and human health & wellbeing.
Learning Outcomes of the MCH:
- Student will be able to apply critical and scientific approach to his or her professional work;
- Student will be able to define and explain the special characters of living in Northern environment/circumpolar conditions;
- Student understands and is able to describe the experience of health, wellbeing, cultural transitions and illnesses of Northern residents living in Northern cultures;
- Student will be able to detect, assess and to respond interactively to the special needs of people living in the Circumpolar Region regarding health promotion, disease prevention, care, and rehabilitation;
- Student identifies, analyses and is able to explain special characters of diseases and health care systems/health and wellbeing services in Northern regions;
- Student will be able to present interventions to maintain and improve health and wellbeing in Northern environment.
MCH graduates are awarded a Master of Health Sciences degree. They will be able to work as independent professionals in the multiprofessional field of health and wellbeing, e.g. in administrative and managerial positions in health care services, development, planning and research.
Please find the MCH brochure here.
Last updated: 1/6/2016