School of Health and Welfare

The School of Health and Welfare conducts education, research and collaboration in the fields of social and behavioural sciences and nursing.

About School of Health and Welfare

The School for Health and Welfare has approximately 120 employees and consists of three departments.

Management, administration and teachers/researchers have offices in the R-building on the campus area. Most of the tuition is also conducted in the R-building, but lectures may also be held in other buildings on the campus area. The Nursing Programme also has tuition and staff located at Campus Varberg.

The School of Health and Welfare has three departments:

  • The Department of Health and Sport
  • The Department of Health and Care
  • The Department of Society and Welfare

The Dean of Faculty is Lena-Karin Erlandsson.

Join the future – Welcome to the School of Health and Welfare!

Flera personers händer sträcks in till en gemensam mitt och rör varandra.

Education

First-cycle programmes:

  • Health Education
  • Media and Communication Studies: Focus Health
  • Work and Welfare – Management and Organization
  • Professional Career in Sport and Working Life
  • Psychology – Sport and Exercise
  • Social Change and Social Sustainability
  • Nursing Programme

Continuing professional development:

  • Master's Programme in Health and Lifestyle
  • Postgraduate Diploma in District Nursing, Psychiatric Care, Optical Healthcare, and Care of Children and Young People
  • Master's Programme (60 credits) in Nordic Welfare

Third-cycle education is provided within the field of Health and Lifestyle. The Faculty Programme Director is Marie Lydell.

Marie Lydell

Research

Research at the school is organised within the Center for Research on Welfare, Health and Sport (CVHI), which is a multidisciplinary research environment. The Head of Research at CVHI is Petra Svedberg.

Petra Svedberg

Center for Research on Welfare, Health and Sport (CVHI)

Innovative environments

The School of Health and Welfare includes the Health Lab.

The Health Lab

Organisation

Management and administration

Programme directors

Advisory Board

Chairperson:

Faculty representatives:

Student representatives:

  • Jessica Svensson
  • Hannah Carnefjord
  • Emma Flodin

Please contact the advisory board secretary Charlotte Andersson for more information.

The Department of Health and Sport

The department conducts education within disability studies, media and communication studies, social work and sociology.

The Department of Health and Sport has 35 employees. The Head of Department is Mattias Nilsson, Senior Lecturer in Teaching and Learning.

The department’s researchers belong to the research environment the Center of Research for Health and Welfare (CVHI).

Center of Research for Health and Welfare (CVHI)

The Department of Society and Welfare

The department conducts education within disability studies, media and communication studies, social work and sociology.

The Department of Society and Welfare has 38 employees. The Head of Department is Malin Hallén, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies.

The department’s researchers belong to the research environment the Center of Research for Health and Welfare (CVHI).

Center of Research for Health and Welfare (CVHI)

The Department of Health and Care

The department conducts education within disability studies, media and communication studies, social work and sociology.

The Department of Health and Care has 47 employees. The Head of Department is Ing-Marie Carlsson, Senior Lecturer in Nursing.

The department’s researchers belong to the research environment the Center of Research for Health and Welfare (CVHI).

Center of Research for Health and Welfare (CVHI)

updated

2019-02-25

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