"Art and culture in health and care"

Study model

Admission requirements

Admission is granted on the basis of general university and college admission certification or prior learning and work experience.

Learning outcomes



  • has knowledge about art, culture, health and care and the connection between these in health-promoting, preventive and rehabilitative work
  • has knowledge of how art and cultural activities can be implemented in health- and social work
  • has knowledge about how the different academic environments (health, social work, arts, etc.) can collaborate to make cultural activities, possibly together with the voluntary sector.



  • applies professional knowledge to theoretical questions and practical arts and health projects.
  • reflects on practice
  • collaborates across professional environments within art, culture, health and care
  • plans and implements applied arts and health projects

General competence:


  • is capable of original thinking and innovation so that art and culture can contribute to meet people’s cultural needs as part of holistic care
  • reflects on a variety of ethical issues in art, culture, health and care

Job opportunities

«Art and culture in health and care» aims to provide knowledge and action competence that strengthens and expands the competence that the students already has (I.e. nurses, health professionals, social educators, social workers, occupational therapists, cultural school teachers, cultural workers and others).

Study abroad

Periods abroad are not applicable for this study.

The study is rooted in recent international research. It may be relevant to use international lecturers as teachers on the course.

Teaching sessions

Dates spring 2024

Information about sessions:

Time frame: Classes will run from 09.00 to 15.30. One day during sessions 1 and 2 will last until 17.00.

During the third session students are encouraged to take the initiative to start preparing for the practical exam in their respective groups outside class time.

Information about the exam.

The practical exam takes place during the last day of the fourth session. The exam paper will be handed out during the third session so that students can start working together in groups. The written assignment is an individual take-home examination. Students are given the exam assignment after they have finished the practical exam.

Application deadline and admission

ECTS Credits 15
Study level Shorter programme
Scope Part time
Teaching language
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Levanger

Application deadline and admission

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