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The aim of the programme is to enable social workers to prevent and remedy social problems in today’s society. NURSE During the Social Worker programme, you can find yourself challenged on a personal level, and you will come into contact with many different people – some with very difficult circumstances. There is a great shortage of social workers in Greenland. This means that there are great opportunities to pursue a career as a social worker within: • • • The public sector – including the Government of Greenland and Greenland’s counties The Prison Service The Health Service • Private social institutions and professional organisations Are you interested in healthcare, and would you like to help people get well again after an illness or accident? A bachelor’s degree in nursing offers many different options. Many nurses work in hospitals and healthcare centres, where they take care of patients, hand out medication and plan the entire treatment process. However, trained nurses can also work with informing about general health, with education and many other things. A nurse’s job is a very versatile one, where both your professional knowledge and personal qualities are brought to bear. Nurses are trained for a comprehensive healthcare system to care for children, young people, adults and the elderly – with everything from acute and traumatic accidents and illnesses, to chronic, somatic and psychiatric disorders. LANGUAGE, LITERATURE & MEDIA Do you have an ear for the Greenlandic language, and would you like to work with language, literature and/or the media? During the programme in Language, Literature & Media, you acquire knowledge about language structures and the importance of language for a country’s cultural identity. Just as language is of great importance for a people’s identity, literature and media also play an important role in how news, debate and culture are communicated. Thus, when you study Language, Literature & Media, you move within the cultural core – and you learn to read and feel the heartbeat of the key areas in society. The programme comprises a bachelor’s degree (3 years) and a master’s degree (2 years). With a master’s degree in Language, Literature & Media, you have the opportunity to pursue a career in the following fields: • • Teaching at a vocational college, a sixth form college (including A-levels) or a teacher training college The Language Secretariat • Public administration • Publishing and other cultural institutions • Radio & TV • Teaching and research work at an institution of higher education Training to become a nurse is a path to a career where you both work with people and experience great professional challenges. At the same time, the programme provides great opportunities for working abroad – both during your studies and as a trained nurse. The programme is arranged in collaboration with the Greenlandic Health Service. THEOLOGY Are you curious as to how Christianity arose, how it has evolved over time and what its role is in today’s Greenlandic society? These are some of the questions the bachelor’s degree programme in Theology deals with. As a student of Theology, you will learn about the origin, history and contemporary development of Christianity. You will then be able, in an independently and qualified manor, to relate to and concern yourself with the Christian tradition from a contemporary perspective. With a bachelor’s degree in Theology, you will have the opportunity to become a priest in the Greenlandic Church by supplementing your training with a 6-month course in Pastoral Theology by appointment of the bishop of the diocese of Greenlandic. A small number also find employment in other areas, particularly within social work, teaching and communication in both the public sector and in private organisations. www.uni.gl 21

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