Rehabilitation as area of competence

The student has an extended knowledge of the relationships and processes within the rehabilitation field and is able to flexibly and strategically encounter the constant changes in working life. He or she has extended knowledge of the complexities of the rehabilitation field and is able to coordinate efforts within their own area of operation based on medical, psychological, pedagogical and social factors. An extended knowledge of accessibility, inclusion and universal design as part of the rehabilitative process.

The student has the competence to manage, coordinate and implement rehabilitative efforts based on a holistic view based on a biopsychological approach.

The student is able to function as an expert in different connections and has the ability to function in multi-professional tams based on the needs of the client and common goals. The student has an ability to manage projects and develop the rehabilitation and monitor the effects of rehabilitation in an objective and creative fashion.

The student has the ability to evaluate the need for knowledge development of both themselves and others as well as guide themselves and others in questions concerning rehabilitation and initiate development leading to change.

After completing studies for the master’s degree within the competence area of rehabilitation the student is expected to be able to develop and remodel functions, services and models of operation for various target groups within the public, private and third sectors.

Leadership competence

The student has specialized knowledge in various management issues and thus is able to innovatively act for increased wellbeing and inclusion between the management, collaborators and clients/patients. The student can independently lead multi-professional teams and projects based on their own field-specific knowledge.

The student can operate as initiator and affector in questions concerning wellbeing, accessibility and inclusion in workplaces, among clients/patients and in the society in general. The student is able to function as a coordinator and innovative resource in such networks. In addition, the student is able to identify connections between perspectives and debates in society.

The student is able to make decisions based on knowledge of economics. The student has change-managerial strategic knowledge that takes into account strategy and quality activities as well as wellbeing among the staff as an ongoing process.

Competence in research, development and innovation (RDI)

The student masters different research methods and is able to develop work within their own field of operations. The student is able to initiate, carry through and manage RDI projects as well as evaluate project processes and its effects. The student is able to create new knowledge and renew old modes of operation by combining knowledge within different fields. The student can critically evaluate different interests within the RDI activities and make evaluations according to research ethical principles. The student has a readiness to engage in demanding independent RDI activities, has a critical research and development approach and is able to develop economically viable client- and patient oriented activities.