Major subject – Caring Science
A holistic view of human health is the key to good care. Students of Caring Science will learn about caring patients from the perspectives of individual patients and caring process. You will even gain insights into the impacts of the surrounding world on health and caring processes. The studies provide you with extensive knowledge of, for example, the basics of nursing and care (from clinical, ethical and cultural perspectives), clinical health and caring sciences, health education and the didactics of caring science. You will also learn about different methods and ways of developing and improving healthcare. Your competence will be useful in many areas of healthcare, for example, in relation to the development of methods for promoting health and preventing diseases, the development of caring, and the alleviation of patients’ suffering. A charitable approach, dignity and responsibility are central aspects in your studies.
If you study Caring Science as your major subject, you will have a great freedom of choice and opportunities to tailor a professional career through your choice of minor subjects and courses. You can select a specialisation that is in accordance with your own strengths from the following minor subjects: clinical caring science (e.g., geriatric care, palliative care, children’s and families’ health), healthcare administration and management, the didactics of health sciences, health education, or health technology. You will also have an opportunity to select minor subjects from other disciplines outside health sciences to create a unique subject combination. Caring Science and the related minor subjects can also be studied by students with other major subjects.