The Department of Health Sciences is part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and has the following programs, Occupational Therapy, Health Guidance, Radiography, Nursing, Physical Therapy and the Specialist Nursing programmes (with several specialisations).
The department’s activities are based on the Luleå campus. Several of the programmes and most of the single subject courses are offered in the form of distance education. The research subjects Occupational therapy, Nursing and Physical Therapy are also the department’s responsibility. Post-graduate studies are offered in Health Sciences.
We are about 107 employees, including 23 PhD, six professors and seven assistant professors.