The Department of Health Sciences has the following programs; Occupational Therapy, Health Guidance, Radiography, Nursing, Physical Therapy and the Specialist Nursing programmes with several specialisations.
Prominent research is conducted in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nursing and health sciences.
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 124 employees, including 14 PhD, tio professors and three assistant professors.