Stord-Haugesund University College - Høgskolen Stord/Haugesund
English language section of Stord-Haugesund University College
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Stord-Haugesund University College is an educational institution that offers students higher educational opportunities. The institution is actively involved in various student exchange programs. The campuses are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and students can access Internet at the library and other areas, if they have their own laptops. Students get student discount cards that they can use to access service at discount rates. They also have an on campus bookstore.
Stord-Haugesund University College offers a variety of continuing and further education programs, aimed at mature students, who wish to upgrade their skills. The supplementary education programs help train students, who wish to seek employment in the field of education. Students can also take up the Fjords and Glaciers comprising of 60 ECTS that will help those students, who are qualifying in the fields of physical education and environmental studies. Programs in the field of music are also available to students who wish to become amateur conductors at local and school bands. Teachers are offered an IT course that can help them get acquainted with the latest in the field.
Stord/Haugesund University College offers a program in Special Needs Pedagogy, comprising of 30 ECTS. The institution also offers various programs in the field of engineering and science. The high demand that exist within the local industries for trained graduates has fuelled a lot of interest among the students.