close

Filters

See Results

12 Top Courses in Iceland 2021

For higher education, a master is a great option. Programs can last about two years with a requirement somewhere between 12 and 18 courses at the graduate level. Field of study options may vary widely, allowing students to tailor their education to their needs.Situated at the confluence of Arctic and North Atlantic oceans, the Republic of Iceland is known to be a Nordic Island country. The educati… Read more

For higher education, a master is a great option. Programs can last about two years with a requirement somewhere between 12 and 18 courses at the graduate level. Field of study options may vary widely, allowing students to tailor their education to their needs.

Situated at the confluence of Arctic and North Atlantic oceans, the Republic of Iceland is known to be a Nordic Island country. The education sector is handled by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. The curriculum's and policies are thus outlined by the ministry.

Contact Universities Best Courses in Iceland 2021

Read Less
Read more about studying in Iceland
format_list_bulleted Filters
Sort by:
  • Popular Latest Title
  • Popular
  • Latest
  • Title
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Business Incubator will explore blue/green economy or entrepreneurship in marine aquaculture in arctic and sub-arctic regions. Students will get an insight into ... +

The course in Business Incubator will explore blue/green economy or entrepreneurship in marine aquaculture in arctic and sub-arctic regions. Students will get an insight into the state of the art through lectures and visits to companies. The curriculum will focus on today’s limitations and challenges, an introduction to sustainable resource use, and innovative management. Participants will then work individually or in groups on a range of ideas, leading to a business model according to the ‘Business Model Canvas’ for each project. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
Technical College Reykjavik
Reykjavík, Iceland

Stu­dents learn to design and compile material for print and screen media with emp­hasis on print­making, graphic design, multi­media and digital editing. Stu­dents learn to u ... +

Stu­dents learn to design and compile material for print and screen media with emp­hasis on print­making, graphic design, multi­media and digital editing. Stu­dents learn to use software for picture processing, layout and web. -
Courses
Icelandic
Aug 2021
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Community and the Built Environment examines the perception of landscape/sea in connection with the built environment and the role of planning. This is based on ... +

The course in Community and the Built Environment examines the perception of landscape/sea in connection with the built environment and the role of planning. This is based on the idea that the built environment, not less than nature, shapes people’s wellbeing, their sense of belonging, and their willingness to live in a region or town. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 

Earn a scholarship worth up to $10,000

Discover the options our scholarship can give you.
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Coping with Disasters introduces factors that influence a society's resilience which is the ability to recover and bounce back after a disastrous event. It bridg ... +

The course in Coping with Disasters introduces factors that influence a society's resilience which is the ability to recover and bounce back after a disastrous event. It bridges disciplines to provide a multifaceted understanding of societal ability to withstand a crisis, on the individual, community, infrastructural, and institutional level. It presents students with the main concepts of disaster research, drawing from the fields of earth sciences, environmental studies, sociology, health sciences, psychology, and cultural studies. The course addresses monitoring, early warning, planning, and exercises as a means to mitigate the impact of natural hazards. It covers factors important in dealing with the aftermath of an extreme event. These include the role of psychological first aid, communication, media, art, and spirituality in coping with hardship, tragedies, and trauma. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Education and Labour Markets explores the characteristics of labor markets and education policies with a focus on regional development. Students will learn about ... +

The course in Education and Labour Markets explores the characteristics of labor markets and education policies with a focus on regional development. Students will learn about the challenges regarding undiversified labor markets and the so-called “brain drain” that rural and remote communities are confronted with. The role of (higher) education in remote settings will also be addressed. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

In the course in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, students gain insights into the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship for regional planning and how it is being promo ... +

In the course in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, students gain insights into the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship for regional planning and how it is being promoted in multinational organizations such as the European Union. Emphasis is put on analyzing the effectiveness and quality of different approaches, taking into account the challenges coastal communities are facing. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

This course in Marine Renewable Energy provides an overview of the marine renewable energy sector by focusing on the history of marine renewable energy development, environmen ... +

This course in Marine Renewable Energy provides an overview of the marine renewable energy sector by focusing on the history of marine renewable energy development, environmental effects, marine spatial planning, device technology, and transmission issues, finance and risk mitigation, socio-cultural impacts, and stakeholder and community engagement. Students will explore these issues through case studies focusing on the Bay of Fundy (Nova Scotia, Canada) and the Orkney Islands (United Kingdom). The course is grounded in theory and applied learning opportunities that enable students to assess marine renewable energy issues through professional tools and other applied resources. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Maritime Anthropology is about the social and cultural dimensions of coastal communities through the lens of anthropology. The course focuses on the relationship ... +

The course in Maritime Anthropology is about the social and cultural dimensions of coastal communities through the lens of anthropology. The course focuses on the relationship between humans and the marine environment in contemporary and historical human cultures. The course includes an examination of archaeological records, histories of environmental change, cultural heritage, and the record from submerged landscapes and coastal sites. Attention will be paid to the conflicts of development vs. conservation and current threats to the coastal zones. Students will learn about anthropological theories, traditional and local knowledge, maritime history, and folklore. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Sustainable Aquaculture focuses on the interplay between aquaculture and the environment with a focus on principles and concepts related to the ecology of aquacu ... +

The course in Sustainable Aquaculture focuses on the interplay between aquaculture and the environment with a focus on principles and concepts related to the ecology of aquaculture. Different aquaculture systems and production methods will be examined. The major theme will be the environmental aspects of aquaculture. This includes feed-stuff problems, alternative fish feed ingredients, and IMTA approaches (Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture). -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Welfare and development: Concepts and indicators critically engages a range of commonly available socioeconomic indicators while alternative indices, such as the ... +

The course in Welfare and development: Concepts and indicators critically engages a range of commonly available socioeconomic indicators while alternative indices, such as the Nordic Welfare Indicators, will be presented and discussed too. Students will learn about key concepts in welfare economics and the meanings of everyday categorizations such as a "good place to live", "healthy economy" and "vibrant community". -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
Technical College Reykjavik
Reykjavík, Iceland

Stu­dents learn about graphic design and the presentation of material for print and multi­media, screen and Internet. Emp­hasis is placed on print­making, typography, graphic ... +

Stu­dents learn about graphic design and the presentation of material for print and multi­media, screen and Internet. Emp­hasis is placed on print­making, typography, graphic design, multi­media and digital set up/​composition of pict­ures and colour (control/​editing?). -
Courses
Icelandic
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Technical College Reykjavik
Reykjavík, Iceland

Aircraft main­ten­ance eng­ineering offers many job opport­unities all across the country as well as abroad. Graduates from Technical Col­lege Reykjavík have gone on to work f ... +

Aircraft main­ten­ance eng­ineering offers many job opport­unities all across the country as well as abroad. Graduates from Technical Col­lege Reykjavík have gone on to work for Icelandair, the Icelandic coast guard and Air Atlanta, among others. The field offers many opport­unities for cont­inuing education and exp­anding your know­ledge. -
Courses
English
Aug 2021
Campus