Other Schools and Educational Institutions

The Centre of Maritime Studies and Engineering offers four programmes: Ship’s Captain, Navigator, Ship’s Engineer, and Ship’s Mechanic. The school meets all the STCW-standards. The training offered, therefore, meets international standards and enables graduates to obtain work worldwide.

After high school, higher education is offered at the University of the Faroe Islands (Fróðskaparsetrið). In addition, the so-called vocational academy education is offered at the vocational college.

The University of the Faroes offers degrees in five disciplines:
The Faculty of Faroese Language and Literature offers a BA and MA in Faroese language and literature. The Faculty of Natural Sciences offers BSc in : Earth and Ocean Science, Biology, and in Information and Communication Technology.

The Faculty also offers MSc in : Exploration Geophysics. The Faculty of History and Social Sciences offers a BA and MA in History, a BSSc and MSSc in Political Science and as of summer 2009 a MA and LL.M in Law.

The Faculty of education offers BSc in : Teaching (Elementary school), and Pre-school or Kindergarten. And the Faculty of Health offers BSc in Nursing. The university also offers Ph.D in the courses which have qualified guides, and participates in the “Nordic Masters” programme.