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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL SERVICES

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Social and Health Care Management
                     
Operational Environment of Social and Health Care 5
 
   
       
Project Management in Social and Health Care 5
 
   
       
Organizations and Management 5
 
   
       
Process and Quality Management 5
   
     
   
Human Resource Management and Knowledge Management 5  
   
       
Safety and Wellfare Management 5
   
     
   
Common Master Studies
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Future Research, Foresight and Innovation 5                      
Foundations of Financial Management 5                      
Strategy and Change Management, as well as Communication 5                      
Technology Know How Management 5                      
Project Competence 5                      
Customer Relationship Management 5                      
Business in Social and Health Care 5                      
The Development of Activities through Service Design 5                      
Quantitative Research Methods, Effectiveness (incl. SPSS) 5                      
Qualitative and Action-based Research and Development Methods 5                      
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Research Process and Methods
                     
Research Methods 5
 
   
       
Evidence Based Practice 5
 
   
       
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Optional Studies
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Optional studies 5  
   
       
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Thesis
                     
Information Search and Seminar 1 (Planning) 7
 
   
       
Seminar 2 (Implementation) 3
   
     
   
Independent Work 1 8
 
 
   
Independent Work 2 5  
   
       
Scientific Writing and Seminar 3 (Presentation) 7  
   
       
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Degree title: Master of Health Care/Master of Social Sciences
Extent and duration: 90 cr, 1.5 years
Language: Finnish

CONTACT INFORMATION
Tampere University of Applied Sciences
Kuntokatu 3
33520 Tampere
Principal Lecturer Hannele Laaksonen
Head of Degree Programme Sari Mettiäinen

ELIGIBILITY
see www.tamk.fi

TEACHING METHOD
Multifaceted learning

COMPETENCIES DEVELOPED IN THE TRAINING

The focus of the degree programme is on evidence based development and management skills.
Education provides the capability for demanding health and social care management and specialist positions, which emphasizes independent and critical thinking, management of the change process and development of the strategic innovation, identification of the complex challenges and resolution activities, as well as efficient management.

After graduation the students are qualified to apply to vocational teacher's education and those
public positions for which a master-level degree is a requirement. The degree is working life oriented
and comparable with equivalent degrees in other EU countries (EQF, level 7).

PROFESSIONAL STATUS

Social and health care management and leadership, development tasks, diverse projects, and other
expert tasks.

BASIC VALUES OF THE EDUCATION

The values of the education are based on the values set by TAMK’s strategy: a sense of
community, respect for the individual and individual differences, sustainable development,
appreciation for expertise and entrepreneurship.

STRUCTURE OF THE STUDIES

Advanced professional studies 55 cr
Optional studies 5 cr
Master’s thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr