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Master's Degree Programme in Management of Health Care and Social Services

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Advanced Professional Studies
                     
Operational Environment of Social and Health Care 5
 
   
       
Process and Quality Management 5
   
     
   
Organizations and Management 5
 
   
       
Human Resource Management and Competence Management 5  
   
       
Safety and Well-being Management 5
   
     
   
Workplace Psychology and Communications 5
 
   
       
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Common Master's Studies
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Evidence-Based Practice 5
   
     
   
Quantitative Research Methods, Effectiveness (incl. SPSS) 5
 
   
       
Qualitative and Action-based Research and Development Methods 5
 
   
       
Future Research, Foresight and Innovation 5                      
Leadership and HRM 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                      
The Development of Activities through Service Design 5                      
Strategic Financial Management 5                      
Knowledge Management 5                      
Experience Design 5                      
Acquiring Customers in Digital Channels 5                      
Data-analysis, Data Visualization and Artificial Intelligence 5                      
Introduction to LEAN 5                      
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Optional Studies
                     
Optional studies 5  
   
       
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Master'sThesis
                     
Research Process and Methods 5
 
   
       
Data Search and Planning Seminar 5
 
 
   
Independent Working I 10
   
     
   
Scientific Writing and Independent Working II 10
 
   
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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 Tiina Mäkinen

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 30 cr
Common master level studies 25 cr
Optional studies 5 cr
Master’s thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr