Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 30 cr)
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Work
|Mental Health Disorders, Substance Abuse Problems and Pharmacology (TuAS)||5|
|Customership and Client-centered Interaction (Tamk)||5|
|Family and Network-Centered Interaction (JAMK)||5|
|Cultural and International Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care||5|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Systems||5|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care with Different Age Groups (SAMK)||5|
Nursing of Acute Illnesses
|Patient Assessment and Evaluation of Need and Urgency of Care in Acute Nursing||5|
|Supervisonal Competence in Different Operational Enviroments of Acute Nursing||5|
|Development of Acute Nursing||5|
|Pharmacology and Medication in Acute Nursing||5|
|Evidence-Based Practice in Acute Nursing||5|
Common Master Studies
(Select 25 cr)
|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|
|Customer Relationship Management||5|
|The Development of Activities through Service Design||5|
|Business in Social and Health Care||5|
(Select 5 cr)
|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|
|60 / 78||60 / 47||60 / 37||60 / 41||60 / 47||60 / 18.5||60 / 18.5||60 / 20.5||60 / 20.5||60 / 23.5||60 / 23.5|
Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
Qualification: Master of Health Care
Extent and duration: 90 ECTS, 1.5 years
see www.tamk.fi (application and periods of application)
The focus of the degree programme is on evidence based development and management skills.
Education provides the capability for health and social care management and expert 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.
After the graduation students are qualified to apply for vocational teacher’s education or other public positions, where Master’s level education is required. The degree is comparable with equivalent degrees in other EU countries (EQF, level 7).
The degree programme gives qualifications to work as manager, expert or developer in social and health care organisations. The master’s degree offers the same qualification for posts and positions in the public sector as master’s degrees completed in universities.
BASIC VALUES OF EDUCATION
The values of the education are based on the values mentioned in TAMK’s strategy:
A sense of community, respect for the individual and individual differences, sustainable development, appreciation of expertise and entrepreneurship.
THE 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
Multifaceted teaching methods are used, including a couple of days of contact teaching monthly.
Multifaceted teaching methods are used: lectures, independent study, virtual studies, project studies and a Master's thesis
Adults: Social Services, Health and Sports