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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN HEALTH PROMOTION

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Professional Studies
                     
Management and Operations of Organisations
                     
The Operational Environment of Social and Health Care 5
 
   
       
Organization Management 5
 
   
       
Strategic Management 5
   
     
   
Process Management 5
   
     
   
Human Resource Management 5  
   
       
Business Management 5  
   
       
The Operational Environment of Social and Health Care
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Health Promotion of Geriatric and Chronic Patients 10
 
 
   
Well-being and Health Promotion in Occupational Health Care 10
 
 
   
Basics of Research and Development
                     
Research Process and Methods 5
 
 
   
Evidence Based Practice 5
 
 
   
Working Life Oriented Development Project 5
 
   
       
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Free-choice Studies
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Master's 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.

Qualification: Master of Health Care / Master of Social Services
Extent and duration: 90 ECTS, 1.5 years
Language: Finnish
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tampere University of Applied Sciences
Kuntokatu 3
33520 Tampere
Education coordinator:
Head of Degree Programme Sari Mettiäinen
Principal Lecturer Varpu Lipponen
ELIGIBILITY
see www.tamk.fi (application and periods of application)
TEACHING METHODS
Blended learning
Adults: Social Services, Health and Sports
COMPETENCES DEVELOPED
It is possible to update, deepen and extend one’s professional competence by means of the master’s degree. In the Master’s Degree Programme in Health Promotion, it is possible to focus on either health care of ageing and long-term patients or occupational health care. The advanced studies in health care of ageing and long-term patients educate experts on health promotion of ageing and long-term patients for social and health care organisations. They can develop work communities and practices and/or work as superiors. The advanced studies in occupational health care educate experts on health and wellbeing promotion of working-age population for social and health care organisations. They can develop work communities and/or work as superiors.
The master’s degree offers the same qualification for posts and positions in the public sector as master’s degrees completed in universities.
PROFESSIONAL STATUS
The degree programme gives qualifications to work as manager, expert or developer in health promotion of ageing and long-term patients or occupational health care.
BASIC VALUES OF EDUCATION
Basic Values of Education Values of the education are based on the values mentioned in TAMK’s strategy: Sense of community, respect for the individual and individual differences, sustainable development, appreciation of expertise and entrepreneurship. The degree programme aims at promoting health and wellbeing by educating experts and immediate superiors who value health care of ageing and long-term patients / occupational health care.
IMPLEMENTATION
The studies can be complemented in 1.5 years along with work. Blended learning and web-based pedagogy are utilised. There are on average two or three contact teaching days monthly, and the rest is independent study. Due to the blended learning method, the studies can be completed along with work. The studies are free of charge.
STRUCTURE OF STUDIES
Advanced professional studies 55 cr
Free-choice studies 5 cr
Master’s Thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr