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Master's Degree Programme in Wellbeing Technology

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Common Master Studies
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Advances Professional Studies
Project Work in the Development of Operations and Change Implementation in Social and Health Service Organisations 5
Design, Marketing and Implementing Health Care Equipment and Software 5
Customer Oriented Digital Services and Application Design 5
Procurement and Tendering of Health Technology Products and Services 5
Health Care Processes and Information Systems 5
Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in Health Care 5
Master's Thesis
Research Based Development Process and Scientific Writing 5
The Thesis Plan 5
Process of the Thesis and Presentation Seminars 15
Reporting of the Thesis 5
Free-Choice Studies
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60 / 52.560 / 7.560 / 3060 / 22.560 / 7.560 / 1560 / 1560 / 11.360 / 11.360 / 3.860 / 3.8
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.

Master's degree is designed for people who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Social Services or Health Care, and who have at least three years of work experience in a relevant field after graduation. In cases of persons who have completed a vocational degree or have another university degree, and who have since completed an applicable Bachelor’s degree, relevant work experience may be accepted from the time before graduation from said degree programme.

The degree programme aims to provide the students with the capacity to act as experts and well-being technology developers. In addition, the aim is to provide students with project management skills and capabilities for innovating and developing wellbeing technology products and services. The training builds on the working life changes and requirements. Societal changes require the deployment of customer and user-driven, effective practices, as well as their management and evaluation. The studies provide the key competencies, such as the design expertise for customer-oriented project expertise, documentation skills in health care device regulatory requirements, procurement expertise in health care technological solutions, health/wellbeing technologies and ICT solutions and welfare service business skills.

Wellbeing technology graduates can find work placement as wellbeing technology experts, wellbeing technology trainers, development coordinators, project managers, application/system experts (customer and patient information systems), medical device chiefs (in the hospital) and as wellbeing technology coordinators or designers.

Welfare technology refers to a variety of technical and technological solutions used to maintain and improve the quality of human life, wellbeing or health. In addition, the wellbeing technologies mean the systems used by the staff of the organisations used in activity guiding and evaluating. The value of training is based on the wellbeing and health-related technologies, life cycle thinking, sustainable development and ethics.

The studies consist of advanced professional studies (30 credits), the Master’s thesis (30 credits) and free-choice studies (30 credits). In advanced professional studies the students increase their knowledge and skills on welfare technology. The students can further increase their knowledge, depending on their development task or vocational special needs, in the free-choice studies.