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Master’s Degree in Clinical Expertise and Development

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Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 30 cr)
                     
Basics of Development Skills
                     
eHealth and Digital Services 5  
   
       
Development Project 5
   
     
   
Development Skills in Biomedical Laboratory
                     
Continuous Quality Improvement in Clinical Laboratory 5
 
   
       
Clinical Expertise in Laboratory Work 10
   
     
   
Laboratory Methods 5
   
     
   
Development Skills in Radiography
                     
Developing Quality Management and Safety Culture 5
 
   
       
Developing Radiographic Imaging, Treatments and Procedures in Clinical Radiography 10
   
     
   
Developing Patient Care and Safety 5  
   
       
Development Skills of Service Chains in Social and Health Care
                     
Development of Processes and Service Pathways in Social and Health Care 5
 
   
       
Family Perspectives in Access to Social- and Health Care Services 5
 
   
       
Customers as Service Developers 5
   
     
   
Political Guidance and Market Economy in Social and Health Care 5  
   
       
The Development and Management of Occupational Health
                     
The Service System, Development and Strategies of Occupational Health 4
 
   
       
Health Promotion Among Working Age Population 8
   
     
   
How to Plan and Evaluate Activities of an Occupational Health Unit 8  
   
       
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Common Master's Studies
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+ Mutual Master's degree courses 0                      
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                      
Business in Social and Health Care 5                      
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Optional Studies
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+ Masters Degree Freely Chosen Studies 0                      
Financial Technology Management 5                      
International Technology Environment 5                      
International Technology Contracts and Negotiations 5                      
ICT Project Management in an Inter-Cultural Environment 5                      
Statistics and Statistical Methods with SPSS Programme 2                      
Dialogical Seminar of New Leadership 3                      
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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.

Qualification: Master of Health Care
Extent and duration: 90 ECTS, 1.5 years
Language: Finnish

ELIGIBILITY
see www.tamk.fi (application and periods of application)

COMPETENCES DEVELOPED
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).

PROFESSIONAL STATUS
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 55 cr
Optional studies 5 cr
Master’s Thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr

IMPLEMENTATION
Multifaceted teaching methods are used, including a couple of days of contact teaching monthly.

TEACHING METHODS
Multifaceted teaching methods are used: lectures, independent study, virtual studies, project studies and a Master's thesis
Adults: Social Services, Health and Sports