Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 30 cr)
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
|Developing Expertise in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care||5|
|Evidence Based Mental Health Promotion||5|
|Advanced Person-Centered Care Process in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care I||5|
|Advanced Person-Centered Care Process in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care II||5|
|Developing Expertise in The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care||5|
|Specialized Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care||5|
Acute Care Nursing
|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's 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|
|Strategic Financial Management||5|
|Acquiring Customers in Digital Channels||5|
|Data-analysis, Data Visualization and Artificial Intelligence||5|
|Introduction to LEAN||5|
(Select 5 cr)
|Research Process and Methods||5|
|Data Search and Planning Seminar||5|
|Independent Working I||10|
|Scientific Writing and Independent Working II||10|
|60 / 65||60 / 30||60 / 22.5||60 / 42.5||60 / 30||60 / 11.25||60 / 11.25||60 / 21.25||60 / 21.25||60 / 15||60 / 15|
Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
Credits and duration: 90 ECTS, 1.5 years
Through education, the student will gain a theoretical knowledge of the particular field and the ability to acquire evidence-based knowledge as a basis for action.
During their studies, students learn to critically evaluate the actions and development of the chosen field. After graduation, the student will be able to develop activities based on evidence and taking into account international development trends.
Through this programme, the student achieves a master's degree in social and health care that is comparable to those of other EU countries (EQF 7). A master's degree at the university of applied sciences gives the student the same qualifications for public office and duties as a university degree.
EMPLOYMENT OF GRADUATES
This education provides capability in managerial, developmental and specialist positions in various social and health care workplaces.
Prior international experience with this education shows that clinical experts find themselves in a wide variety of tasks and projects that require expertise competence and development competence.
In clinical expert education, the student advances the critical, ethical review of his/her field and advances the skills for assessing the need for nursing care and decision-making.
The student bases his/her actions on evidence-based knowledge and takes into account different viewpoints of the action, such as sustainable development.
The student is able to work in his/her profession both independently and in multidisciplinary networking with different actors or as an independent entrepreneur, respecting the skills and knowledge of others.
The student values the continuous development of his/her own activities and field and follows the continuous development of the field nationally and internationally.
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
IMPLEMENTATION OF TEACHING
The course consists of contact teaching days (2-4 days / month), as well as distance and independent work.
Different methods of independent work and participatory work are used in the education, such as small group work and e-learning. Each student develops a personal learning plan together with the tutor.
During the programme, networking is supported by diverse co-operation between studies, co-operation between different Universities of Applied Sciences, and joint teaching with the University of Tampere.