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Master’s Degree Programme in Clinical Expertise

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Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 30 cr)
Supporting Self-care and Care of Non-comminucable Diseases
Professional Development as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner in the Care of Non-communicable Diseases 5
The Prevention and Care of Non-communicable Diseases 5
Clinical Decision-making in the Treatment and Self-management of Non-communicable Diseases 5
Supporting Client’s Self-management 5
Technology and digital services as a part of effective care 5  
Guiding and Developing the Work Community 5  
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  
Expertise in Biomedical Laboratory Science Development
Continuous Quality Improvement in Clinical Laboratory 5
Laboratory Methods in an Evolving Clinical Laboratory 5
Guidance and consultancy in preanalytics and clinical laboratory services 5
Expertise in Biomedical Laboratory Science 5  
Personalised Health Promotion 5
Genomic Data for Health Promotion 5
Expertise in Radiography Development
Developing Patient Centered and Patient Safe Clinical Radiography 5
Developing Radiographic Imaging, Treatments and Procedures in Clinical Radiography 10
Developing Quality Management and Safety Culture 5  
eHealth and Digital Services 5
Development of Service Pathways 5  
Developing Midwifery Care Knowledge
Development of Midwifery Care to Promote Health and Wellbeing of Women 5
Genetic Competence in Midwifery 5
Development of Midwifery Care to Promote Sexual Health and Wellbeing 5
Development of Midwifery Care for Women Giving Birth 5
Development of Midwifery Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women 5  
Development of Midwifery Care Management and Quality 5  
Common Master's Studies
(Select 15 cr)
Optional Studies
(Select 15 cr)
Optional Studies 5  
Master's Thesis
Master's Thesis Design 5
Implementation of the Master's Thesis 20
Master's Thesis Reporting and Evaluation 5  
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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.

Degree: Registered Nurse (Master’s degree), Public Health Nurse (Master’s degree), Midwife (Master’s degree), Emergency Nurse (Master’s degree), Bioanalyst (Master’s degree), Radiographer (Master’s degree)

Credits and duration: 90 ects, 1,5 - 2 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.

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.

Advanced professional studies 30 cr
Special master’s level studies 15 cr
Optional studies 15 cr
Master’s thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr

The Degree Programme includes 15 ECTS of Optional Advanced Studies and 15 ECTS of Optional Studies. You can choose these studies according to your own interests and schedule for example from the Mutual Master Courses at TAMK. With optional advanced studies and optional studies, you supplement your skills according to your special professional needs.