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Master's Degree Programme in Health Promotion

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Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 30 cr)
Health Promotion
The Basics of Health Promotion 5
Leadership and Expertise in Promoting Health and Wellbeing 5
Evaluation and Effectiveness of the Methods of Health Promotion 10
Personalised Health Promotion 5  
Genomic Data for Health Promotion 5  
Health Research
Ethical Issues and Legislation concerning Health Research 5
Research Types and Research Processes in Health 5
Methods of Health Research 5
Effectiveness of Health Research 5
Personalised Health Promotion 5  
Genomic Data for Health Promotion 5  
Occupational Health
The Basics of Health Promotion 5
Leadership and Expertise in Promoting Health and Wellbeing 5
Evaluation and Effectiveness of the Methods of Health Promotion 10
Health Promotion in the Working Age Population 5
Planning and Assessing Occupational Health Unit Action 5
Optional Advanced Studies
(Select 25 cr)
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  
Strategic Financial Management 5  
Knowledge Management 5  
Experience Design 5  
Acquiring Customers in Digital Channels 5  
Data-analysis, Data Visualization and Artificial Intelligence 5  
Introduction to LEAN 5  
Optional Studies
(Select 5 cr)
Optional Studies 5  
Research Process and Methods 5
Data Search and Planning Seminar 5
Independent Working I 10
Scientific Writing and Independent Working II 10
60 / 14560 / 6560 / 57.560 / 87.560 / 6560 / 28.7560 / 28.7560 / 43.7560 / 43.7560 / 32.560 / 32.5
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), Social Services (Master’s degree), Physiotherapist (Master’s degree), Radiographer (Master’s degree)

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

The education will provide the competence to work as an expert in health promotion and health research in diverse social and health care workplaces.

International experience in education shows that experts in health promotion and health research find themselves in a wide variety of projects and situations which require competence and developmental expertise.

In pursuing a programme of health promotion and health research, the student advances the critical and ethical reflection of his/her field and learns to apply genome knowledge and client care management.

The student establishes his/her activities on evidence-based knowledge and takes into account different viewpoints of his/her activities, 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 appreciates his/her own continuous development and the activities of his/her own field, and follows the development of the area nationally and internationally.

Advanced professional studies 30 cr
Special master’s level studies 25 cr
Optional studies 5 cr
Master’s thesis 30 cr
Total 90 cr

The programme consists of contact teaching (2-3 days / month) as well as remote and independent work.

Various methods of independent and participatory work are used in the education, such as small group work and e-learning. Each student, together with the teacher tutor, makes a personal learning plan.

During the education, networking is supported by diverse co-operation between studies, co-operation between different degrees, and joint teaching with the University of Tampere.

In addition, for genomic science, there is collaboration / cooperation with national and international networks of experts.