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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
 
   
       
Quantitative Methods in Health Research 5
 
   
       
Types of Research for 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
 
 
   
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Optional Advanced Studies
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Evidence-Based Practice 5
 
   
       
Systematic Review in Health Research 5
   
     
   
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Optional Studies
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Working in a Project 5                      
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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) and Physiotherapist (Master’s degree).

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

EMPLOYMENT OF GRADUATES
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.

VALUES
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.


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

IMPLEMENTATION OF TEACHING
The programme consists of contact or remote 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.

ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING 2021
At the beginning of the programme, the student chooses one of the following fields for advanced professional studies:
Health promotion
Health research
Occupational health care

Principal Lecturer Arja Halkoaho
Head of Competence Area Päivi Hautaviita