Master’s Degree Programme in Global Health Care

Credit points:90 credit points (ECTS)
Length:1,5 years
Title:Master of Health Care, Master of Social Services
Applying period:will be informed later
Form of learning:distance teaching, contact teaching
Campus:

Helsinki

The Global Health Care programme is a joint degree programme offered by Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (Kenya).

This degree programme is suitable for candidates with an interest in disaster management and emergency preparedness in the health care context. The programme equips students for demanding national and international tasks in positions of leadership, planning and development.

Our graduates receive training in four areas, including

  • evidence based global health care: ethics and values
  • global health care research and development
  • global health care policies and actors
  • incident and emergency work

The last application period for this master’s degree programme took place between 16 March and 6 April 2016 for studies commencing in August 2016. There are tentative plans to start the course again in two years.

Eligibility

Applicants who have a suitable bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant work experience gained after the completion of that bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply.

Eligibility criteria in spring 2016

Candidates who have a suitable bachelor’s degree in one of the following health care fields can apply:

  • nursing
  • midwifery
  • occupational therapy
  • public health nursing
  • physiotherapy
  • paramedics
  • clinical medicine
  • public health
  • suitable bachelor’s degree in social services

The eligibility criteria may be subject to change before the next application period.

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