Master’s Degree Programme in Global Health Care
|Credit points:||90 credit points (ECTS)|
|Title:||Master of Health Care, Master of Social Services|
|Applying period:||will be informed later|
|Form of learning:||distance teaching, contact teaching|
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.
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:
- occupational therapy
- public health nursing
- clinical medicine
- public health
- suitable bachelor’s degree in social services
The eligibility criteria may be subject to change before the next application period.