Specific admission requirements: As recommended by Arene. Exeptions:
1. To be eligible to apply, the applicants Finnish language skills must be equivalent to B1
2. English language test is obligatory for all applicants
3. The selection is based on the results of the entrance examination, only
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Metropolia's guidelines are followed. Additionally, the guidelines regulating recognition of prior learning designed for the common courses for all students in the faculty are followed.
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The profile of the programme: Nurses plan, implement and evaluate nursing together with patients or clients and their significant others. Nurses provide education, support and rehabilitation to patients with various illnesses in cooperation with their significant others. Nurses promote the patient's or client's and their families’ health and wellbeing and prevent illnesses. They demonstrate competence required in nursing by empowering patients and their families during time of crises and changing life situations caused by illnesses. The profile focuses on clinical and development competences.
Key learning outcomes are specified in the programme study plan.
Nurses work in various expert positions of nursing and in demanding operating environments requiring basic and special competence in national and international environments.
Access to Master’s Degree studies at a university of applied sciences or a university. Access to specialisation studies.
Course assesment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. Students will be informed at the beginning of the course on the assessment principles, wich must be based on the course objectives.
Language of instruction: English.
The student has gained such oral and written skills in the obligatory language required by the degree programme that are necessary for practising the profession and for further professional development (Decree 352/2003, 8 §).(For native Finnish speakers, only: The student has acquired the oral and written language skills in Swedish required of state officials functioning in a position requiring a higher education in a bilingual office according to the Act (424/2003, 6 §) with a grade of satisfactory on the scale of good/satisfactory applied in public administration).
The student has received school education in the XX language, completed the maturity test included in the final project in the English language.
The degree fulfils the criteria laid down in the Act (559/1994 and 1200/2007) and the Decree (564/1994) on Health Care Professionals and in the Council Directives 89/594/EEC, 89/595/EEC, in the European Parliament and the Council Directives 2005/36/EC, Article 31 (including the Council Directives 89/48/EEC, 77/452/EEC, 77/453/EEC) and 2001/19/EC.
The degree falls under the Article 11 of the Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications, level d.
90 ECTS credits of practical training are included in the curriculum.
Youth education 210 ECTS: full-time, mainly contact teaching.
Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)