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Degree Programme in Geriatric Care
Bachelor of Social Services and Health Care, 210 ECTS


Elderly Care Professional

  • Programme
  • Curricula
  • Implementations
Contact
Head of Department
Leila Lintula
Tel. +358 50 340 5368
Email: leila.lintula(at)metropolia.fi

Specific admission requirements

General admission requirements.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

A student has an opportunity to make earlier learning visible and get a decision on the recognition of these competences. For further information see the general instructions of recognition of prior learning

Qualification requirements and regulations

See The Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences >>

Profile of the programme

See the General Description of the Programme: http://www.metropolia.fi/en/degree-programmes/welfare-human-functioning/elderly-care

Key learning outcomes

Key learning outcomes are specified in the programme study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

During the education, students acquire competence in developing services for the elderly in multiprofessional cooperation.

Access to further studies

Access to Master’s Degree studies at a university of applied sciences or a university. Access to specialisation studies

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

http://opinto-opas.metropolia.fi/en/information-on-metropolia/regulations/

Graduation requirements

A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses.

Mode of study

multi-form teaching.
The course structure diagram is specified in the programme study plan. The extent of the degree programme is 210 ECTS. The studies consist of both theoretical and practical studies as well as elective studies and a final thesis. The extent of the final thesis is 15 credits, and the elective studies cover 10 credits. The degree programme comprises 75 credits of clinical practice in diverse elderly care settings.

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

Obligatory or Optional Mobility