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Master’s Degree (UAS)

Kliinisen asiantuntijuuden tutkinto-ohjelma digitaalisissa sosiaali- ja terveyspalveluissa
Master of Health Care, 90 ECTS


Master of Health Care (Nursing), Master of Health Care (Biomedical Laboratory Science), Master of Health Care (Emergency Care), Master of Health Care (Midwifery), Master of Health Care (Optometry), Master of Health Care (Radiography and Radiotherapy), Master of Health Care (Oral Hygiene), Master of Health Care (Public Health Nursing), Master of Health Care (Occupational Therapy)

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Head of Department
Päivi Haapasalmi
tel. +358401975895
firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi

Head of Master Degree Programme
Minna Elomaa-Krapu
+358 40 637 4399
firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi

Specific admission requirements

The Master’s Degree Programme in Advanced Clinical Practice is based on a previous bachelor’s degree in nursing, midwifery, public health nursing, emergency care, radiography and radiotherapy, oral hygiene, biomedical laboratory science or other applicable degree of higher education as well as three years of work experience in the field in question.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

Look at the degree regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of applied sciences >>

Qualification requirements and regulations

Look at the degree regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of applied sciences >>

Profile of the programme

The education focuses on the development of versatile and advanced clinical expertise which may be utilised in diverse settings in the health care field.

Key learning outcomes

The objective of the studies is to provide students:
- in-depth view of the specific field in question, its position in the workplace environment and social significance
- the ability to apprehend and follow up research knowledge and development of professional practices in one’s own field
- vast and detailed knowledge of the field to develop the work environment
- the necessary theoretical knowledge to enable working in expert and leadership positions
- the ability to embrace life-long learning and constant development of one’s own professionalism
- communication and language skills required in work life
- readiness for international interaction and professional activities

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

The education focuses on the development of versatile and advanced clinical expertise which may be utilised in diverse settings in the health care field.

Access to further studies

The Master’s degree programme capacitates a student for further education (licenciate/doctorate). Universities may require some additional studies.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. Students must be informed at the beginning of the course on the assessment principles, which must be based on the course objectives. Assessment takes primarily place for each course and applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course.

The assessment scale is as follows: excellent (5), very good (4), good (3), very satisfactory (2), satisfactory (1), fail (0) and pass (P).

Graduation requirements

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

Mode of study

Part time studies.

Level of qualification

Master's Degree (Second Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

Practical training is not included in the Master’s degree programme. Collaboration with the working life is supported by the master thesis and other learning exercise/assignment.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

International studies are part of the learning path of each learner in the form of international studies in English or Finnish master’s degree programmes or open studies in international network learning environments.