Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Offered jointly by Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak) and Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Arcada), the 3,5-year programme will make you a competent nurse capable of supervising and caring for patients with different levels of health issues.
You will acquire a skill set to operate in a variety of healthcare settings, from open counseling centres to intensive care units.
Based on caring and nursing science, the curriculum includes multidisciplinary elements from natural sciences (such as anatomy and physiology, medicine and pharmacology) as well as social and behavioral sciences.
The studies are conducted in close co-operation with working life through, for example, projects carried out both individually and in groups.
Extension studies enable you to deepen your expertise development in the specialty area of nursing. You can combine both theoretical and practical aspects in areas such as child, adolescent and family nursing or polyclinical care.
The degree will qualify you as a Registered Nurse with EU competence. You can choose to work with children, youth, adults or elderly in Finland, the rest of the Nordic countries or further abroad.
Only applicants who in their application have marked that they have the required language skills are invited to the exam, in which language skills are tested. Applicants do not need to send in any certificates proving their Finnish/Swedish language skills.
The entrance examination takes place on 23–25 March 2021 and it will be organized online. The exam consists of both written and oral parts and it will also include a mandatory test in Finnish or Swedish. Applicants’ English language skills will also be tested in the exam.