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Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Public Health Nursing (in Finnish)

Public health nurses are specialists in nursing and public health who work in health and social care in various domestic and international organisations.

The programme qualifies graduates to work as registered nurses and public health nurses.

Public health nurses support and guide individuals, families and communities on issues related to health and life management in different life stages.

The work involves holistic health promotion with a societal aspect, which includes the promotion of health equality and the prevention of health disparities and discrimination.

Students develop interaction and decision-making skills, which are essential in health care work. A customer-focused approach, the ability to relate to others and courage to intervene are important qualities for public health nurses. In addition, students will learn to internalise and apply scientific and empirical knowledge.

Extent: 240 credit points (ECTS)

We offer this programme currently in Finnish.


See the translated curriculum of the programme.