Candidates who have a suitable bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields can apply:
- occupational therapy
- public health nursing
- clinical medicine
- public health
- suitable bachelor’s degree in social services.
Please note that eligibility for studies at Diak is given only by a Bachelor’s degree in the health care field (Nurse, Public Health Nurse or Deaconess) or Bachelor’s degree in Social Services.
Applicants also need to have at least three years of relevant work experience gained after the completion of their university degree (bachelor’s degree). Relevant work experience obtained after completion of a post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma in Finland (opisto- tai ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto, in any field of education) but prior to taking the higher education degree is also accepted.