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Welcome to the Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing!

Studies in the Nursing programme will begin on Wednesday 23 August 2023 at Arcada campus (Jan-Magnus Janssonin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki).

Guidelines for confirming your study place, registering as a student and practical arrangements can be found on the information page for all new students.

Starting your studies

Compulsory orientation days of Nursing programme will take place on our 2 campuses:

Orientation Day 1
Wednesday 23 August 2021 at 9am – 4pm

Location: Arcada campus, Jan-Magnus Janssonin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki.
Room: a409

Orientation Day 2
Thursday 24 August 2021 at 9am – 4:30pm

Location: Diak campus, Kyläsaarenkuja 2, 00580 Helsinki.
Room: 327

The clinical studies will begin 25 August 2023.

Schedule in the autumn 2023

Detailed schedules are available at Diak’s schedule tool. Your group code is HKI-S23nur.

Mode of study

Studies are conducted as daytime studies. Studies include contact teaching, independent study and studying in small groups as well as online. There are approximately 3–4 contact teaching days per week.


The curriculum for the Nursing programme is available on our website.

Study Guidance Counselling

Diak offers various forms of study guidance for students. There are regular group meetings with the Study Guidance Counselor. Also individual support is available. Students may talk to a counsellor in confidence about their personal study plan or any issues concerning studies.