• Application Deadline
  • 42 months
    Duration
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Overview

In this Nursing programme from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences , you will get an opportunity to work in multidisciplinary, cross-occupational, national and international environments.

In the Degree Programme in Nursing, you will study in English in a multicultural student group. Metropolia has more than 20 years of experience in educating nurses in English language.

The multicultural and international study group will provide an enriching "cultural immersion" . The lecturers are experienced in education of different field of nursing, possessing versatile international and multicultural expertise in nursing.

The education will open up excellent job opportunities both in Finland and abroad.  After completing the degree, you will possess a nurse's qualification in accordance with EU directives.

Nurses have good employment and further education opportunities

The core of your work is to guide, support, care and rehabilitate people with different illnesses in cooperation with other health care professionals and patients family. Your job also includes teaching, planning, development project, management and various expert tasks.

You may work in a hospital, home nursing, various rehabilitation and nursing homes or medical centre.  In addition, the nurse's degree will enable you to work as an expert or consultant, with non-profit organisations or in international duties.

International aspects in the studies

Metropolia offers extensive opportunities for international student exchange. You can complete a part of your clinical practices and theoretical studies abroad in Europe, Africa and Asia, and also in Canada. You can also take part in Metropolia's international activities in various ways, for example by attending international intensive courses or participating in different international projects.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    210 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Clinical practise and Bachelor´s thesis

  • About one third of the nursing studies consists of clinical practise, which mostly takes place in various care and operating environments in the health care and social services sector. There are clinical practise periods in every term. Please take into consideration that you may have to work in three shifts in many places where you will be carrying out your clinical training.
  • The clinical practices take place in Finnish language environments. Therefore fluency in Finnish language is required at least in level B1 in the entrance examination. Also the curriculum includes Finnish language studies for international students.
  • Your degree will include a Bachelor´s thesis  (15 credits), which is usually carried out in pairs in one of Metropolia's workplace-oriented projects.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In order to be eligible to apply via the open path to Metropolia’s Bachelor’s degree programmes an applicant must have completed at least  60 credit points (ECTS) of higher education studies at any Open UAS/Open University in Finland which can be recognized as part of the degree programme for which he/she is applying. The required open studies must be completed and show on official transcript of records by 31 July (when applying in spring) or by 31 December (when applying in autumn).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
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 Free of charge for applicants from EU/EEA

Living costs for Helsinki

  • 975 - 1590 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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