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Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor On Campus
42 months
9800 EUR/year
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The Nursing program offered by the Tampere University of Applied Sciences educates internationally oriented professionals for the field of health care. The studies will provide you with the skills needed in varied health care settings.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Nursing is about supporting people’s health and wellbeing throughout their lives. The professional nurse’s role is to protect, promote, and enhance the health of individuals, families and communities to improve their quality of life.

During Nursing program offered by the Tampere University of Applied Sciences , the latest research and evidence-based nursing practices will be integrated with hands-on professional skills.

As the studies proceed, you will focus on medical-surgical nursing preparing you for a nursing career in acute and long-term health care, social welfare organisations, international positions or as an entrepreneur.

The curriculum is based on EU directives and the qualification complies with the European standards. As a Bachelor of Health Care, you will have many further educational opportunities in Finland and abroad.

Career opportunities

Nurses work in all different sectors and levels of health care in Finland. Medical-surgical field of nursing is vast, covering acute and long-term health care facilities, social welfare organisations, and international positions in the field or as an entrepreneur.

Programme Structure

  • Studies are divided into three stages: initial, middle, and advanced. Initial stage studies consist of modules Theoretical Basics of Nursing, The Basics of Competence in Professional Nursing, and Basics of Pharmacotherapy and Fluid Therapy.
  • Middle stage studies include modules Outpatient Health Care and Gerontological Nursing, Medical Nursing, Surgical and Perioperative Nursing, Women, Families and Children as Nursing Clients, and Mental Health and Substance Abuse Nursing.
  • Advanced professional studies consist of theory courses Nursing of Chronic Diseases and Acute Care Nursing, and clinical trainings.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines




210 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme does not require an IELTS and/or TOEFL test. The admissions process of the programme includes its own language assessment component.
  • Eligibility for the degree programme is given by the general eligibility for bachelor’s degrees in universities of applied sciences in Finland. 
  • When applying to TAMK's Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing you must have at least skills level B1 in Finnish language.
  • Sufficient English language skills are also required for degree programmes conducted in English. English language skills will be evaluated as part of the entrance exam. 
  • Those applying to study in the field of Health Care and Social Services must have a state of health and functional capacity on a sufficient level to be capable of completing practical assignments and work placement periods as part of the studies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9800 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.


Bachelor level programmes

  • 50% Early Bird -scholarship waiver, if study place acceptance is done within 7 days (incl. payment of first installment of tuition fee) 
  • Academic Award -scholarship waivers 25% - 50% based on credits gained and Finnish language skills test

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