• Application Deadline
  • 42 months
Seinäjoki, Finland
The degree programme in Nursing at SeAMK - Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences will qualify the student as a Registered Nurse (RN). The programme trains nurses who are the experts in nursing in different working environments. The Nursing programme is offered by the SeAMK - Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.
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Are You Interested in These Parts of Health Care?

  • nursing in multicultural settings
  • humane and social profession as Registered Nurse (RN)
  • supporting, helping and caring for healthy and sick human beings in all ages
  • using modern technology in nursing
  • developing and researching nursing according to scientific methods
  • achieving good skills both in English language and in Finnish language
  • knowing the responsibilities of RN in nursing

The Nursing programme is offered by the SeAMK - Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

During your studies you will develop evidence-based theoretical thinking and practical skills in nursing. The programme includes supervised clinical practice according to EU-directives, partly conducted abroad.

Job Opportunities

The degree programme gives excellent employment opportunities in the health care sector all around the world. In Finland Registered Nurses work in hospitals, health care centres, elderly homes, rehabilitation centres, in the private sector, in the voluntary sector and also as entrepreneurs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    210 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • acting ethically
  • promoting and maintaining health
  • doing practical nursing acts
  • giving the right medication
  • improving decision-making in nursing
  • advising and guiding the patients
  • interacting and co-operating in multiprofessional teams and with colleagues
  • developing and researching nursing
  • managing and planning in nursing organisations
  • nursing in multicultural settings

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Eligibility for polytechnics is based on the Polytechnic Act.
  • Applicants for the International Baccalaureate (IB, EB, RP) must download a copy of the diploma and a copy of the translation of the official translator (signed and stamped by the translator) in Finnish, Swedish or English on the application form on 29.1.2020 by 15:00. Graduates of the application period will submit their Predicted Grades or equivalent by 8.4.2020 by 3pm.
  • You can apply for a foreign degree if your degree qualifies for higher education in the country concerned. You must download the application form January 29, 2020 by 3:00 pm

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 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.
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Living costs for Seinäjoki

  • 700 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


At SeAMK all first year students, who are required to pay a tuition fee, will be automatically granted a scholarship, which covers 50% of the annual tuition fee. 

Further information: www.seamk.fi/tuitionfees

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