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DEPARTMENT OF NURSING SCIENCE AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

DEGREE PROGRAMME IN NURSING SCIENCE 2009-2010

 

By virtue of the new statute on health science degrees issued 794/2004 the Bachelor's (180 credits) and Master's degrees (120 credits) in health science are available.

The major subjects  in the Department of Nursing Science and Health Administration are
1. nursing science
2. health administration science
3. radiography
4. clinical laboratory science
5. The study programme for health science teachers


The minor subjects alternatives are nursing science, clinical nursing science, health administration science, radiography, and clinical laboratory science.

 

1.      General descriptions

Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS credits) consists of:

General studies
Basic- and subject studies of major subject
Minor studies
Optional studies

 

Master's degree (120 ECTS credits) consists of:
Advanced studies of major subject
Minor studies
Optional studies

 

General Studies 

Orientation courses 40 credits
350001Y Study planning and tutorial 2.0
350003Y Philosophical foundations for scientific research 6.0
350005Y Statistic 6.0
350007Y Applied statistics and ADP 5.0
350008Y Academic learning skills 3.0 

Language and communication studies 12 credits

900007Y Elements of written communication ** 1) 2.0
900008Y Elements of oral communication** 2.0
901007Y Swedish 1) 3.0
902008Y Foreign language, English** 1) 3.0
350006Y Informatics in health sciences 2.0
1) Language center handles the courses which are compensated by Polytechnic degree 

If the student have accomplished earlier social service -or health care-degree (post-secondary or polytechnic) 18.0* credit point of below courses will be compensated

360001Y Psychology* 6.0
360002Y Sociology* 6.0
360003Y Public health science * 6.0

Course structure in the basic, intermediate and advanced studies in nursing science are as follows:
Basic studies in Nursing science (Bachelor´s degree), 25 credits:  

351008P Research methods (basic) 2.0
or
351303P Nursing Science Today 2.0
51101P Introduction to nursing science 5.0
3520021P
Theoretical and methodological basis in nursing * 18.0

Intermediate studies in nursing science (Bachelor´s degree) 48 credits

352105A Health Care Today 5.0
352107A Research methods I 4.0
or
352224A Nursing Science - Health Care System
352110A Clinical studies in nursing
**19.0
352221A theory development and evaluation 5.0
352310A Ethics and Philosophy of nursing 5.0

352114A Bachelor's thesis 10.0
353205S Written maturity test


Advanced studies and pro gradu thesis in nursing science (Master´s degree) 60 credits


353201S Advanced studies in nursing science 8.0
353203S Research methods II 10.0
353204S Research seminars 
8.0
353206S Pro gradu thesis 30.0
353112S Evaluation of health care services 4.0

General studies per semesters:

The following general studies are included in each degree program:

Semester 1.

350001Y Study planning and tutorial 1.0
350003Y Philosophical foundations for scientific research 6.0
350005Y Statistics 3.0
900007Y Elements of written communication 2.0
350006Y Informatics in health science 2.0
350008Y Academic learning skills 3.0

Semester 2.


350001Y Study planning and tutorial 0,5
350006Y Statistics 3.0
902008Y English or some other foreign language 3.0
350007Y Applied statistics and ADP 5.0

Semester 3.

350001Y Study planning and tutorial 0,5
900008Y Elements of oral communication 2.0
901007Y Swedish 3.0

 

 

Nursing science studies per semesters 

Semester 1.
350008 P Research methods* 2.0
351101P Introduction to nursing science 5.0

Semester 2.
352315A Health Care Today 5.0
352107A Research methods I 4.0
352310A Ethics and Philosophy of nursing  5.0


Semester 3.
352114A Bachelor's thesis & Written maturity test  10.0
352221A Theory development and evaluation5.0

Semester 4.
353203S Research methods II 10.0
353112S Evaluation of health care services 4.0 


Semester 5. 
353204S  Research seminars  4.0
353206S  Pro gradu thesis10.0
353201S  Advanced studies in nursing science4.0

Semester 6.
353201S Advanced studies in nursing science 4.0
353204S Research seminars 4.0
353206S Pro gradu thesis 10.0

Semester 7.
353206S Pro gradu thesis10.0
353205S written maturity test