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THE SCIENCE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT

 

DEGREE PROGRAMME IN HEALTH MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 2012-2013


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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 goals for the lower academic degree (Bachelor of Health Sciences):

 

Learning outcomes:

When student has finnished Bachelor of Health Management sciences students are able to:

 

  1. Apply the concepts and terms of health management science in the context of changing operating environments and organisations.
  2. Follow and interpret development in health care and health administration science
  3. Apply scientific working methods
  4. Use and apply in their own working tasks the information acquired in a creative and critical manner
  5. Communicate independently in their native language, the other official language spoken in Finland and at least one foreing language, to international audience as well.

 

The goals for the Master's degree (Msster of Health Science):

 

Learning outcomes:

After having attained the degree of Master of Health Science in addition to Barchelor of Health Science, students able to:

 

  1. Acquire and evaluate sritically current information and use it independently and innovatively from th viewpoint in health administration science.
  2. Conduct scientific research with scientific research methods and engage in postgraduate studies in health administration science
  3. Participate in research, expert tasks, management and development in health care.
  4. Communicate orally and in writing in a clear and analytical manner
  5. Evaluate the activities and knowledge of people acting in the operating environment and to increase their knowledge and readiness

 

Students who have attained a degree of health management science are qualified advanced tasks in management, planning, development, research and education in the field of social and health care on both national and international level. Students can choose minor subjects to suit their career orientation.

 

Credit policy (credit transfer, recognition of prior learning)

 

Recognition of prior learning is market in the Study Guide as follows:

Course marked with *: Credit is given based on a previous degree in health care or a University of Applied Sience degree.

Course marked with **: Credit is given only based on a previous University of Applied Science degree.

Course marked with ***: Credit is given only based on a previous University of Applied Science higher degree.

 

Students do not have to make a separate application for credit towards courses marked with one or two asterisks if they have made a copy of their degree certificate available to the Faculty. The only exception are language and communications studies: the decision on providing credit is made by Language Centre (Kielikeskus). Student must apply for credit using the HYPERLINK "http://webcgi.oulu.fi/kielikeskus/index.php?a=o&s=aiemminopitunHyvaksiluku.html&v=tietoa" credit application form of Kielikeskus.

Concerning studies/courses completed at other universities, including open universities of other universities: students must make a separate application to get credit for prior studies. A decision on whether the student is given credit towards a course of study is made by the professor teaching the main subject or the teacher in charge of the course of study.

General studies for which credit is given:

A previous degree in health care (from a nursing college or a University of Applied Sciences) counts as 40 ECTS towards general orientation studies. Credit is given for general orientation studies towards a higher University of Applied Sciences health care degree, with the exception of course 350001Y, Study planning and tutoring (3 ECTS).

Application for recognition of language and communication studies (8 ECTS) must be addressed to Kielikeskus.

Optional studies and studies in minor subjects for which credit is given:

A University of Applied Sciences degree in health care counts as 35 ECTS towards the Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences.

A University of Applied Sciences degree in health care counts as 25 ECTS towards the Degree of Master of Health Sciences (optional studies and studies in minor subjects).

 

STRUCTURE OF STUDIES

The Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences (180 ECTS) consists of the following:
General studies 25 ECTS

Basic and advanced studies in major subject 65 ECTS
Studies in minor subject, optional studies 90 ECTS

The Degree of Master of Health Sciences (120 ECTS) consists of the following:

Advanced studies in major subject 63 ECTS

 

BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN HEALTH SCIENCES, 180 ECTS  

General studies 25 ECTS  

Orientation studies 17 ECTS
350001Y Study planning and tutoring 3.0
350003Y Philosophical basis of scientific research 5.0 ***
350006Y Informatics in health sciences 4.0 ***
350007Y Statistical analysis 5.0

Language and communication studies 8 ECTS
900007Y Introduction to written communication2.0 **
901007Y Other official language spoken in Finland (Swedish) 3.0
902008Y Foreign language, English 3.0 **

Main subject studies 65 ECTS  

Basic studies in Health Administration Science included in Bachelor’s degree 25 ECTS

351008P Research course 2.0 **

351137P Health Administration Science I 7.0

351138P Legal aspects of health care 4.0

350005Y Statistics 6.0

351140P Evaluation and development of the health care work community 6.0

 

Advanced studies in Health Administration Sciences included in Master’s degree 40 ECTS

352107A Research methods I 6.0
352147A Multiprofessional management in health care 8.0

352214A Administrative law, public employment and labour law 8.0

352215A Health administration science II 8.0
352114A Bachelor’s thesis and written maturity examination 10.0

 

Studies in minor subject and optional studies, 90 ECTS  

 

Studies and modules completed at Oulu University or other universities, at least one module comprising 25 ECTS

Credit for previous University of Applied Sciences degree in health care towards studies in minor subject and optional studies 35 ECTS**

Credit for previous nursing college degree in health care towards studies in minor subject and optional studies 15 ECTS*

 

Studies in Health Administration Science as main subject towards Master’s degree in Health Sciences

MASTER’S DEGREE IN HEALTH SCIENCES 120 ECTS  

Main subject studies 63 ECTS  

Advanced studies in health administration science 63 ECTS

 

353407S Advanced studies in health administration science 5.0

353208S Applied reflection of management 10.0
353203S Research methods II 10.0
353204S Thesis seminar 8.0
353206S Master’s thesis 30.0
353205S Written maturity examination 0.0

(+ Minor subject 352146A Administration training 6.0)

Studies in minor subject and optional studies, 57 ECTS  

 

Minor subject and optional studies towards the Degree of Master of Health Sciences must include at least one study module comprising 25 ECTS. Study modules completed at Oulu University or other universities.

If they wish, students may choose studies in Occupational Health care, provided in collaboration with the Finnish Institute of Occupational health using multiprofessional and multidisciplinary methods.

 

25 ECTS is given in credit towards Master’s degree studies in minor subject and optional studies for an applicable higher University of Applied Sciences degree in health care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Studies by term

General studies by term

1st term
350001Y Study planning and tutoring 1.5
350003Y Philosophical basis of scientific research 5.0
350006Y Health science informatics 2.0

9000074 Introduction to written communication 2.0

2nd term

350001Y Study planning and tutoring 1.5
350007Y Statistical analysis 5.0
902008Y Foreign language 3.0

3rd term
901007Y Other official language spoken in Finland (Swedish) 3.0


Health Administration Science studies by term

1st term

351008P Research course 2.0 **

351137P Health Administration Science I 7.0

351138P Legal aspects of health care 4.0

350005Y Statistics 3.0


2nd term
351138P Legal aspects of health care 4.0
352107A Research methods I 6.0

350005Y Statistics 3.0

351140P Evaluation and development of the health care work community 6.0


3rd term
352114A Bachelor’s thesis and written maturity examination 10.0
352215A Health administration science II 8.0

4th term
353203S Research methods II 10.0
352214A Administrative law, public employment and labour law 8.0


352147A Multiprofessional management in health care 8.0


5th term
353204S Thesis seminar 4.0
353407S Advanced studies in health administration science 5.0

6th term
353204S Thesis seminar 4.0
353206S Master’s thesis 15.0

353208S Training in administration 5.0


7th term

353208S Training in administration 5.0
353206S Master’s thesis 15.0
353205S Written maturity examination