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Welcome to study Global Health and Crisis Management

Congratulations on receiving a study place at Laurea UAS in the Global health and crisis management degree programme!

You have been granted admission to the Master's Degree Programme in Global Health and Crisis Management at Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Tikkurila. According to the decree given by the Ministry of Education, the name of the qualification and title conferred for the degree programme in Global health and crisis management is Master of healthcare. The degree falls under Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications.

Please see the starting date of studies and other important information below. Please also visit this page for possible important updates throughout the summer.

Programme Global Health and Crisis Management                              

Address Ratatie 22, 01300 Vantaa

Starting Date 10th September 2020, registration starts 8.45        

Study Code SYV720SJ

The scope of the programme is 90 ECTS credits and is 1.5–2.5 years in duration. The formal timeframe of the programme is from September 10th 2020 to 31st December 2021.

Please bring with you on the first day of studies your Identification card/passport, original higher education degree certificates (necessary only if degree has been completed outside Finland) and work certificates. Admission will be withdrawn if you fail to submit your original certificates within 10 days of commencement of your studies or it is discovered that you gave false information when applying.

Orientation days

Your studies will begin with an orientation day on 10th September 2020 during which you will get to know each other and meet your personal tutor teacher, who is there to counsels you during your Laurea studies. At this point, the important things to understand are the overall structure of your studies, how to plan your own study path, what your rights and responsibilities are, and how the studies are implemented in practice. In addition, you will get an overview of the Laurea IT infrastructure and e-learning environment as well as possibilities to study abroad as part of your degree. Laureamko, the student union, will introduce the services offered for new students. After the orientation day your studies at Laurea will follow the normal study schedule. It is very important that you participate in every contact session. During the sessions, this multidisciplinary group of students will be creating unique new knowledge and competences together and all the ideas and viewpoints are needed in this shared learning process.  


Study Schedules

To view your study schedules go to the address: https://lukkarit.laurea.fi/
-> In English -> Write your study group code (SYV720SJ) in to the field Group IDs -> Search -> View Schedule -> Select August in the calendar tool.

Please notice that changes to published schedules are possible. We advise you to check this page again in August for any possible updates to schedules and other information.

​Recognition of prior learning in Master's degree programmes

Recognition of prior learning as part of the studies in Master's degree programmes in Laurea means that the student may

a) Include higher education studies that he/she has completed previously or in another higher education institution as part of his/her complementary studies,

b) Substitute a Master's degree study unit with studies completed elsewhere,

c) Ask for his/her previously obtained competence to be identified and recognized as a part of a study unit.

It is possible to include up to 15 credits of previous higher education studies in the complementary (elective) studies in the Master’s degree programmes in Laurea if:

The previous studies are graduate level (EQF 7-8) studies

• The studies have been completed after the degree with which the student has applied for Master’s degree studies in Laurea

• The previous studies date back to less than ten years

You will receive more information about the recognition of previous studies when you have the discussion concerning your personal study plan in the beginning of your studies.

Your Student Union: Laureamko

Each University of Applied Sciences has a Student Union. The Student Union works to increase the quality of the education and Student wellbeing. The student Union of Laurea University of Applied Sciences is called Laureamko.

Laureamko brings the student's point of view to Laurea's decision making. Laureamko has plenty of actors at every campus who work for you, in particular. Furthermore, Laureamko also offers web services, the Laureamko Shop is an online shop for the Students and Laureamko chat supports you in any matters related to studies.

Laureamko arranges many different events, such as visits, parties, bowling and board game nights and many other things that supports solidarity.  You will find more information on the Laureamko pages, from Facebook and Instagram.

Arriving to Tikkurila

Laurea Tikkurila is easily reached by public transport. The campus is situated next to the Tikkurila train station.

When arriving from the airport, the fastest and easiest way to access the campus is by hopping on the P train leaving straight from the airport train station. The train ride from the airport to Tikkurila will last about 10 minutes. If you are travelling from central Helsinki to Tikkurila, you can take either the I,K, R or Z trains and the train ride from Helsinki takes 15 - 25 minutes. Tikkurila is in zone C. You must buy your ticket for the transportation before boarding the train. The ticket can be purchased from a ticket machine at the airport or railway stations or via the mobile app.

To find timetables and ticket prices for the local transportation, please visit the HSL website.