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​​​​​​​Degree Programme in Global Development and Management in Health Care

 Global Development and Management in Health Care is a professional program for health care professionals interested in the development and management of health care within public health, health care industry institutions (hospitals), and in public, private and non-profit sectors, other than crisis management.

The program focuses on health care development and management from the perspectives of global health and humanity, health and infection prevention and  health tourism. Within the transnational projects the student meet global health topics and challenges in development and management when creating working theories and practices for the good of health care service users.

Master’s in Global Development and Management in Health Care is a 1.5 - 2.5-years program. The studies are offered in English, and they can be completed alongside a full-time job. The candidates are awarded the qualification of Master of Health Care.

Admission requirements 2016

Bachelor's level degree and a minimum of three years of relevant work experience acquired after graduation. Fluent spoken and written English.

Specific list of  bachelor´s degrees:

Bachelor of Health Care apuvälineteknikko (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care bioanalyytikko (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care ensihoitaja (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care fysioterapeutti (AMK)
Bachelor of Social Services and  Health Care geronomi (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care hammasteknikko (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care jalkaterapeutti (AMK)
Bachelor of Social Services and  Health kuntoutuksen ohjaaja (AMK)
Bachelor of Social Services and Health Care kätilö (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care naprapaatti (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care optometristi (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care osteopaatti (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care röntgenhoitaja (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care sairaanhoitaja (AMK)
Bachelor of Social Services sosionomi (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care suuhygienisti (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care terveydenhoitaja (AMK)
Bachelor of Health Care  toimintaterapeutti (AMK)
Bachelor of Humanities yhteisöpedagogi (AMK

Information in English about the Finnish UAS degrees mentioned above is available at

 How to apply

The application for this programme is submitted via the application system in 2017. Please read through the application instructions and certificate requirements for applying available at Applying to Master's programmes




​​Masters Degree

Master of Health Care

Duration of studies

90 ects, 1,5-2,5 years



Next application period

10. - 25.1.2017

Study places


Curriculum and schedule

Curriculum (PDF)


More information

Head of degree programme Teija-Kaisa Aholaakko

Master degree programmes in general​

Director Katri Ojasalo, Planning officer, education Eeva Lassila




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