The funding for this Erasmus Mundus programme is ending, and the last students have been selected. Metropolia will not be participating in this programme in the future.
Emergency and intensive care nurses must be prepared to deal with life-threatening problems and complex situations in extreme environments, reasons why they should be endowed with specific knowledge, skills and attributes to provide care to critically ill or unstable patients and their families. Emergency nurses must be able to prioritise patient care and to provide accurate assessment and effective ongoing management for a diversity of patient populations in situations ranging from life-saving interventions to managing critical situations. The Emergency and Critical Care Nursing is offered by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.
The Master’s main objective is to provide a structured and methodologically sound training programme that will cover the shortage of specially trained staff that burdens our health systems’ intensive and acute care services.
EMECC NURSING course structure balances theoretical education on evidence based nursing, comprehensive clinical practice and a solid scientific instruction through a 90 ECTS (one and a half year) Postgraduate course leading to an international joint degree and diploma supplement recognized by all four institutions.
The degree offers real opportunities of working as nurse practitioners in emergency care units and care of patients in critical condition in the different countries of the consortium. Also an academic path is possible according to each countries´ specific requirements.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Appropriate higher education degrees are:
At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Student financial aid is for Finnish citizens. Foreign citizens are entitled to student financial aid if they are living in Finland on a permanent basis for the purpose other than studying and they have registered as permanent residents in the Finnish population register system.
The purpose of student financial aid is to provide financial support towards study-related costs. In order to qualify, you must be a full-time student, make satisfactory academic progress and be in need of financial assistance.
Student financial aid is provided in the form of study grant, housing supplement and government guarantee for student loan. Study grant and housing supplement are government financed monthly benefits.Student financial aid is paid during the academic year from September to May. If you are doing studies during the summer time (June-August) you might be entitled to student financial aid in summer time as well. Student financial aid for summer time has to be applied separately.
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