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:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score.
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The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6.
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The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing).
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Appropriate higher education degrees are:
At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
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.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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