It is designed to respond to the challenges faced by people on planet Earth due to climate change, rapid population growth, threats of terrorism, industrial development, and rural and urban development trends as experienced in both North and South countries.
The Global Health programme at Arcada University of Applied Sciences , which has a clear focus on leadership and management, offers you a solid overview of global health problems, ranging from tropical diseases to HIV and AIDS. As a graduate you are also qualified for key positions in emergency and disaster management both at home and abroad, and you will be well versed in advanced research and innovation in regards to this field.
The degree can be completed in 1,5 years ( full time studies) or 3 years while studying alongside work. The studies will mainly be implemented as virtual studies by using modern learning technology. Lectures, coaching and assignments are handled on-line.
The programme is aimed at candidates with a suitable bachelor’s degree in nursing or related health sciences, such as midwifery, occupational therapy, public health nursing, physiotherapy, paramedics or social services.Examples of future positions
You are qualified to work with managerial tasks in organisations, governmental agencies and NGOs on a local, national and international level.
You can apply until:
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1,5–2,5 years (part-time studies)
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Book IELTS
At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.The work experience required of applicants to the degree programmes will be counted from the degree awarding day onwards, and needs to be proven by a work certificate. Work experience gained before or during bachelor-level studies can not be counted towards the work experience minimum requirement.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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