General admission requirements.
A student has an opportunity to make earlier learning visible and get a decision on the recognition of these competences. For further information see the general instructions of recognition of prior learning
See The Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences >>
See the General Description of the Programme: http://www.metropolia.fi/en/degree-programmes/welfare-human-functioning/elderly-care
Key learning outcomes are specified in the programme study plan.
During the education, students acquire competence in developing services for the elderly in multiprofessional cooperation.
Access to Master’s Degree studies at a university of applied sciences or a university. Access to specialisation studies
A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses.
The course structure diagram is specified in the programme study plan. The extent of the degree programme is 210 ECTS. The studies consist of both theoretical and practical studies as well as elective studies and a final thesis. The extent of the final thesis is 15 credits, and the elective studies cover 10 credits. The degree programme comprises 75 credits of clinical practice in diverse elderly care settings.
Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)