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Master’s Degree (UAS)

Master's Degree Programme in Rehabilitation
Master of Health Care, 90 ECTS

Master of Health Care (Prosthetics/Orthotics), Master of Health Care (Physiotherapy), Master of Health Care (Elderly Care), Master of Health Care (Podiatry), Master of Health Care (Midwifery), Master of Health Care (Optometry), Master of Health Care (Public Health Nursing), Master of Health Care (Occupational Therapy), Master of Health Care (Nursing), Master of Social Services

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Head of Degree Programme
Salla Sipari
Tel. +358 40 334 2027
Email: salla.sipari(at)
Course Structure Diagram

Specific admission requirements

Applicants must have an applicable higher education degree, which are:
• Orthotist – Prosthetist
• Physiotherapist
• Geriatric Nurse
• Podiatrist
• Midwife
• Optometrist
• Osteopath
• Public Health Nurse
• Occupational Therapist
• Registered Nurse
• Bachelor of Social Services
Other Finnish higher education degree that are also qualified:
bachelors or masters in education, medicine, psychology, health sciences, health care or social sciences with diploma level education in one of the above mentioned social or health care professions.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

Those applying to and enrolled in a higher education institution have the opportunity to apply for recognition of prior learning and previously acquired competencies, irrespective of where or how such competence was acquired. Prior learning corresponding to tertiary level expertise may be transferred as credits towards the degree. Students are responsible for substantiating the competencies that they have acquired. The relevant practices have been described in the Degree Regulations. The guidelines apply the principle of lifelong learning.

Qualification requirements and regulations

The Degree Regulations of Metropolia university of applied sciences:

Profile of the programme

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Key learning outcomes

Key learning outcomes are specified in the programme study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Graduates from the Degree Programme in Rehabilitation are capable of acting in demanding rehabilitation development and management positions, which require the ability to anticipate, assess and improve knowledge within the rehabilitation field and reform practices innovatively and internationally.

Access to further studies

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

Internship is not included in the studies. Studies are done in cooperation with work life.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

Student exchange is possible at any stage of studies.