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Bachelor of Health Care, nursing

Degree: Bachelor of Heatlh Care, Sairaanhoitaja (AMK)
Location: Kemi, Finland
Duration: 210 ECTS, 3,5 years
Teaching time: Full-time studies

We educate health care professionals with general and special knowledge in health care and nursing. The studies enable graduates to work in Finland and other international environments in hospitals and health centres as well as in the private sector.
We provide the students with a broad core knowledge base as well as the advanced knowledge necessary to fulfil current and future needs in health care. The students receive good theoretical and practical skills in nursing, nursing science and nursing research so as to be able to contribute to the development of nursing. You will learn distance learning and digital services as part of nursing profession. In the learning process the student formulates links between practical experience and theoretical concepts. These links require the integration of theory and practice and that is facilitated by reflection on practice.

The clinical practice can be done in Finland or partly abroad. Studying in international programme you have excellent opportunity to have an education which is highly valued. You study 15 credits Finnish language while Finnish speaking students study English and Swedish language. Finnish language is used in practical training which is carried out in Finnish speaking organisations during the studies.

Read more about degree curricula.

Information about the residence permit requirements and other procedures on the Finnish Immigration Service website.

How to apply?

Applying for a degree:

  • Schedule
  • Entrance examinations
  • Please notice that Nursing is not applicable year 2020.


You can apply for most of the Bachelor’s level studies conducted in English in joint application to higher education. In joint application you apply to all your study programme choices with one application form.

 From Studyinfo.fi website you can find
  • Application
  • Further information
  • Selection critetias
  • Entrance examinations
Campus town Kemi



Ms Marita Turulin
phone +358 50 310 9363, marita.turulinLapin AMK sähköposti harmaa

Ms Hannele Kauppila
phone +358 50 310 9350, hannele.kauppilaLapin AMK sähköposti harmaa

Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Tietokatu 1
94600 Kemi, Finland



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