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Professional Studies in Applied Gerontology

Professional Studies in Applied Gerontology / Empowerment and Wellbeing of Older adults is an exchange programme for students in the field of applied gerontology, social work, physiotherapy and nursing.

Programme is offered by the School of Health Care and Social Work of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

What is the Programme all about?

Welcome to the exchange programme in applied gerontology and elderly care!

Professional studies in the programme include theoretical studies and practical training in the field. Some courses are conducted in multiprofessional groups and also with other exchange students from various fields of studies.

Entrance Requirements

  • The applicants should be students enrolled at a partner university of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.
  • At least one year of prior studies in the field of applied gerontology, nursing, social work or physiotherapy.
  • Sufficient English language skills to actively participate in the courses and practical training (minimum B2 on European language level).

Course offering

  • SPRING SEMESTER 2020

    17 Feb -22 May 2020

    Professional Studies in Applied Gerontology / Empowerment and Wellbeing of Older Adults, 30 ECTS

    • BC00BT39         Finnish Society and Social Policy, 3 ECTS
    • BX00BE20         How to Recognize a Grey Panther? Working together for Meaningful Ageing, 5 ECTS
    • BC00BT41         Ethics in Elderly Care, 4 ECTS
    • BC00BT42         Rehabilitative Care of People with Memory Disorders, 5 ECTS
    • KD06APSU012 Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • SOSEM50          Use of Pictures in Group Activities, 4 ECTS
    • BC00BT43         Practical Training: Preventive and Empowering Work with Elderly People, 6 ECTS
  • AUTUMN SEMESTER 2019

    2 Sep - 13 Dec 2019

    STUDIES AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH: 15-32 ECTS

    • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • Finnish Society and Social Policy, 3 ECTS
    • Practical Training, 9–12 ECTS

    During autumn semester, it is also possible to take part in the programme Professional Studies in Social Work / Empowerment in Social Work  (32 ECTS).