Professional Studies in Nursing | SeAMK

Professional Studies in Nursing

Professional studies in nursing is an exchange programme offered by the School of Health Care and Social Work of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

What is the programme all about?

Welcome to exchange programme in nursing! 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 different fields of studies.

Admission criteria

Applicants should be students of the partner universities of SeAMK. To be admitted to the programme, students should have completed at least one year of relevant studies at their home university or university of applied sciences, and have sufficient skills in English language to use it as a language of study.


Please send the application in one email with the requested documents attached before 15th of May for the autumn semester and 15th of November for the spring semester to incoming(a) More information: How to Apply – Exchange Students

Course offering

  • Autumn semester 2018

    Professional Studies in Nursing, 25 ECTS

    AUTUMN 2018

    Studies offered during 3.9.-14.12.2018

    • Introduction to Research and Development, 2 ECTS
    • Guidance in Nursing, 2 ECTS
    • Pharmacology, 3 ECTS
    • National and Global Health Promotion, 2 ECTS
    • Finnish Society and Culture, 4 ECTS
    • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • Practical Training in Nursing, 9 ECTS
      • 9 ECTS is 6 weeks of practical training, about 156 hours.
      • weeks 45 to 50
  • Spring semester 2019

    Professional Studies in Nursing, 26-38 ECTS

    SPRING 2019

    Studies offered during 18.2.-24.5.2019

    • Methods of Research and Development, 3 ECTS
    • Medication and Fluid Care, 3 ECTS
    • Medical Nursing, 6 ECTS
    • Gerontological Nursing, 3 ECTS
    • Evidence Based Nursing, 3 ECTS
    • How to Recognize a Grey Panther? Working Together for Meaningful Ageing, 5 ECTS
    • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • Practical Training in Nursing, 12 ECTS
      • 12 ECTS is 8 weeks of practical training, about 312 hours
      • NB! Weeks 4 to 11


    During spring semester, it is possible to take part in the programme Empowerment and Wellbeing of Older Adults.

  • Spring semester 2018

    Courses available in English

    • Introduction to Professional Studies, 1 ECTS
    • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • How to recognize a grey panther? Working together for meaningful ageing, 5 ECTS
    • Practical Training, 9-12 ECTS

    Programme timetable

    19 February – 25 May 2018.