Development and Leadership of
Emergency Care

Completing a Master’s Degree in the Development and Leadership of Emergency Care enables you to work in managerial and expert roles in social and health care organisations. During the studies, you will enhance skills needed in the reformation and leadership of emergency care and the management and development of your own work.

Degree: Master of Health Care

Duration: 2 years

Extent: 90 ECTS

Location: Myllypuro campus, Helsinki

 

Who is it for?

You can apply for the Master’s Degree in the Development and Leadership of Emergency Care if:

  • you have at least three years of work experience in emergency care;
  • you have a degree in health care and social services from a university of applied sciences or some other applicable higher education degree; and
  • you want to expand and enhance your specialised competence and invest in your professional development.

Goals of the Degree

Completing a Master’s Degree in the Development and Leadership of Emergency Care enables you to work in managerial and expert roles in social and health care organisations.

The degree gives you the competence to lead and develop emergency care service systems and to determine and implement the processes of emergency care service levels by analysing different risk assessment models. You will also be able to work in various managerial and expert roles in emergency care and develop and lead operative emergency care services.

Implementation of the Studies

The degree programme includes research, development and innovation studies, social and health care leadership studies, and advanced studies in emergency care management. Elective studies are also included.

The curriculum

The Master’s studies are organized as blended learning, including contact teaching, online learning and learning assignments. Contact teaching is arranged on 4-6 days per month depending on the implementation.

The studies consist of independent and group work, requiring time management skills and self-direction.

Contact information

Jukka Lehtimäki
Head of Degree Programme
jukka.lehtimaki metropolia fi 

Tuition in Finnish

Tuition in this degree programme is only in Finnish.

We have also six Bachelor's degree programmes and six Master's degree programmes conducted in English. Check the programmes and application instructions

Degree: Master of Health Care

Duration: 2 years

Extent: 90 ECTS

Location: Myllypuro campus, Helsinki