Open UAS Path of Health Business Management (Master of Social Services and/or Health Care), 30 cr


30 cr


Open UAS Path of Health Business Management (Master of Social Services and/or Health Care) includes the following courses of the degree curriculum:

FALL 2018 (30 cr) 

Course Extent, cr Code
Reseach Skills and Methods  5 S000DK70-3001
Business Development Methods and Tools  5 S000DK75-3001
Strategy, Management and Leadership  5 L000CG01-3006
Marketing Processes and Solutions  5 L000CG07-3005
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems  5 L000CG09-3005
Diversity Management  5 L000CF92-3006


You'll find the detailed course contents in the Study Guide (see instructions).

Timing, Implementation and Location

Open Study Path students study together with Master´s degree students. Contact sessions are arranged in 3-4 days (between 9 am - 7 pm) per month.
At the spring term 2019 the studies may be organized also in evenings or on Saturdays.

The studies are placed fall term:

  • Fall term: begins 1st August 2018 and ends 31th December 2018

The studies begin with a common info on 28th August at 15.00 pm by Abobe Connect remote access. The remote access link will be sent to those who have been accepted. The studies continue on 3rd September and after that according to course schedules (see the instructions for the Lukkarikone).

Teaching premises: Bulevardi 31, Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 172, HelsinkiTukholmankatu 10, HelsinkiVanha viertotie 23, Helsinki.

Proceeding in the studies requires that the courses are carried out in order. If the student does not pass some courses, it may prevent proceeding in the path studies and prevent participation in some courses. In such cases, Metropolia is not obliged to offer compensatory studies or alternative completion methods. Such cases do not entitle to any refunds in terms of Open UAS payments. An open UAS student cannot postpone the beginning of studies.

Study Skills and Language Requirements

Path teaching language is English.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Care and Social Services
  • 3 year field specific work experience acquired after the Bachelor's Degree
  • Excellent command of English --> level C1 and sufficient study skills (test skills)

Study Methods, Completion Methods and Assessment

Course specific

Open Study Path Places

10 Open Study Path Places


450 e

The price will be charged in the beginning of the fall term. Please read carefully the Open study path cancellation terms.

More information

Questions related to the course contents of the study path:
Minna Elomaa-Krapu, Principal Lecturer
minna.elomaa-krapu metropolia fi
Phone number

During the studies, the contact person for individual courses is always the course specific teacher.

General practical questions (e.g. enrolment):
avoinamk metropolia fi
Phone number

Enrolment and Interview

Enrolment happens via e-form above the Path/Module supply table at Health Care and Social Services supply page. Acception to the path is done in enrolment order and also requires passing of an interview. Only the ones accepted via enrolment can come to the interview. This will be notified after the enrolment the persons in question. The interview is held on 7th August 2018 at 9.00-12.00 am in class room TC119 (Tukholmankatu 10). Bachelor Degree and work experience certificates as well as results of the self-assessment tool, the Dialang language test, must be brought to the interview.