Open UAS Path of Nursing (Bachelor), 60 cr


60 cr


Open UAS Path of Nursing (Bachelor) includes the following 1st year courses of the Nursing English degree curriculum:

FALL 2018 (30/35 cr)

Course Extent, cr Code
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology  5 SX00BN85-3096
Becoming a Health Care Professional  5 SX00BN69-3104
Clinical Nursing  5 SX00BM33-3077
Safety in Health Care  5 SX00DD30-3016
Learning Skills in Nursing and Health Care  5 SX00BN65-3117
Pharmacotherapy 1  5 SX00BM56-3077
Professional Finnish in Nursing*  5 SX00CR31-3003

SPRING 2019 (25/30 cr)

Course Extent, cr Code
Acute Nursing  5 SX00BN35
Client Service and Counseling  5 SX00BN75
Clinical Nursing Skills  5 SX00DD29
Nursing of Chronically Ill Patients  5 SX00BN34
Pharmacotherapy 2  5 SX00CK23
Saanko olla? - Sukupuolen ja seksuaalisuuden ammatillinen kohtaaminen*  5 XX00CH60

The study path does not include practical training.

* Alternative courses.

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

Timing, Implementation and Location

Open Path students study together with degree students and the studies are full-time. The studies are organized mainly Monday-Friday 8 am - 4 pm and most of the courses require active attendance. At the spring term 2019 the studies may be organized also in evenings or on Saturdays. The minimum attendance is course specific. You'll find the fall course schedules in Schedule Machine (see link and instructions). Notice that the schedules are not completed until by the beginning of the studies. Therefore it is not recommendable to study them very early. 

The studies are placed on terms:

  • Fall term: begins 1st August 2018 and ends 31th December 2018
  • Spring term: begins 1st January 2019 and ends 31th July 2019

The studies begin with a common info on 16th August at 14.30 pm by Abobe Connect remote access. The remote access link will be sent to those who have been accepted. After the info, studies continue according to course schedules. More information in the beginning of the studies will be sent to students approximately on week 33.

Teaching premises: Bulevardi 31, Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 172, HelsinkiTukholmankatu 10, HelsinkiVanha viertotie 23, Helsinki, at the spring term 2019 also Myllypuro Campus

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 mainly English, but also Finnish.


Information regarding sufficient health and functional capacity, an extract on criminal background and a drug test of the student of Degree Program can be find here.

Study Methods, Completion Methods and Assessment

Course specific

Open Study Path Places

3 Open Study Path places


900 €

The price will be charged in two equal payments. The fall payment will be charged in the beginning of the fall term and the spring term payment in the beginning of spring term. Please read carefully the Open study path cancellation terms.

More Information

Questions related to the course contents of the study path:
Anna-Maria Tiainen, Student Advisor
anna-maria.tiainen 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 9th August 2018 at 10.00 am in class room P118 (Bulevardi 31).