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Master’s Degree – Digital Health (90 ECTS)

Category
Healthcare
Instructor
Savonia
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Course Description

500€ per month

Please Note: Before submitting an application, please ensure you have earned at least an accredited Bachelors Degree and 3 years of work experience in the degree specific field. The duration of the digital degree program ranges from 18-24 months.

Digitalisation challenges social and health care activities as well as the way of thinking. A new approach to social and health care services means that the client/patient receives all information about him or her and is equally involved in the decision-making about his or her own care. Digitalisation does not, however, develop by itself but it requires multidisciplinary expertise to achieve commitment to change in the working life and to promote digitalisation actively. Digitalisation also offers possibilities for business intelligence. Health services in all EU countries have been available since the beginning of 2014, and digitalisation is introduced to add value to the cross-border services.

The Master’s Degree in Digital Health provide the graduates with skills needed for innovative development of digital social and health care services, service production, expert organisation management and for the development of service quality and management. The studies also prepare the students for planning, implementing and evaluating the social welfare and health care reform in different operational environments.

The studies are working-life focused and when choosing your thesis topic, you can take the development needs in your own work and work community into account and base your topic choice accordingly. It is also possible to do the thesis research to serve the needs of different partner organisations. In all assignment you are expected to use proven knowledge and apply the theory you learned into practice.

All studies are virtual and the student makes a personal study plan in collaboration with his/her tutoring teacher.


The Master’s degree at a university of applied sciences qualifies you for working in a public sector post. The qualifications equal those attained at a university.

About Instructor

  • Savonia

    Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia.

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