Studies at University of Oulu 2013-2014

The University of Oulu offers study opportunities with a solid academic foundation ranging from 5-6 year degree programmes and master’s programmes to doctoral training. There are also several possibilities such as open university studies, executive training and continuing education for developing and maintaining skills and competencies.

In addition to a variety of student exchange programmes, international master’s degree programmes in English are offered in six fields of study, making the university an international study environment.

5-6 Year Degree Programmes

Degree Programme in Health Management Science

Students who have attained a degree in health administration science are qualified for advanced tasks in management, planning, development, research and education in the field of social and health care on both national and international level. Students can choose minor subjects to suit their career orientation.

Juha Sarkkinen

Basic information

Intake 2013: 
Duration of Studies: 
5 years (3+2)
ECTS Credits: 
300 (180 + 120)
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Social and Health Service Manager
Project Manager
Health Care Planner
Head Nurse
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 485611
leena.paasivaara (at)
+358 (0)294 485616
hanna.tiirinki (at)
+358 (0)294 485600
eija.tuomi (at)


Next Application Period: 
March 4 - April 3 (16:15 GMT+3), 2013

The degree programme is applied for through the joint application system at The language of instruction in the degree programme is Finnish. Read more detailed information about admission requirements and applying from The Applicant’s Guide 2013.