Overview

Are you dreaming of a career where you can help improve people’s lives? Would you like to earn a Nursing degree in Finland, a country that is known for its high-quality education and health care system? A degree from Finland is highly valued and provides you with excellent work opportunities both in Finland and in other countries.

Our pathway studies help you develop your skills and prepare for Nursing studies at Finnish universities. After passing your studies, you will be eligible to start your studies at your pre-selected bachelor’s degree program in Finland!

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Intakes
September & February
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Duration
1 semester
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Extent
30 ECTS
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Admission requirements
High School Diploma / Higher Secondary Education
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English requirements
IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
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Tuition Fees
1.500 EUR

Objectives

We have designed this program to help you prepare for Nursing studies in Finland. Our study courses help you improve your English language ability and academic skills. You will also learn the basics of Finnish language. Upon completion of the program, you will have enhanced your understanding and skills in the following areas:

  • English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Basics of Finnish
  • Academic skills, including critical thinking, academic writing, and digital skills.
  • Study skills and techniques needed for academic success
  • Intercultural communication and working in multicultural teams
PATHWAY TO FINLAND (NURSING)
Course Name

# of Credits

Orientation to Academic Studies

2

Academic Communication: Reading and Writing

5

Academic Communication: Speaking and Listening

5

Intercultural Communication

3

Preparatory Mathematics

5

Finnish 1

5

Finnish 2

5

We use a variety of different assessment methods. Course assessment is usually based on coursework, written assignments, participation, presentations, and exams. Throughout the program, you will receive support and feedback from your teachers

Pathway studies can be completed over one semester (15 weeks).

  • Fall semester: 6.9.-17.12.2021
  • Spring semester: 21.2.–17.6.2022

Pathway courses are engaging and social! Our study courses are carefully designed based on a personalized learning approach. All study courses are delivered through our interactive online learning platform. Through the platform, you can access all study materials, work on assignments, and interact with your teachers and peers.

Online studying requires you to work independently, however, you will not be alone! During your online studies, you will be interacting with our experienced teachers and other students through online discussion sites and video calls.

Watch a video to learn more!

Study locations

We offer flexible study options on- and off-campus ­– choose the study option that suits you the best!

Online learning

Our flexible online study option allows you to complete the pathway studies from the comfort of your home! All you need is a computer with an internet connection. Our experienced teachers and the latest learning technologies will ensure you a high-quality online learning experience.

Study Hub in Asia

Combine online studies and campus experience by studying at our Study Hub in Asia. Our partners offer excellent facilities on their campuses where you will study together with other students and receive support from our local assistant teachers!

Study Hub in Finland

Your study abroad journey begins here! Studying at our study hub in Europe, you will get to experience campus life and become part of a vibrant student community. This is also a great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the European culture.

This option is not available at the moment due to the Covid-19 situation.

Progression options

After passing all the pathway courses, you will be eligible to progress to the first year of studies at your pre-selected degree program.

CHOOSE YOUR DEGREE PROGRAM FROM THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS:

Degree studies starting in January 2022:

Degree studies starting in January 2022:

  • BHC in Nursing

HOW TO APPLY

We have made applying easy and simple for you! Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, which means that you can get your acceptance within 1-2 days if you meet the admission requirements.

Admission requirements
  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records (if possible)
  • Proof of English language
    • IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
  • Copy of passport ID page
Application instructions
  1. Prepare and scan all the necessary documents before applying
  2. Apply through the application form on our Apply page
  3. Attach the required documents
  4. Pay the application fee of 50 EUR
  5. Click on the “Submit” button
  6. Check your email to receive feedback and guidance for the next steps.

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?

Read more in our FAQ