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Health care and social welfare, master 2021, Socionom


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Research and Development
Advancement of Knowledge and Operations Management 5
Research Methods 10
Development and Leadership
Organisational Theory and Strategic Leadership 5  
Welfare Policy and Societal Impact 5  
Budgeting, Strategic Management and Follow-up 5
Human Resource Management 5
Methods of Development and Evaluation 5
Leadership in Health Care and Social Services
Leadership for Future Health Care and Social Services 10
Change Leadership 5
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Elective Course 5  
Degree Thesis 30  
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 45 45 0 22.5 22.5 25 20 0 0 19 19 12.3 14.8 14.8 24 24 15.7 15.7 15.7 2 2 2 2 2

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Health care and social welfare, master 2021


Degree: Master of Health Care

Duration of studies: 2-3 years
Study type: Part-time


Is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s expertise in a versatile and focused way
Is able to retrieve, analyse and produce information and evaluate it critically from the point of view of different fields
Is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning in a target-oriented way
Is able to take responsibility for the actions of a community and for the consequences of these actions
Is able to apply the ethical principles of the subject field as an expert and as a developer of working life
Is able to make decisions considering an individual and the community
Is able to contribute to the principles of equality in working life
Is able to contribute to the principles of sustainable development and social responsibility
Is capable of leading socially influential activities based on ethical values
Is able to develop the operations of a work community
Is able to develop multidisciplinary communication and interaction in working life
Is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s work
Is able to create networks and partnerships
Is capable of management and to operate in professional networks
Is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
Is able to apply the principles of organisational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
Possesses entrepreneurial skills supervision tasks and is able to improve activities in complicated and unpredictable environments
Is able to work as an expert or entrepreneur and has abilities for management and supervision tasks
Is able to manage research, development and innovation projects and masters the methods of research and development work
Is able to manage project work
Is able to create new information and improve existing working methods by combining expertise from different fields
Is able to develop customer oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions
Is capable of international communication in one’s work and in the development of operations
Is able to operate in international environments
Is able to predict the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field