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Master's Degree Programmes

Savonia University of Applied Sciences offers international master´s programmes for international students. In 2019 Savonia UAS offers one Master's Degree, Master in Digital Health. The application period is in March 2019. Studies will begin in September 2019. See the video below to get more information about studying in master's degree programme in Savonia!

Master in Digital Health

Around the globe digitalisation is challenging social and health care services and education. Finland has been for a while a leading country in utilising health care technology. Savonia is offering an international master level programme called Digital Health master’s programme. Savonia’s newest programme was launched in Autumn 2017, Master in Digital Health.

The programme focuses e.g. patient-centeredness and service design.  Digitalisation requires new practical skills: use the web, social media, and mobile devices to communicate with and connect to patients and peers. Furthermore the ethical issues and managing data security are of great importance.

Work is more in interdisciplinary teams and even international networking becomes daily routine. There is a need to learn modern leadership and management skills in digitalized social and health care. Savonia has offered for years the master programme in development and management of social and health services. The Digital Health Master programme is 90 ECTS (around two years, studies are online). The student needs to have at least bachelor level education and three years working experience after the bachelor level education, before entering studies.


Savonia UAS

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. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.