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HEAFC02 Personal and Professional Growth 2 op
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Person in charge
Announced in the teaching schedule
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Terveystieteiden yksikkö
Curricula 2012 – 2015

General description

The course develops public health professionalism.

Learning outcomes

• To familiarizes students with career opportunities for a Master of Health Sciences in Finland and internationally.
• To provide skills to analyze features of different health professions, including values and ethical principles.
• To understand the dynamics of the migration of health care workers in a global context and particularly the effects it has on the developing countries.


Career options for health science professionals
• Features of different health professions and values and ethical principles
• Theory of personal developments
• Dynamics of the migration of health care professionals
• Decision making through critical thinking

Teaching methods

Classroom work max 16 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Further information 

- Lecture attendance

- Active participation in seminars, group work

- Completion of written assignment



Study materials

Announced in the teaching schedule

Further information

Minimum number of students: 8 (else the course will be cancelled), maximum number of students: 32

This course is organized with and as part of the course TERKANA3 Terveys ja yhteiskuntapolitiikka (5 ECTS) together with the Finnish students.

Belongs to following study modules

Terveystieteiden yksikkö
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Terveystieteiden yksikkö