Study Guide


Curricula starting in 2022 and earlier

Technology, Kuopio
Technology, Varkaus
Design, Kuopio
Business, Kuopio
Music and Dance, Kuopio
Tourism and Hospitality
Social Services and Health Care, Kuopio
Social Services and Health Care, Iisalmi
Natural resources, Iisalmi
Multidisciplinary Studies

Savonia's new Study Guide (curriculum starting in 2023 and after) can be found here.

Basis of Education Competence Standards Structure of Studies Development of Expertise Methods and implementation Course Table

Degree Programme in Public Health Nurse

This curriculum is a translation of the curriculum of the Finnish degree program.

Structure of Studies

The studies of a registered nurse are included in the studies of a public health nurse.

The studies of a public health nurse are 240 ECTS credits. According to the curriculum, one year of study corresponds to 60 ECTS credits, which means 1,600 hours of student work. The student's work consists of e.g. contact hours, distance and independent study, e-learning and internships. The study includes working life-oriented research and development activities.


We reserve the right to make changes to the curriculum due to the need to update the content being studied.