Health and Welfare

The Department of Health and Welfare is one of the largest at Arcada with closer to 750 students. The department offers four bachelor’s degree programmes (Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Sports and Health Promotion and Social Services).

Physiotherapy 2021/22

This course list is put together for the incoming exchange students in Physiotherapy.
Please select the courses from the list that suits you best. We recommend that you divide the courses as evenly as possible between period 1 and period 2 for a suitable workload. A total of 30 credits for the autumn term is recommended for Arcada students.
Please note that there are no courses offered during spring 2022!

Sports and Health promotion 2021/22

This course list is put together for the incoming exchange students in Sports and Health promotion.

Please select the courses from the list that suits you best. We recommend that you divide the courses as evenly as possible between the periods for a suitable workload. A total of 30 credits per term or 60 credits per year is recommended for Arcada students.

Autumn 2021
Course name ECTS Semester Period
Anatomy and Physiology 5 Autumn 1
Models in Health Promotion 5 Autumn 2
Advanced Studies in Sport coaching and fitness testing 5 Autumn 2
Coaching Techniques 5 Autumn  1
Individual workplace practice 5-15 Autumn  
Language Courses
Course name ECTS Semester
Finnish for Beginners I 5 Autumn
Finnish for Beginners II 5 Autumn
Swedish for Beginners I 5 Autumn
Swedish for Beginners II 5 Autumn
Spring 2022
Course name ECTS Semester Period
Special Sports and Physical Activities 5 Spring 3
Health Promotional Leadership 5 Spring 3
Health Care and Health Promotion 5 Spring 3 + 4
Physical Activity 5 Spring 3 + 4
Individual workplace practice 5-15 Spring  
Language Courses
Course name ECTS Semester
Swedish for Beginners I 5 Spring
Swedish for Beginners II 5 Spring
     

Social Services

At the moment we are only offering courses in Swedish within the Social Area. You will find the Social Services courses in Swedish by clicking the link below.

Det sociala området

Occupational therapy

N.B.: Occupational therapy is not accepting incoming exchange students for autumn 2021

This course list is put together for the incoming exchange students in Occupational therapy.

Please select the courses from the list that suits you best. We recommend that you divide the courses as evenly as possible between period 1 and period 2 for a suitable workload. A total of 30 credits for the autumn term is recommended for Arcada students.

Please note that there is only one course available during spring!

Autumn 2020
Course name ECTS Semester Period
Occupation and Participation I (partially in English) 5 Autumn 1
Occupation and Participation in Old Age (partially in English 5 Autumn 1
Habilitation for Children and Youth (in English) 15 Autumn 1
Occupation and Participation for Mental Health (partialy in English) 5 Autumn 2
Spring 2021
Creativity for Health and Wellbeing (partially in English) 5 Spring 3