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) as well as three master’s degree programmes (Health Promotion, Social Services and Rehabilitation).

Physiotherapy 2019-2020

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!

Autumn 2019

Course name ECTS Semester
Habilitation for children and youth 5-15 Autumn
Applied Physiotherapeutic Assessement 5 Autumn
Models in Health Promotion 5 Autumn
Practical training 1 - Clinical Physiotherapy 5 Autumn

Language Courses

Course name ECTS Semester
Finnish for Beginners I - Group A   / Finnish for Beginners I - Group B 5 Autumn
Finnish for Beginners II - Group A  / Finnish for Beginners II - Group B 5 Autumn
Swedish for Beginners I  / Swedish for Beginners I - Group B 5 Autumn
Swedish for Beginners II / Swedish for Beginners II - Group B 5 Autumn

Sport and Health promotion 2019-2020

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 2019

Course name ECTS Semester
Anatomy and Physiology 5 Autumn
Society and Legislation 5 Autumn
Health Communication 5 Autumn
Models in Health Promotion 5 Autumn
Advanced Studies in Sport coaching and fitness testing 5 Autumn
Habilitation for children and youth 5-10 Autumn
Clinical Practice: Learning and Tutoring 10 Autumn
Individual workplace practice 5 Autumn
     

Language Courses

Course name ECTS Semester
Finnish for Beginners I - Group A   / Finnish for Beginners I - Group B 5 Autumn
Finnish for Beginners II - Group A  / Finnish for Beginners II - Group B 5 Autumn
Swedish for Beginners I  / Swedish for Beginners I - Group B 5 Autumn
Swedish for Beginners II / Swedish for Beginners II - Group B 5 Autumn

Spring 2020

Course name ECTS Semester
Special Sports and Physical Activities 5 Spring
Health Promotional Leadership 5 Spring
Health Care and Health Promotion 5 Spring
Personal Leadership 5 Spring
Physical Activity 5 Spring
Practical Training in Exercise and Health 5 Spring
Practical Training in Management 1 5 Spring
Practical Training with Special Groups 5 Spring
Theory in Science and Research Methods 10 Spring
     

Language Courses

Course name ECTS Semester
Swedish for Beginners I, Group A 5 Spring
Swedish for Beginners II Group A 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

At the moment we are only offering courses in Swedish within the Occupational therapy area. You will find the Occupational Therapy courses in Swedish by clicking the link below.  Make sure you choose the courses accordingly by checking each course requirement and language of instruction.

Choosing courses from different programmes is possible but not always recommended since clashes in timetables may occur. Timetables are usually available a few weeks prior to the beginning of the semester.

You will find the description for each course by clicking on their respective link.