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Kuopio campus International Study Programmes
You can check the course offerings in the Kuopio campus International Study Programmes 2013-2014. Courses will be listed later also in WebOodi.
Studies in Business and Management include courses in Innovation Management, e-Business and Network Studies, and in Accounting and Finance. The prerequisite for participating in Bachelor's level courses is having completed at least one year of studies in Business and Management. The prerequisite for Master's level studies is having completed at least three years of studies in Business and Management.
Studies in Clinical Medicine for undergraduate-level exchange students of Medicine include selected courses and examinations from the basic medical curriculum. The subjects may vary annually, including e.g. Anesthesiology, Clinical Radiology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Pulmonary Diseases, Ophthalmology, Pharmacology, and Geriatrics. In addition, students may select some elective studies from the Master's Degree Programme in Public Health, MPH. Students may also carry out clinical practice at several clinics of the Kuopio University Hospital.
Studies in Environmental Science include, for example, the following courses: Basics of Multivariate Methods, a GIS Basic Course, a Laboratory Course in Water Chemistry and Treatment, Radiation Biology, Radiation Epidemiology, Ecotoxicology and Risk Assessment, a Thesis Seminar in Environmental Science, and Time-Series Modeling Using Neural Networks. The prerequisite for participating in these Master's level courses is having completed at least three years of university studies in Environmental Sciences.
The non-degree Programme in Health Policy and Management concentrates on health care systems in different countries and on the management of health care in different settings in both public and private sectors.
Studies in Information Technology and Computer Science include courses in three main areas of specialisation: Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Intelligent Media Computing. The prerequisite for participating in these Master's level studies is having completed at least three years of university studies in either Information Technology or in Computer Science.
Studies in Nursing Science and Health Promotion include, for example, the following courses: Evidence Based Nursing, Nursing Research, Introduction to Health Promotion, Community-based Practice in Health Promotion, and Health Impact Assessment. In addition, students may select basic courses in Intercultural Competence and other related courses offered by the Master's Degree Programme in Health Promotion in Nursing Science.
The Non-Degree Programme in Pharmacy includes both Bachelor's and Master's level lectures, laboratory work, seminars, and book examinations in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Toxicology, and Social Pharmacy. The programme is intended for students having completed at least three years of studies in Pharmacy. The programme can be completed in one-to-two semesters.
Studies in Public Health and Public Health Nutrition include, for example, the following courses: Introduction to Public Health, Introduction to Health Promotion, Public Health Issues, Global Health, Public Health NutritionEuropean Food and Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, and Introduction to Medical Anthropology. In addition, students may select elective studies from the International Master's Degree Programme in Public Health, MPH, the International Master's degree Programme in Public Health Nutrition MPHN, and from the CBU Master's Degree Programme in Public Health.
The aim of the non-degree programme in Social Wellbeing and Social Work is to familiarise students with the sociological and social political discussion on issues concerning social wellbeing. It also concentrates on the theories of social work mainly from the international point of view. Thus, the programme explores such issues as criminology, gender, welfare, family and health care, among others.
In addition, exchange students may take courses in the International Master's Degree Programmes in