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Specialist Nursing

About the programme

The Specialist nursing programs at Sahlgrenska Academy are programs on advanced level. Swedish students who apply into the programme must have a general degree in Nursing Science with a minimum of 1 year work experience.

Specialisations full-time:

  • Anaesthesia Care, 60 hec (1 year full-time)
  • Primary Health Care (1,5 year full-time)
  • Intensive Care, 60 hec (1 year full-time)
  • Theatre Care, 60 hec (1 year full-time)

Specialisations part-time:

  • Diabetes Care, 60 hec
  • Paediatric Care, 60 hec
  • Medical Care, 60 hec
  • Elderly Care, 60 hec
  • Neurologic care, 60 hec
  • Geriatric care, 60 hec
  • Mental health, care, 60 hec
  • Surgical care, 60 hec

Courses for Specilist Nursing students

  • International partner students can choose/combine courses below depending on length and needs from partner University.
  • To be updated shortly.
  • Swedish course (only certificate, no academic credits)
  • Swedish-speaking/Nordic exchange students are welcome to apply for any course within the programme.
  • An interprofessional faculty course, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in healthcare, is offered in English each spring for interested exchange students (evening and part-time) in addition to above.

Academic year

AY 2019/20
Autumn semester 2019: 2 September – 19 January
Spring semester 2020: 20 January – 7 June

AY 2020/21
Autumn semester 2020: 31 August – 17 January
Spring semester 2021: 18 January – 6 June

Some educations programs may start earlier or later.

Our partners

Partnerships and agreements are quality-assured with academic and administrative staff to ensure the collaboration will work both ways. Find our student exchange agreements here.

Requests from freemovers

Unfortunately, we have no possibility accepting freemover* applicants to courses and clinical placements.

*A freemover is an international student who applies to a university abroad on his/her own, without beeing part of an exchange programme.

International Coordinator

Ida Mattiasson

Academic Coordinator

Harshida Patel

Programme overview

  • Specialist nursing curriculum
  • Specialist nursing program information sheet
Page Manager: Rebecca Törnqvist|Last update: 11/13/2019

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