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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)

In addition an interprofessional evening course is offered in spring during the period January -June:

OM3203, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in health care, 7,5 hec

Nordic students with Swedish language skills are welcome to take part in other courses offered in Swedish.

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

Contact Ida Mattiasson

Academic Coordinator

Contact Harshida Patel

Programme overview

  • Specialist nursing curriculum
  • Specialist nursing program information sheet
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