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Admission to MDP in Advanced Practice Nursing

Admission to MDP in Advanced Practice Nursing

Applicants must meet the general English language requirements set by Åbo Akademi University. https://www.abo.fi/en/study/apply/language-requirements/

Specific requirements
A completed, nationally recognized, bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Nordic and EU countries), or equivalent (applicants from outside the EU), and two years of relevant work experience as a registered nurse. District nurses and midwives from the Nordic countries (licenced
registered nurses) also fulfil the requirements for applying.

Student Selection Process
Student selection is based on application (including a CV and motivation letter). Selected students must fulfil the formal admission criteria. At the application stage we require only scanned copies (in color and pdf format).

The following criteria are taken into account in the selection process:

  • The applicant’s academic quality and success, and the relevance of the applicant’s
    overall study record in the completed bachelor’s and other studies, judged from the degree
    certificate and transcript of records provided.
  • Motivation letter that specifically highlights one’s interest to study in this programme.
  • Relevant work experience (minimum equivalent of two years full-time as a registered nurse) and other merits and qualifications documented in the CV and supported by certificates.

Updated 22.9.2022