The Future Health & Technology is an international, multidisciplinary Master’s degree programme organised in collaboration of two universities: Fudan University and the University of Turku, and four departments: Department of Nursing Science and Department of Future Technologies at the University of Turku; School of Nursing and School of Information Science and Technology at Fudan University. Based on the various strengths and expertise of these departments this programme will respond to future professional needs in a modern way by connecting two important educational fields: health and technology.
The Programme aims to increase understanding about knowledge, challenges, cultural diversity, and trends of information technology relevant in health care in global context. In addition, the programme obtains to strengthen the international, innovative, and interdisciplinary collaboration between information technology and nursing science. It is also designed to improve the health care information systems and the quality of care by jointly implementing innovative information technology projects in health care.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Future Health & Technology leads to a double degree, where a part of the degree studies is completed at the Fudan University in Shanghai, China.
Career or after graduation opportunities
Health technology is currently one of the most rapidly growing sectors with an increasing need of planning, developing, implementing and exporting health technology solutions and products for health services, as reflected in national and international policies. However there has been lack of education of multidisciplinary experts in the field of health technology. Therefore there are many employment opportunities for the graduates within the public and private sectors worldwide, including project managers, experts, developers, planners and coordinators.