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Specialist Nursing Programme - Primary Health Care 75 cr

Are you already a registered nurse but wish to go further? Then you can apply for the Specialist Nursing Programme with Specialisation in District Nursing.

Add specialist skills to your nursing education

Upon completion of this specialist programme, you will have the skills needed to work as a specialist nurse in public health and medical care at county or municipality level or within the private sector.

The University of Gävle has extensive experience in educating specialist nurses.

Work in Sweden or abroad

Trained district nurses are highly sought after within the healthcare industry and the prospects of getting.

Application deadline March 15!

Specialist Nursing Programme - Primary Health Care 75 credits is an programme with local admission and the application deadline is March 15.

Application information


Nursing degree comprising 180 ECTS credits, or

  • Degree at the undergraduate level that includes at least 180 ECTS credits, including 90 ECTS credits in the main area of nursing, nursing science or health sciences
  • Identification issued by Socialstyrelsen
  • Professional experience corresponding to at least 12 months of full-time service

In addition, knowledge of Swedish and English is required, corresponding to what is required for basic eligibility for Swedish higher education at the undergraduate level.


Form of study
Application *
Autumn semester 2023
Normal teaching
2023 - 2024

Number of participants: 30

Location: Gävle

Aplication code: HIG-19315

Language: Swedish

Pace: Full-time

Selection: Higher education credit

*) The online application at Antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.


For questions about the programme contact


Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)