Specialist Nursing Programme - Primary Health Care 75 credits

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 as a nurse 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.

University credits


Application *
Autumn 2023
Normal teaching
2023 - 2024
Number of participants: 30
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-19315
Language: Swedish
Pace: Full-time

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

Published by: Maria Åstrand Swenneke Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2022-02-25
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