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Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Specialist Nursing 60 cr

Are you a registered nurse but wish to move on? Studying the Specialist Nursing Programme with the emphasis on Intensive Care may interest you.

Add specialist skills to your nursing qualification

As a specialist nurse within intensive care you are responsible for the care of patients who are acutely ill. To be able to work independently within intensive care the qualification required is the Specialist Nursing Programme.

You will be able to find work both nationally and internationally

The course leads to a Specialist Nursing qualification with the emphasis on Intensive Care. After completing the course you will work be able to work within intensive and post-operative care, at pain management clinics and as a paramedic. You will also increase your chances of working internationally in, for example, disaster areas.

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

Application deadline march 15

Graduate Diploma in Anaesthetic Care Specialist Nursing 60 cr is an programme with local admission and the application deadline is March 15.

More information about the selection procedure

In the assessment of qualifications, 75 % of the places are ranked on the basis of a merit value which in turn is based on the number of credits earned. The maximum here is 285 credits. The remaining places (25 %) are ranked on the basis of the length of the applicant’s professional experience as a nurse: 12 months is the minimum and 60 months is the maximum here. Previous professional experience needs to be confirmed with a certificate of employment which states the time you have been employed. A contract of employment is not sufficient.


For questions about the programme contact


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