Information about the degree programme

Name of degree programmeHealth Care and Nursing
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications FrameworkBachelor (1. cycle)
Qualification awardedBachelor of Science in Health Studies, BSc
Field of study (ISCED-F Code)0913 Nursing and midwifery
Mode of studyFull-time
Length of programme6 semester
Study timesMonday to Friday (subject to exceptions)
Number of credits180 ECTS
Language of instructionGerman, numerous course units in English
Mobility windowoptional: semester abroad in the 5. semester
Work placementinternship in each semester, at least 2300 internship hours (92 ECTS)
Training cooperationsFeldkirch Health Care and Nursing School, Rankweil School for Psychiatric Health Care and Nursing, Unterland School for General Health Care and Nursing
Academic calendarView the academic calendar
Examination regulations and grading scaleView the examination regulations and grading scale 
Final examinationOral bachelor's examination
Costs 
  • no tuition fees
  • student union fee Euro 20,20/semester
 
Commencing studiesSeptember
Specific admission requirementsGeneral university entrance qualification or equivalent qualification (for details view the specific admission requirements)
ApplicationApply now - deadline for application for the winter semester: 15. May

Health Care and Nursing: Working with people

A caring for and supporting person of all ages in various stages of their lives is the main responsibility of healthcare and nursing. The Health Care and Nursing bachelor's degree programme offers you a highly qualified, practice-oriented and science-based basic training programme. In six semesters, you will acquire scientific, specialist and personal development competences for a wide range of career prospects in field of healthcare. Along with the academic degree, you obtain professional qualification in health care and nursing.

Programme focus areas

  • nursing assessment
  • nursing science and research
  • caring for people with chronic disorders
  • caring for people with mental health issues
  • caring for the elderly
  • nursing consulting
  • public health and health promotion

Theory and practice are closely interwoven in the programme. Half of the programme work is completed in professional internships and thus combines theoretical competences with practical experience.