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YOUR PART-TIME STUDY PROGRAMME IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR NURSING & HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS IN DRESDEN


  • Start: Winter semester
  • Duration of studies: 7 semesters
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Courses: Thursday evenings and Friday all day

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You already have training or work experience in the nursing or health care sector and would like to pass on your knowledge to others? With a vocational education degree programme for nursing and health care professions, you will qualify on a part-time basis at an academic level for training and teaching activities in vocational schools and institutions in the health and social care sector.

Insight into the study of Vocational Education for Nursing & Health Professions

Why you should choose the study of Vocational Education for Nursing & Health Professions at FHD?

Focus on three main areas

The study program focuses on three main areas: Specialized knowledge of nursing & health, specialized didactic knowledge and pedagogical-psychological knowledge. Our goal is to make you fit for everyday professional life and to give you the necessary tools with which you can offer your students the best teaching quality.

Close integration of theory and practice:

Your professional experiences are elementary for the study: The study lives from the exchange of ideas and challenges! Your studies at the FHD are very practice-oriented - everything you learn at the university you can immediately apply and implement in your job.

Learn from experts from the field:

In addition to the professors, you will be taught by lecturers from the field - i.e. practical teachers who otherwise train nursing and healthcare staff at vocational schools. In this way, you learn first-hand what is important in the profession.

Courses adapted to professional life: 

The courses in this part-time program take place virtually on Thursday evenings and in person at the university on Fridays. This allows you to concentrate fully on your job on the other days.

Small groups and direct exchange:

At FHD, you study in small groups and at eye level with the lecturers. The lecturers are always available to answer your questions and to exchange ideas. Your individual advancement is our focus.

The most important facts at a glance

Program Profile

In the course of study, medical and scientific fundamentals as well as sound social science and didactic knowledge are taught. The linking of theory and practice is elementary for our study concept. Through your parallel professional activity, the possibility of practical application of your acquired theoretical knowledge from the study of vocational education is already integrated, therefore you do not need to complete external internships. Our practice-oriented teaching will take up application examples from your everyday professional life in practice transfer and reflection seminars.

The bachelor's degree program in Vocational Education for Nursing & Health Care Professions takes the special situation of working people into account by limiting the courses at the university to one evening and one day per week as a rule, as well as a one-week block event at the end of the semester. We take into account the Saxon school vacations when scheduling attendance events.

With this degree program, we are responding precisely to the shortage of skilled workers and the increased requirements for the academic qualifications of teaching staff in health and social care institutions, as they are newly regulated and defined by the "Act on the Reform of Nursing Professions", which will come into force in 2020.

Study contents

During your studies, you will learn the basics of medicine and science as well as sound social science and didactic knowledge - depending on your chosen specialization in nursing or health care education. We enable you to plan, implement and analyze teaching and learning processes in nursing or health care education. In addition to subject didactics, the program also covers legal, economic and political contexts of nursing or health professional activities.

The program includes modules on the following topics:

  • Nursing science / health science (depending on the chosen specialization).
  • Natural sciences and selected sub-disciplines of medicine
  • Professional science and sociology
  • Educational psychology
  • Vocational pedagogy and general didactics
  • Vocational didactics in nursing and health
  • Media pedagogy and educational technology
  • Communication Sciences
  • Scientific work and empirical social research
  • Inclusion and Diversity

Our student advisors and professors will of course be happy to advise you personally and answer all your questions about the course content.

Degree and career prospects

You will receive a nationally and internationally recognized Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree and are thus not only excellently qualified for the teaching profession, but also for jobs in middle management in the health and social care sector. In addition, your bachelor's degree gives you the opportunity to pursue a master's degree.

Your degree qualifies you at an academic level to work as a practical teacher or supervisor in institutions for the training of nursing and health care personnel. You will also be in demand for careers in management and in personnel and organizational development in companies in the healthcare and social sectors.

Tuition and funding

As a private university, we offer you many advantages. In order to be able to offer you this high quality of study, we have to charge tuition fees. As a private university, the FHD is not supported by public funds, but must finance itself completely.

We would be happy to look at your individual situation and find solutions together.
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Study Requirements

You want to get started right away? You can apply at any time.

For the admission to the NC-free study program in Vocational Education for Nursing & Health Professions (B. A.) you need either

  • the general university entrance qualification or
  • the advanced technical college entrance qualification or
  • a subject-related university entrance qualification (in the field of business or similar).

In addition, you need a completed training in a nursing or health profession back for this part-time study or you can show a 46-week internship in this area.

In the part-time study program, a teaching position at vocational schools or other institutions in the health or nursing field is usually required. In each semester that includes a practice reflection module, a corresponding teaching activity (or an internship) amounting to 30 hours per credit point of the practice reflection module must be proven.
We will be happy to advise you and find solutions together to ensure the compatibility of your professional and study life. We will also discuss individual crediting options for appropriate remuneration of the professional experience you have brought with you.

Our partner universities worldwide

You want to gain experience abroad during your studies? At FHD you have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of our partner universities in a country of your choice. Our International Office is also there for you when it comes to work & travel, au pair or internship abroad. Your adventure abroad is already waiting for you!

We will gladly advise you

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