Bachelor's studies (college) @ ALYTAUS KOLEGIJA/University of Applied Sciences
1 Aug Application deadline
13 Sep Start date
4 years Study duration full-time
0€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences and Engineering
State code:  6531GX001
Study field: Nursing and Midwifery
Type of the study programme: higher education undergraduate studies
Mode of studies (duration in years): full-time (3,5)
Volume of the study programme in credits: 210 ECTS
Awarded degree and (or) professional qualification: Bachelor of Health Sciences
Application deadline: 1 August
Start date: 3rd week of September
Study duration full time: 4 years
Tuition fee: 3000 Eur

Aim of the study programme

Develop a professional who is able to  to nurse a healthy or sick person in family and community at different levels of personal health care:  social care homes, sanatoriums and at patient’s home (integral nursing) at all stages of the nursing process; demonstrate critical thinking, social responsibility, independence, ability to work in a team, a holistic approach and science-based practice.

Outcomes of the study programme

  1. Know the national and international health policy provisions.

  2. Know the limits of professional activities and responsibility, apply provisions of health legislation and professional ethics in nursing practice, and provide consultations within the limits of their professional competence.

  3. Apply knowledge of natural, biomedical, social and humanitarian sciences in the systematic assessment of the person, family and community health and decision-making in nursing practice.

  4. Perform scientific applied nursing research, interpret, analyse, summarize and present results as well as apply them in solving nursing problems.

  5. Assess the nursing needs of a patient, family, and community, and plan nursing activities.

  6. Perform and evaluate nursing actions and procedures, provide arguments for decision-making in professional situations.

  7. Prepare patients for instrumental tests and therapeutic interventions.

  8. Recognize life-threatening conditions, evaluate them and respond to them accordingly, provide emergency medical aid in the case of acute conditions and injuries.

  9. Train healthy lifestyle skills of a patient, family, and community, organize and implement health education and counseling according to health education needs.

  10. Apply the principles of nursing administration in nursing practice.

  11. Communicate and collaborate with patients and their family dealing with personal health problems, work in teams with colleagues and other experts in implementing person-centered care.

  12. Express fluently and emphatically both orally and in writing, communicate efficiently in Lithuanian and foreign languages, recognize the diversity of people and cross-cultural differences.

  13. Critically evaluate professional nursing practice, understand the importance of lifelong learning, make independent decisions and evaluate their impact on nursing practice situations, using expertise and taking responsibility.

  14. Collect and organize patient care-related information, use modern technology and information systems in nursing practice, treat confidential information properly, apply learning strategies, conduct nursing research and dissemination of nursing science and practice.

Career opportunities

Graduates can work in personal health care institutions: II and III level hospitals, primary health care institutions, hospices and rehabilitation institutions, homes for the elderly, children and young people’s care homes, general practitioners’ offices, addiction centers, military service units, as well as in the integral nursing field. Also, graduates can be enrolled in the second cycle studies by the approved procedure of the university.

Degree granting requirements

Graduate’s knowledge, skills and abilities indicated in the description of the study programme are tested and assessed in public defence of a graduation thesis (Project) and Final qualification exam. A graduation thesis (Project) is an analytical project based on independent applied research. 6 ECTS are given for preparation and defence of a graduation thesis (Project). 3 ECTS are given for Final qualification exam. 

Distinctive features of the programme

Studies are organized via the integration of different clinical disciplines, preclinical workshops are held in simulation classrooms, nursing clinical studies are held in the first level medical practice centers, and secondary level hospitals. Students are given the possibility of going to other countries’ health and rehabilitation institutions for studies and practical training under exchange programmes. Applied research skills are developed by independent scientific research. 

Programme structure

Nursing (210 ECTS)

Full-time study plan

1st year (60 ECTS)

1st semestre (30 ECTS)

General Courses
Professional Foreign Language, 6 ECTS

Study Field Courses
Anatomy, Physiology and Fundamentals of Pathology, 9 ECTS
Professional Communication, 3 ECTS
General Nursing, 9 ECTS

Optional Courses
Standards of Professional Language/Intercultural Communication, 3ECTS

2nd semestre (30 ECTS)

General Courses
Information Technologies in Medicine, 3 ECTS
Professional Ethics, 3 ECTS

Study Field Courses
First Medical Aid, 3 ECTS
Microbiology and Infection Control, 6 ECTS
Child Health Care and Nursing, 3 ECTS

Practical Training (professional activities)
General Nursing, 6 ECTS
Child Health Care and Nursing, 6 ECTS

2nd year (60 ECTS)

3rd semestre (30 ECTS)

General Courses
Environmental and Health Safety, 3 ECTS

Study Field Courses
Genetics, 3 ECTS
Therapeutic Nursing, 6 ECTS
Medical Biochemistry, 3 ECTS
Applied Research in Nursing, 3 ECTS
Pharmacology, 3 ECTS

Practical Training (professional activities)
Therapeutic Nursing, 9 ECTS

4th semestre (30 ECTS)

Study Field Courses
Nursing Law and Administration, 6 ECTS
Community Nursing, 3 ECTS
Cardiac Nursing, 3 ECTS
Palliative and Oncological Nursing, 3 ECTS

Practical Training (professional activities)
Cardiac Nursing, 6 ECTS
Community Nursing, 6 ECTS

Alternative Courses*, 3 ECTS

3rd year (60 ECTS)

5th semestre (30 ECTS)

Study Field Courses
Surgical Nursing, 3 ECTS
Health Education, 3 ECTS
Geriatric Nursing, 3 ECTS
Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy Nursing, 3 ECTS

Practical Training (professional activities)
Geriatric Nursing, 6 ECTS
Surgical Nursing, 9 ECTS

Optional Courses
Medical Audit/Medical Statistics, 3 ECTS

6th semestre (30 ECTS)

Study Field Courses
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3 ECTS
Obstetric Nursing, 3 ECTS
Mental Health Care and Nursing, 6 ECTS

Practical Training (professional activities)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 9 ECTS
Mental Health Care and Nursing, 6 ECTS

Alternative Courses*, 3 ECTS

4th year (30 ECTS)

7th semestre (30 ECTS)

Practical Training (professional activities)
Obstetric Nursing, 3 ECTS
Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy Nursing, 6 ECTS
Final Practical Training, 12 ECTS

Graduation Thesis, 6 ECTS

Qualification Examination, 3 ECTS


* – List of Alternative Courses


List of Alternative Courses

Fundamentals of Administration, 3 ECTS

Fundamentals of Accounting, 3 ECTS

Technologies of Sustainable Energy, 3 ECTS

Audit, 3 ECTS

Business Communication, 3 ECTS

Dietetics, 3 ECTS

Databases, 3 ECTS

E-commerce, 3 ECTS

Fundamentals of Ergonomics, 3 ECTS

Financial Markets, 3 ECTS

Technologies of Physical Activity (body building, Pilates, aerobics), 3 ECTS

Internet Technologies, 3 ECTS

Corporate Financial Responsibility, 3 ECTS

Career Management, 3 ECTS

Construction and Exploitation Materials, 3 ECTS

Technology of Customs Work, 3 ECTS

Basics of Mechatronics, 3 ECTS

Multimedia and Internet, 3 ECTS

Operation Systems, 3 ECTS

Service Marketing, 3 ECTS

Nursing at Home (Integral Nursing), 3 ECTS

Economics of Social Security, 3 ECTS

Social Marketing, 3 ECTS

Sports and Leisure Games, 3 ECTS

Basics of Healthy Nutrition, 3 ECTS

Methodology of Applied Research, 3 ECTS

International Logistics, 3 ECTS

3D Animation, 3 ECTS

Consumer Rights Policy and Institutions, 3 ECTS

Web Design, 3 ECTS

Fundamentals of Business, 3 ECTS

Human and Computer Interaction, 3 ECTS

Admission Requirements

Admission documents

  • Application form (filled in information as required on the application system https://alytauskolegija.lt/apply-now/)
  • Certificate of education (Secondary education certificate/Undergraduate degree diploma, etc.) with Transcript of Records attached
  • Certificate of qualifications recognition issued by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania (if applicable)
  • Copy of passport

Note: Legalized and notarized English translations are required for all Education documents.


Documents needed after acceptance

  • Bank statement about sufficient means of subsistence and the funds for return (subsistence means the amount of 0.5 minimum monthly salary for one month, the amount for return to the country of origin or a foreign country to which you have the right to travel, the amount of funds – 1 minimum monthly salary)
  • Non conviction/Police Clearance certificate from the countries of residence in the last two years
  • Health certificate – issued no longer than a month prior the date of application

Registration fee – 100 Eur (non-refundable)

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