Health Assistance graduates are healthcare professionals engaged in preventive, promotional and educational activities in relation to health.
They perform professional duties autonomously, also through the use of specific techniques and instruments; offer educational, training and consulting services in sectors which call for their specific professional competence; work both individually and in collaboration with other healthcare, social and school professionals, calling upon the assistance of support staff where necessary; assist in the training of support staff and contribute directly to the continuous updating of their professional profile.
Health Assistance graduates:
- work with individuals, families, and communities;
- identify health needs and prevention, educational and recovery priorities;
- assist with family planning programmes and health, and socio-affective education initiatives;
- partake in activities organised departmentally, both at the district and hospital levels, assuming duties relating to inter-professional relations, particularly in connection with departments engaged in the implementation of projects and goals identified by national, regional and local health planning.
Graduates in Health Assistance can pursue careers in National Health System facilities (hospitals and Local Health Authorities) and/or regional Environmental Protection Agencies, regional Health Departments responsible for the organisation and evaluation of health services, and the planning and implementation of educational initiatives dedicated to the provision of further and permanent training in relation to the healthcare network.
Graduates can also assist in the provision of training through tutorials and the coordination of internships, and directly contribute to the continuous updating of their professional profile and research.
They can also assume the above-mentioned roles in facilities in the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Policy.
They can work in public and private facilities, also those certified in accordance with current regulations, and in the non-profit sector, in a freelance or employed capacity.
Employment statistics (Almalaurea)
Admission: Limited enrolment with admission test.
Students are expected to attain level B1 proficiency in English.
Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December. Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.
L'attività didattica relativa al corso di laurea in Assistenza Sanitaria si svolge presso le strutture didattiche allocate presso Città Studi o presso strutture sanitarie accreditate dal servizio sanitario nazionale ed enti convenzionati identificati dal Collegio Didattico interdipartimentale.
For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:
- the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students
- the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’- that is variable.
Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:
- lowering for students who meet high merit requirements
- fixed amounts calculated on the basis of the student's citizenship group for those with income/property abroad
- support for students who have political refugee status.
More info at: Fees - current academic year
Scholarships and benefits
The University also provides a range of financial benefits to students meeting special requirements (merit, financial or personal conditions, international students), including:
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