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    Prospective Degree Students

    We provide Quality Competence by combining theory with practice. We offer two full-time degree programmes in English: Information Technology and International Business. We also offer a Master Degree for graduated engineers: Project Management.

    NOTE: This site area is for the English degree programmes. If you are interested in the Finnish degree programmes, please visit their corresponding undergraduate and/or graduate education sites vamk.fi/haku.

     


    Excellent Degree Programmes at VAMK

    Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu VAMK, University of Applied Sciences, is a multidisciplinary and international institution providing higher education and research services within

    • Technology
    • Business Economics
    • Health Care and Social Services

    VAMK has approximately 3,300 students enrolled. We have around 350 international degree students studying at VAMK. Why wouldn’t you be the next one?

    We offer two full-time degree programmes in English: Information Technology and International Business.

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    Degree Programmes in English

    At VAMK we offer two full-time degree programmes in English: Information Technology and International Business. We also offer a Master Degree for graduated engineers: Project Management.

    Next Application Period

    Next application period for the degree programmes in Information Technology and International Business is 9.1.-24.1.2018 and for the degree programme in Project Management 14.3. - 28.3.2018.

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    The Finnish Education System

    ECTS

    Higher education studies are measured in credits (opintopiste (Finnish) / studiepoäng (Swedish)). Study courses are quantified according to the work load required. One year of studies is equivalent to 1,600 hours of student work on the average and is defined as 60 credits. One ECTS credit is worth 27h of work from the student.The credit system complies with the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). More information about ECTS.

    Bachelor´s Degree

    The first-cycle university of applied sciences degrees at VAMK consists of 210 or 240 credits which equals 3.5 to 4 years of full-time studying depending on the study field. The first-cycle university of applied sciences degree is called ammattikorkeakoulututkinto (Finnish) / yrkeshögskoleexamen (Swedish). The English translation for the degree is Bachelor’s degree. The Diploma Supplement is issued in English, free of charge, to every student upon graduation.

    The studies consist of Basic Studies and Professional Basic Studies, Specialised Professional Studies, Optional Studies, Practical Training and a Thesis.

    Master's Degree

    The second-cycle university of applied sciences degree at VAMK consists of 60 or 90 credits which equals 2 to 3 years of part-time studying depending on the study field. The second-cycle university of applied sciences degree is called ylempi ammattikorkeakoulututkinto (Finnish) / högre yrkeshögskoleexamen (Swedish). The English translation for the degree is Master’s degree.

    After completing your polytechnic Bachelor's degree and gaining three years of work experience, you can apply to a two-year polytechnic Master’s degree programme. VAMK offers three degree programmes leading to a polytechnic Master's degree:

    The Diploma Supplement is issued in English, free of charge, to every student upon graduation.

    Continuing Education

    After completing a polytechnic Bachelor’s degree, you can further develop your skills in many ways. VAMK offers specialisation studies and other continuing education in Finnish which can be completed alongside normal work.

    Studies at the Open University of Applied Sciences

    At the Open University of Applied Sciences you can add to the skills you need in working life or update your knowledge that has been acquired through an earlier degree. The Open University of Applied Sciences offers study modules from almost all degree programmes at VAMK. More information.

    University Studies

    With a polytechnic Bachelor’s degree, you can also continue your studies at a university.

     

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