Excellent degree programmes at VAMK
In Vaasa University of Applied Sciences there are 12 degree programmes, 2 conducted in English and 10 in Finnish.
The studies consist of Basic Studies and Professional Basic Studies, Specialised Professional Studies, Optional Studies, Practical Training and a Thesis.
The programmes conducted in English are
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.
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 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. The Diploma Supplement is issued in English, free of charge, to every student upon graduation.
(This site area is for the English degree programmes. If you are interested in the Finnish and/or Swedish degree programmes, please visit their corresponding undergraduate and/or graduate/adult education subsites.)