Bachelor of Culture and Arts - Design

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Program Description

Bachelor of Culture and Arts - Design

The degree comprises 240 credits and has a duration of 4 years.

The language of instruction is English.

The studies will begin in autumn 2012 with 16 student places available in Kouvola.

Focus on Global Roles in Design Industry

The degree programme in Design aims to develop professionalism in students’ approach to design. The aim is to address the new roles of design in a changing global world.

The programme focuses on essential design skills, sustainability, global design entrepreneurship and a holistic approach to visual concepts in order to ensure tools necessary for a designer to master the design process in various contexts. The programme also includes processing of complex innovative concepts and leading design-orientated projects.

The curriculum will include joint studies and projects with the International Business Degree Programme instructed on the Business Department of Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences thus providing the students with knowledge of several areas of economy and business.

The programme is aimed at students from different cultural backgrounds who wish to build an international career in design or design management.

Additional Information

The applicants who satisfactorily meet all admissions requirements will be invited to an entrance exam.


The entrance examination is on 17 April 2012 at Paraatikenttä 7, in Kasarminmäki, Kouvola, Finland.

Entrance examinations abroad will be held in cooperation with FINNIPS network in spring 2012 in the following locations:

Degree Programme in Design:

  • Bulgaria (Sofia)
  • China (Wuhan, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shanghai)
  • Czech Republic (Brno)
  • Estonia (Tallinn)
  • Germany (Ludwigshafen)
  • Great Britain (London)
  • Hungary (Budapest)
  • Kenya (Nairobi)
  • Latvia (Riga)
  • Poland (Poznan)
  • Romania (Bucharest)
  • Russia (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Murmansk)
  • Turkey (Istanbul)
  • Vietnam (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City)
Last updated February 2018

About the School

The profile of KyUAS is based on expertise on socially, ecologically and technologically sustainable and safe development, promotion of innovation processes and expertise on Russia. KyUAS specialises ... Read More

The profile of KyUAS is based on expertise on socially, ecologically and technologically sustainable and safe development, promotion of innovation processes and expertise on Russia. KyUAS specialises in: environmentally friendly energy production and related technologies competitive logistic operations and their safety business-driven ICT rehabilitation expertise in the field of social services and healthcare innovative Design & Business Vision 2015Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences is an achiever of success: a first-rate modern, international higher education institution where we succeed together.ValuesOur Target Value, high professional expertise, is based on trust co-operation skills adaptabilityMissionKymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences focuses on promoting positive changes in the industrial structure of the province and the development of innovative, responsible industries in the region, as well as reinforcement of Kymenlaakso’s logistic position and management of changes in the population structure. The only independent higher education institution in the province, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences focuses on high-quality education and RDI activities. KyUAS’s strategic partner in the higher education institution network is Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences. Faculties Three faculties dividing into seven departments: International Business and Culture, 1500 students (Kouvola) Business, 920 students Design and Media, 580 students Social and Health Care, 830 students (Kotka and Kouvola) Social Care, 350 students (Kouvola) Health Care, 480 students (Kotka and Kouvola) Technology and Transport, 2020 students (Kotka)Technology Mathematics and Science Department And Language Department Read less
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