Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Introduction

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is proactive, genuinely international university of applied sciences with a strong regional and national profile. The international learning and development community operates in its own compact campus area located in Kajaani's impressive natural surroundings.

The operations and organizational structure of KAMK are based on five areas of competence: Activity Tourism, Information Systems, Nursing and Healthcare, Mechanical and Mining Engineering and Business and Innovations. Our three fields of focus, activity tourism, games and vehicle information systems, serve to provide us with international competence, visibility and impact. The competence areas are linked to the fields of focus by expertise, i.e. competences. The competence area resources and project activities are channelled into supporting the development of the fields of focus.

The Kajaani University of Applied Sciences' strategy is based on regional strategies of Kainuu implementing the national higher education policy and promoting KAMK’s position and impact as part of Finland’s higher education system. KAMK plays a significant role in the region in guaranteeing the availability of expertise, experts and RDI operations required in the development and support of internationalization of business and commerce in Kainuu. More information about RD operations.

KAMK has achieved great success in Finland in Ministry of Education and Culture outcome barometers. In particular, the quality of teaching and counselling has been considered the best in Finland for several years running. According to a survey published in Talouselämä magazine in 2011, KAMK was the best university of applied sciences in Finland based on several indicators.

KAMK in brief

  • Established in 1992
  • Amongst the first UAS to be granted permanent status in 1996
  • A limited liability company owned by the city of Kajaani
  • 5 areas of competence: Activity Tourism, Information Systems, Nursing and Healthcare, Mechanical and Mining Engineering and Business and Innovations
  • 9 Bachelor level degree programmes delivered in Finnish, 2 Bachelor level degree programmes in English
  • 5 Master level degree programmes in Finnish
  • 2000 students
  • A staff of 235
  • over 5,500 graduates
  • quality management system was among the first to be audited and approved in 2014
  • President & CEO: Dr Turo Kilpeläinen

Kajaani University of Applied Science's Business Idea

With its high quality, versatile training resources and Research and Development operations, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences promotes know-how, welfare and a business-friendly working environment within the region.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

BBA

Bachelor's Degree in International Business

Campus Full time 7 semesters August 2018 Finland Kajaani

The Bachelor's Degree in International Business at KAMK focuses on international marketing and digital environments. [+]

The objective of the Bachelor's Degree in International Business is to provide both Finnish and international students with a high quality business education and international business experience. The programme aims at providing the students with the vital skills needed to work in expert positions in small and medium-sized companies involved in international business. The programme is designed to encourage the development of entrepreneurial skills within the fields of International Business. Upon completion of the required 210 credits within three and a half years, graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration. The language of instruction in this programme is English.

The Degree Programme in International Business covers the following six main competencies;... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor's Degree in eSports Business

Campus Full time 42 months August 2018 Finland Kajaani

The degree provides you with a deeper understanding of the manifold business operations and business elements of competitive gaming. During the studies, you will gain the vital skills needed to master managing and planning eSports as a business enterprise.

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Be at the front line of the rapidly growing eSports business! First in Europe, K.A.M.K. offers you a chance to study a Bachelor’s Degree in eSports Business. The degree provides you with a deeper understanding of the manifold business operations and business elements of competitive gaming. During the studies, you will gain the vital skills needed to master managing and planning eSports as a business enterprise. Upon completion of the required 210 credits within three and a half years, graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration.

ADVANCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Are you a player but want to deepen your expertise in eSports? Do you have what it takes to become a coach? We have all the necessary tools to make you an eSports expert in business, coaching, and gaming! The basic studies provide you with the business competence needed to understand the fundamental processes of business operations and the eSports landscape. In professional studies, you will study leadership and management, eSports event management and managing and planning international operations and also dive in deeper into the eSports landscape and learn about esports business, games, publishers, and the community. The optional studies are a chance to specialize in coaching, event management, game development, entrepreneurship or in R&D projects.... [-]


Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management

Campus Full time 7 semesters August 2018 Finland Kajaani

The Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Leisure Management is a unique degree combining sports studies with activity tourism and business knowledge. [+]

The Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is a unique degree combining sports studies with activity tourism and business knowledge. Activity Tourism means adventure based activities and developing profitable products and services involving experiences or adventure.

The studies in this degree include topics such as sports and exercise instruction, coaching and endurance and strength trainingas well as activity tourism and wellness. You can choose to specialize in Recreation and Sports Services, Wellbeing Tourism or Activity Tourism.

During the studies, you will learn to create commercial sports and leisure services, implement products and events, instruct sports sessions and provide exercise and nutrition counselling. The studies in this degree include topics such as sports and exercise instruction, coaching and endurance and strength trainingas well as activity tourism and wellness. You can also choose to go for student exchange and complete part of your studies in one of our partner universities around the world. ... [-]


Bachelor's Degree in Tourism

Campus Full time 42 months August 2018 Finland Kajaani

The focus of the Tourism degree lies in nature activities, cultural aspects, and recreational tourism.

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The Bachelor's Degree in Tourism is a unique programme with the emphasis on activity tourism. The students will specialize in adventure tourism or wellbeing tourism. In the adventure tourism module, students will learn to create and commercialize experiences in the form of summer and winter nature and sports tourism activities. The wellbeing tourism module enables students to develop experiental concepts or wellbeing and wellness products as a part of tourism. The degree blends the theory with practice to provide our graduates with the necessary skills to manage quality tourist experiences and to develop and manage tourism businesses with an entrepreneurial attitude.

The theme throughout the degree is innovative creativity, responsible and sustainable tourism enterprise development, internationality and personal development. The degree involves intensive cooperation on a variety of work-based learning assignments conducted with actors and businesses engaged in tourism... [-]


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Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Address Ketunpolku 3
FI-87100 Kajaani, Finland
Website http://www.kajak.fi/en
Phone +358 8 618 991