Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OAMK)

Introduction

Welcome to OAMK

Oulu UAS (OAMK) educates genuine and competent professionals for the needs of working life. Our Bachelor's degree programmes are on EQF (European Quality Framework and Other Learning) level 6 and our Master's degree programmes on level 7.

We have approximately 8,000 students and 640 staff. We operate in Oulu, Oulainen and Raahe. In addition, we have project-type activities in several municipalities around Northern Finland. Our operations are government funded and audited by the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC).

We implement northern region development objectives in the following focus areas:

  • Future health and well-being
  • Energy, natural resources and the environment

Studying at OAMK

We have a total of 28 Bachelor's degree programmes, of which three are taught in English. The degree programmes give you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a professional expert, to follow and promote the latest development trends of your area of expertise and to set up for life-long learning.

Internationalisation of OAMK

Internationalisation is one of the key development targets of Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Oulu UAS develops itself and new professional know-how in co-operation with domestic and international education and research communities. Our vision is that Oulu UAS is versatilely utilising all aspects of internationalisation, actively operating in international co-operation networks and an evolving higher education institution.

Aims of internationalisation at our institution are:

  • Creating a genuine international higher education community
  • Enhancing quality and attractiveness through international activities
  • Supply of workforce trained and capable of international activities to the working life of the region
  • Supporting multicultural society

Oulu Fun Facts

Just a quick one hour flight north of the capital city of Helsinki, Oulu is the biggest city in Northern Finland and Northern Scandinavia. Oulu’s population is one of Europe’s youngest. Over one-third of the residents are under 25. Oulu is also known for its technology, but also it's vivid and versatile cultural life. At the same time, nature is close by and easy to reach.

  • Overall Population: 198,000
  • Student Population: 35,000
  • Average High Temperature: 30°C/86°F
  • Average Low Temperature: -30°C/-22°F

Students Perspectives of Oulu and OAMK

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business (BBA)

Campus Full time 42 months Finland Oulu

The degree programme in International Business, or DIB as we call it, has been designed to meet the requirements of internationally oriented small and medium-sized enterprises and is carried out entirely in English. The programme is intended for both Finnish and international students wishing to seek interesting career paths in innovative international business, sales and marketing, management or entrepreneurship. [+]

Educational and professional objectives

The degree programme in International Business, or DIB as we call it, has been designed to meet the requirements of internationally oriented small and medium-sized enterprises and is carried out entirely in English. The programme is intended for both Finnish and international students wishing to seek interesting career paths in innovative international business, sales and marketing, management or entrepreneurship.

By emphasizing interaction within a multicultural learning environment, that encourages initiative, interaction and innovation, will grow graduates' ability to assess the differences between national, organisational and occupational cultures.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology (BEng)

Campus Full time 4 years Finland Oulu

Information technology is necessary in every area of human life. The need for ICT professionals is growing continuously. As an ICT engineer you are able to design and realize various software solutions and applications. You are also capable of working as an active member of your working society and developing your own profession. [+]

Educational and professional objectives

Information technology is necessary in every area of human life. The need for ICT professionals is growing continuously. As an ICT engineer you are able to design and realize various software solutions and applications. You are also capable of working as an active member of your working society and developing your own profession.The degree programme in Information Technology is meant for both Finnish and international students who are seeking to make a career in the field of ICT in Finland or abroad.To build a good basis for the engineering studies, you will be studying mathematics and physics. During your studies you will learn how to document your work and manage different communicative and interactive situations while applying the international knowledge and competences of your own field. Foreign students will learn basics of Finnish languages.... [-]


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OAMK

Address Kiviharjunlenkki 1B 90220 Oulu
90220 Oulu, Finland
Website http://www.oamk.fi/en
Phone +358 20 611 0200