University description (as per official university website)
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences for an excellent ability to meet the challenges of working life. To guarantee the diverse teaching, good connections to the business world as well as various practical projects. We have an independent study, but students are also supported by extensive expertise throughout the University. After graduating, you have your own field of nuclear know-how. Fluent in both languages, you know how to manage your team and project work skills.
We are ready experts in five different areas: social sciences, business and administration, natural sciences, technology and transport, social, health and sports sector and the tourism, catering and kitchen area.
Kajaani Polytechnic you can perform as a nurse (AMK), nurse (AMK), sports (AMK), engineer (AMK), Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Bachelor's) degree or a Bachelors of Business Administration on its own. English language, you can run your own Bachelors of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Bachelor of Hospitality Management Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree in sports as well as a Bachelor of Sports Studies degree.
Kajaani Polytechnic you can perform in addition to engineering, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelors of Business Administration and his own nurse and / or public health master's degree. It is currently in progress of technological leadership, social and health development and leadership, as well as tourism training programs.
New education system start to entrepreneurship and business skills training program in the autumn of 2010, and an expert in clinical training program in January 2011.
Master's degree to give public office and positions of the same character as the Master's degree. Working life needs of practical development activities and vocational skills development-oriented professionals. Upper polytechnic qualifications to meet the labor demands of the growing knowledge.
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences - Time Travel
1996 Kajaani University of Applied Sciences amongst the first to be granted permanent status
1998 The first English-taught programme, Degree Programme in International Business, starts
1999 Degree Programme in Tourism (in Finnish) begins
1999 Laboratories established
2001 All departments situated in a single campus area
2001 The Information Centre opens
2001 Fox Student Restaurant opens
2003 Second-cycle degree qualification Technology Competence Management begins
2005 Sports Instructor degree programme attracts a mass of applications
2006 Tourism Degree Programme (in English) begins
2006 Bachelor of Business and Administration degree qualification, Game Programming major and Legal Specialist major begins
2007 Second-cycle degree qualification in Health Care Management and Development
2009 A new English-taught proramme, Degree Programme in Sports and Leisure Management, begins
Internationality is an asset
A continually growing number of employers value international competence, a skill on which we place particular emphasis here at Kajaani UAS. It is possible to complete some of your courses and the practical training period abroad. Kajaani UAS has international partners in over 30 countries.
During your studies here at Kajaani UAS you will meet exchange students from our partner universities and you can also savour the international atmosphere by acting as a peer for foreign exchange and degree programme students or by going on one of our many study visits abroad. Employers can also head-hunt foreign trainees through Kajaani UAS.
Select a degree programme delivered completely in English – either the Degree Programme in International Business, the Degree Programme in Tourism or the Degree Programme in Sports and Leisure Management. Or, simply choose interesting courses from the selection on offer within these degree programmes.
In addition to English and Swedish as a foreign language you can also study five different languages. Your practical language skills will be further enhanced by the numerous foreign lecturers who visit our different schools. Our international operations also include a teacher and expert exchange program as well as study visits and introductory visits abroad.
In addition to the normal student exchange, Business Economics and International Business students as well as Tourism students have the opportunity to complete a double degree at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences’ partner university in Germany. Co-operation negotiations are also currently ongoing with universities in other countries.