Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences

Introduction

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 2015

Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences is an achiever of success: a first-rate modern, international higher education institution where we succeed together.


Values

Our Target Value, high professional expertise, is based on trust co-operation skills adaptability


Mission

Kymenlaakso 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

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Programs

This school also offers:

MBA

MBA - International Business Management

Online & Campus Combined 5 semesters August 2018 Finland Kouvola Mikkeli Kotka + 1 more

The scope of the degree programme is 90 cr, of which 60 cr is professional studies and 30 cr for the thesis/development project. The studies last approximately 2.5 years. [+]

MBA - International Business Management

Higher University of Applied Sciences Degree in Business

The scope of the degree programme is 90 cr, of which 60 cr is professional studies and 30 cr for the thesis/development project. The studies last approximately 2.5 years.

The language of instruction is English.The studies will begin in autumn 2013, 40 student places. (No intake in 2012)

In-depth knowledge of the challenges of internationalisation

The degree programme improves the students' knowledge, skills, and competence to succeed in demanding development, management, and expert positions with companies and organisations that are already international or on the verge of becoming international. A higher university of applied sciences degree produces the same competency for public offices and tasks as a higher academic degree (e.g. the Finnish KTM degree).The education focuses on sectors of international trade which are of vital importance for the strategic management and growth of the company (brand management, supply chain management, leadership and change management, financing and risk management, encountering different cultures). In the development project (30 cr), the student develops innovative solutions for the international business of an organisation.... [-]