HAMK Häme University of Applied Sciences

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)
Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu
Type University of applied sciences
Rector Pertti Puusaari
Students 7200 [1]
Location Evo, Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Lepaa, Riihimäki, Mustiala, Valkeakoski, Finland
Website www.hamk.fi

HAMK Häme University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu) is an institution of higher education with seven locations in Finland. Its programmes are coordinated with industry and commerce.

HAMK offers bachelor-level and master-level degree programmes in six fields of study: Culture; Natural Resources and the Environment; Natural Sciences; Social Services, Health and Sports; Technology, Communication and Transport; and Social Sciences, Business and Administration. Four bachelor-level programmes are taught in English: Electrical and Automation Engineering; Construction Engineering; International Business; and Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology. In addition, two master-level programmes is taught in English: Business management and entrepreneurship; and Social and health care development and management.

Bachelor’s degree studies comprise basic and professional studies, optional studies, work placement and a Bachelor’s thesis. The extent of the studies is 210–240 ECTS credits and the duration is 3.5 to 4 years.

HAMK also offers research and development services, professional teacher education, further and continuing education and studies in the Open University of Applied Sciences.

HAMK operates at seven locations: Evo, Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Lepaa, Mustiala, Riihimäki and Valkeakoski. There are approximately 7,200 students and 750 staff members.


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