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. k r a D s ’ It In wintertime it’s DARK 24/7, but you’ll love the Northern Lights.
STU DY ABOVE ORDINARY WHY STUDY IN LAPLAND? Combine one of the best educational systems in the world with a unique adventure to the Arctic. Finland is High-tech and Highly Educated. It’s the 2nd best country in the world in using ICT to boost competitiveness and well-being. Relative to the population, we have the third most professionals working in research and development. In Lapland we have space for those innovative big ideas and 8 beautiful seasons to be inspired by. Explore our study opportunities in Bachelor ´ s degree studies, Master ´ s degree programmes and exchange studies. With main campuses located in Rovaniemi, at the Arctic Circle, and in Kemi and Tornio in the Sea Lapland region, universities in Lapland are international and multidisciplinary. They are far – on top of the world. Universities in Lapland host the northernmost science and art university as well as university of applied sciences in Finland and in the European Union. That
is why we have so good connections by land, air, sea and WiFi. Best things in life – however – don ´ t need a password: In Lapland it is peaceful, clean and safe. Pallas, in Finnish Lapland, is one of the places that measures the cleanest air in the world (particle concentrations remain under 4 g/m3) (WHO 2016). For many years in a row, Finland has been ranked the safest country in the world according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). A sense of community is also very important to people here in the far north. Campuses in Rovaniemi, Kemi and Tornio are close-knit multicultural communities that offer students lively and modern learning environments. Every 5th student on campus is international. Students unions are regularly invited to steering groups and boards and you can have a morning coffee with the university rector every now and then. Yes, it’s cold, but the people here are warm. You’ll make it.
. t r a m S s ’ It LAPLAND U NIVERSIT Y OF APPLIED SCIENCES AT L APL AND UAS WE SUCCEED BECAUSE OF THE CONDITIONS. WE RUN FOUR INTERNATIONAL BACHELOR ’S DEGREE PROGR A M MES WITH A NORTHERN FACTOR. LEARNING IS CENTERED ON THE LEARNER AND REAL- LIFE PROBLEMS.
TOURISM 210 ECTS • 3.5 years • Bachelor • Daytime studies Rovaniemi The Degree Programme in Tourism focuses on giving the students skills and knowledge required in the international tourism industry. The main emphasis and specialisation areas in the programme are Tourism Management and Experience Design. We cooperate closely with local tourism enterprises and give you an option to have your training period or study exchange abroad. Multicultural issues, sustainability, service design and business-related subjects are emphasised in this international programme. The Tourism degree will give you excellent career opportunities and the right keys to your future.
AS A UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES we produce experts in development tasks of working life. Lapland UAS offers four international degree programmes that lead to a bachelor’s degree and one programme that leads to a master’s degree. Lapland UAS uses pedagogical approach, which is centered on the learner. The model organises learning around projects or complex tasks. Most of the degree programmes are practical and work-oriented: students have the possibility to solve real-life problems at work. The language of instruction is English.
NURSING 210 ECTS • 3,5 years • Bachelor • Daytime studies • Kemi The goal of the BHC degree programme is to create health care professionals with general and specific knowledge of health care and nursing. The graduates are able to work in Finland and internationally in different health care sectors. The aim of the programme is to provide the students with a broad core knowledge base and the advanced knowledge to fulfil the needs in health care. The students obtain good theoretical and practical skills in every nursing area. The student is able to formulate links between practical experience and theoretical concepts. Clinical practice can be done in Finland or abroad.
We offer exchange studies in the following degree programmes:
EXCHANGE STU DIES Lapland UAS offers an extensive course selection in English. Finnish degree programmes also provide courses in English, either studies or practical training possibilities. DO YOU PERHAPS want to complete your nursing training in a high quality health care system or build your engineering competence in campus laboratories? Alternatively, you can experience the arctic atmosphere under the midnight sun in our Summer Schools. Whatever you decide to study, you have our excellent student services at your disposal.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 210 ECTS • 3,5 years • Bachelor • Daytime studies Rovaniemi In the Degree Programme in International Business (IB) you will study sustainability business in an international group whilst learning how environmental and social factors impact business decisions. You will be working in innovative ways to develop an entrepreneurial approach to the global business environment. Sustainability is a cross-cutting theme in your studies. Lapland and Arctic region offer an ideal location to study sustainability in a fragile environment. The programme encourages development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with businesses, locally and across borders. The BBA degree prepares you for various careers in different fields of business. Your title may be marketing manager, customer relationship manager, sales negotiator, project coordinator or entrepreneur. MACHINE LEARNING AND DATA ENGINEERING 240 ECTS • 4 years • Bachelor • Daytime studies • Rovaniemi This engineering programme gives you the qualification to work in expert positions or as an entrepreneur in the field of machine learning and data management in local and international operating environments. The programme is carried out in close cooperation with the northern
• International Business • Tourism • Sports and Leisure* • Nursing* • Physiotherapy* • Information Technology** • Construction Engineering and Land Surveying** • Forestry and Rural Industries
• Digital Business Management (Master level)
KEMI • Social Services* • Nursing* • Mechanical Engineering ** • Electrical and Automation Engineering **
* Practical training available. ** Practical training available in Lapland UAS laboratories.
industry and business sector. You get to study various areas of machine learning and AI, such as programming, mathematical methods, algorithm design and data collection from sensors to cloud technologies. You will get to know IoT and automation systems too. You will also learn how to work in projects as a specialist and also manage projects. You will gain practical expertise to help you work in various challenging international operating environments. DIGITAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 90 ECTS • 2 years • Master • Online studies • Tornio The online Master Programme in Digital Business Management is designed to strengthen the students’ personal and organizational development. We educate professionals with competences needed to create and develop sustainable business in the digital transformation age. The focus of the programme is on business model innovation, data management, establishing and managing service ecosystems, and inclusion management leading to new strategic orientation in the digital business context.
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. e v i t a e r C s ’ t I U NIVERSIT Y OF LAPLAND SMART, ORIGINAL, adventurous and creative. If these descriptions sound familiar, you should consider studying at the University of Lapland. You will combine academic freedom and quality education with state of the art facilities and support services. Not to forget the conditions that will definitely challenge you away from your comfort zone! Our teaching and research facilities offer students and scholars the opportunity to pursue academic excellence, at all levels – all the way up to PhD studies – in the fields of arctic issues, tourism, art and design, law, education, and the social sciences. Our state of the art research facility, the Arctic Centre, conducts internationally recognized, cutting-edge research on the interactions between people and the environment in the Arctic. University of Lapland offers four international master’s degree programmes, taking place in Rovaniemi, the official hometown of Santa Claus. They are open for application once a year from December to January. All master ´ s degree programmes will take two years to complete, offer 120 ECTS and are full-time, daytime studies.
ARCTIC ART AND DESIGN 120 ECTS • 2 years • Master In the Master’s Degree Programme in Arctic Art and Design (AAD), service design and applied visual arts are used by our students to work with clients and community groups to identify problems and create solutions - It’s creative collaboration. The degree aims to develop professional expertise at the intersection of art and design practice as well as competence in interdisciplinary working with business and community groups. Students will achiebe advanced skills in project design and management, research and evaluation skills in art and design
EXCHANGE STU DIES Add an arctic touch to your studies! Explore your future in the fields of Education, Law, Art & Design and Social Sciences, or immerse yourself in studies about China. UNIVERSITY OF LAPLAND prides itself with very current non-degree programmes like Arctic Studies and Intercultural communication open to international students, as well as with excellent support services like on-campus restaurants ranked Nro 1. in the world according to Global ISB 2014 Survey. NORTHERN TOURISM 120 ECTS • 2 years • Master Master’s Degree Programme in Northern Tourism offers a comprehensive and international approach to tourism and reflects on the growing global influence and relevance of change in the north – It ´ s responsible tourism futures. Programme in Northern Tourism is based on a joint 30 credits component organised by the University of the Arctic (UArctic) Thematic Network on Northern Tourism. It brings together researchers and students from the northern universities, with an interest to steer the development of the Arctic towards a more sustainable direction. TOURISM , CULTURE AND INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (TOURCIM) 120 ECTS • 2 years • Master TourCIM programme is based on the belief that the socio-cultural dimension is essential in fully understanding and implementing responsible tourism - It ´ s contemporary, innovative management. The two-year programme gives you the opportunity to advance your knowledge and understanding of contemporary tourism and responsible business practices and strategies. It is run by one of the leading tourism research and education centers in the Nordic countries: the Multidimensional Tourism Institute (MTI).
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Faculty of Art and Design carries internationally acclaimed work in winter, environmental and community art and applies service design and art education methods innovatively. Exchange studies can be chosen from six degree programmes: Art Education, Audiovisual Media Culture, Clothing Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, and Interior and Textile Design. Faculty of Education hosts primary teacher training and a degree programme in education. At the faculty you can complete individual courses in English in following minor subjects: educational psychology, gender studies, global education, special education and Media and Digital Technology in Teaching and Learning. Two minors study modules, Global Education and Bridging Studies in Media Education, are also offered in English. At the Faculty of Law we study law and justice comprehensively, addressing a range of different sectors of society. The Institute of Air and Space, Institute of Commercial Law, and Institute for Law and Informatics operate at our faculty. A wide range of studies in English are offered suitable for exchange students. Faculty of Social Sciences provides studies in various social scientific major and minor subjects and offers competitive social scientific education, which is organised in four subject groups. They have altogether seven major subjects: Administrative Sciences, Applied Psychology, Management, Political Sciences, Social Work, Sociology and Tourism Research. You can do exchange studies in seven major subjects and numerous minor studies.
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