Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

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Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
Seinäjoen ammattikorkeakoulu
Seinajoki uas.png
TypePublic ammattikorkeakoulu
Establishedprovisional 1992 (perm. 1995)
PresidentTapio Varmola[1]
Administrative staff
380
Students4800
Location, ,
NicknameSeAMK
WebsiteSeAMK.fi
A building of the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, seen in 2015.

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Seinäjoen ammattikorkeakoulu) is a local municipality-owned Finnish institution of higher education based in six municipalities of Southern Ostrobothnia.

The Finnish higher education system is divided into traditional research universities, which focus more on academic research, and universities of applied sciences, which emphasize more working life connections. Seinäjoki UAS is a university of applied sciences. See Finnish educational system.

Faculties[edit]

Available faculties are:[2]

  • School of Business and Culture
  • School of Food and Agriculture
  • School of Health Care and Social Work
  • School of Technology

Education[edit]

Seinäjoki UAS provides education aiming at high-level professional qualification in the following fields:

  • Culture
  • Social sciences, Business and Administration
  • Technology, Communication and Transport
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Social services, Health and Sports
  • Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services

Seinäjoki UAS has 19 Bachelor and 7 Master's degree programmes. Three degree programmes are totally taught in English: Degree programme in International Business (BBA), Master's Degree programme in International Business Management (MBA) and Degree programme in Nursing (RN).

Also double degree programmes are available in the fields of technology and business.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About us". Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences. 2008-09-24. Archived from the original on 2008-09-27. Retrieved 2008-09-24.
  2. ^ "Faculties". Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences. 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2008-09-24.

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