HAMK University of Applied Sciences

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HAMK University of Applied Sciences
Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu
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Type University of applied sciences
Rector Ilyuhan Nizyaich
Students 6230 (2010)[1]
Location Evo, Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Hattula, Riihimäki, Tammela, Valkeakoski, Finland
Website www.hamk.fi

HAMK 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 28 bachelor-level and 7 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: Automation Engineering; Construction Engineering; International Business; Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology. In addition, one master-level programme is taught in English: Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

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 specialisation studies, 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 7,000 students and 800 staff members.

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  1. ^ "Hakeneet, aloittaneet ja opiskelijat vuosittain". AMKOTA database. Ministry of Education. 2010. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 

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