Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

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Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) is a university of applied sciences located in the Satakunta region of Finland. The university is headquartered in Pori, but offers additional instruction in Huittinen, Kankaanpää and Rauma.

At the beginning of 2013, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) will adopt a matrix organisation.

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The faculties implement education, R&D activities and business operations.

Welfare

The faculty offers Bachelor’s degrees in Physiotherapy, Human Ageing and Elderly Services, Fine Arts, Rehabilitation Counselling and Planning and Social Services, as well as Master’s degrees in Rehabilitation and Social Services. The Bachelor-level degree programme in Physiotherapy, leading to the Bachelor of Health Care degree, is offered in both Finnish and English.

Health

The faculty offers Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and Public Health Nursing, as well as Master’s degrees in Health Promotion and Welfare Technology.

Service Business

The faculty comprises the core business areas related to Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration: Economy and Financing, Sales and Marketing, Corporate Communications, Business Law and Public Administration. The Bachelor of Business Administration degree can be completed in English in the field of Innovative Business Services. Studies in Tourism lead to the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree. A Master’s degree can be completed in the degree programme in Entrepreneurship and Business Management.

Logistics and Maritime Technology

The faculty focuses on International Business, Logistics, Industrial Engineering and Management, Maritime Management, as well as Mechanical and Production Engineering. The faculty offers Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Engineering and Maritime Management, as well as Master’s degree can be completed in the degree programme in Marine Technology. The Bachelor of Business Administration degree can be completed in English in the field of International Business, and the Master of Business Administration degree in English in the field of Entrepreneurship and Business Management.

Energy and Construction

The faculty offers Bachelor’s degrees in Automation Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Construction Engineering and Electrical Engineering, as well as in English in Environmental Engineering. The faculty is in charge of the Energy Research and Competence Center focusing on renewable energies, energy-efficient construction, intelligent automation and electrical engineering.

Information Technology

The faculty offers Bachelor’s degrees in Information Technology and Business Information Systems, and Master’s degree in Health and Welfare Technology. The faculty provides education in languages, communication and mathematical-scientific subjects. The faculty is in charge of two Research and Competence areas: Welfare Technology and Computational Intelligence.

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Coordinates: 61°29′35″N 21°43′30″E / 61.493°N 21.725°E / 61.493; 21.725