HAMK Häme University of Applied Sciences
|Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)|
|Type||University of applied sciences|
|Location||Evo, Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Lepaa, Riihimäki, Mustiala, Valkeakoski, Finland|
Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) (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.