Open UAS Studies

Open University Studies

Open University of Applied Sciences (Open UAS) studies are open for everyone regardless of your previous studies, work experience and age. However, to succeed in the studies you should have sufficient study, language and time management skills. The Open UAS studies are independent courses, offered online, giving you the opportunity to study part-time and remotely. The studies do not lead to a degree, but give you a head start for a degree studies.

Studies in an Open University of Applied Sciences give you the opportunity to search for the right study path. The offered courses are based on KAMK degrees’ curricula and can be accredited towards a degree later on.

The price for open university of applied sciences courses is 15 € per credit. Most courses are worth 3 to 5 ECTS (credits). Please note that 1 credit means approximately 27 hours’ work load for the student.

There is no separate enrollment period for independent online courses but please note the enrollment is binding.

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Application on the basis of open UAS Studies

You can apply to become a degree student after completing the required number of credits at an open university of applied sciences.

Studies completed in any university of applied sciences are eligible, but they must be open UAS studies and part of the degree programme that you are applying for. Notice! Only open UAS studies completed in Finland are acceptable.

The required credit amount as follows:
45 credits of Bachelor level studies
15 credits of Master level studies (for the degree of 60 credits)
20 credits of Master level studies (for the degree of 90 credits)

When applying for a Master’s Degree programme:

You must in addition to open UAS studies meet the general eligibility requirement for the studies (suitable higher education degree and a minimum of 2 years’ (24 months) of work experience after completing the degree).
At least part of the open UAS studies must be completed at the Kajaani University of Applied Sciences.

If the number of applications exceeds the available amount of study places, the student selection will be based on the student’s aptitude, total number of credits completed and grades received.

The resources of the educational department and the courses offered by the University of Applied Sciences will be checked when admitting new students to degree programmes.

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