Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Introduction

A bold reformer of expertise and an active builder of the future

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland’s largest university of applied sciences, educates the professionals of tomorrow in the fields of culture, business, health care and social services, and technology. In our community people and worlds meet to create insight, expertise and well-being for both the world of work and life in general. You can count on Metropolia as a reliable partner and an innovator in higher education. Through cooperation we discover new ideas and solutions to build a better future.

Metropolia’s strategy 2020 aims at strong renewal. Our strategic intent is to be a bold reformer of expertise and an active builder of the future. Our strategic goals are focus, renewal and growth:

  • We focus on high-quality learning and professional life cooperation
  • We renew our operating culture and expertise through digitalisation and campus development.
  • In terms of research, development and innovation and business solutions, we seek growth especially in impact and external funding.

Our operations are guided by our values: expertise, high quality, community spirit and transparency.

Metropolia in brief

  • 16,500 students
  • 2,540 Bachelor’s and 330 Master’s graduates in 2015
  • Staff 1,000
  • 67 degree programmes - 15 of them in English
  • Most popular UAS in Finland in terms of applicants, third-most
  • popular in terms of attractiveness: 4.7 first-choice applicants per
  • study place in 2015
  • 900 foreign degree students, nearly 90 nationalities
  • Budget in 2016 EUR 98 million
  • Operating premises in 20 locations
  • Owned by: Helsinki 42%, Espoo 27 %, Vantaa 26%, Kirkkonummi 4%, Kauniainen 1%
  • R&D&I total volume in 2015 was about EUR 9.4 million

Values

  • High quality – our target
  • Expertise – our passion
  • Transparency – our operating policy
  • Community spirit – our source of strength
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Finnish

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master of Engineering in Business Informatics

Campus Part time 18 months August 2018 Finland Helsinki

Business Informatics is a Master's degree programme of 60 ECTS for engineers in profession who want to deepen their strategic and managerial expertise through improved information management and better use of business intelligence systems. You will become a competent analyzer and user of business intelligence in decision-making, in business operations as well as in business development. [+]

Objectives

Business Informatics is a Master's degree programme of 60 ECTS for engineers in profession who want to deepen their strategic and managerial expertise through improved information management and better use of business intelligence systems. You will become a competent analyzer and user of business intelligence in decision-making, in business operations as well as in business development.

Content

The Master's degree programme in Business Informatics consists of:

Advanced professional studies 15 ECTS Alternative advanced professional studies 10 ECTS from a set of choices Elective studies 5 ECTS Master’s Thesis 30 ECTS

Each student plans and implements a development project in/for real business life, typically for their work organization. In doing so, the student’s research, project and change management skills will be enhanced. Networking, team, and negotiation skills also improve in the multi-cultural, tied-to-business setting in which this Master’s DP is carried out. This R&D project will be reported as a Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS).... [-]


Master of Engineering in ConREM - Construction and Real Estate Management(in cooperation with FHTW Berlin)

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Helsinki

HTW Berlin and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences jointly run the international master programme ConREM - Construction and Real Estate Management. It is designed for professionals who wish to manage international projects for building construction and real estate in the future. Therefore it is mainly addressed to professionals in the field of architecture and civil engineering. [+]

HTW Berlin and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences jointly run the international master programme ConREM - Construction and Real Estate Management.

It is designed for professionals who wish to manage international projects for building construction and real estate in the future. Therefore it is mainly addressed to professionals in the field of architecture and civil engineering.

First year studies of ConREM (60 ECTS during semesters 1 and 2) will be organized by Metropolia (Helsinki). Second year studies (semesters 3 and 4) will be in HTW Berlin.

Content

ConREM provides you a combination of engineering, economics, management and communication. Specific contents, like project development and project management as well as life cycle management, and general subjects, such as soft skills and leadership, are taught - all in context of international business. Accordingly this programme is taught completely in English.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Health Business Management

Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 Finland Helsinki

Master's Programme in Health Business Management is a joint programme customized for social and health care professionals as well as for business and engineering professionals who want to expand their expertise through improved management skills in this very key sector. Eligibility requirements include an appropriate Bachelor's degree and work experience. [+]

Master's Programme in Health Business Management is a joint programme customized for social and health care professionals as well as for business and engineering professionals who want to expand their expertise through improved management skills in this very key sector. Eligibility requirements include an appropriate Bachelor's degree and work experience.

Health Business Management in a nutshell

Business managerial competences will be required in social and health care organizations nationally and internationally in the future. Ageing of population in many societies will challenge health care systems and processes to produce health care services in more efficient ways.

Digitalization of customer relationship management and services is a major change and driver for new services and processes. Health business is a major global business opportunity driving future growth and national prosperity.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Industrial Management

Campus Full time August 2018 Finland Helsinki

You will be instructed by excellent staff and about 20 experts coming from business and academia. The studies are intergrated into real-life business projects that allow you to study while working. [+]

What you will study

In Metropolia’s Industrial Management Master’s program you will study:

Industrial management - Finland and the global business Strategic management, innovation and ventures Service business management and performance management Global operations, processes, challenges and solutions Customer orientation, co-creation and business modeling People business, knowledge business: work climate, work engagement Sales, ‘new marketing’ and promise management Leadership skills: leading self, teams and organizations Communication skills and intercultural awareness for the global context.

You will be instructed by excellent staff and about 20 experts coming from business and academia. The studies are intergrated into real-life business projects that allow you to study while working.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Information Technology

Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 Finland Helsinki

Our aim is to educate you to work in advanced specialist tasks in the field of ICT, focusing on two fields: networking and services and health technology. The studies enable you to follow the professional development of the field, both from the applied research and practical viewpoints. [+]

Why study with us?

Looking for new career prospects? Interested to broaden your knowledge in Information Technology? Need new skills to deal with upcoming challenges?

Our aim is to educate you to work in advanced specialist tasks in the field of ICT, focusing on two fields: networking and services and health technology. The studies enable you to follow the professional development of the field, both from the applied research and practical viewpoints.

The program is targeted for professionals in working life wishing to become a Master in Information Technology. Studies are designed and implemented in such a way that students in full-time employment can participate. Prerequisite for participation is a bachelor level degree in engineering and at least three years of working life experience is required.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Logistics

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Finland Helsinki

Master's program in Logistics focuses on developing new business opportunities in logistics services. It also suggests new elements to build competitive advantage with the help of logistics related functions. The program is tailored for engineers who need to combine their technical knowledge with management competences and understanding of advanced logistics processes. [+]

Master's program in Logistics focuses on developing new business opportunities in logistics services. It also suggests new elements to build competitive advantage with the help of logistics related functions. The program is tailored for engineers who need to combine their technical knowledge with management competences and understanding of advanced logistics processes.

Master's program in Logistics provides good opportunities to develop a career in logistics or improve competences for logistics professionals. This industry offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Modules

The program includes the following modules:

Supply chain management Advanced transportation systems Advanced intra logistics Strategic management and leadership Performance management Master’s Thesis (including methodological skills) Contents How to Apply to Master's program in Logistics ... [-]