Page updated 5.6.2020
courses_sivu.jpg

Courses for Exchange Students

TUAS offers a wide range of courses and projects taught in English where international and local students study together.  On this page you can find the suitable international semesters for exchange students. 

Note! You can only take courses from the faculty of which your home university is a partner. If you don't know which faculty is your home university's partner, please contact the international office at your home university or TUAS International Student Services exchange.students(at)turkuamk.fi.
 

Faculty of Engineering and Business

Read more

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS

How to select your international semester / course package:

  • These are only preliminary lists and might be subject to some changes
  • 1 ECTS credit is equal to 27 hours of student work
  • All courses are implemented in English (except Finnish for exchange students -course)
  • How to choose your study programme:
    • We offer modules that consist of courses
    • Choose full modules, not single courses
    • You may choose several modules. Note the daily schedules in order to avoid operlapping
    • You may choose additional courses from the optional course list
    • Consider the prerequisites of each course/module - do you have a suitable background?
    • Please note that the number of students might be limited for some modules (or courses). Therefore we suggest you to select 2nd option for the module(s). The final confirmation of the module choice will be informed to the student upon arrival.
  • Course descriptions: click the course name
  • If you have questions, please contact: TELI.international(at)turkuamk.fi

International semesters in Bachelor's level in 2020-2021

School of Chemical Industry (course list)

  • Modules in Energy and Environmental Engineering
    • Distributed Energy Systems
    • Water Conservation and Technical Solutions
    • Power Electronic Systems
    • Renewable Energy
    • Waste Management
    • Optional courses
  • Modules Chemical and Materials Engineering
    • Material Technology
    • Biomaterials and Bioprocesses
    • Food Engineering

School of Construction Industry (course list)

  • Module in Civil Engineering

School of Entrepreneurship and Sales (course list)

  • Modules:
    • Digitalization in Business
    • Technical Sales Management
    • Business Academy
    • Entrepreneurship and Sales
    • Optional courses

School of ICT (course list)

  • Modules in Information and Communications Technology
    • Embedded Systems
    • Game Development
    • ICT Projects and Cybersecurity

School of Logistics, Services and Industrial Management (course list)

  • Modules in Industrial Management
    • Tehcnical Procurement Management
    • Global International Business
    • Production Management and LEAN
    • Technical Sales Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Product Development Management
  • Module in Logistics:
    • Green Logistics
  • Module in Wellness Tourism:
    • Wellness Tourism

School of Mechanical and Design Engineering (course list)

  • Modules in Design Engineering
    • Design Thinking and Service Design
    • Project module
    • Ideating, Concepting and Prototyping
  • Modules in Mechanical Engineering
    • Physical Modelling
    • Project module

Optional courses (course list)

 

For Master School students 

  • Possible to discuss research, project work / studies, master thesis or related in our research groups.
  • Note! Subject to availability of suitable RDI work which is evaluated on individual basis.
  • Kindly contact Ms Leena Saarinen (leena.saarinen(at)turkuamk.fi) for further information.

 

Campuses:

In Turku:

In Salo:

 

Faculty of Health and Well-being

Read more

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Please note:

Due to the consequent measures of coronavirus pandemic, the Faculty of Health and Well-being cannot organize practical training placements during the autumn semester 2020. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Important to bear in mind:

  • These are preliminary course lists, meaning that some changes might occur
  • You can choose additional courses from the list Courses suitable for all Exchange Students 
  • The recommended workload for exchange students is minimum of 5 ECTS / month. 

Courses and descriptions, autumn 2020

Kupittaa campus, Turku, contact person  Taina Nordgren

Passed semesters

Spring 2020

Autumn 2019

Salo IoT Campus, Salo, contact person  Anne Nenonen

Arts Academy

Read more

ARTS ACADEMY

Turku, Linnankatu campus
Contact person Jussi-Pekka Piiparinen  

International Semester at Arts Academy

The Arts Academy provides a wide range of Bachelor of Arts Programme (240 ECTS) in the field of arts and media. A central and significant feature is the multi-disciplinary structure, which allows interaction between subjects and presents creative potential for the cross-fertilisation of ideas between programmes. Concentration on project-based studies allows us to have international students in most of the workshops, since a teacher can give guidance and teaching in both languages simultaneously (English and Finnish). Most of the courses can be arranged in a flexible way in English. In addition to courses provided by Arts Academy students are expected to take the following general courses:
•    Finnish for Foreigners ( 3 ECTS)
•    GetFinternational (3 ECTS)
 
During an exchange period of 3 months, a student may complete min. 20 ECTS. During an exchange period of a whole semester, a student may complete min. 30 ECTS.

Film and Media: Advertising and Media Management, Animation and Film Studies, Journalism

Course list:  Film and Media courses Spring 2020

An international exchange student will have an individual study plan based on the courses offered for exchange students. The individual study plan will be agreed with the teacher tutor of the study field. Some courses are arranged in online studies. International Semester takes place during Spring semester. Each student is requested to have individual project (min. 5 ECTS) during the exchange period. A student will be provided guidance for the execution of the project by the teacher tutor and student tutors

Fine Arts: Fine Arts, Photography

An international exchange student will have an individual study plan based on discussions with the teacher tutor of the study field. Each student is requested to have individual project (min. 5 ECTS) during the exchange period. A student will be provided guidance for the execution of the project by the teacher tutor and student tutors.

Music and Performing Arts: Music Pedagogue, Circus, Theatre and Puppetry, Dance Teacher

An international exchange student will have an individual study plan based on discussions with the teacher tutor of the study field. Each student is requested to have individual project (min. 5 ECTS) during the exchange period. A student will be provided guidance for the execution of the project by the teacher tutor and student tutors.

Courses suitable for all Exchange Students

Read more


TUAS offers these general courses to all exchange students:

  • Get Finternational , 3 ECTS, course code 1000393
    • The Get Finternational course aims to bring Finnish and international students together and improve their cultural awareness. Cultural awareness means that one has an ability to understand people from different cultures, and it makes the communication between people from different cultural backgrounds easier. The students take part in different kinds of events, which increase their knowledge in intercultural issues and the Finnish society.
  • Finnish for Exchange students , 3 ECTS, course code 1000474
    • Beginners course for Finnish language. Available for all exchange students. 
  • Cultural Experiences , 3 ECTS, course code 1002321

Double Degrees

Read more

TUAS offers double degree programmes in the fields of ICT, business and engineering with the universities listed below. In a double degree programme the student can obtain two degrees when graduating: one from their home university and the other from TUAS.  Read more about Double Degrees.