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Bachelor of Engineering, Information technology

International Semesters

All the TUAS faculties offer ready-made study packages, International Semesters, taught completely in English. The International Semester consists of different, thematically focused courses. The studies last approximately one semester. The minimum workload for exchange students is usually 5 ECTS / month. 

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.
 

International Semesters on Bachelor's Level

Arts Academy

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ARTS ACADEMY

Turku, Linnankatu campus

Contact person Antonella Storti  

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

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.

Course descriptions can be found in the ECTS-guide SoleOPS.

Faculty of Engineering and Business

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS

Welcome to the faculty of Engineering and Business – home to 5800 degree students and more than 200 exchange students! Our faculty has modern and friendly campuses in two cities which are located in the south-west of Finland: Turku and Salo. The 31 degree programs and 20 research groups of the faculty provide high quality education and outstanding opportunities for learning and research. The various programs within engineering, business and design offer a number of international semesters, courses and projects taught in English for both the international and the local students.

At the core of our teaching is innovation pedagogy, a learning approach which emphasizes multidisciplinary, experimental and practice-oriented learning. We also participate in the international CDIO initiative, an educational framework with the aim of developing engineering studies to better respond to the working life needs. We are proud to say that our graduates are independent-minded professionals with top competencies, and look forward to hosting you at our faculty!

Important guidelines:

  • Choose one campus for your exchange studies
  • These course lists are preliminary and might be subject to changes.
  • The final study program will be confirmed upon your arrival
     

Kupittaa campus: Lemminkäisenkatu, Turku

Lemminkäisenkatu is closely located to Kupittaa Park, at 10 minutes from the market square. Internationalization is an essential part of our studies and students from many nationalities are part of our routine. Exchange students taking their semesters in international business and chemical engineering enjoy high quality services within a cozy atmosphere.

Contact persons:
Ms  Ana Kupri-Karenmaa
Ms  Sanni Koskimies-Chiba

Lemminkäisenkatu offers Exchange Students the following areas of studies during spring 2019:


Kupittaa campus: ICT City, Turku

ICT City is located next to the Kupittaa Railway Station and in the very core of Turku Science Park. ICT City is a modern community of several actors and is surrounded by other High Tech -technology industry as private sector corporations and companies. The education arranged in ICT City focuses directly or indirectly to this wide and challenging area. We focus on providing high quality, demanding and activating education where students have a central role. ICT City offers studies in the fields of information and communication technology including game development, embedded systems and ICT projects & cybersecurity.

Contact person: Ms  Päivi Oliva

ICT-city offers Exchange Students the following areas of studies during the academic year 2018-2019:


Sepänkatu campus , Turku

Sepänkatu Campus campus is located in the very city center of Turku, offering state-of-the-art facilities with friendly on-campus services and student activities. On this campus, we offer a number of international semesters and study modules within engineering, business and design. Many of them are for students with all backgrounds. See the study guide for more details.

Contact person: Ms  Anniina Jaranne

Sepänkatu campus offers Exchange Students the following courses:

  • Courses and descriptions 2018-2019
    • ​Industrial management
    • Professional sales
    • Business logistics
    • Automotive and transportation engineering
    • Energy and environmental engineering
    • Mechanical and marine engineering
    • Civil engineering
    • Design

 

Campus: Salo IoT campus, Salo

Salo IoT campus is located approx. 50 km from Turku to Helsinki within good connections to both cities. 

Contact person: Ms  Reetta Partala

Salo IoT campus offers Exchange Students the following courses during the academic year 2018-2019:

Faculty of Health and Well-being

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FACULTY OF HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Health and Well-being is one of the four faculties at Turku University of Applied Sciences. The multidisciplinary faculty educates Bachelors and Masters in various fields of Health and Social Care in two cities – Turku and Salo. 

Our way of learning 

Our pedagogical ideology emphasizes applying, producing and using information for creating new knowledge and innovations. Our approach provides us with guidelines to answer the requirements of working life. Applying innovation pedagogy means studying that is strongly working life-oriented. 

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 autumn semester dates xxxx
  • The minimum stay at TUAS is 3 months. 

Campus: Turku, Kupittaa campus, ICT-city

ICT-city is located next to the Kupittaa Railway Station and in the very core of Turku Science Park. ICT-city is a modern community of several actors. It is located and surrounded by other High Tech -technology industry as private sector corporations and companies.

 

Contact person  Taina Nordgren  for the following areas of studies:

  • Nursing / Public Health Nursing / Emergency Care Nursing / Midwifery
  • Biomedical Laboratory Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Technology
  • Social Services

Courses and descriptions for the spring semester 2019

Courses in the passed semesters  Autumn 2018  and  Social Services, autumn 2018

 

Campus: Salo IoT campus

Salo IoT campus is located approx. 50 km from Turku to Helsinki within good connections to both cities. 

Contact person  Reetta Partala

Our campus offers for Exchange Students the following areas of studies:

Courses suitable for all Exchange Students

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TUAS offers two general courses to exchange students:

  • Get Finternational, 3 ECTS, course code 1000393
    This course aims to gain a wider perspective into the Finnish society, taking part in it more actively, learning how to analyse the adaptation to a foreign culture, learning how to interact with the representatives of different cultures.
    Limited amout of places!
  • Finnish for Exchange students, 3 ECTS, course code 1000474
    Beginners course for Finnish language. Available for all exchange students. Remember that you can take the course only once during your exchange (NB! academic year exchange students)

 

International Semesters on Master's Level

Faculty of Health and Well-being

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FACULTY OF HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Health and Well-being is one of the four faculties at Turku University of Applied Sciences. The multidisciplinary faculty educates Bachelors and Masters in various fields of Health and Social Care in two cities – Turku and Salo. 

Our way of learning 

Our pedagogical ideology emphasizes applying, producing and using information for creating new knowledge and innovations. Our approach provides us with guidelines to answer the requirements of working life. Applying innovation pedagogy means studying that is strongly working life-oriented. 

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 minimum stay at TUAS is 3 months. 

Campus: Turku, Kupittaa campus, ICT-city

ICT-city is located next to the Kupittaa Railway Station and in the very core of Turku Science Park. ICT-city is a modern community of several actors. It is located and surrounded by other High Tech -technology industry as private sector corporations and companies.

Contact person  Taina Nordgren

Our campus offers the exchange students the following courses:

Courses and descriptions 2017 - 2018

Faculty of Engineering and Business

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Bachelor's Level Courses for Master's Students

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The bachelor’s degrees in engineering (different fields) take 4 years to complete (240 ECTS). For this reason some of the engineering courses and projects might suit also Master’s level students.

Engineering is offered in the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Business, ICT and Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Technology, Environment and Business

Check the courses in the links above (at International Semesters on Bachelor's Level).

Also the following courses organized by the International Student Services are available for exchange students:

  • Get Finternational 3 ECTS, 1000393
  • Finnish for Exchange Students 3 ECTS, 1000474

 

Turku Summer School 2018

Turku Summer School is organised in August 2018.
Please see more information here