Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
An online Exam will be held. More details can be found in program description. Read "About the Program" Section thoroughly.
About The Program
About The University
Not Required. The English proficiency will be assessed through the online exam.
Minimimum Academic Requirement
English Proficiency Requirement
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*50% Scholarship is possible from the second year.
If the student can complete at least 55 ECTS credits during the 1st academic year with at least 70% GPA. In addition, the student should belong to the best 20 % of all students in his/her class according to the weighted grade point average.
Do you want to get a degree that offers you both engineering skills and an understanding of logistics? Do you want to study in English and study flexibly in your own time? SAMK studies in logistics are offered via distance learning and through online teaching with only a handful of days when you need to be present on campus.
Studies in Logistics include external and outbound logistics including transportation technology and distribution management as well as inbound and internal logistics related to sourcing, materials management and manufacturing. You will graduate as a Bachelor of Engineering.
You Will Gain During the Studies
Combination of engineering skills and understanding of logistics management. You will also get theoretical understanding of engineering as well as an analytical approach to work.
In thesis you demonstrate your ability to apply your knowledge and skills in practical expert duties related to the professional studies.
SAMK Students Will Be Employed
Bachelors of Engineering have a wide variety of career paths. Graduating students find employment in many different industries from metal or marine industry to different service industries.
SAMK offer engineering studies via distance learning which gives you an opportunity to study flexibly in your own time. You will study and communicate in a global network of students and teachers. The studies also include contact teaching days which will take place online. In addition, you need to be present in Rauma for approximately a week every semester.
The entrance examination consists only of a written online examination. To pass the online examination and to be available for student selection, the applicant is required to get at least 30 points from the maximum 100 points. The students are selected from those applicants who pass the examination, in the order of points received.
Online examination measures applicant’s learning skills, logical skills, mathematical skills and understanding of written English. Each applicant has 2 hours to complete the exam after starting it.
SAMK profiles itself as an industrial institution of higher education. SAMK’s profile is based on the needs of the area and SAMK focuses on education, research, innovation and development activities, which support industrial restructuring. Satakunta area has a versatile economic and industrial structure. Therefore, SAMK has to provide research and comprehensive study programmes in technology, business and administration and social and health care even in the future.
SAMK's primary vision is that all SAMK students will be employed.
Students are provided with the best possible skills for employment by education customized to the needs of the area, comprehensive co-operation with the employment market and an entrepreneurial attitude.
SAMK in figures (2017)
Degree students: c. 5,500
Degree students per towns: Pori 3,622, Rauma 1,344, Huittinen 454 and Kankaanpää 111
Students in open studies: c. 1,100
Staff members (year 2016): 378, with PhD or Licentiate degrees: 71
Bachelor degree programmes: 19
Master degree programmes: 9
Degree programmes in English: 10
Bachelor's degrees year (2016): 953
Master's degrees year (2016): 83
Degrees awarded totally: over 18,000
SAMK is number 1. when talking about the graduates’ employment among universities of applied sciences outside the metropole area (Employment statistics by Statistics Finland).
Extensive company collaboration
According to a national survey by the Federation of Finnish Enterprises the entrepreneurs in Satakunta region have the largest experience in student collaboration and they see Satakunta University of Applied Sciences increase the appeal of the region
Best quality in tuition
All graduates give annually their opinion on the quality of the tuition (OKM AVOP enquiry). During the years 2005–2016 SAMK has always been among the six best ones. Number one SAMK has been four times, the latest one 2016.
HSC GPA 3.0
12 Years Education with minimum of 50%
12 Years Education with minimum of 50%
HSSC 50% Marks minimum
UK IGCSE or A-LEVELS
A-levels with 2 subject pass