An engineer graduated from Industrial Management is the most sought professional in international large and medium-sized companies. This degree awarding education combines technology, business and management skills. You will receive a great boost towards your future career, as Karelia UAS has over 100 years of experience in business and 60 years of experience as an instructor in technology.

The four-year degree gives you strong expertise in intelligent production (automation, Lean, Robotics, Quality, Data Analysis), sales, product and service life cycle management, and team and project leadership. The major international business partners of our university participate actively in the training. The needs and visions of leaders in this field are reflected in the teaching content and ways of studying.

Semester starts

January and August

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • 4 academic years / 240 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 9,000 € / academic year
  • Campus: Joensuu

Edunation application period

Pathway to Finland program
• Online studies: 31.07.2024
• Study hub in Finland: 20.05.2024

The first-year themes in studies are the basics of production and software service business, internal communication in an organization as well as basics of economic thinking. The second year the studies focus on developing productions, service business and quality as well as sales skills of expert services on the international market. In the third year, studies are international, and a significant part of the studies includes designing and customer projects based on commissions from companies.

The fourth year offers a possibility to specialize in the field of your choice and complete your thesis. The teaching is carried out so that in the autumn term you will study in the university learning environment and in the spring, you will apply what you have learned in practice in company and partner projects. With this model you can network both in the home country as well as internationally so that your career starts to develop already during your studies. Foreign students are offered a comprehensive study path in Finnish language, which supports employment and integration into Finnish society.

The extension of studies in Industrial Management is 240 credits. The studies include 210 credits of core studies and 30 credits of complementary studies.

An engineer with the Industrial Management degree has versatile career opportunities. There are jobs available in more than one field.

Your prospective job title may be:

  • Quality Engineer
  • Designer
  • Production Engineer
  • Production Manager
  • Project Designer
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Engineer
  • Solution Engineer
  • Sales Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Marketing Planner/Manager
  • Technical Service Expert
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Export Manager
  • Entrepreneur

Our Edunation’s Pathway to Finland program offers guaranteed access to Karelia’s bachelor’s programs and you can get accepted within 2 days.

The admission requirements are:

  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records
  • Proof of English language: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
  • Copy of passport ID page

Students are pre-screened on a first-come, first-served basis.

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can be found on the university page.

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