Future creative professionals obtain knowledge through this program, which combines design, business, and sustainability.

To meet the challenges of today’s competitive job market, we need more experts who can work in interdisciplinary teams to spot areas for innovation, come up with novel solutions, and design and launch sustainable strategies, goods, and services.

Students enrolled in the Sustainable Design program will learn to think strategically about design, develop their design thinking skills, and become advocates for sustainable development in the corporate world. Depending on the individual’s career goals, the curriculum can open doors to many other types of jobs in the future.

Participating in the four-year BA program in Sustainable Design Business is a great way to help make a difference in the world by developing solutions that are practical, easy to use, and environmentally beneficial.

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Degree info

  • Bachelor of Culture and Arts
  • 4 academic years / 240ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 8 000€ / academic year
  • Campus: Lahti

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Regular Admission: TBA

Product design, design thinking, and user interfaces are some of the creative processes taught in the Bachelor of Science program in Sustainable Design Business.

Research focuses on sustainability and international business acumen. In this course, students learn about the business aspects and manufacturability sides of design.

The curriculum prepares you for various positions in environmentally conscious companies and organizations by integrating theories and practices. You will also acquire the information and abilities necessary to pursue a master’s degree program.


Common core competency studies and additional competence studies make up the curriculum. The studies in core competencies will prepare you for many different types of jobs. There are four modules of studio work that cover different topics that make up the complementary competency studies.

Students can hone their abilities and focus on a particular area of interest through studio studies. Students gain up-to-date information and skills through studio studies, which include working on real-world projects for actual clients. All throughout their academic career, the  private tutor will be there to lend a helping hand.

Studying for four years with 240 ECTS credits (including 30 credits of work placement in Finland or abroad) is the breadth and depth of this program.

Graduates of the Sustainable Design Business program will be well-equipped to think strategically about design, advocate for design in business settings, and mediate partnerships between the two for the sake of sustainable development.

Based on the student’s career aspirations, the curriculum provides numerous entry-level and mid-career job prospects.

The admission requirements for the program can found on the university page.

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


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