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Double Degree

Double degree means that you complete part of your degree studies abroad in a partner institution and when you graduate you will obtain a degree certificate from both institutions. The programme is planned so that it is possible to complete it within your regular study time.

The Kajaani University of Applied Sciences' Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and the Bachelor's Degree in International Business as well as Bachelor's Degree in Tourism are parties in a Double Degree Agreement with the Hochschule Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany. The Bacherlor's Degree  in Tourism is also parties in a Double Degree Agreement with the Hochschule Harz, Wernigerode, Germany and the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland.

How to Complete a Double Degree?

  • Students accomplish 60 credits in their own university of applied sciences and 60 credits in the partner institution. Language of study in Germany is English. Rest of the studies will be completed in the home institution.    
  • The practical training can be completed either in Finland or abroad.
  • The thesis must be completed in English.

When business students graduate, they will receive a KAMK Bachelor of Business Administration degree from KAMK and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the German UAS.  When tourism students graduate, they will receive a Kajaani UAS Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree from KAMK and a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Management degree from the German UAS or a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Rzeszów.

Applying

  • 3 business students/year and 2 tourism students/year can be selected to accomplish a double degree and the application deadline is at the end of week 8.
  • Students must complete a double degree application form as well as the electronic exchange application form in SoleMOVE.
  • Students submit the double degree application form to the international office. Applicants must have at least 60 credits before starting their exchange period with an average grade of 3.5 (good). The grade from English language studies must be a minimum of 4.Students’ language skills will be tested separately in an interview.
     

Coventry University London

 Entry requirements for the double degree / top-up programmes:
 
  • 120 ECTS completed at KAMK and IELTS 6.5 or in case the student has studied in an English-taught programme and has a grade average of 4 (in the scale of 1-5, 5 being the highest), he/she can exempt from taking IELTS. Student can choose between the following top-ups:
    • Top Up Global Business (BA) Hons
    • Top Up Global Marketing (BA) Hons
    • Top Up Accounting and Finance for International Business (BA) Hons
    • Top Up International Hospitality and Tourism Mangement BA (Hons) for tourism students
  • Length of the programme: 1 year full-time studies
  • Studies are subject to normal tuition fees at Coventry University London
  • Application period at KAMK is February for autumn entry
  • Acceptance to the programme is made by Coventy University


Entry requirements for masters programmes:

  • 210 ECTS completed at KAMK and IELTS 6.5 or in case the student has studied in an English-taught programme and has a grade average of 4 (in the scale of 1-5, 5 being the highest), he/she can exempt from taking IELTS.  
  • Length of the programme: 1 year full-time studies
  • Studies are subject to normal tuition fees at Coventry University London
  • Acceptance to the programme is made by Coventry University
  • KAMK is not involved in the application process

      

 

 

NEW!

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KAMK has made an agreement with Coventry University London to provide KAMK students an opportunity to

  • take a double degree at CULC (top-up programme)
  • take a Master's degree (one year of studies) after finishing the Bachelor's degree at KAMK.

 

Application Forms
Instructions for Outgoing Students