KAMK offers a wide selection of English-taught degrees that provide valuable core knowledge, hands-on experience and networking opportunities in your future industry.
Students can complete studies through KAMK Pathway program. Pathway studies are taught in English and require physical attendance in Kajaani. The studies will start in autumn 2023 and the application period is 2 - 8 August 2023. The admission decision to pathway studies is done based on interview. The extent of Bachelor's pathway studies is 60 credits, which corresponds to one academic year of study. Pathway studies for academic year 2023-2024 cost 250 euros. KAMK offers pathway studies for free for people who have fled the war from Ukraine for humanitarian reasons.
Note: pathway students are not entitled to student financial aid such as study grants from KELA.
The offered courses are based on KAMK degrees’ curricula and can be accredited towards a degree later. Studies are taught face-to-face and as full-time studies. Pathway studies help you to prepare for higher education studies and reach the skill level needed for admission. Upon successful completion of the pathway studies, international students can apply to enter for degree studies at KAMK.
The following programs are offered as Pathway Studies for Bachelor's Degree in academic year 2023-2024 (studies start on 22 August 2023)
- Bachelor´s Degree in International Business, Kajaani. Offered study places: 1
- Bachelor´s Degree in Esports Business, Kajaani. Offered study places: 1
- Bachelor´s Degree in Tourism, Kajaani. Offered study places: 1
- Bachelor´s Degree in Sports and Leisure Management, Kajaani. Offered study places: 1
The following programs are offered as Pathway Studies for Machelor's Degree in academic year 2023-2024 (studies start on 22 August 2023)
- Master of Business Administration, Master´s Degree in International Business Management (part-time, fully online). Offered study places: 5
- Master of Business Administration, Master´s Degree in Game Business Management (part-time, fully online). Offered study places: 5
- Master of Engineering, Master´s Degree in Game Business Management (part-time, fully online). Offered study places: 5
How to apply for Pathway Studies
Application period for Pathway studies starting in autumn 2023 takes place on 2 - 8 August 2023. Application period for Pathway studies starting in spring 2024 takes place in December 2023. To apply, fill in application form in here.
- applications will be handled after the application period has started, not any sooner!
- for applicants there will be an interview or an alternative entrance exam. The interview will determine the motivation and readiness to study as well as the prerequisites for completing the studies.
- if there are more eligible applicants than places available, pathway students may be selected by drawing lots from among the eligible applicants after the application deadline.
- applicants whose language of education is not Finnish, are required to submit a certificate of language proficiency when applying for Finnish-language pathway studies.
- field specific information regarding the start of your studies, please see our website.
- KAMK reserves the right to decide on the selection of students and to select the most qualified applicants for the pathway on the basis of applications and interviews