Smart and Sustainable Design - Häme University of applied sciences
Smart and Sustainable Design
Häme University of applied sciences
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Smart and Sustainable Design, Bachelor of Culture and Arts

Degree Programme

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Are you interested in sustainable and smart design in fashion, footwear or glass and ceramics? Do you want to learn how to design ecologically and ethically produced products and services? Are you fascinated by Nordic design? The contemporary world is growing ever more environmentally conscious and technology advances with huge leaps every day. It is important that you as designer understand the importance of sustainable values and the challenges of circular economy. You will learn how to use and combine both traditional and modern techniques with design thinking and a strong creative and material-based mindset. You will study in a studio environment with modern facilities and earn deep understanding of the product and production. The studies include an active collaboration with businesses and a commercial focus in design. The staff have vast global networks.


WHAT WILL YOU BECOME?

There is a need for service and user experience design, where social media competence, marketing expertise and visualization expertise are combined with designer competence. In our design education you can choose your major subject in fashion, footwear or glass and ceramics design. After studies you will master all the steps from product design to manufacturing. Smart and sustainable design education enables you to work as a designer in companies in different fields and in the public sector, or act as an entrepreneur. Designers are increasingly setting up businesses and working in a diverse range of creative industries. Professional titles include for example: designer, product assistant, product developer, entrepreneur, project manager and buyer.


APPLICATION PERIOD

  • DIRECT APPLICATION TO HAMK AUTUMN 2019
  • Number of study places not restricted
  • Application period begins 1.10.2019
  • Application period ends 17.11.2019 3:00 pm (Finnish time)
  • Preliminary assignments given in by -
  • Entrance examinations to be announced
  • Information on admissions in December 2019
  • Confirmation of study place 10.7.2020 3:00 pm (Finnish time)
  • Studies begin In August 2020
  • APPLY TO STUDIES

  • JOINT APPLICATION TO HIGHER EDUCATION SPRING 2020
  • Number of study places to be announced
  • Application period begins 8.1.2020
  • Application period ends 22.1.2020 3:00 pm (Finnish time)
  • Preliminary assignments given in by -
  • Entrance examinations to be announced
  • Information on admissions 5.6.2020 at the latest
  • Confirmation of study place 10.7.2020 3:00 pm (Finnish time)
  • Studies begin In August 2020
  • APPLY TO STUDIES

DEGREE PROGRAMME IN BRIEF

DEGREE TITLE
Bachelor of Culture and Arts (BCA)
DURATION (YEARS)4
EXTENT (CREDITS)240
LOCATION FULL-TIME STUDIES
Hämeenlinna
LOCATION PART-TIME STUDIES
LANGUAGEenglish

Curricula of Smart and Sustainable Design

Are you interested in sustainable and intelligent design? Do you want to learn how to design ecologically and ethically produced products and services?

The contemporary world is growing ever more environmentally conscious and technology advances with huge leaps every day. It is important that design professionals understand the importance of green values, the challenges of circular economy and know how to use and combine both traditional and modern techniques. Service design know-how and design thinking combined with business principles know-how create a good foundation for today’s designer.

In design education you can choose your major subject in clothing, footwear or glass and ceramics design. After completing your studies you will master all the steps from product design to manufacturing.

Smart and sustainable design education provides the ability to work as a designer in companies in different fields and in public organizations, or act as an independent entrepreneur. There is demand for the service and user experience design, where social media competence, marketing expertise and visualization expertise are combined with designer competence. People with design education are increasingly setting up their own businesses and working in a diverse range of creative industries. Professional titles include: designer, entrepreneur, product assistant, product designer, product manager, buyer, project seller and project manager.

STUDENT LIFE

ASK ABOUT THE DEGREE PROGRAMME

Principal Lecturer
Ms. Mirja Niemelä
Tel. +358 50 5745 281
email. mirja.niemela@hamk.fi

ASK ABOUT APPLYING

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Timetable for HAMK's direct application in autumn 2019

1 October 2019Application period begins
17 November 2019 3:00 pm (Finnish time)Application period ends
24 November 2019 3:00 pm (Finnish time)Enclosures must be downloaded to the application at Studyinfo.fi
TBAEntrance examinations
December 2019Student selection results are published
10 July 2020 3:00 pm (Finnish time)Admitted applicants must confirm their study places
End of August 2020The admitted students start their studies

THE CONTENTS BELOW ARE BEING UPDATED FOR THE DIRECT APPLICATION IN AUTUMN 2019 BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2019!

Timetable for joint application in spring 2020

8 January 2020Application period begins
22 January 2020 3:00 pm (Finnish time)Application period ends
29 January 2020Enclosures must be downloaded to the application at Studyinfo.fi
End of February 2020Entrance examination invitations will be sent
Beginning of April 2020Entrance examinations
5 June 2020Student selection results are published at the latest
10 July 2020 3:00 pm (Finnish time)Admitted applicants must confirm their study places

THE CONTENTS BELOW ARE BEING UPDATED FOR THE JOINT APPLICATION IN SPRING 2020 IN OCTOBER 2019!

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