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Open studies

Start studying with open studies

Open studies can be a start of your degree studies. You can develop your professional skills or update your existing skills. If you later apply for a degree programme, it is possible to accept the studies you have completed as part of the degree in accordance with its current competence description.

Studying at Open University
Check out the Open UAS study fees and cancellation policy.
HAMK’s students at Open UAS after the right to study period has expired

Enrolment periods

The enrolment will be open from 08:00 to 23:59.

2.-15.8.2021 open studies during autumn 2021
4.-15.10.2021 open studies during autumn 2021
1.-15.12.2021 open studies during spring 2022
14.-25.2.2022 open studies during spring 2022
14.3.-22.4.2022 open summer studies

Take into consideration - open studies

  1. As a student of open studies you are not entitled to student financial aid or student discounts, unless you are entitled to them because of your other studies.
  2. Before enrolling please notice that some courses may have prerequisites. It is on your own responsibility to consider whether your knowledge and skills meet the prerequisites of the course. Master’s degree open studies require sometimes previous Bachelor’s degree.
  3. An Open UAS student cannot receive a certificate of completion of the official language even if they pass the Swedish course. It can only be given to a degree student
  4. Students are required to bring their own personal laptops. More details from Bring your own device – BYOD and HAMK’s IT-services. Learning at HAMK is not dependent of the time and classrooms.
  5. Open university students are treated equally with degree students and they have the same insurance coverage as HAMK’s degree students.
  6. The open UAS student receives the right to study for the duration of the implementation in question for a semester or academic year. A student completing summer studies has the right to study until 30.9.

Check out the module selection of courses

Find current studies that interest you in our study provision. You can use the application criteria you want, for example: implementation time, language of tuition, education or open Master’s level courses (open YAMK). In some courses, the student can choose the language of tuition, in which case the study has flag icons for implementation in Finnish and English.

When you choose language English in Module selection, the list shows only the courses that will be tuited in English. You can get acquainted with the implementation plan of the course you are interested in by clicking on the desired implementation. Please note that enrollment period of the courses for the Open University of Applied Sciences is different from the registration time of the implementation plan. A HAMK degree student registers for studies organized by HAMK in Pakki.

See the module selection of Open University of Applied Sciences

If you do not find the kind of studies you are looking for, please contact the contact person of the degree programme and ask for the possibility to get guidance for creating your own personal study plan.

Studies free of charge

Some of Häme university of applied sciences open university studies are going to be offered free of charge for unemployed, laid off workers, pensioners and secondary level students starting 1.8.2021.  Please note that this practice is only in use temporarily and only separately defined – not all studies are included. 

Here you can find studies that are offered for free
Studies are released during summer 21 

Enrolment period
Next enrolment period is 2.-15.8.21 

If you qualify for free studies enroll here. Enrolment link will appear here during summer.  

  • Enrolment requires authentication. Authentication is done through Suomi.fi  service. To identify you need either online backing codes, mobile certificate or certification card. If you are having trouble with Suomi.fi site we recommend you use private browser and empty your browser history after your enrollment is finished. 
  • Only in exceptional cases, i.e. if you don’t have any authentication method suitable for the Suomi.fi service or have technical problems with the authentication, you can choose an alternative registration form and not use the authentication. 

Students are accepted for each course in order of enrolment. Before the start of the course, you will receive a message of acceptance to the course and more detailed information related to your studies. If you have not received any contact, send a message to studentservices@hamk.fi. The completed registration form data is sent in encrypted form. Appropriate personal data processing is important for HAMK. At HAMK personal data is processed according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and Finnish laws. Privacy policy  

Grounds for participating free of charge
While enrolling for your studies you will have to provide proof for the grounds of participating free of charge. You will have to add an attachment for your registration form. You cannot provide any attachments after your registration.  

Attachments we accept are following:

Unemployed: If you are unemployed, please check from your own TE-office, that studying in Häme open university of applied sciences wont effect your benefits. Certification of registration as an unemployed (you can print this from TE-office’s e-service site) The certification can be up to a week old (no older). To qualify for the free studies the certification must be for unemployment group 02 (unemployed), 03 (laid off), 07 (employment promoting services) or 08 (in training). 

Laid off: Employer provided notice of laying off where is clearly stated time of the short-term unemployment. Or a certification of unemployment (from TE office) group 07. (look instructions form above). The certification from TE office can be no older than one week.  

Pensioners: If you are older than 65 years you do not need to provide any further proof of pension.  

If you are under 65 years old you can provide us one of the following:  

  • Card for national pension recipients  
  • Kela stated written certification of national pension
  • employee pension card (from your own pension facility)  

Secondary students: Ask from your place of study a certification of study or student card is accepted also.  

Enroll on the study of your choice

  1. Choose the course and start enrolment – Search for studies in the study offer in advance
  2. Authenticate – You can authenticate through the Suomi.fi service by using online banking codes, a mobile certificate, or a certificate card.
    • Please, be prepared to provide your authentication method to speed up the enrolment.
    • Only in exceptional cases, i.e. if you don’t have any authentication method suitable for the Suomi.fi service of you have technical problems with the authentication, you can choose an alternative registration form and not to use the authentication.
  3. Fill in the enrolment form
  4. Pay the study fee (15/credit) – Study fees are paid online by the Paytrail service. Payment methods include online payments to Finnish banks, card payment, MobilePay and Collector bank as an invoice and installment service.
  5. Confirmation – After payment, you will receive an automatic confirmation email about your enrolment.

Authentication takes place through the Suomi.fi service. You can authenticate using online banking IDs, a mobile certificate, or a certificate card. Only in exceptional cases, ie if you do not have any authentication method suitable for the Suomi.fi service, you can choose an alternative registration form and skip the authentication. You will receive an automatic confirmation message once you have registered and paid the study fee. Before the start of the course, you will receive a welcome message with more detailed information related to your studies. If you have not received any contact, send a message to studentservices@hamk.fi. Registration is binding and must be canceled in writing by e-mail, opiskelijapalvelut@hamk.fi (Terms of cancellation). The completed registration form data is sent in encrypted form. Appropriate personal data processing is important for HAMK. At HAMK personal data is processed according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and Finnish laws. Privacy policy

HAMK’s own open UAS study provision is free of charge for our degree students, if the course can be included in the degree to be completed. You can register for the studies organized by HAMK in Pakki. HAMK’s AOKK (Humanities and Education) studies at the Open University of Applied Sciences are subject to a fee, and you can register for them using the current enrolment link during the open university’s registration periods.

CURRENT REGISTRATION:

The full study provision and course descriptions can be found here. Next registration date is 2.-15.8.2021. Enrolment links for current courses will be visible here.
Course nameCreditsTiming datesLevelOnline studiesTeaching languageOnline Enrolment
Event Design5 op04.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Design Business Ideas5 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Business Design5 op04.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnish, EnglishEnrolment is not open
IoT, Architectures2 op04.10.2021 - 05.11.2021Bachelor'sYesEnglishEnrolment is not open
Cloud Services4 op23.08.2021 - 31.12.2021Bachelor'sNoEnglishEnrolment is not open
Sustainable development in education and well-being in educational institutions5 op15.10.2021 - 15.12.2021YesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Electrical Engineering 315 op23.08.2021 - 15.10.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Key Theories of Learning5 op27.09.2021 - 07.11.2021YesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Databases3 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Basics of data analysis3 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Specific Support3 op06.09.2021 - 31.10.2021YesFinnishEnrolment is not open
IoT, Microcontrollers5 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesEnglishEnrolment is not open
Low-code development with Outsystems5 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sNoEnglishEnrolment is not open
Media literacy2 op23.08.2021 - 15.10.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Process Management5 op23.08.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnish, EnglishEnrolment is not open
Production Planning5 op23.08.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnish, EnglishEnrolment is not open
Smart Solutions in Building Automation15 op22.10.2021 - 18.12.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Basics of programming4 op23.08.2021 - 15.10.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Design for Manufacturing5 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Service Design5 op04.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnish, EnglishEnrolment is not open
IoT, Sensor Technologies and Performance3 op20.09.2021 - 22.10.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
IoT, Architectures2 op04.10.2021 - 05.11.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Smart Solutions in Building Automation15 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Theoretical Electrical Engineering - DC2 op23.08.2021 - 15.10.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Theoretical Electrical Engineering - AC3 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Quality Management5 op23.08.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnish, EnglishEnrolment is not open
Electrical Engineering 415 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Specific Payroll Issues5 op06.09.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Management and development of a pig farm15 op23.08.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Sustainable Development.Now2 op23.08.2021 - 31.10.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
IoT, Sensor Technologies and Performance3 op20.09.2021 - 22.10.2021Bachelor'sYesEnglishEnrolment is not open
Self-knowledge, study and guidance counsellor identity and professional ethics5 op06.09.2021 - 28.11.2021YesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Startup Business School15 op30.08.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnish, EnglishEnrolment is not open
Programming Applications 115 op23.08.2021 - 15.10.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Project Management2 op23.08.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnish, EnglishEnrolment is not open
Payroll5 op06.09.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sYesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Education and Society4 op08.11.2021 - 10.12.2021YesFinnishEnrolment is not open
Introduction to object-oriented programming3 op25.10.2021 - 17.12.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Introduction to programming graphical user-interfaces2 op23.08.2021 - 15.10.2021Bachelor'sNoFinnishEnrolment is not open
Educational Science as a Discipline4 op30.08.2021 - 26.09.2021YesFinnishEnrolment is not open

Please notice

As Open Studies are not leading to a degree it is not possible to get a residence permit only for that purpose. For further information, please visit the website of the Finnish Immigration Service.

Please also note that the studies often contain contact lessons and require attendance in HAMK.

 

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