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Master of Business Administration, Interactive Technologies

Master of Business Administration, Interactive Technologies

Opiskele YAMK-tutkinto joustavasti työn ohessa! Turun AMK:n Master Schoolin englanninkielisessä Interactive Technologies -koulutuksessa kehität osaamistasi ohjelmoinnin ja ohjelmistokehityksen parissa.

The degree programme Master of Business Administration – Interactive Technologies is centred on full-stack development for programmers. The programme is designed to equip students with the comprehensive skills and in-depth knowledge required to excel in the dynamic field of full-stack interactive technology development. This intensive programme offers a rigorous curriculum that blends theory and hands-on experience, preparing graduates to tackle the challenges of modern software development.

The programme highlights include, for example: 

  • The complete spectrum of development, from front-end interactive interfaces to back-end.
  • Cutting-edge technologies – gain expertise in popular programming languages, frameworks, and tools relevant to full-stack development and the latest applicable interactive technologies.
  • Practical projects – Learning by doing is emphasized through practical projects that simulate real-world scenarios.
  • Industry Collaborative development – Close ties with industry leaders, guest lectures, workshops, and possible internship opportunities provide students with valuable exposure to the professional world.
  • User experience (UX) and interactive technology user interface (UI) design principles are integrated into the programme.

The programme is designed for individuals with a strong foundation in programming who are seeking to elevate their skills and knowledge to meet the demands of today’s interactive technology landscape. Upon completion of the programme, graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of full-stack development, positioning them as valuable assets in the software industry.

Structure of the studies

The extent of the study programme is 90 ECTS. The planned length of the studies is 2 years. The studies are composed of:

  • Compulsory core competence studies 40 ECTS
  • Elective complementary competence studies 20 ECTS
  • Thesis work 30 ECTS.

The advanced studies common to each Master School programme include studies in research methods and in future operating environments. The rest of the compulsory studies deepen the insight specific to each professional programme. Students may further deepen or expand their competences by choosing elective courses from their degree programme or other programmes or other universities.

The Master’s degree studies at Turku UAS Master School are flexible and can be completed while working full-time. Please note that studies include also contact lectures and teamwork on average 16 hours per 5 ECTS course.

The thesis is a central part of the studies. The thesis work starts already at the beginning of the studies and is carried out as a working life oriented development project. The thesis will not only develop the student’s knowledge and skills in a certain study field and specific topic but also gives the possibility to enhance skills in leading teams and work groups.

Career opportunities

These Master’s degree studies are designed for full stack programmers who will be working in challenging and complex next generation information systems where emerging technologies are applied in innovative ways. Career opportunities can be found especially from the technology industry which is always applying the latest achievements of emerging technology development.

Graduates from this programme will have versatile and comprehensive competence to build interactive, remote controlled, and autonomous systems where the focus is on advanced UI design and visualization. In addition to specified interactive technology specialist positions in the areas of intelligent transportation, maritime, mining industry, military sector, and surgery, students can also find employment in industries ranging from technology and e-commerce to finance and healthcare. 

Apply in Joint Application

Joint application means that you can apply to up to six study programmes with one application form. These six options may include degree programmes from one or several different higher education institutions in Finland. The next joint application period for this degree programme is

  • joint application in spring 3 - 17 January 2024 at 15.00 (studies start in autumn 2024)
  • supplementary application in spring 11 - 28 March at 15.00 (studies start in autumn 2024)

Applications are submitted through the national online application portal (in Finnish Opintopolku). 

The students are selected based on

  • Certificate-based selection (UAS Bachelor Degree completed in Finland) – 50% of study places
  • GMAT/GRE test selection – 50% of study places

Selection methods are explained in more detail on the Admission Criteria page.

Apply to Path Studies (Open UAS)

In path studies, you complete the first-year studies of a Master’s degree in a group of degree students in an academic year. The extent of UAS path studies is about 30 ECTS credits. Open Studies are subject to a charge. 

A degree cannot be completed in path studies. After the path studies, based on the success in studies and the number of completed credits, you can apply as a degree student in the Open Studies path application and continue your studies seamlessly until graduation. 

Next application period for path studies is

  • application period 22.7.–2.8.2024 (studies start in autumn 2024)