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Full time studies
Finland consistently ranks high in the world happiness ranking, quality of education and security. It is also abundant in nature and peaceful environment. Finland is a technological forerunner in various sectors and innovation is supported by a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem producing some of the world’s most successful companies.
Xamk is among the top universities of applied sciences in terms of number of degree programs, amount of continuous learning credits and external research funding, according to the Ministry of Education and Culture’s comparison of various indicators. By joining Xamk, you have the possibilities to explore multitude of interests in various in-house development projects and study programs.
You will be studying in the picturesque Finnish lake district, in the town of Savonlinna.
The content of the one year programme is as follows:
Tourism and Service Business
International working environments
Management, leadership and entrepreneurship
In the programme, we focus on applied knowledge on tourism and service business. Our pedagogical focus is on learning by doing – utilizing project and problem-based learning. During the studies, students actively participate in conducting projects for local companies. Students generate ideas for new ventures, develop and test them in simulated environments with continuous feedback from relevant stakeholders during their study period. The primary role of the instructors is to facilitate learning and to be in dialogue with the stakeholders. Students are expected to be proactive in their learning.
The diploma programme in Tourism and Service Business is a one-year diploma programme with additional possibilities to transfer credits and continue in our Master’s Degree in Tourism. Many of our graduates continue their residence and are gainfully employed in their specialized area after graduation from the Master’s degree in Finland.
The students who have successfully accomplished the PGD programme will be eligible to apply for a Master’s degree in Tourism and Service Business at Xamk. To apply for the Master’s degree, the students will have to submit an online application October. After that they will be conditionally accepted to the degree programme.
The conditions to enter the master studies are:
The students must meet the following entry requirements:
Currently our authorized partner, RG International LTD, placed in India, handles the applications for this programme. Scroll down for their contact information.
If the number of selected students does not fulfil the group capacity, we will provide an opportunity for individual applicants to be admitted to the programme.
The qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an online entrance exam via email in September.
Degree Programme Coordinator
RG International LTD
Mr. Rajiv Soni