Master School is a learning community for Master’s degree students at Xamk. It provides you with the opportunity to build the career path of your choice and expand your professional network.

At Master School, you will strengthen your expertise, studying with a group of like-minded professionals from different fields. In the group, you can improve your leadership and development skills and expand your operating environment-related competence.

You will be given tools for explorative development of your job and for reforming your work community and field of business.

During the studies, you will learn to know other professionals from your field.

In addition, experts representing other fields will join your network. You can also participate in international exchange programmes with our partner institutes.

Next application period

Joint application, Spring 2023

  • Application submitted in during 4-18 January 2023 (by 3 pm Finnish time, UTC +2).
  • Attachments to application uploaded on application form by 25 January 2023 (by 3 pm Finnish time UTC +2).
  • Student selection methods and admission criteria published by end of September 2022.
    • Certificate of English language skills is not required when applying.
  • Admission results are published gradually during March – May 2023. 
    • Admitted students receive an offer of admission by email when the result has been published.
    • All applicants receive a notice of result for all application options in one email on 2 June 2023 at the latest.
  • Offer of admission to be accepted and full tuition fee paid by 14 July 2023 (by 3 pm Finnish time UTC +3). Separate deadlines for the Early Bird scholarship are given in the offer of admission.
  • Admissions from the waiting lists end on 2 August 2023, 3 pm (Finnish time UTC +3).
  • Studies begin in August 2023.

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Apply in January 2023 and start your studies in August 2023!

Master of Health Care and Social Services, Rehabilitation

The master’s degree programme in rehabilitation aims to strengthen your professional competence in client-oriented and evidence-based rehabilitation.

Apply 4-18 January 2023

Build your individual career path

The studies enable you to build a career path that is based on your own interests. You may choose complementary courses from the extensive range of courses provided by Xamk:

  • research and development skills,
  • leadership
  • entrepreneurship
  • communication skills
  • Russian studies
  • other current themes.

You may choose between 10 and 30 credits from these courses, depending on your interests. Some of the courses are provided online.

The Master’s thesis, which is work-related, is an important part of the studies.

Work and study

The Master School programme is designed to allow you to work and study at the same time. The extent of the Master’s programme is either 60 or 90 credits.

The studies take approximately two years. The duration depends on the extent of your studies.

The programme is based on multiform learning: the studies include classroom sessions, online studies and independent work. An individual study plan is drafted for each student so you can choose the direction of your studies.​

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All Master's degree programmes taught in English

Why choose Xamk?

Are you interested in practical learning? Would you like to study in modern facilities with top-class teachers? Are you attracted to new ways of teaching and learning? If you said yes, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk – might be just the place for you.

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Students feedback on Xamk

  • Education appreciated by employers
  • Flexible learning anytime, anywhere
  • Relaxed study environment, good team spirit, nice campuses
  • Efficient support services – students are not left alone with their problems
  • Good opportunities for student exchange around the world