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Master's Degree Programmes

Tekniikan koulutus (ylempi AMK), Älykäs teollisuus ja uudet liiketoimintakonseptit (2016>2017), Insinööri (ylempi AMK): 60 ECTS
Master of Engineering

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Degree title and level

Master of Engineering

Study objectives

Smart industry focuses on utilising information, technologies and networks in the creation of new business models. These include smart product and service concepts, efficient production methods, processes and operating methods as well as networked business models, service concepts and solutions. Key factors are digitalisation and robotisation, resource efficiency, and social innovations. Management studies can focus, for example, on strategic management, process and project management, or renewal of operations / innovation management. Multidisciplinary teams provide opportunities to network and generate new ideas.

Study contents

The themes of professional studies include new business models and the generation thereof, future technologies and innovations, resource efficiency, and network management. Elective studies will help target management competence by providing a selection of multidisciplinary management courses from the shared offering.

The thesis is a development task, in which qualitative and quantitative research methods are applied depending on the research problem.

Structure of studies

Professional studies 20 ECTS, elective studies 10 ECTS and a thesis 30 ECTS.

The programme consists of intensive periods and independent learning on an online platform. At the thesis stage, students will be provided with personal and group guidance and attend seminars.

More about the language of instruction *www

Finnish and English


The thesis should be a workplace-oriented project. It can be prepared for one’s own employer or as part of a research and development project at the Lahti University of Applied Sciences. Preparing the thesis requires an ability to work independently, form a suitable theoretical basis, apply source materials with a critical approach and draw conclusions on the results.

Qualification *www

The programme (approximately 1.5 years) leads to a Master of Engineering degree, which is equivalent of a Master’s degree at an institute of higher education.


The students of Lahti University of Applied Sciences have access to an extensive network of international partners and can make use of international exchange opportunities. English-language courses can be included in the programme in order to strengthen one’s language skills and international contacts. The thesis can be compiled in English.

Co-operation with other parties

When possible, the programme also invites instructors from workplaces and other institutes of higher education. Course offerings from other Master’s programmes in the Lahti University of Applied Sciences provide opportunities for establishing new networks. The FUAS federation (LAMK, HAMK and Laurea) also offers seminars, which students can include in the programme.

Research focus

The degree programme is closely linked to Lahti University of Applied Sciences’ focus area of Smart industry and its research, development and innovation activities. For additional information, see

Career opportunities

The programme will prepare students for development and management positions requiring team and network management skills in technology companies.

Postrgraduate study opportunities *www

A University of Applied Sciences Master’s degree holder can pursue postgraduate study opportunities at universities (may require complementary studies).