Specialisation education

Specialisation education is a new form of education alongside education leading to a degree and continuing education. It is meant for those already in working life, those who already have a bachelorion degree or those who have acquired such competence through other means. In most cases, specialisation education in Universities of Applied Sciences should be is done after Bachelor degree.

Specialisation education is long term. It consists of a minimum of 30 ECTS credits and is designed for persons who

  • wish to deepen their expertise
  • work as experts in communities and networks
  • are orientating towards more demanding assignments requiring expertise

Specialisation education is based on the need of expertise and its development in working life. The education aspires for stronger connection between research and product development as well as the requirements of working life.