Artificial Intelligence – Bachelor of Business Administration

Are you into AI, machine learning and programming? Study a Bachelor's Degree in Artificial Intelligence and be the next tech talent.

Bachelor of Business Administration

Degree Programme in Artificial Intelligence
Extent (credits): 210 ECTS credits
Duration: 3.5 years
Study type: Full-time studies
Language of tuition: English
Intake: 50
Campus: Satakunnankatu 23, Pori, Finland

Important dates

Next application period: 5 January - 16 February 2022

The studies start in the fall of 2022.

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Bachelor of Business Administration, Degree Programme in Artificial Intelligence, full-time studies, Pori

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is shaking the field of technology as we speak. In addition to its impact on science, it has already changed the way we develop new products, games and services.

Today AI is in a form of tools and libraries that doesn’t require scientific background to use them. There is a growing demand for programmers with hands-on experience and understanding of these tools that can harness the power of AI in different usage scenarios.

Be the next AI specialist

Students will get hands on experience on applying AI-tools in cooperation with the vivid ecosystem of companies in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotics located in Pori.

Your studies contain

  • Basic studies (e.g. applied mathematics, natural sciences, communication)
  • Professional studies (e.g. AI, machine learning, data science)
  • Elective studies
  • Practical training and Bachelor’s thesis.
  • Studies are carried out in English in a multicultural group of students in close cooperation with working life through projects.


  • Fundamentals of AI
  • Supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning
  • Neural networks, including deep learning and self-organizing networks
  • Natural language processing and semantic computing
  • Programming and software engineering
  • Hands-on studies in AI tools and environments
  • Data preparation studies
  • Entrepreneurial studies

Study among the experts

Students are mentored by the experts of RoboAI consisting of 20 experts working in the fields of automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and welfare technology. RoboAI functions as a global innovation platform for research and development as well as education and competence. The centre of RoboAI is the joint use laboratory of SAMK Campus Pori.

Goal of the studies

The goal of the studies is to prepare the students for the versatile demands of the modern working life.

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You are warmly welcome to start your studies at SAMK Campus Pori.

Modern and Versatile Campus

SAMK campus is located in the city centre of Pori and it is future’s learning environment.

  • Over 4000 students
  • Diversified: business, health care and social services, technology, tourism
  • Around 600 degrees per year
  • Good traffic connections: located next to the Travel Centre of Pori. It is easy to arrive by a local or long-distance bus or train.

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International innovators on the way to the top

In the autumn of 2020, a group of 55 students started their studies at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in the new, international Artificial Intelligence education. The group includes students of 15 different nationalities, and almost half of them come from outside the EU. The background of the students is really versatile; there are students straight from school to those changing careers. The share of female students is nearly 30 %, which is a positively large number compared to traditional engineering degree programmes.
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The first step towards a new competence cluster

Artificial intelligence has been democratized and the need for it has exploded. So has the shortage of competent AI professionals in companies - those who can apply, innovate and solve problems with artificial intelligence. The AI education started this autumn at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) aims at educating professionals to meet this particular need.

Further Information

Admissions office:
+358 2 623 4801

Further information on degree program:
Mr. Petteri Pulkkinen, Research Director
+358 44 710 3296

Your Campus:
SAMK-campus Pori
Satakunnankatu 23
28100 Pori

Ask more about the programme from our admissions office