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Welcome to Getting Started
at SAMK

Congratulations on your new place to study and welcome to SAMK! In this website you can find important information, which you should get to know before the studies start.

Remember to Enroll for the Academic Year

According to the Finnish legislation every student is required to enroll for the next academic year as present or absent.

Bachelor's Degrees:

Bachelor's Degree Programme in Industrial Management

Welcome to study at SAMK!

We warmly wish you welcome as a student of SAMK Industrial Management Bachelor’s degree programme.

You have made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.

Studying starts on the 23rd of August at 9am on Kanali campus, Satamakatu 26, Rauma.

The degree you are studying for is Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management. It is a degree programme of 240 credits so it takes approximately four years to complete. The registration number or your class is NIE18SR and your tutor teacher is Niko Kandelin.

In case you have any questions, you can contact Niko Kandelin (student counseling and tutoring; out of office from June 9th to August 5th) or Esa Karjalainen (general information about the degree program and curricula; out of office from June 16th to August 12th).

You can also contact Saija Arslan (accomodation at Rauma, visa and residence permit applications, student healthcare; out of office from July 7th to July 29th).

We look forward to seeing you!

Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business

Welcome to study at SAMK!

We warmly wish you welcome as a student of  International Business Degree Programme.

You have made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.

Studying starts on Tuesday, Aug 28 at 10:00. Studying takes place on Campus Rauma, Satamakatu 26, Rauma.

The degree you are studying for is Bachelor of Business Administration. It is a degree programme of 210 ECTS so it takes approximately 3,5 years to complete. The registration number or your class is NIN18SR and your Degree Programme Coordinator is Ms Salla Lehtonen.

International Relations Secretary can help international Degree students with visa and residence permit applications, health insurance questions as well as assisting in getting knowledge about vacant accommodation in Rauma area. You can contact her prior to the beginning of your studies, if necessary, to get help in having a smooth start for your studies in Finland.

International Relations Secretary, Saija Arslan, 00 358 44 710 3563, firstname.lastname@samk.fi.

In case you have any questions concerning academic issues, you can contact Ms Salla Lehtonen, 00 358 44 710 3932, firstname.lastname@samk.fi.

We look forward to seeing you!

Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Tourism Development

Welcome to study at SAMK!

We warmly wish you welcome as a student of Bachelor's Degree programme in Hospitality Management.

Please, read carefully these pages for the new students.

You have made an excellent choice, as learning new things and getting a degree will help you to succeed in your future career.

Studying starts on 29 August 2018, at 9.00 o’clock, on Pori Campus, Satakunnankatu 23, Pori.

The degree you are studying for is International Tourism Development. It is a degree programme of 210 ECTS  so it takes approximately 3,5 years. The registration number or your class is NTO18SP and your tutor teacher is Mrs Tiina García, firstname.lastname@samk.fi.

International Relations Secretary can help international Degree students with visa and residence permit applications, health insurance questions as well as assisting in getting knowledge about vacant accommodation in Pori area. You can contact her prior to the beginning of your studies, if necessary, to get help in having a smooth start for your studies in Finland.

International Relations Secretary, Riitta Rissanen, 00 358 44 710 3859, firstname.lastname@samk.fi.

You can also contact your tutor teacher.

We look forward to seeing you!

Bachelor's Degree Programme in Logistics

Welcome to study at SAMK!

We warmly wish you welcome as a student of SAMK Logistics Bachelor´s Degree program.

You have made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.

Studying starts on Thursday August 23rd at 9:00 (GMT +2). Studying takes place on Satamakatu 26, Rauma, Finland.

The degree you are studying for is bachelor. It is a degree programme of 240 cr.  so it takes approximately four years to complete. The registration number or your class is NLG18SR  and your tutor teacher is Ms. Marina Wikman.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Information for new students is available at http://www.samk.fi/en/new-student/

General information about the SAMK Logistics Bachelor´s Degree program is available at http://www.samk.fi/en/study/bachelor-degree/logistics/

THE FIRST CONTACT TEACHING DAYS

Your first contact teaching days will be from Thursday August 23rd to Saturday August 25th.

The timetable for the first contact teaching days will be available at

https://fi.timeedit.net/web/samk/db1/public/ri167337X10Z07Q5Z96g1130y60Y6YQ3200gQY5Q53.html

Please note that the attendance is mandatory on the first contact teaching days. During the first contact teaching days, you will receive your SAMK user account, and you will get to know all the student administration systems and virtual tools that you need during your studies. Additionally some applications cannot be used remotely, therefore you will be required to participate in some IT classes. You will also be required to do some hands-on laboratory work. All the other studies during the first semester (autumn 2018) will be implemented virtually.

If you are familiar with a subject, during the contact days you can also take an examination to demonstrate your competence instead of taking the online course. During the first contact days it is possible to demonstrate your competence in the following subjects:

Basic Use of Office

Basics of Project Activities

Mathematical Tools in Engineering

Mechanics

Fundamentals of Production Automation

If you intend to demonstrate your competence in any of the above subjects, please send an e-mail about the examination(s) you plan to take to esa.karjalainen@samk.fi by August 10th.

If you have already completed a first aid course (emergency first aid) or equivalent and Occupational Safety card, please present your valid card on Saturday August 25th. This way you don´t have to participate in the contact lessons SY172119 First Aid on Friday and Occupational Safety in spring 2019.

In case you have any questions, you can contact

Mr. Harri Heikkinen, Senior Lecturer, degree program coordinator. TEL: +358-44 710 3610, e-mail: harri.heikkinen@samk.fi (general information about the degree program and curricula; out of office from June 16th to August 12th)

Ms. Saija Arslan, International Relations Secretary. TEL: +358-44 710 3563, e-mail: saija.arslan@samk.fi (accomodation at Rauma, visa and residence permit applications, student healthcare; out of office from July 7th to July 29th)

Ms. Marina Wikman, Principal Lecturer, teacher tutor. TEL: +358-44 710 3504, e-mail: marina.wikman@samk.fi (student counseling and tutoring; out of office from June 16th to August 12th)

We look forward to seeing you!

Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Welcome to study at SAMK!

We warmly wish you welcome as a student of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.

You have made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.

Studying starts on August 28, 2018 at 08.45 a.m. Studying takes place on SAMK Campus Pori, which address is Satakunnankatu 23, 28130 Pori.

The degree you are studying for is Nursing degree programme. It is a degree programme of 210 ECTS so it takes approximately 3,5 years. The registration number or your class is NNU18SP and your tutor teachers are Eija Tuliniemi ja Minna Kahala.

When studies begin, remember to bring with you

• a copy of certificate of vaccinations as told in the enclosure

Vaccination 2018 (pdf)

The student admission is conditional until the original diplomas have been verified.

Studies are full-time studies and require presence. Meals, travelling, books, handouts, nursing outfit and shoes, will students pay themselves. Travelling to practicing places can produce expenses too.

There will be organized exams of starting level in Swedish, English and mathematics in first weeks of studying. You can prepare yourself for the language exams by revising the grammar and vocabulary. For the mathematic exam, you can prepare yourself by buying the following book: Davison, Neil (2015). Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses. Lantern Publishing Limited. You will be using it in the Basics of Medical Sciences, clinical Calculations -course at the first semester. More information about the mathematics exam will be given at the beginning of the studies. In case you have previous studies in clinical calculations or you have graduated as a practical nurse, you may participate to the clinical calculations exam. If the exam is approved, you do not need to participate to the education of the clinical calculations.

In case you have any questions, you can contact Senior lecturer Eija Tuliniemi, +358 44 710 6220 or Senior lecturer Minna Kahala, +358 44 710 3129

We look forward to seeing you!

Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physiotherapy

Welcome to study at SAMK!

We warmly wish you welcome as a student of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.

You have made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.

Studying starts on Tuesday 28th August at 8.45 am. Studying takes place on SAMK Campus Pori, Satakunnankatu 23, 28130 Pori, in Agora hall.

The degree you are studying for is Physiotherapy degree programme. It is a degree programme of 210 ECTS so it takes approximately 3,5 years. The registration number or your class is NPH18SP and your tutor teacher is Ms Mari Törne.

You find enclosed information from the Public Health Nurse and from the senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology, Ms Marjut Lehtonen. Also, the student tutors from the group NPH17SP have attached their greetings to you.

Please feel free to contact, if you need more information about the studies in the Degree Programme in Physiotherapy.

Mari Törne (Ms)
Senior Lecturer
phone: + 358 (0)44 710 3881
email: mari.torne@samk.fi
(Off work 18.6.-12.8.2018)

You can also contact:

Maija Kangasperko (Ms)
Degree Programme Coordinator
email: maija.kangasperko@samk.fi

We look forward seeing you!

Tiina Savola (Ms)
Dean, Faculty of Health and Welfare

Maija Kangasperko (Ms)
Degree Programme Coordinator

Acquired books (pdf)

Information about the vaccination (pdf)

Welcoming letter from your tutors (pdf)

Master's Degrees:

Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation

Welcome to study at SAMK!

We warmly wish you welcome as a student of a master degree programme in rehabilitation.

You have made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.

Studying starts on 3rd of September at 9:00 in classroom C212a/b and your timetable will be open in https://fi.timeedit.net/web/samk/db1/ . Studying takes place in Pori Campus Satakunnankatu 23 and after the first time also in distant connection by HILL Webex.

The degree you are studying for is Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation. The Programme is organised so that studies can be combined with full-time work. The whole programme includes 90 credits of studies: Research and management studies 30 cr, Advanced professional studies 25 cr, Elective studies 5 cr, Master’s thesis 30 cr. The studies takes approximately 2 years. The registration number or your class is YRE18SP and your tutor teachers are Anne Kärki and Merja Sallinen.

The Autumn schedule you can see attached (pdf).

In case you have any questions, you can contact Anne Kärki by e-mail anna.karki@samk.fi or by phone +358 44 7103471 before 15th of June and after 13th of August.

We look forward to seeing you!

Master’s Degree in Welfare Technology

Welcome to study at SAMK!

Congratulations, you have successfully passed the Entrance Examination, and we warmly wish you welcome as a student in the Master of Welfare Technology degree programme.

You made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.

Studies start with the first campus days on Monday and Tuesday, September 3-4, 2018 starting at 9.00 am, room C212 at SAMK Pori campus, Satakunnankatu 23, Pori, Finland. YOUR PRESENCE ON THE FIRST CAMPUS DAY IS OF CRUCIAL IMPORTANCE. Also, be prepared to start discussions regarding your master’s thesis ideation right on the first campus day!

The degree you are studying for is Master of Welfare Technology. It is a degree programme of 90 ECTS (or for engineers 60 ECTS) so it takes approximately 2-2½ years. The registration number or your class is YWE18SP and your tutor teacher is Mrs. Anu Elo, GSM +358 44 710 3887, email: anu.elo@samk.fi.

Teaching will be carried out mostly as distant education, however added with campus days once a month.

To perform studies successfully requires you to have effective internet connections and own PC devices. For campus days, please, bring along your own PC device.

Timetable for the first semester is attached in this letter.

Should you need any further information, please contact teacher Anu Elo; email: anu.elo@samk.fi .

Looking forward to seeing you at SAMK!