Home/ Study SAMK offers Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programmes both in Finnish and in English. Listen Degree Programmes in English Bachelor's Degrees The duration of Bachelor’s Degree Programmes is 210, 240 or 270 ECTS credits, and their completion time usually takes from 3.5 to 4.5 years. Each programme includes a mandatory period of practical training to start integrating into the working life. PROGRAMMES Master's Degrees A Master's degree is for you if you already have a Bachelor's degree or some other suitable higher education qualification and at least three years of work experience after graduation. The scope of the studies is 60–90 credits, and you can complete the degree while working in about 1.5–2.5 years. PROGRAMMES Joint Application System Applying to the degree programmes at SAMK takes place through a system of joint application and separate applications in studyinfo.fi-portal. For more detailed information about applying to the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences, please read those pages. STUDYINFO.FI DUAL DEGREE OF NURSING FOR CZU STUDENTS Satakunta University of Applied Sciences organizes a dual degree for CZU students. Read more (pdf).