Industrial Management

Studies in Industrial Management Engineering include designing, planning and optimization of products. You will gain during the studies understanding of business management.

Bachelor of Engineering

240 ECTS cr
Intake 20
Online and distance studies
Studies take: 3–4 years

Important Dates

Application period: 9 January – 28 March 2018
Entrance exam: Will be updated
Studies begin: Autumn 2018

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Applying takes place online at Studyinfo service in January 2018:

Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial Management, distance studies, Rauma

Entrance exam

Entrance Examination

Online entrance examination                   100 points

SAMK organizes its own entrance examination on the Internet. SAMK will send eligible applicants directions for testing the exam platform and for completing the entrance examination within two weeks of applying and presenting adequate proof of eligibility. Applicants are required to use their own computer and Internet connection.

In the entrance examination applicant’s learning skills, mathematical skills and understanding of written English are measured. The entrance examination can be completed from 15 January 2018 at 8.00 a.m. to at latest 13 April 2018 at 10 p.m. (all times Finnish time). Each applicant has 2 hours to complete the exam after starting it.

Admission requirement

Applicant is required to get at least 75 points out of the maximum 100 points to be selected as a student or to be selected to the online interview. To be considered for selection from a reserve place after the application period, applicant has to get at least 55 points from the online examination. 

Admission criteria

Please see (headline 'Admission and entrance exams') for admission criteria.


Industrial Management

Studies in Industrial Management Engineering include designing, planning and optimization of products and manufacturing processes with product development, purchasing, human resources management and business management.

SAMK students will be employed

Bachelors of Engineering have a wide variety of career paths. Graduating students find employment in many different industries from metal or marine industry to different service industries.

You Will Gain During the Studies

Combination of engineering skills and understanding of business management. You will also get theoretical understanding of engineering as well as an analytical approach to work.


Bachelor's Thesis

In thesis you demonstrate your ability to apply your knowledge and skills in practical expert duties related to the professional studies.

Study Arrangements

We offer engineering studies via distance learning which gives you an opportunity to study flexibly in your own time. You will study and communicate in a global network of students and teachers. The studies also include contact teaching days which will take place online. In addition, you need to be present in Rauma for approximately a week every semester.


We expect you to have

  • secondary school level education
  • ability to communicate, read and generate texts in English
  • well-functioning Internet access and a PC

Senior Lecturer and two students tell about the Industrial Management studies.

More about the subject

| Career story

Students will be employed: Becoming an engineer through online studying – Challenging but very educating

In the autumn 2017 Bulgarian Vaklin Angelov started studying at SAMK in the English language Industrial Management engineering program. – The studies have met with my expectations. Various contact and feedback systems work well, which is important, because the studying is mainly online using different electronic systems.
| Studies

Application to programmes in English at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences is ongoing!

There are seven Degree Programmes leading to a Bachelor’s Degree and two leading to a higher Master’s Degree.

Further Information

Admissions office:

+358 2 623 4801

Further information about the degree program:

Mr. Esa Karjalainen, Senior Lecturer
+358 44 710 3632

Ask more about the programme from our admissions office