Kajaani Polytechnic - Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu
English language section of Kajaani Polytechnic
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Kajaani Polytechnic obtained permanent status in 1996 and started its Tourism program in 1999. In the same year, it set up laboratories for students to gain practical-oriented education. In 2001, all departments of the Polytechnic University were set up within the campus area. Also, the University launched its Information Center as well as Fox Student Restaurant.
Kajaani Polytechnic offers degree program in Tourism and International Business. The programs are practical-oriented and equip students with important skills required for expert positions in small as well as big companies engaged in global business.
In addition to this, there is a five-month practical training period, which gives a chance to students to apply theoretical knowledge to practice. At the completion of the programs, the students are required to submit a thesis, which can be in the form of either research work, project work, or applied research.
Thesis prepares students for the practical world, as it enables them to show their ability and skills acquired during the program lectures.
Besides this, Kajaani Polytechnic provides degree qualification in Business and Administration, Health Care Management and Development, and Technology Competence Management. It offers Major in Game Programming, Major in Legal Specialist, and degree program for Sports Instruction.