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Master Degree Programme in Industrial Management

Autumn 2012

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Advanced Professional Studies
Principles: Business in a Services Economy, and Business Research Methods 5
Customers, Business Models and Innovation 5
Services in an International Context 5
Service Leadership, Organizational Development and Teamwork 5
Service Delivery and Technology Architectures 5
Strategic Management, Intra/Entrepreneurship, Alliances and Venturing 5
Master´s Thesis
Master's Thesis 30
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 60303015151515

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.


Degree Programme in Industrial Management

Level of qualification
Master of Engineering

Qualification awarded
Master of Engineering

Specific admission requirements
Admission requirements are set annually. More information on the application instructions on

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
Students have the right to apply for recognition of prior learning. The recognition is based on the student's skills regardless of the ways the fore mentioned expertise has been acquired. The student has the responsibility to demonstrate the skills required in the study objectives and to provide the required information and documentation based on which the decision for approval will be made.

Qualification requirements and regulations
Qualification requirements and regulations are defined in the degree regulations of Metropolia:

Profile of the programme
Master of Engineering is a one-year polytechnic degree that can be completed after a four-year first-cycle polytechnic degree. The Master of Industrial Management degree produces the same competence to public office as the Master’s degree. The extent of the degree is 60 ECTS credits.

Key learning outcomes
The aim of the Master's degree is to prepare the student for advanced specialist tasks in international business surroundings in the field of management with a focus on service. The degree provides the student with a solid knowledge basis in managing service focused businesses, an ability to conduct applied research projects following good academic practices, information acquisition skills, adaptation of new knowledge, the latest knowledge in the necessary areas of today’s management.

Occupational profiles of graduates
A graduate of the Master's Degree Programme in Industrial Management works in advanced specialist tasks in the field of service focused ICT, management, supply chains, sales and marketing focusing on using modern tools and methods in Finland and abroad. A graduate works for example in advanced specialist tasks or management positions in businesses.

Access to further studies
The Master of Engineering degree is currently the highest degree-level in universities of applied sciences in the field of technology in Finland.

Course structure diagram
The course structure diagram is specified in the programme study plan>>

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
The assessment criteria are defined in the degree regulations of Metropolia: and course-specific requirements are described in the course descriptions in the curriculum.

Graduation requirements
A student is eligible to graduate when he/she has completed all the required courses set for the degree as a present student (extent 60 ECTS credits).

Mode of study
Studies are implemented as courses, course modules or projects. Studies include contact teaching and self-study. Studies aiming towards a degree are implemented as part-time studies.

Programme director
Dr Marjatta Huhta
Head of Master Degree Programme in Industrial Management