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Master's Degree Programme in Digital Service Design
Master of Culture and Arts, 60 ECTS

Master of Culture and Arts

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Liisa Seppänen
P.O. Box 4072, 00079 Metropolia
Tel: +358 400 846 061
E-mail: firstname.lastname[at]
Course Structure Diagram

Specific admission requirements

Bachelor´s degree and work experience. Tuition in Finnish.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

According to the Degree Regulations of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences students may apply for identification and accreditation for prior learning as part of their compulsory or optional studies, provided they have prior learning corresponding to the curriculum before the course in question begins.

Qualification requirements and regulations

See the Degree Regulations of Metropolia UAS. >>

Profile of the programme

The studies develop wide-range expertise in digital media, prepare for employment in media companies and other organizations in varying expert positions and enables development in demanding expert-level tasks. In addition, the studies prepare for managerial positions and varying development and project work.

Key learning outcomes

The general competences of the Master's studien in Metropolia include:
- Learning competence
- Ethical competence
- Working community competence
- Innovation competence
- Multicultural competence
- Technological competence
The core competence areas of the study programme include:
- User-centred design
- Digital media service design
- Management and leadership in media
- Research-based development

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

The study programme prepares for expertise and working life development in the field of digital media.
A Master’s Degree in Applied Sciences qualifies for the same public positions and tenures as a University Master’s Degree (Act 426/2005).

Access to further studies

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

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

Graduation requirements

To be able to graduate the student has to pass her/his studies according to the curriculum and the general qualification requirements.

Mode of study

Part-time studies

Level of qualification

Master's Degree (Second Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

The degree program does not include work placement.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

Short term student exchange is possible e.g. within elective studies.