Metropolia University of Applied Sciences School of Media, Design and Conservation

mission statement

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest university of applied sciences in Finland. Metropolia educates the professionals in the fields of culture, business, health care and social services, and technology.

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences has several Bachelor’s Degree Programmes in the field of culture and creative industries in Finnish. The Degree Programmes are Design, Conservation, Cultural Management, Fashion and Clothing, Film and Television, Live Performance Technology, Media and Music.

 

international role

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is one of the most international universities of applied sciences in Finland.

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is active in e.g. Erasmus+, Nordplus and bilateral student exchange programmes. Metropolia has signed mobility agreements based on the field of study and/or degree programme.

national role

Metropolia ´s  strong links with business and industry support regional development through various synergy projects focusing on practical experience for students, and solutions for business.

main focus

  • BA in Design, Media, Conservation
  • MA in Conservation, Design and Digital Media Services

faculties and departments

School of Media, Design and Conservation has three Degree Programmes:

  • Media
  • Design
  • Conservation

bachelor level programs

The Degree Programme in Design (BA) has 4 specialisations:

  • Textile Design
  • Interior Architecture
  • Industrial Design
  • XR Design

The Degree Programme in Media (BA) has 3 specialisations:

  • 3D Animation and Visualisation
  • Digital Media
  • Visual Communications
  • XR Design

The Degree Programme in Conservation (BA) has 6 specialisations:

  • Conservation of Cultural Historical Objects
  • Furniture Conservation
  • Paintings Conservation
  • Paper Conservation
  • Textile Conservation
  • Conservations of Cultural Historic Interiors

The extent of the studies is 240 ECTS credits.

 

master level programs

MA, 60 ECTS in Conservation

MA, 60 ECTS in Design

MA, 60 ECTS in Digital Media Services

research activity and main areas

Research, development and innovation are part of the basic mission of our university of applied sciences. We focus on development and innovation activities, as well as supporting research, for the benefit of the Helsinki metropolitan area.

Our strengths are high-quality expertise in different fields, the implementation of ideas into practice and the fine-tuning of solutions so that they meet customer needs. These strengths are served by the multidisciplinary nature of our operations, the abundance of competent people at the UAS and our open international cooperation network.

We create, enrich and develop new solutions in cooperation with businesses, the public sector, organisations and local residents.

 

doctorate level programs

Research, development and innovation are part of the basic mission of our university of applied sciences. We focus on development and innovation activities, as well as supporting research, for the benefit of the Helsinki metropolitan area.

Our strengths are high-quality expertise in different fields, the implementation of ideas into practice and the fine-tuning of solutions so that they meet customer needs. These strengths are served by the multidisciplinary nature of our operations, the abundance of competent people at the UAS and our open international cooperation network.

We create, enrich and develop new solutions in cooperation with businesses, the public sector, organisations and local residents.

subject areas for exchange students

Information on student exchange: www.metropolia.fi/exchange

International Coordinators:

  • Kaisa Meghjee-Salminen: incoming exchange students
    • kaisa.meghjee-salminen@metropolia.fi
  • Tia-Maria Sjöblom: outgoing exchange students
    • tia-maria.sjoblom@metropolia.fi

application deadlines

  • Autumn semester: 15.3-1.5
  • Spring semester: 15.9.-1.11

teaching languages

Finnish and English for exchange students - international modules offered in different programmes for exchange students.

semester dates

  • Autumn semester: August-December
  • Spring semester: January-May

cost of living per month (studying and living)

No studying fees, but living costs relatively expensive: from 500-700 euros - onwards per month, depending on the accomodation.

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