Students at Savonia UAS

Registration and study non-stop in the academic year 2021-2022

Savonia University of Applied Sciences organizes education leading to a master's degree (YAMK) in six different fields of education. Parts of the degree, study courses, can be completed as studies at the Open University of Applied Sciences (Open UAS).

Open YAMK studies are suitable for those,

  • whose aim is to study master's degree (YAMK) (degree studies require an appropriate bachelor's or master's degree and at least two years work experience)
  • whose aim is to collect path studies (30 ECTS or 10 ECTS) and apply flexibly on the basis of them for the right to study to complete the degree (degree studies require an appropriate bachelor's or master's degree and at least two years work experience)
  • who wish to continue their interrupted studies before applying for the renewed right to study
  • who want to acquire new skills

This course is part of the joint elective studies for YAMK degrees in all fields of education in Savonia. Get acquainted with the structures and contents of YAMK degrees in different fields of study in the curricula.



  • is able to describe how the quality of successful organisation is composed
  • is able to choose tools for quality management and is able to implement them as part of the goals of organisation
  • recognises different organisational cultures, which can either enable or disable each organisation’s quality and success
  • is developing his/her competences in order to support organisation’s success


  • Quality thinking 
  • Quality management
  • Quality in working life
  • Organizational culture
  • Organisation and organizing
  • Multi-professionality
  • Rewarding incentive schemes


  • 100 % web studies (Moodle)
  • The course opens on 15.9.2021 and is open until 31.7.2022
  • The course includes three (3) individual learning tasks.
  • These tasks have five inspection dates during the year: 31.10.2021, 31.12.2021, 28.2.2022, 23.5.2022 and 31.7.2022.
  • The assignments will be evaluated within one month of the above dates.
  • Grading Scale: 0-5

Course material

Morgan, G. Images of Organization. The Executive Edition Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications Inc, 2006

Course fee

The course is free of charge when you register and start studying before 31.12.2021.

After 1.1.2022, a course fee must be paid in connection with registration. Payments will be announced later.

Study benefits

Studying at the Open UAS does not entitle to a study grant or study social benefits. If you are an unemployed jobseeker, negotiate your studies with the TE-Services before enrolling for the studies. If you are employed and on study leave, you can receive adult education allowances from the Employment Fund if the other conditions are met.


Binding registrations 17.8.2021 - 30.4.2022. After registering, you will receive an automatic confirmation message to the e-mail address you provided with additional instructions for studying.

For more information, please contact

  • Responsible teacher: Minna Hoffrén (available after 9.8.2021)
  • Study Adviser for YAMK Studies: Arja Hiltunen,
  • Open UAS study advisors:

Savonia University of Applied Sciences reserves the right to make any changes.

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Event time




31.7.2022 23:59

Event location

Web studies


SAVONIA University of Applied Sciences