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Welcome to study Leading Transformational Change

Congratulations on receiving a study place at Laurea UAS in the Leading transformational change degree programme!

You have been granted admission to the Master's Programme Leading Transformational Change at Laurea University of Applied Sciences, online studies. According to the decree given by the Ministry of Education, the name of the qualification and title conferred for the degree programme in Leading Transformational Change is Master of Business Administration. The degree falls under Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications

Please see the starting date of studies and other important information below. Please also visit this page for possible important updates throughout the summer.
Please note your admission is conditional until your 2 years work experience has been proven with work certificates. Please make sure all your work experience certificates have been uploaded to your application form. Information about work experience requirements at -> Application process-> Eligibility


Programme Leading transformational change                              

Starting Date 7th September 2021 9:00 am, online

Study Code HYV421SJ


The scope of the programme is 90 ECTS credits and is 1,5–2,5 years in duration. The formal timeframe of the programme is from 7th September 2021 to 31st December 2022.

The program will start with an online orientation 7th - 8th September. During the orientation you will get to know each other and meet your personal tutor teacher, who is there to help you during your Laurea studies. At this point, the important things to understand are the overall structure of your studies, how to plan your own study path, what your rights and responsibilities are, and how the studies are implemented in practice. In addition, you will get an overview of the Laurea IT infrastructure and e-learning environment. Laureamko, the student union, will introduce the services offered for new students. After the orientation day your studies at Laurea will follow the normal study schedule.

More information about the programme.

Study Schedules

Study schedules will be published 10th May 2021.  To view your study schedules go to the address:

-> In English -> Select ‘Group search’ -> Write your study group code (HYV421SJ) in to the search field-> Press search -> when you see your study group in the search results, press ‘Add’ -> Hide search results -> Select September in the calendar tool ->the schedule for your group is shown in the calendar

Core competency study units include some teaching in the evening hours (after 4 p.m.).  Study unit "Living in a changing world" will be more scheduled group appointments at the turn of October-November. A detailed schedule will be announced later. You can also plan complementary competence studies on Campusonline study offering for Master degree students.

Please notice that changes to published schedules are possible. We advise you to check this page again in August for any possible updates to schedules and other information.

​Recognition of prior learning in Master's degree programmes

Recognition of prior learning as part of the studies in Master's degree programmes in Laurea means that the student may 
a) Include higher education studies that he/she has completed previously or in another higher education institution as part of his/her complementary studies,
b) Substitute a Master's degree study unit with studies completed elsewhere,
c) Ask for his/her previously obtained competence to be identified and recognized as a part of a study unit. 

It is possible to include up to 15 credits of previous higher education studies in the complementary (elective) studies in the Master’s degree programmes in Laurea if: 

The previous studies are graduate level studies 

  • The studies have been completed after the degree with which the student has 
    applied for Master’s degree studies in Laurea 
  • The previous studies date back to less than ten years 

You will receive more information about the recognition of previous studies when you have the discussion concerning your personal study plan in the beginning of your studies.

Your Student Union: Laureamko

Each University of Applied Sciences has a Student Union. The Student Union works to increase the quality of the education and Student wellbeing. The student Union of Laurea University of Applied Sciences is called Laureamko.

Laureamko brings the student's point of view to Laurea's decision making. Laureamko has plenty of actors at every campus who work for you, in particular. Furthermore, Laureamko also offers web services, the Laureamko Shop is an online shop for the Students and Laureamko chat supports you in any matters related to studies.

Laureamko arranges many different events, such as visits (for example to Fazer), parties, bowling and board game nights and many other things that supports solidarity. You will find more information on the Laureamko pages, from Facebook and Instagram.