Diplomas of Higher Education and study modules

Gain new skills with Diploma of Higher Education and study modules. Diplomas and modules give you the opportunity to deepen or broaden your knowledge.

Learning something new does not always require a new degree!

Get new skills flexibly!

Diplomas of Higher Education and study modules are built up from parts of open university of applied sciences degrees, tailored to the needs of working life and generally without any basic education requirements.

The studies offer an excellent opportunity to obtain a precise university-level education in a condensed training package. The Diploma is at least 60 credits in length and the most common study modules are between 10 and 30 credits.

For whom?

Diplomas of Higher Education and study modules are suitable for you if

  • you are looking for a new boost to your career or inspiration for your current job, but don't have time to study for a whole new degree
  • you want to deepen and update your skills from the needs of working life
  • you value flexible learning opportunities and a broad and effective education that fits in with your work or family life
  • you want to learn new skills or improve your skills, whether you are employed or unemployed

Find out more about Metropolia's higher education diplomas and study modules and sign up!

Diplomas of Higher Education and study modules


The price of Diplomas of Higher Education and study modules is up to 15 € per credit. The price of the training can be found in the training information in the enrollment system.


Enrollment for Diplomas and study modules takes place in the Metropolia enrollment system. In the enrollment system you will find more detailed information about the course, the implementation methods, enrollment and price information, among other things.

Before enrollment, please read the Open UAS study guidelines and the Open UAS terms of payment and cancellation. For more information on the general prerequisites (language skills, study skills), see the Open UAS website Language skills and other requirements and for course-specific prerequisites, see the information on the diploma or module concerned.

Further information

If you have any questions, you can contact us!

avoinamk [at] metropolia.fi (avoinamk[at]metropolia[dot]fi)

tel. 040 712 5100 (Mon-Thu 10-12, also Wed 12-14)

Questions concerning the completion of the course should be addressed to the course teacher. Questions concerning the content of Diploma of Higher Education or study module should be addressed to the contact person indicated in the course information.