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Risk Management and Circular Economy

Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Do you want to be a circular economy change agent?

Climate change, the loss of biodiversity and over-consumption of raw materials requires professionals of a new kind with awareness of planetary boundaries, a solution-centric and change-agent’s mindset to lead the change towards a more sustainable future. The Master's Degree in Risk Management and Circular Economy (RiMCE) brings together students with diverse educational, professional, and cultural backgrounds. Collaborative learning in multidisciplinary and intercultural teams give students competence valued in modern working life.


Master's degree (UAS)

Degree earned

Master of Business Administration
Master of Engineering

Planned duration

1 - 1.5 years ( 2 - 2.5 years blended learning)

Extent of studies

60 - 90 ECTS credits



Form of learning

Full-time studies
Part-time studies

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens

12000 € per academic year

Link to scholarship programme

NB! This programme is mainly online and does not have the required contact teaching in Finland to allow immigration!

NB! Submit a pre-task assignment with your application! Pre-task assignments will be published by 30 Nov 2023 here.

RiMCE is a professional mid-career Master’s degree and requires 2 years (24 months) of documented working experience after a Bachelor’s.

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Administration as well as other suitable Bachelor’s degrees can apply to the programme. The Bologna educational structure has the Bachelor’s degrees at either 240 or 210 ECTS credits which brings the Master's to either 60 ECTS (MEng) or 90 ECTS credits (MBA).

TAMK has broad expertise in circular economy, excellent network of business partners, and research, development, and innovation (RDI) activities promoting bio- and circular economy. The RiMCE programme operates as a forerunner in circular economy pedagogy providing circular economy theory, viewpoints, and models from practice.

Need more information?

You can find all the information on course content, structure of studies and the actual application form in Studyinfo (link below). Please read through carefully before sending in questions. If - however - you have questions regarding the application process, please contact TAMK Admissions: admissions.tamk(at) For questions regarding the content or structure of the programme, please contact Ms. Silja Kostia: silja.kostia(at)