Separate Application for International Degree Programmes 2023

Application period starting on 1 January 2023.

The rights to change the information are reserved until the beginning of the application period.

General Admission Criteria 2023

Application process step-by-step

All times refer to the local time in Finland.

  1. Choose your degree programme of interest
    The degree programmes available in this application process are listed below in section degree programmes. You can submit only one application and apply to only one degree programme per application period. Please note that your choice of degree programme is binding after the processing of your application has begun. 
     
  2. Check the application period for your degree programme of interest
    The application period begins on 1 January 2023 at 8 am but the end date of the application period vary depending on the degree programme. The degree programme specific application periods can be found below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria.
     
  3. Check which student selection methods your degree programme of interest uses
    There are several different student selection methods, the use of which varies depending on the degree programme. More information can be found below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria.
     
  4. Before submitting your application, make sure you meet all the requirements for your degree programme and the student selection method you have selected
    Eligibility and student selections requirements must be met before submitting an application. More information can be found below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria.
     
  5. Check what documents you need to provide during the application process
    You should have all the required documents with you when you fill in the application. More information can be found below in section required documents.
     
  6. Submit the online application at Studyinfo.fi before the application period ends
    Links to the Studyinfo can be found below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria.
     
  7. Check your e-mail frequently and keep your contact information up-to-date
    You will be contacted via e-mail for example:
    - when your application is received (an automatic confirmation email will be sent to you within 24 hours after submitting an application)
    - if your application is found insufficient
    - if you are invited to the entrance examination
    - when the student selection decision is available
    - when you have a study place to be accepted at Studyinfo.fi
     
  8. Confirm the study place if one is offered to you (note the Early Bird discount *)
    The study place must be confirmed no later than 14 July 2023 at 3 pm (*) or 7 days from the notification of the student selection by 3 pm. More information below in section confirming the study place

    *) An Early Bird discount of € 1,500 will be granted on the tuition fee for the first academic term if the study place is accepted and the applicant has registered as present no later than 7 days after the announcement of the student selection by 3 pm. More information on the tuition fee on Metropolia's web site.
     
  9. Get ready for the studies
    Take care of all the arrangements necessary (e.g. Visa and residence permit application, accommodation, insurances etc.) immediately after receiving the admission notification. More information below in section starting the studies.

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in European Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Logistics
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Health Care in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (top-up)
  • Bachelor of Health Care in Nursing (top-up)
  • Bachelor of Health Care in Physiotherapy (top-up)
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Informatics
  • Master of Business Administration in Health Business Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Procurement
  • Master of Engineering in Business Informatics
  • Master of Engineering in Computing in Construction
  • Master of Engineering in Health Business Management
  • Master of Engineering in Industrial Management
  • Master of Engineering in Information Technology
  • Master of Social Services and/or Health Care in Development and Leadership of Nursing
  • Master of Social Services and/or Health Care in Health Business Management

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements vary depending on the degree programme and student selection method so please find the information below by clicking the name of your chosen degree programme.

Timetable

All times refer to the local time in Finland.

Application period

The application period begins on 1 January 2023 at 8 am but the end date of the application period varies depending on the degree programme. The degree programme specific application periods can be found below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission CriteriaPlease note that the application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available.

Deadline for delivering the required application attachments

The required attachments must be available for Metropolia by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm. An applicant can speed up the processing of his/her application by submitting all the required information and documents as soon as possible.

Student selection results

Student selection decisions will be made upon receipt of applications. Metropolia strives to make the student selection decisions as quickly as possible. How quickly a student selection decision can be made depends on several different factors such as completeness of the application, which student selection method(s) the applicant has chosen, holiday seasons etc. As a result, making a student selection decision can take anything from a few days to over two months. The only way for an applicant to speed up the processing of his / her application is to provide all the required information and documents as soon as possible.

Deadline for confirming the study place

The study place must be confirmed no later than 14 July 2023 at 3 pm or within 7 days from the notification of the admission by 3 pm. You will be granted an Early Bird discount of € 1,500 on the tuition fee for the first academic term only if you accept the study place and register as present no later than 7 days after the notification of the admission by 3 pm. 

Application

The application must be submitted within the application period. The application period begins on 1 January 2023 at 8 am but the end date of the application period varies depending on the degree programme. The degree programme specific application periods can be found below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria

Eligibility and student selection criteria must be met when submitting the application. An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland).

The application form is available at Studyinfo.fi during the application period. Links to the Studyinfo can be found below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria. An applicant may submit only one application and apply for only one degree programme per application period. It is not possible to change the degree programme chosen after the processing of the application has begun at Metropolia.

The study places are filled in the order in which applications are received, which is why applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible after meeting the eligibility and student selection requirements. Submitting an application before meeting the eligibility and student selection criteria will result in rejection of the application. If the application is rejected, the applicant cannot re-apply before the start of the next application period.

Required documents

The following documents must be available for the application by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (all times refer to the local time in Finland):

  1. Documents for proving the eligibility (vary depending on the degree programme, please check the Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria
    • Official certificates of the academic qualifications/performances required for eligibility (transcripts, degree certificates, diplomas etc.) or, if an applicant is a refugee or in a refugee-like situation and unable to submit documentary evidence of his/her qualification, the asylum decision or residence permit issued on the basis of a need for protection of refugees or applicants in a refugee-like situation.
    • Curricula and course descriptions of the academic qualifications/performances required for eligibility (applies to top-up degree programmes in Physioteraphy and Biomedical Laboratory Sciences only)
    • Official work certificates concerning the required work experience (applies to Master's degree programmes only) containing the following information:
      • exact start and end dates of employment
      • the employer’s contact information
      • work duties 
      • working hours in case of part-time work
    • Certificates of entrepreneurship if the entrepreneurship is to be taken into account as part of the required work experience (applies to Master's degree programmes only). Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is an extract from the company register, as well as a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = Entrepreneurial pension insurance, MYEL = occupational pension insurance for farmers, foresters, fishermen and reindeer herders and their family members). Foreign entrepreneurship is proven by corresponding official documents.
       
  2. Pre-assignments when/if applying to one of the following degree programmes:
    • Master's degree programme in Industrial Management
    • Master's degree programme in Information Technology
    • Master's degree programme in Procurement
       
  3. Documents exempting from the tuition fee (applies to those who are not EU/EEA citizens only)
     
  4. A valid passport or Finnish identity card.
     
  5. SAT-scores (only applies to those who have indicated on their applications that they want to be considered in the SAT-score -based student selection)
     
  6. Official translations of all documents that are not written in Finnish, Swedish or English. The translation must be provided in connection with the original document and made by an official translator bearing the name, signature and stamp of the translator.

The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available.

The required documents should be uploaded as an appendix to the application at Studyinfo excluding:

  • the SAT-scores, which must be available for Metropolia at the College Board online service with Metropolia's SAT code 6953
  • the asylum decisions or residence permits issued on the basis of a need for protection, which must be submitted via a separate  Verification of Educational Background form (the link will be published here by the beginning of the application period).
  • the information that appears in Metropolia's study register, in which case there is no need for the qualification/academic performance to be verified by the applicant
  • the information that appears in the Finnish national database of education data Koski, in which case it is enough for you to give viewing rights to your educational information at the national database. The right to view educational data is granted as follows (the service is only available in Finnish/Swedish):
    • log in to the My Studyinfo -service by selecting "My completed studies"
    • select "jaa suoritustietojasi"
    • select the information for which you want to give the viewing rights,
    • check the validity of the link (the link must be valid for at least 6 months after sending the application), and
    • attach the link(s) to you application at Studyinfo.fi.

A document uploaded to the online application can be a scanned file or a good quality image taken for example by a mobile phone camera. If eligibility cannot be assessed due to missing attachments, a request to complete the application will be sent to the applicant by using the e-mail address provided in the application form. Once the application has been submitted, an applicant can return to his or her application by using:

  • the link provided in the application confirmation email, or
  • the My Studyinfo -service, the use of which requires that the applicant has a Finnish social security number and Finnish online banking credentials, mobile certificate or an electronic ID-card.

Documents delivered after the deadline will not be considered. Possible delays or problems in getting the required certificates in time do not take away applicant's responsibility of delivering all the required documents by the deadline. If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. If the application is rejected, the applicant cannot re-apply before the start of the next application period.

The study place is conditional until Metropolia has checked/verified the documents and information provided in connection with the application. Metropolia may withdraw the admission, if an applicant has given false information or does not deliver all the required documents by the deadline.

Student selections

This student selection process is carried out as flexible admission (i.e. rolling admission), which means that the student selection decisions will be made upon receipt of applications. Metropolia strives to make the student selection decisions as quickly as possible, but how quickly a student selection decision can be made depends on several different factors such as completeness of the application, which student selection method(s) the applicant has chosen, holiday seasons etc. As a result, making a student selection decision can take anything from a few days to over two months. The only way for an applicant to speed up the processing of his / her application is to provide all the required information and documents as soon as possible.

All eligible applicants who meet the student selection criteria will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis (= in the order of which the applications have been received) until the study places have been filled. Student selection requirements vary depending on the chosen degree programme and student selection method(s) as described below in section Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria

Once the student selection decision has been made, a written notice of the student selection decision and it's grounds will be sent to the e-mail address provided in the application. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study placed are full.

Please note that the study place is conditional until the relevant certificates and information provided on the application have been checked. Metropolia may withdraw the admission if an applicant has given false information or does not deliver all the required documents by the deadline.

A person who has applied to become a student of Metropolia may present a written appeal to the Legal Protection Board of Metropolia within fourteen (14) days as of the publication date of the admissions results. For more information please contact the Admission Services (contact details of the Admission Services) and read the appeal instructions on Metropolia's web page.

Confirming the study place after acceptance

Confirmation of the place of study requires the applicant to take several measures by the given deadline. Instructions for confirming a place of study can be found on a separate page.

Starting the studies

Instructions will be published by the beginning of the application period.

Degree Programme Specific Admission Criteria 2023

Bachelor's Degree Programme in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (top-up)

Application periods and degree programme options

  1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 13 January 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
    • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Health Care in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, full-time studies (top-up)
  2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

Please note: 
  • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
  • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

    Eligibility requirements

    One of the following qualifications must be completed by the time the application is submitted:

    • Advanced Diploma in Biomedical Sciences (duration 3 years after completion of an upper secondary qualification) completed at International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS) in Sri Lanka, or
    • some other post-secondary higher education degree that is:
      • equivalent to the above mentioned qualifications in terms of extent, content and level,
      • awarded by an accredited higher education institution, a local examination board or other equivalent official body, and
      • at least 3 years in duration (after completion of an upper secondary qualification).

    An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

    Student selection

    • Number of study places: 5
       
    • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. The entrance examination is an online interview to which all eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled. The interview will be evaluated on a scale of 0-50 points and the minimum point score for admission is 20.

      Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

      If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

      All eligible applicants who pass the entrance examination (interview) will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

    Bachelor's degree programme in Electronics

    Application periods and degree programme options

    1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
      • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics, full-time studies
    2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

    All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

    Please note: 
    • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
    • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.
    • The degree programme in question uses several different student selection methods, from which applicants select the ones in which they wish to be considered. Study places are defined separately for each selection method. If the places in one student selection method are filled before the others, that student selection method will no longer be available on the application form.

    Eligibility requirements

    Eligibility requirements vary depending on the selection method and are therefore described below in section student selections.

    Student selections

    The degree programme in question is using the following student selection methods:

    1. SAT-test -based student selection
       
      • Number of study places: 1
         
      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned by the time the application is submitted. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 
         
      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed the SAT test in an acceptable level by the time the application is submitted. Only a new format SAT-test performed after March 2016 will be accepted. SAT Subject Test ("SAT2") results are not considered in student selection. The minimum SAT-score for admission is:
        • Evidence-based reading and writing 400 and
        • Math 400.

        Both parts of the SAT-test (evidence-based reading and writing and math) must be completed in an acceptable level according to the above mentioned minimum scores. 

        The SAT-test must be completed in such a way that the SAT-score is dated on or before the date of submission of the application and the score is be available for Metropolia in the online service of the test owner (College Board) by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Metropolia's SAT code is 6953. SAT-score reports sent by the applicant himself are not taken into account.

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.
    2. Entrance examination -based student selection

      • Number of study places: 4

      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned by the time the application is submitted. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 

      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. All eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled. The entrance examination consists of two different parts both of which must be passed:

        • a written exam, which is evaluated on a scale of 0-70 points, minimum point score for admission being 40 points and
        • an interview, which is evaluated on a scale of 0-30 points, minimum point score for admission being 10 points.

        Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

        If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

        All eligible applicants who pass both parts of the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

         

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in European Business Administration

    Application periods and degree programme options

    1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
      • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Business Administration in European Business Administration, full-time studies
    2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

    All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

    Please note: 
    • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
    • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.
    • The degree programme in question uses several different student selection methods, from which applicants select the ones in which they wish to be considered. Study places are defined separately for each selection method. If the places in one student selection method are filled before the others, that student selection method will no longer be available on the application form.

    Eligibility requirements

    Eligibility requirements vary depending on the selection method and are therefore described below in section student selections.

    Student selections

    The degree programme in question is using the following student selection methods:

    1. SAT-test -based student selection
       
      • Number of study places: 5
         
      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned by the time the application is submitted. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 
         
      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed the SAT test in an acceptable level by the time the application is submitted. Only a new format SAT-test performed after March 2016 will be accepted. SAT Subject Test ("SAT2") results are not considered in student selection. The minimum SAT-score for admission is:
        • Evidence-based reading and writing 500 and
        • Math 500.

        Both parts of the SAT-test (evidence-based reading and writing and math) must be completed in an acceptable level according to the above mentioned minimum scores. 

        The SAT-test must be completed in such a way that the SAT-score is dated on or before the date of submission of the application and the score is be available for Metropolia in the online service of the test owner (College Board) by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Metropolia's SAT code is 6953. SAT-score reports sent by the applicant himself are not taken into account.

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.
    2. Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection

      • Number of study places: 5

      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility is given by the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies required for student selection. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 

      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed at least 15 credits of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies (total extent 30 credits) in a corresponding field of study and gained English language skills corresponding to the IELTS academic level 6.0 as a result of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies.

        The Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies must be completed by the time the application is submitted in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland).

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

        Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies used as the basis for student selection. Verification will take place for all students selected at once after the application period has ended and the student selections have been made. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.

    Bachelor's degree programme in Information Technology

    Application periods and degree programme options

    1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
      • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, full-time studies
    2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

    All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

    Please note: 
    • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
    • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.
    • The degree programme in question uses several different student selection methods, from which applicants select the ones in which they wish to be considered. Study places are defined separately for each selection method. If the places in one student selection method are filled before the others, that student selection method will no longer be available on the application form.

    Eligibility requirements

    Eligibility requirements vary depending on the selection method and are therefore described below in section student selections.

    Student selections

    The degree programme in question is using the following student selection methods:

    1. SAT-test -based student selection
       
      • Number of study places: 2
         
      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 
         
      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed the SAT test in an acceptable level by the time the application is submitted. Only a new format SAT-test performed after March 2016 will be accepted. SAT Subject Test ("SAT2") results are not considered in student selection. The minimum SAT-score for admission is:
        • Evidence-based reading and writing 400 and
        • Math 400.

        Both parts of the SAT-test (evidence-based reading and writing and math) must be completed in an acceptable level according to the above mentioned minimum scores. 

        The SAT-test must be completed in such a way that the SAT-score is dated on or before the date of submission of the application and the score is be available for Metropolia in the online service of the test owner (College Board) by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Metropolia's SAT code is 6953. SAT-score reports sent by the applicant himself are not taken into account.

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.
    2. Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection

      • Number of study places: 12

      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility is given by the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies required for student selection. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 

      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed at least 15 credits of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies (total extent 30 credits) in a corresponding field of study and gained English language skills corresponding to the IELTS academic level 6.0 as a result of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies.

        The Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies must be completed by the time the application is submitted in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland).

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

        Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies used as the basis for student selection. Verification will take place for all students selected at once after the application period has ended and the student selections have been made. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.
         
    3. Chinese-Nordic Pathway Programme -based student selection
       
      • ​​​​​Number of study places: 3
      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned by the time the application is submitted. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 

      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed the Chinese-Nordic Pathway programme in it's full extent (30 credits) in a corresponding field of study by the time the application is submitted. The Chinese-Nordic Pathway studies must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland).

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

        Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the Chinese-Nordic Pathway studies used as the basis for student selection. Verification will take place for all students selected at once after the application period has ended and the student selections have been made. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.

    4. Entrance examination -based student selection

      • Number of study places: 8

      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned by the time the application is submitted. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. All eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled. The entrance examination consists of two different parts both of which must be passed:

        • a written exam, which is evaluated on a scale of 0-70 points, minimum point score for admission being 40 points and
        • an interview, which is evaluated on a scale of 0-30 points, minimum point score for admission being 10 points

        Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

        If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

        All eligible applicants who pass both parts of the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

         

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business and Logistics

    Application periods and degree programme options

    1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
      • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Logistics, full-time studies
    2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

    All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

    Please note: 
    • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
    • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.
    • The degree programme in question uses several different student selection methods, from which applicants select the ones in which they wish to be considered. Study places are defined separately for each selection method. If the places in one student selection method are filled before the others, that student selection method will no longer be available on the application form.

    Eligibility requirements

    Eligibility requirements vary depending on the selection method and are therefore described below in section student selections.

    Student selections

    The degree programme in question is using the following student selection methods:

    1. SAT-test -based student selection
       
      • Number of study places: 6
         
      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned by the time the application is submitted. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 
         
      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed the SAT test in an acceptable level by the time the application is submitted. Only a new format SAT-test performed after March 2016 will be accepted. SAT Subject Test ("SAT2") results are not considered in student selection. The minimum SAT-score for admission is:
        • Evidence-based reading and writing 500 and
        • Math 500.

        Both parts of the SAT-test (evidence-based reading and writing and math) must be completed in an acceptable level according to the above mentioned minimum scores. 

        The SAT-test must be completed in such a way that the SAT-score is dated on or before the date of submission of the application and the score is be available for Metropolia in the online service of the test owner (College Board) by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Metropolia's SAT code is 6953. SAT-score reports sent by the applicant himself are not taken into account.

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.
    2. Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection

      • Number of study places: 14

      • Eligibility requirements: eligibility is given by the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies required for student selection. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 

      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed at least 15 credits of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies (total extent 30 credits) in a corresponding field of study and gained English language skills corresponding to the IELTS academic level 6.0 as a result of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies. 

        The Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies must be completed by the time the application is submitted in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland).

        All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

        Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies used as the basis for student selection. Verification will take place for all students selected at once after the application period has ended and the student selections have been made. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing (top-up)

    Application periods and degree programme options

    1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 January 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
      • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Health Care in Nursing, full-time studies (top-up)
    2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

    All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

    Please note: 
    • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
    • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

      Eligibility requirements

      One of the following qualifications must be completed by the time the application is submitted:

      • Advanced Diploma in General Nursing (duration 3 years after completion of an upper secondary qualification) completed at International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS) in Sri Lanka.
      • Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (duration 3 years after completion of an upper secondary qualification) awarded by the State Board of Nursing and Midwifery or an equivalent in India.
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (duration 4 years after completion of an upper secondary qualification) awarded by a local examination board or other similar official body in Philippines.
      • some other post-secondary higher education degree, which is:
        • equivalent to the above mentioned qualifications in terms of extent, content and level,
        • completed in Sri Lanka, India or the Philippines,
        • awarded by an accredited higher education institution, a local examination board or other equivalent official body, and
        • at least 3 years in duration (after completion of an upper secondary qualification).

      Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

      An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

      Student selection

      • Number of study places: 30
         
      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. The entrance examination is an online interview to which all eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled. The interview will be evaluated on a scale of pass or fail.

        Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

        If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

        All eligible applicants who pass the entrance examination (interview) will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

      Bachelor's Degree Programme in Social Services

      Application periods and degree programme options

      1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
        • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Social Services, Social Services, full-time studies
      2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

      All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

      Please note: 
      • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
      • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.
      • The degree programme in question uses several different student selection methods, from which applicants select the ones in which they wish to be considered. Study places are defined separately for each selection method. If the places in one student selection method are filled before the others, that student selection method will no longer be available on the application form.

      Eligibility requirements

      Eligibility requirements vary depending on the selection method and are therefore described below in section student selections.

      Student selections

      The degree programme in question is using the following student selection methods:

      1. SAT-test -based student selection
         
        • Number of study places: 2
           
        • Eligibility requirements: eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign education that qualifies for higher education in the country concerned by the time the application is submitted. Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 
           
        • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed the SAT test in an acceptable level by the time the application is submitted. Only a new format SAT-test performed after March 2016 will be accepted. SAT Subject Test ("SAT2") results are not considered in student selection. The minimum SAT-score for admission is:
          • Evidence-based reading and writing 500 and
          • Math 500.

          Both parts of the SAT-test (evidence-based reading and writing and math) must be completed in an acceptable level according to the above mentioned minimum scores. 

          The SAT-test must be completed in such a way that the SAT-score is dated on or before the date of submission of the application and the score is be available for Metropolia in the online service of the test owner (College Board) by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Metropolia's SAT code is 6953. SAT-score reports sent by the applicant himself are not taken into account.

          All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.
      2. Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection

        • Number of study places: 3

        • Eligibility requirements: eligibility is given by the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies required for student selection. The education must be completed in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled. 

        • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant has completed at least 15 credits of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies (total extent 30 credits) in a corresponding field of study and gained English language skills corresponding to the IELTS academic level 6.0 as a result of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies.

          The Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies must be completed by the time the application is submitted in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required education has been completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo by the time the application is submitted or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland).

          All applicants who meet the eligibility and student selection criteria will be selected in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

          Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies used as the basis for student selection. Verification will take place for all students selected at once after the application period has ended and the student selections have been made. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.

      Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physiotherapy (top-up)

      Application periods and degree programme options

      1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 10 January 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
        • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Bachelor of Health Caree in Physiotherapy, full-time studies (top-up)
      2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

      All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

      Please note: 
      • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
      • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

        Eligibility requirements

        One of the following qualifications must be completed by the time the application is submitted:

        • Advanced Diploma in Physiotherapy (duration 3 years after completion of an upper secondary qualification) completed at International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS) in Sri Lanka, or
        • some other post-secondary higher education degree:
          • equivalent to the above mentioned qualifications in terms of extent, content and level,
          • awarded by an accredited higher education institution, a local examination board or other equivalent official body, and
          • at least 3 years in duration (after completion of an upper secondary qualification).

        An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

        Student selection

        • Number of study places: 20
           
        • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. The entrance examination is an online interview to which all eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled. The interview will be evaluated on a scale of 0-50 points and the minimum point score for admission is 20.

          Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

          If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

          All eligible applicants who pass the entrance examination (interview) will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

        Master's Degree Programme in Business Informatics

        Application periods and degree programme options

        1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 12 March 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
          • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Business Administration in Business Informatics
          • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Engineering in Business Informatics
        2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

        All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

        Please note: 
        • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
        • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

          Eligibility requirements

          The Master's degree programme in Business Informatics is offered in two fields of study and the eligibility requirements vary depending on the field of study:

          • Master of Business Administration in Business Informatics

            The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:
            • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree equivalent to Finnish higher education degree with a minimum scope of 210 credit points (ECTS) containing/combined with 40 credit points (ECTS) of higher education studies in business field, and
            • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
              • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
              • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
              • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
              • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
              • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
              • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
              • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
              • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).
                 
          • Master of Engineering in Business Informatics

            The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:
            • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr (ECTS) higher education degree in a suitable field, and
            • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
              • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
              • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
              • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
              • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
              • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
              • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
              • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
              • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

          Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

          An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

          Student selection

          • Number of study places:
            • Master of Business Administration in Business Informatics 15
            • Master of Engineering in Business Informatics 10
               
          • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. 

            The entrance examination consists of two phases and a total of three parts all of which must be passed:
             
            1. Phase 1: all eligible applicants will be invited to the phase 1, which will consist of two parts:
            2. Phase 2: only those applicants who pass both parts (admission assignment 1 and 2) of the phase 1 will be invited to the phase 2. Phase 2 will be an online interview where applicants will be invited in the order in which the applications have been received, until the study places have been filled. The interview will be evaluated as pass or fail.

            Entrance examination invitations will no longer be sent after the study places have been filled.

            Both Parts 1 and 2 assess the applicant’s ability to read analytically and relate the readings to own work experience and current business issues. Both Parts A and B also assess the ability to write clear, coherent English, necessary for assignments and thesis.

            Previous years' entrance examinations are not available. The description of the Entrance Examination assignments (Parts 1 and 2) will be announced in the entrance examination invitation and sent to those participants who are selected as eligible.

            Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

            If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

            All eligible applicants who pass all parts of the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

          Master's Degree Programme in Business Informatics (top-up)

          Application periods and degree programme options

          1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
            • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Business Administration, Business Informatics (top-up)
          2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

          All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

          Please note: 
          • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
          • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

            Eligibility requirements

            The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:

            • required basic qualification:
              • an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree equivalent to Finnish higher education degree with a minimum scope of 210 credit points (ECTS) containing/combined with 40 credit points (ECTS) of higher education studies in business field, and
              • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration awarded by British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Canada.
            • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
              • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
              • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
              • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
              • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
              • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
              • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
              • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
              • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

            Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

            An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

            Student selection

            • Number of study places: 3
               
            • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant:
              • has completed the Canadian Graduate Certificate in Business Administration awarded by British Columbia Institute of Technology in such a way that all study courses have been completed with at least a grade of "Good - 70%" and
              • will complete Metropolia's online interview in an acceptable level (evaluated on a scale of pass or fail). Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the interview.

            If an applicant needs individual arrangements in the interview due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

            All eligible applicants who meet all the eligibility and student selection requirements will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

            Master's Degree Programme in Computing in Construction

            Application periods and degree programme options

            1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
              • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Engineering in Computing in Construction
            2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

            All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

            Please note: 
            • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
            • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

              Eligibility requirements

              The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:

              • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr (ECTS) higher education degree in a suitable field (technology), and
              • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

              Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

              An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

              Student selection

              • Number of study places: 10
                 
              • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that both of the following two requirements are met:
                1. The applicant has completed by the time the application is submitted either Metropolia's online course called Me as a programmer (i.e. AMKosaaja) or the following studies:
                  • 2 programming or software development courses (a total of at least 6 cr) and
                  • 1 course in information management systems (minimum 3 cr) and
                  • 1 course related to IT services (minimum 3 cr).
                2. The applicant will complete an entrance examination in an acceptable level. The entrance examination is a written examination, which is assessed on a scale of 0-100 points. The minimum point score for admission is 40. All eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled.

                  Previous years' entrance examinations are not available. Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

                  If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

                All eligible applicants who complete both of the student selection requirements successfully will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

              Master's Degree Programme in Development and Leadership of Nursing

              Application periods and degree programme options

              1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 15 March 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
                • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Social Services and/or Health Care in Development and Leadership of Nursing
              2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

              All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

              Please note: 
              • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
              • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

                Eligibility requirements

                The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:

                1. required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 210 cr (ECTS) higher education degree in nursing, emergency care or midwifery (i.e. sairaanhoitaja AMK, terveydenhoitaja AMK, ensihoitaja AMK, kätilö AMK), and
                2. required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                  • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                  • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                  • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                  • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                  • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                  • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                  • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                  • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

                Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

                An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

                Student selection

                • Number of study places: 8
                   
                • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. All eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled. The entrance examination consists of two different parts both of which must be passed:
                  • Open-book exam: 0-50 points and the minimum point score for admission is 15 and
                  • Academic writing: 0-50 points and the minimum point score for admission is 15.

                  Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. In addition, it is important that the applicant is prepared to log into the exam platform a couple of days before the exam to ensure that the computer he/she will be using for the examination fulfills the technological requirements of the exam. The applicant should also complete the practice exercises on the platform to ensure that they work and applicant knows how to operate in the environment. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

                  If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

                  All eligible applicants who pass both parts of the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

                Master's Degree Programme in Health Business Management

                Application periods and degree programme options

                1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
                  • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Business Administration in Health Business Management
                  • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Engineering in Health Business Management
                  • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Social Services and/or Health Care in Health Business Management
                2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

                All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

                Please note: 
                • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
                • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

                  Eligibility requirements

                  The Master's degree programme in Health Business Management is offered in three fields of study and the eligibility requirements vary depending on the field of study:

                  • Master of Business Administration in Health Business Management

                    The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:
                    • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree equivalent to Finnish higher education degree with a minimum scope of 210 credit points (ECTS) containing/combined with 40 credit points (ECTS) of higher education studies in business field, and
                    • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                      • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                      • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                      • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                      • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                      • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                      • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                      • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                      • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).
                         
                  • Master of Engineering in Health Business Management

                    The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:
                    • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr (ECTS) higher education degree in a suitable field, and
                    • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                      • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                      • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                      • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                      • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                      • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                      • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                      • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                      • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).
                         
                  • Master of Social Services and/or Health Care in Health Business Management

                    The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:
                    • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 210 cr (ECTS) higher education degree in a suitable health care and/or social services field, and
                    • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                      • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                      • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                      • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                      • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                      • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                      • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                      • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                      • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

                  Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

                  An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

                  Student selection

                  • Number of study places:
                    • Master of Business Administration in Health Business Management 5
                    • Master of Engineering in Health Business Management 10
                    • Master of Social Services and/or Health Care in Health Business Management 20
                       
                  • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete an online entrance examination in an acceptable level. All eligible applicants will be invited to take the entrance examination until the study places have been filled. The entrance examination consists of two different parts both of which must be passed:
                    •  Open-book exam: 0-50 points and the minimum point score for admission is 15 and
                    •  Academic writing: 0-50 points and the minimum point score for admission is 15.

                    Applicants must be prepared to prove their identity in the entrance examination with with a valid passport or Finnish identity card. In addition, it is important that the applicant is prepared to log into the exam platform a couple of days before the exam to ensure that the computer he/she will be using for the examination fulfills the technological requirements of the exam. The applicant should also complete the practice exercises on the platform to ensure that they work and applicant knows how to operate in the environment. Further information will be given in the invitation sent via e-mail no later than one week prior to the entrance examination.

                    If an applicant needs individual arrangements in an entrance examination due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, the application for the individual arrangements should be submitted via e-mail no later than 7 days after the application has been submitted at Studyinfo by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Further instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

                    All eligible applicants who pass both parts of the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

                  Master's Degree Programme in Industrial Management

                  Application periods and degree programme options

                  1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
                    • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Engineering in Industrial Management
                  2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

                  All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

                  Please note: 
                  • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
                  • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

                    Eligibility requirements

                    The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:

                    • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr (ECTS) higher education degree in a suitable field (technology or natural sciences), and
                    • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                      • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                      • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                      • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                      • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                      • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                      • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                      • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                      • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

                    Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

                    An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

                    Student selection

                    • Number of study places: 10
                       
                    • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete the pre-assignment in an acceptable level. The pre-assignment must be uploaded as an attachment to the application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after sending the application by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Link to the pre-assignment will be published here by the beginning of the application period.

                      The pre-assignment is evaluated on a scale of 0-100 points and the minimum point score for admission is 40. All eligible applicants who deliver their pre-assignments by the deadline and receive the minimum point score for admission will be accepted in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

                    Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology

                    Application periods and degree programme options

                    1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
                      • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Engineering in Information Technology
                    2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

                    All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

                    Please note: 
                    • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
                    • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

                      Eligibility requirements

                      The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:

                      • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr (ECTS) higher education degree in a suitable field (e.g. information and communication technology, automation, electronics, or electrical engineering, or some other field of technology), and
                      • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                        • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                        • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                        • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                        • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                        • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                        • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                        • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                        • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

                      Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

                      An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

                      Student selection

                      • Number of study places: 20
                         
                      • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete the pre-assignment in an acceptable level. The pre-assignment must be uploaded as an attachment to the application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after sending the application by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Link to the pre-assignment will be published here by the beginning of the application period.

                        The pre-assignment is evaluated on a scale of 0-100 points and the minimum point score for admission is 40. All eligible applicants who deliver their pre-assignments by the deadline and receive the minimum point score for admission will be accepted in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

                      Master's Degree Programme in Procurement

                      Application periods and degree programme options

                      1. Application period for studies starting in the autumn term 2023: 1 January 2023 at 8:00 am - 31 May 2023 at 3:00 pm (links to the degree programme descriptions and application form at Studyinfo will be published below by the beginning of the application period):
                        • Separate Application for International Degree Programmes (S23): Master of Business Administration in Procurement
                      2. Application period for studies starting in the spring term 2024: not available.

                      All times refer to local time in Finland (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki). 

                      Please note: 
                      • The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available. 
                      • If all the study places are filled before the end of the application period, the application period may end earlier than indicated above.

                        Eligibility requirements

                        The eligibility requires that the applicant has completed/gained the required basic qualification and work experience by the time the application is submitted:

                        • required basic qualification: an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree equivalent to Finnish higher education degree with a minimum scope of 210 credit points (ECTS) containing/combined with 40 credit points (ECTS) of higher education studies in business field, and
                        • required work experience: at least two years (24 months) of appropriate work experience, taking into account the following:
                          • Work experience must have been gained after the above-mentioned basic qualification or the date of awarding any Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification.
                          • The work experience must be in a relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the above-mentioned basic qualification).
                          • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired in the service of the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
                          • Hours of part-time work (work less than 35 hours / week) are converted to full-time equivalents, with 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours per day corresponding to one month.
                          • Military or non-military national service, women's voluntary military service, civilian service or care leave are not counted as work experience.
                          • Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if there is a certificate proving that the applicant is or has been YEL or MYEL insured (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs; MYEL = statutory pension scheme for farmers, forest estate owners, fishers and reindeer herders and their family members). Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.
                          • Instead of work experience, artistic activities of a similar length can be demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio in the fields of Crafts and Design, Media and Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance, and Music (Act 932/2014).
                          • Work experience must be verifiable with official work certificates (employment contracts are not taken into account).

                        Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application

                        An applicant must be able to prove that the eligibility and student selection criteria are met with official documents uploaded as attachments to the application at the time the application is sent or no later than 7 days after the application is sent by 3 pm (local time in Finland). If the required documents are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Eligibility check can be left undone if it is clear that the student selection criteria are not or cannot be met or if the study places have been filled.

                        Student selection

                        • Number of study places: 5
                           
                        • Student selection requirements: student selection requires that the applicant will complete the pre-assignment in an acceptable level. The pre-assignment must be uploaded as an attachment to the application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after sending the application by 3 pm (local time in Finland). Link to the pre-assignment will be published here by the beginning of the application period.

                          The pre-assignment is evaluated on a scale of 0-100 points and the minimum point score for admission is 40. All eligible applicants who deliver their pre-assignments by the deadline and receive the minimum point score for admission will be accepted in the order in which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.

                        More information

                        More information on the application process

                        For more information on the application process please contact Metropolia's Student and Admission Services.

                        More information concerning the entrance examination and studies

                        In questions regarding the content of the entrance examination or studies, please contact the representative of the degree programme in question. Degree programme representatives and their contact details can be found on Metropolia's web site in connection with the degree programme descriptions: