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Separate Application for International Degree Programmes 2022

Application process step-by-step

All times refer to the local time in Finland.

  1. Choose your degree programme of interest
    Degree programmes 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 application period has ended. 
     
  2. Check the application period for your degree programme of interest
    The application period begins on 1 January 2022 at 8 am but the end date of the application period vary depending on the degree programme. Degree programme specific application periods can be found below in section "timetable".
     
  3. Check which 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 chapter "use of the selection methods".
     
  4. Make sure that you fullfi all the requirements of your degree programme of interest BEFORE you submit the application
    Eligibility and student selections requirements must be met before submitting an application. More information can be found below in chapter "descriptions of the selection methods" .
     
  5. Check what documents you need to provide during the application process
    You should have 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 before the application period ends
    Link to Studyinfo can be found below in section "degree programmes".
     
  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 (sent to you automatically within 24 hours from submitting the application form)
    - if your application is found insufficient (you will be given 7 days to complete your application)
    - 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
     
  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 15 July 2022 at 3 pm (*) or 7 days from the notification of the student selection at 3 pm. More information below in section "confirming the study place". 

    *) An Early Bird discount of € 1,500 on the tuition fee for the first academic term will be granted if the applicant accepts a study place and registers as present no later than 7 days after the announcement of the student selection by 3 pm. More information on tution 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. For more information, please click "starting the studies" below.

Timetable

All times refer to the local time in Finland.

Application period

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 application period begins on 1 January 2022 at 8 am. However, because this application process is implemented as flexible admission (i.e. "rolling admission"), the end date of the application period vary depending on the degree programme:

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 8 January 2022 at 3 pm

  • Bachelor's degree programme in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (top-up)
  • Bachelor's degree programme in Nursing (top-up)
  • Bachelor's degree programme in Physiotherapy (top-up)

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 8 March 2022 at 3 pm

  • Master's degree programmes in Business Informatics

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 March 2022 at 3 pm

  • Master's degree programmes in Health Business Management
  • Master's degree programme in Health Care Diagnostics

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm

  • Bachelor's degree programme in Electronics
  • Bachelor's degree programme in European Business Administration
  • Bachelor's degree programme in Information Technology
  • Bachelor's degree programme in International Business and Logistics
  • Master's degree programme in Industrial Management
  • Master's degree programme in Information Technology
  • Master's degree programme in Procurement

Deadline for delivering the required application attachments

The required attachments must be uploaded to the online application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after the submission of the application at 3 pm.

Student selection results

Because this application process is implemented as flexible admission (i.e. "rolling admission"), student selection decisions are made as applications arrive. How quickly a student selection decision is made depends on many different factors and cannot be predicted in advance. In the best case, a decision can be made in a few days, but in some cases, it can take up to two months or more to complete. The applicant can speed up the processing of his / her application by submitting all the required information and documents as soon as possible.

Deadline for accepting the study place

The study place must be accepted no later than 15 July 2022 at 3 pm or within 7 days from the notification of the admission at 3 pm. 

Application

Application takes place after the applicant meets the eligibility and student selection requirements and is able to prove it with official documents.

The application is made by using the electronic application form at Studyinfo (links available above in section "degree programmes"). An applicant can submit only one application and apply to only one degree programme per application period. In general, it is no longer possible to change the degree programme chosen in the application after the application has been submitted. However, in some cases, the degree programme may be changed at the request of the applicant, if the application has not yet been forwarded to the degree programme for the student selection decision.

The application must be submitted within the application period (please check timetable above). Applicants are recommended to apply as soon as possible after the eligibility and student selection requirements have been met, as study places are filled in the order in which applications are received.

Make sure that you have all the required documents (check below) with you when you start filling out the application form. The application should not be submitted before the eligibility and student selection criteria are met and the documents required to prove it are available.

Required documents

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

All times refer to the local time in Finland.

Required documentDeadline 

Pre-assignments:

  • Master's degree in Industrial Management
  • Master's degree in Information Technology
  • Master's degree in Procurement

Links to the pre-assignment instructions will be published by the beginning of the application period.

Must be uploaded to the online application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after the submission of the application at 3 pm.

 

Documents for proving the eligibility:

  • Official transcripts, degree and school certificates required for eligibility (*)
  • Official work certificates if required for eligibility (**) 
  • 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, made by an official translator and bear the name, signature and stamp of the translator.

The eligibility requirements vary depending on the degree programme and student selection method. Please check first which student selection method(s) your degree programme uses below in chapter "use of the selection methods" and then what are the eligibility requirements of the student selection method(s) in question in chapter "descriptions of the selection methods" below. 

Must be uploaded to the online application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after the submission of the application at 3 pm.

 
Documents exempting from the tuition fee (not mandatory, only applies to those who are not EU/EEA citizens)Must be uploaded to the online application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after the submission of the application at 3 pm or, if the document is still pending, by the deadline for accepting the study place. 

SAT-score (not mandatory, only applies to those degree programmes which are using the SAT-based student selection)

Must be available for Metropolia at the College Board online service no later than 7 days after the submission of the application. Metropolia's SAT code is 6953.

 

*) An interim certificate on the applicant’s graduation, issued by an educational institution or other official body, shall be accepted as a certificate indicating eligibility if the formal degree certificate cannot be submitted within the deadline due to the activities of authorities or for another similar reason. If an applicant is a refugee or in a refugee-like situation and unable to submit documentary evidence of his/her qualification, he/she may instead submit the asylum decision or residence permit issued on the basis of a need for protection of refugees or applicants in a refugee-like situation. The documents must be submitted as an attachment to the separate Verification of Educational Background form no later than 7 days after the submission of the application at 3 pm.

**) Work certificates must indicate details such as the exact start and end dates of employment, the employer’s contact information, work duties, as well as working hours for part-time work. Other documents such as contracts of employment, CV etc. are not considered.

A document uploaded to the online application can be a scanned file or a good quality image taken for example by a cell phone camera. If eligibility cannot be assessed due to missing attachments, a request to complete the attachments will be sent to the applicant by using the e-mail address provided in the application form. The applicant shall be given 7 days time to complete the application. If the required certificates are not provided by the given deadline, the application will be rejected. Once the application has been submitted, an applicant can return to his or her application to edit his or her information or attach documents using:

  • the link provided in the application confirmation email, or
  • the My Studyinfo -service if 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.

The study place is conditional until Metropolia has checked/verified certificates. 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 student selection decisions can be made already during the application period and 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 methods vary depending on the degree programme as described below in chapter "Use of the student selection methods". An applicant is automatically considered in all of the student selection methods used by the degree programme. How quickly a student selection decision is made varies from weeks to months depending on the student selection method used by the degree programme in question.  All applicants will be sent an e-mail notifying the admission result right after the results have been published. 

Please note if you are offered a study place:

  • Metropolia will introduce an Early Bird discount on tuition fees for students admitted to degree studies beginning in autumn 2022 and after. The Early Bird discount of € 1,500 on the tuition fee for the first academic term will be granted if the applicant accepts a study place and registers as present no later than 7 days after the announcement of the student selection by 3 pm (local time in Finland).
  • You are allowed to accept only one study place leading to a higher education degree in Finland in education that begins in the same academic term. Further information on the One Study Place Per Term Provision is available at Studyinfo.fi.
  • You must confirm the study place by the given deadline, otherwise the study place will be cancelled. More information below in section "Confirming the study place after acceptance".
  • Metropolia may withdraw the admission, if an applicant has given false information or does not deliver all the required documents by the deadline.

* all times refer to the local time in Finland.

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.

Confirming the study place after acceptance

All times refer to (local time in Finland).

NB! Metropolia will introduce an Early Bird discount on tuition fees for students admitted to degree studies beginning in autumn 2022 and after. The Early Bird discount of € 1,500 on the tuition fee for the first academic term will be granted if the applicant accepts a study place and registers as present no later than 7 days after the announcement of the student selection by 3 pm.

Confirmation of the study place requires the following measures by the deadline for accepting the study place:

  1. Accept your chosen study place by the deadline
    You will be sent an automatic email when you have a study place to be accepted at Studyinfo. You must accept the place of study by the given deadline or you will lose it. Acceptance of a study place can be made via the link in the email notification. Applicants admitted by 8 July 2022 must accept their study places no later than 15 July 2022 at 3 pm and applicants admitted after 8 July 2022 must confirm their study places no later than 7 days after the announcement of the student selection by 3 pm. You can be accepted to several different higher education degree programmes in Finland but you can only accept one place of study from an education leading to a Finnish higher education degree that starts in the same academic term. More detailed information concerning the one study place per term -provision can be found at Studyinfo. Please note that the acceptance of study place is binding and cannot be changed later. Binding acceptance of study place prevents the admission of other study places leading to a Finnish higher education degree during the academic term in question. Binding acceptance also means that the applicant will no longer be a first-timer in the future as described at Studyinfo.fi (Section 28 b of the University of Applied Sciences Act 932/2014).
     
  2. Pay the tuition fee if applicable
    The tuition fee will concern all non-EU/EEA citizens who do no have a document giving the exemption from the tuition fee. No separate invoice will be sent but accepted students must pay the tuition fee in accordance to the instructions given in connection with the announcement of the student selection by the deadline for accepting the study place. More detailed information regarding the tuition fees and scholarships can be found on Metropolia's web site.
     
  3. Register for the academic year as present or absent
    Registration for the academic year as present or absent is obligatory for all degree students at Metropolia. Registration for the first academic year takes place at Studyinfo in connection with the acceptance of a study place by the deadline for accepting the study place. NB! If you register as absent you are required to deliver a document proving that you have legal grounds for the absence. If a student who has accepted a study place does not register for the first academic year by the deadline, he or she will be automatically registered as present for the first academic year.
     
  4. Sign the Student Agreement if applicable
    If you are not a citizen of an EU/EEA country, you fill in and sign the Student Agreement (pdf) and deliver it to Metropolia’s Student and Admission Services by the deadline for accepting the study place. The agreement concerns Metropolia University of Applied Sciences tuition fees and scholarships and specifies the rights and obligations of all parties, and the terms under which the student may receive a scholarship for his/her studies at the Programme. For more information please contact Metropolia's Student and Admission Services.

Please note that in addition to the above, you need to take care of all the necessary practical arrangements such as:

  1. Apply for a residence permit immediately(!) after you have confirmed the study place
  2. Apply for a Finnish personal identity code if you do not have one
  3. Arrange your accommodation
  4. Check your health insurance
  5. Find out when and where your studies start
  6. Plan your arrival to Finland

For more information please check Metropolia's web site for new students.

Starting the studies

All information on when, where and how to start the studies is available on Metropolia's web page containing information for new student. Instructions will not be sent directly to new students.

By downloading the Tuudo mobile app, you can use various Metropolia web services easily on your smart phone. By using Tuudo's student ID you can also get several student discounts for different purposes. Tuudo is free for all Metropolia students.

Please note, finding suitable accommodation in Helsinki area can be challenging. Therefore, apply accommodation right away after receiving the notification of admission. You can either apply accommodation from HOAS or from the private market.

Use of the student selection methods

There are several different student selection methods, the use of which varies depending on the degree programme. 

Bachelor of Business Administration in European Business Administration, full-time studies

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 1: SAT-test -based student selection: 1 study place
  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 5 study places
  • Option 3: Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection: 4 study places

An applicant is automatically considered in all of the student selection methods used by the degree programme, if applicable. More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Logistics, full-time studies

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 1: SAT-test -based student selection: 3 study places
  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 5 study places
  • Option 3: Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection: 7 study places

An applicant is automatically considered in all of the student selection methods used by the degree programme, if applicable. More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics, full-time studies

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 1: SAT-test -based student selection: 1 study place
  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 4 study places
  • Option 3: Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection: 5 study places

An applicant is automatically considered in all of the student selection methods used by the degree programme, if applicable. More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, full-time studies

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

An applicant is automatically considered in all of the student selection methods used by the degree programme, if applicable. More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Bachelor of Health Care in Biomedical Laboratory Services, full-time studies (top-up)

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 8 January 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 7: Biomedical Laboratory Sciences top-up degree -based student selection: 5 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Bachelor of Health Care in Nursing, full-time studies (top-up)

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 8 January 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 5: Nursing top-up degree -based student selection: 30 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Bachelor of Health Care in Physiotherapy, full-time studies (top-up)

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 8 January 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 6: Physiotherapy top-up degree -based student selection: 20 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Master of Business Administration in Business Informatics

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 8 March 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 15 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed 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
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

 

Master of Business Administration in Health Business Management

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 March 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 5 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed 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
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of Business Administration in Procurement

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 5 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed 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
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of Engineering in Business Informatics

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 8 March 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 10 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr  (ECTS) higher education university in a suitable field, and
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of Engineering in Health Business Management

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 March 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 10 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr  (ECTS) higher education university in a suitable field, and
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of Engineering in Industrial Management

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 10 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr  (ECTS) higher education university in a suitable field, and
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of Engineering in Information Technology

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 May 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 20 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 240 cr (ECTS) higher education university in a suitable field, and
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of of Social Services and/or Health Care in Health Business Management

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 March 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 20 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 210 cr (ECTS) higher education university in a suitable health care and/or social services field, and
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of Social Services and/or Health Care, Health Care Diagnostics, Biomedical Laboratory Services

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 March 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 2 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 210 cr (ECTS) higher education university in a suitable field (Biomedical Laboratory Science), and
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Master of Social Services and/or Health Care, Health Care Diagnostics, Clinical Radiography Services

Application period: 1 January 2022 at 8 am - 31 March 2022 at 3 pm (local time in Finland)

Student selection methods used by the degree programme:

  • Option 2: Entrance examination -based student selection: 2 study places

More information below in section "description of the student selection methods".

Eligibility:

An applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has:

  • completed an appropriate foreign (non-Finnish) higher education degree corresponding to a Finnish 210 cr (ECTS) higher education university in a suitable field (Radiography and Radiotherapy), and
  • gained at least 2 years (24 months) work experience after the date of award of the qualification giving the eligibility (or a Finnish post-secondary higher vocational qualification in any field of education), taking into account the following:
    • The required work experience must be from the relevant field (as a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree).
    • The required work experience must be obtained no later than 31 July 2022.
    • Entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can produce a certificate attest-ing that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme (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. 
    • In the field of handicrafts and the arts industry, in the field of communication and visual arts, in the field of theater and dance and in the field of music, instead of work experience, artistic activity of a similar length may be required, which is demonstrated, for example, by a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
    • The applicant must convert part-time hours (less than 35 hours / week) into full-time equivalents of 150 hours or 20 working days of at least 7 hours.
    • Work experience does not have to be continuous or acquired from the same employer. For parallel employment, only the amount of work experience corresponding to full-time work is taken into account.
    • Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted as work experience.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Description of the student selection methods

There are several different student selection methods, the use of which varies depending on the degree programme. 

Option 1: SAT-based student selection

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree: in this student selection method eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign (non-Finnish) education that gives eligibility for higher education in the country concerned or a foreign higher education degree. 
     
  • Master's degree: not applicable.

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Student selection requirements

Student selections are made on the basis of the SAT-test . 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 point score for student selection is:

  • in Bachelor of Engineering degree programmes:
    • Evidence-based reading and writing 400 
    • Math 400
       
  • in Bachelor of Business Administration degree programmes:
    • Evidence-based reading and writing 500
    • Math 500

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

The SAT-test must be completed at the time when the application is submitted so that the SAT-scores can be viewed by Metropolia on the online service of the test owner (College Board) within 7 days of submitting the application (Metropolia's SAT code is 6953). SAT-score reports sent by the applicant himself are not taken into account. 

All applicants who meet both 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.

Degree programmes using this student selection method

This selection method is used in the student selections of the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in European Business Administration: 1 study place
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Logistics: 3 study places
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics: 1 study place
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology: 2 study places

Other degree programmes do not use this of student selection method.

Option 2: entrance examination and/or a pre-assignment -based student selection

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree programmes: in this student selection method eligibility requires that the applicant has completed a foreign (non-Finnish) education that gives eligibility for higher education in the country concerned or a foreign higher education degree. 
     
  • Master's degree programmes: please see the degree programme specific instructions above in chapter "Use of the student selection methods".

Those with Finnish qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Student selection requirements

In this selection method the student admission criteria vary depending on the degree programme as described below:

  • Bachelor's degree programme in European Business Administration &
  • Bachelor's degree programme in International Business and Logistics
    • In this selection method the student selections are made on the basis of an entrance examination.
    • The entrance examination is evaluated on a pass/fail scale.
    • There will be three entrance examination sessions to the first of which will be invited all eligible applicants who have submitted their applications between 1 January - 18 February 2022 but not more than three times the number of study places. The second entrance examination session will be held only if the study places could not be filled in the first session. Invitations to the second entrance examination session will be sent to those eligible applicants who have submitted their applications between 19 February - 31 March 2022 but not more than three times the number of study places. The third entrance examination session will be held only if the study places could not be filled in the first two entrance examination sessions. Invitations to the third session will be send to all the remaining eligible applicants. 
    • If you need individual arrangements in an entrance examination (e.g. extra time, technical aid, or other special arrangement) due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, you must submit an application for the individual arrangements no later than 7 days after the end of the application period by 3 pm (local time in Finland). More detailed instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.
    • All eligible applicants who pass the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled.
    • More detailed information will be provided in connection with the entrance examination invitation sent via e-mail. 
       
  • Bachelor's degree programmes in Electronics &
  • Bachelor's degree programme in Information Technology
    • In this selection method the student selections are made on the basis of an entrance examination.
    • The entrance examination consists of two different parts both of which must be passed:
      • Written exam: evaluation on a scale of 0-70 points, minimum point score 40 points
      • Interview: evaluation on a scale of 0-30 points, minimum point score 10 points
    • There will be three entrance examination sessions to the first of which will be invited all eligible applicants who have submitted their applications between 1 January - 10 February 2022. The second entrance examination session will be held only if the study places could not be filled in the first session. Invitations to the second entrance examination session will be sent to those eligible applicants who have submitted their applications between 11 February - 31 March 2022. The third entrance examination session will be held only if the study places could not be filled in the first two entrance examination sessions. Invitations to the third session will be send to all the remaining eligible applicants.
    • If you need individual arrangements in an entrance examination (e.g. extra time, technical aid, or other special arrangement) due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, you must submit an application for the individual arrangements no later than 7 days after the end of the application period by 3 pm (local time in Finland). More detailed 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.
    • More detailed information will be provided in connection with the entrance examination invitation sent via e-mail. 
       
  • Master's degree programmes in Business Informatics
    • In this selection method the student selections are made on the basis of an entrance examination.
    • The entrance examination consists of two phases and a total of three parts all of which must be passed:
      • Phase 1 will be held in one session after the application period has ended and all applications have been processed. All eligible applicants will be invited to the phase 1, which will consist of two parts:
        • Admission Assignment 1: evaluation on a scale of 0-50 points, minimum point score 30 points
        • Admission Assignment 2: evaluation on a scale of 0-50 points, minimum point score 30 points
      • Phase 2 will be an interview for those who have passed both parts of the phase 1. Applicants will be invited to the interview in the order in which the applications have been received, until the study places have been filled. The interview will be evaluated on a scale of 0-50 points having the minimum point score of 30 points.
    • If you need individual arrangements in an entrance examination (e.g. extra time, technical aid, or other special arrangement) due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, you must submit an application for the individual arrangements no later than 7 days after the end of the application period by 3 pm (local time in Finland). More detailed instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.
    • All eligible applicants who pass all the phases and 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.
    • More detailed information will be provided in connection with the entrance examination invitation sent via e-mail. 
       
  • Master's degree programmes in Health Business Management &
  • Master's degree programme in Health Care Diagnostics
    • In this selection method the student selections are made on the basis of an entrance examination.
    • The entrance examination includes two parts that and student selection requires that an applicant has passed both of them:
      • Open-book exam: 0-50 points, minimum point score 15 points
      • Academic writing: 0-50 points, minimum point score 15 points
    • There will be two entrance examination sessions, the first of which will be held at the same time as the joint application entrance examination (= same exam) and the second after the application period has ended and applications have been processed. All those whose eligibility has been checked by the time of sending the entrance examination invitations to the first session will be invited to the first test session. The second session will be held only if the study places could not be filled in the first session and all the remaining eligible applicants will be invited.
    • Further entrance examination instructions are available at Studyinfo.
    • If you need individual arrangements in an entrance examination (e.g. extra time, technical aid, or other special arrangement) due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, you must submit an application for the individual arrangements no later than 7 days after the end of the application period by 3 pm (local time in Finland). More detailed 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
    • In this selection method the student selections are made on the basis of a pre-assignment: pre-assignment for the Master's degree programme in Industrial Management
    • 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).
    • The pre-assignment is evaluated on a scale of 0-100 points, minimum point score 20 points.
    • All eligible applicants who pass the pre-assignement 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 Information Technology &
  • Master's degree programme in Procurement

All applicants who meet both 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.

Degree programmes using this student selection method

This selection method is used in the student selections of the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in European Business Administration: 5 study places
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Logistics: 5 study places
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics: 4 study places
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology: 15 study places
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Informatics: 15 study places
  • Master of Business Administration in Health Business Management: 5 study places
  • Master of Business Administration in Procurement: 5 study places
  • Master of Engineering in Business Informatics: 10 study places
  • Master of Engineering in Health Business Management: 10 study places
  • Master of Engineering in Industrial Management: 10 study places
  • Master of Engineering in Information Technology: 20 study places
  • Master of of Social Services and/or Health Care in Health Business Management: 20 study places
  • Master of Social Services and/or Health Care, Health Care Diagnostics, Biomedical Laboratory Services: 2 study places
  • Master of Social Services and/or Health Care, Health Care Diagnostics, Clinical Radiography Services: 2 study places

Other degree programmes do not use this of student selection method.

Option 3: Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme -based student selection

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree programmes: in this student selection method eligibility 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, as a result of these studies, gained English language skills corresponding to the IELTS academic level 6.0. Those who have not completed the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies in question can apply in the Joint Application.
     
  • Master's degree programmes: not applicable.

Those who have not completed the above mentioned studies can apply in the Joint Application.

Student selection requirements

Student selections are made on the basis of the Edunation Pathway Diploma Programme studies. All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be accepted in the order of 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.

Degree programmes using this student selection method

This selection method is used in the student selections of the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in European Business Administration: 4 study places
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Logistics: 7 study places
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics: 5 study places
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology: 5 study places

Other degree programmes do not use this of student selection method.

Option 4: Chinese-Nordic Pathway Programme -based student selection

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree programmes: in this student selection method eligibility requires that the applicant has completed:
  • Master's degree programmes: not applicable.

Those who have not completed the above mentioned studies can apply in the Joint Application.

Student selection requirements

Student selections are made on the basis of the Chinese-Nordic Pathway Programme studies. All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be accepted in the order of 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.

Degree programmes using this student selection method

This selection method is used in the student selections of the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology: 3 study places

Other degree programmes do not use this of student selection method.

Option 5: Nursing top-up degree -based student selection

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree programmes: in this student selection method eligibility requires that the applicant has completed one of the following qualifications in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required degree completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after submitting the application at 3 pm (local time in Finland):
    • 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).
         
  • Master's degree programmes: not applicable.

Those who have not completed any of the above mentioned qualifications can apply in the Joint Application.

Student selection requirements

Student selections are made on the basis of an entrance examination, which will be held once after the application period has ended and applications have been processed. Entrance examination invitations will be sent to all eligible applicants one week prior to the entrance examination at the latest.

The entrance examination is evaluated on a pass/fail scale. More detailed information will be provided in connection with the entrance examination invitation sent via e-mail. 

If you need individual arrangements in an entrance examination (e.g. extra time, technical aid, or other special arrangement) due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, you must submit an application for the individual arrangements no later than 7 days after the end of the application period by 3 pm (local time in Finland). More detailed instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

All eligible applicants who pass the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled. Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the studies used as the basis for student selection. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.

Degree programmes using this student selection method

This selection method is used in the student selections of the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Health Care in Nursing, full-time studies (top-up): 30 study places

Other degree programmes do not use this of student selection method.

Option 6: Physiotherapy top-up degree -based student selection

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree programmes: in this student selection method eligibility requires that the applicant has completed one of the following qualifications in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required degree completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after submitting the application at 3 pm (local time in Finland):
    • 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).
         
  • Master's degree programmes: not applicable.

Student selection requirements

Student selections are made on the basis of an entrance examination, which will be held once after the application period has ended and applications have been processed. Entrance examination invitations will be sent to all eligible applicants one week prior to the entrance examination at the latest.

The entrance examination is evaluated on a scale of 0-50 points, minimum point score 10 points. More detailed information will be provided in connection with the entrance examination invitation sent via e-mail. 

If you need individual arrangements in an entrance examination (e.g. extra time, technical aid, or other special arrangement) due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, you must submit an application for the individual arrangements no later than 7 days after the end of the application period by 3 pm (local time in Finland). More detailed instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

All eligible applicants who pass the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled. Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the studies used as the basis for student selection. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.

Degree programmes using this student selection method

This selection method is used in the student selections of the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Health Care in Physiotherapy , full-time studies (top-up): 20 study places

Other degree programmes do not use this of student selection method.

Option 7: Biomedical Laboratory Sciences top-up degree -based student selection

Eligibility requirements

  • Bachelor's degree programmes: in this student selection method eligibility requires that the applicant has completed one of the following qualifications in such a way that copies/pictures of the official certificates proving that the required degree completed can be uploaded as an attachment to the online application at Studyinfo no later than 7 days after submitting the application at 3 pm (local time in Finland):
    • 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:
      • 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).
         
  • Master's degree programmes: not applicable.

Student selection requirements

Student selections are made on the basis of an entrance examination, which will be held once after the application period has ended and applications have been processed. Entrance examination invitations will be sent to all eligible applicants one week prior to the entrance examination at the latest.

The entrance examination consists of two parts:

  • Written exam: evaluation on a scale of 0-50 points, minimum 10 points
  • Interview: evaluation on a scale of 0-50 points, minimum 10 points

More detailed information will be provided in connection with the entrance examination invitation sent via e-mail. 

If you need individual arrangements in an entrance examination (e.g. extra time, technical aid, or other special arrangement) due to an injury, illness, reading disability, or other special reason, you must submit an application for the individual arrangements no later than 7 days after the end of the application period by 3 pm (local time in Finland). More detailed instructions on individual arrangements are available on Metropolia's web site.

All eligible applicants who pass the entrance examination will be accepted in the order of which the applications have been received until the study places have been filled. Student selection is conditional until Metropolia has verified the studies used as the basis for student selection. The student selection can be canceled if the applicant has provided incorrect information in his/her application.

Degree programmes using this student selection method

This selection method is used in the student selections of the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Health Care in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, full-time studies (top-up): 5 study places

Other degree programmes do not use this of student selection method.

The above information is subject to change until the beginning of the application period.

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: