Online Nordic Pathway - Study online for 5 months and continue your degree studies in Finland
- Enhances your knowledge i.e. in AI, Mathematics and language skills.
- Facilitates your cultural adoptation.
- Smoothens your transition to degree studies.
This pathway programme offers Bachelor’s degree programmes for Indian and Emirati, Saudi Arabian and Lebanese students at Metropolia, SAMK and VAMK.
Online Nordic Pathway is a programme jointly organized by Finnish Consortium consisting of Metropolia, SAMK and VAMK Universities of Applied Sciences. The programme is targeted at students who want to study a Bachelors’ degree programme in English at Metropolia, SAMK or VAMK. NB! When applying in the pathway, the applicant already applies to a certain university and degree. This choice cannot be modified after.
This online pathway is marketed in India by StudyNordic and in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon by Edufinlandia, both being the official collaboration partners of Metropolia, SAMK and VAMK.
You will study the first 5 months in your home country (India /UAE/Saudi Arabia/ Lebanon/Vietnam) online and the remaining years in Finland. The courses are taught by Finnish university of applied sciences teachers.
Admission period: October 23th to November 20th 2023.
Studies begin in January 2024.
Fee for pathway is 3500 €.
Apply for Online Nordic Pathway with e-form.
English language skills can be proved by the following documents:
* IELTS Online and PTE Academic Online are also accepted.
Instead of English proficiency test applicant can also provide SAT result with the following scores:
Also, instead of previously mentioned means applicant’s English language skills can be proven with:
Each course is 5 ECTS credits, altogether pathway studies are 30 ECTS. 1 ECTS is 27 hours of work. Courses will be assessed as passed or failed.
In this course, you will learn about the basic features of the Finnish culture and customs, such as greetings and etiquette. You will also practice oral and written communication in simple everyday situations and daily routines, such as meeting and getting to know people, telling basic things about yourself and shopping. You will acquire basic grammatical structures, such as verb types, conjugating verbs in the present tense, basic form plural of nouns and adjectives, singular partitive and genitive, consonant gradation, possessive structures and asking questions. You will also get familiar with the key characteristics of spoken Finnish.
This course is suitable for beginners who have no prior knowledge of Finnish or who have very little knowledge of Finnish. The course consists of online lectures, exercises, assignments and tests. The course requires active participation and independent work.
On completion of the course, the student will understand simple and clearly spoken Finnish in very familiar everyday situations. The student will be able to tell briefly about his/her background, home and daily routines and understand short texts about familiar topics. The student’s communication skills will correspond to the skill level A1 as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CERF).
In this course, you will learn essential skills and strategies to enhance your proficiency in Professional Academic English. You will have the opportunity to further develop your professional English language skills, enabling you to effectively communicate in a variety of work life and academic settings. You will gain an understanding of how communication impacts their credibility and professional image, as well as its influence on your academic success.
With an emphasis on understanding different language registers, this course will also equip you with the knowledge and techniques necessary to produce high-quality academic texts. Understanding the significance of selecting the right style and register will empower you to convey your ideas in a clear, concise, and academically appropriate manner.
In this course you will learn Artificial Intelligence (AI); AI libraries with Python; Hands-on with AI libraries.
The course on Academic Writing provides the student with the ability to cope with studies at higher education institutes. Using real-life, practical cases, and experiential educational approaches, students learn basic academic writing principles and learn to participate in tutorials. These skills are essential in studies, working in teams, writing essays, reports and other documents.
The content of the Academic Writing is:
info coming soon
This course is designed to help prospective bachelor’s students to prepare for the mathematical concepts and skills required in their studies. The course covers topics such as calculus, linear algebra, statistics and probability. The course also provides a review of basic mathematical tools and techniques. The course aims to help students develop their quantitative and analytical abilities, as well as their problem-solving and logical thinking skills.
The course consists of online lectures, exercises, assignments and tests. The course requires active participation and independent work.
NB: Please note that the pathway fair will not be refunded in case you are refused entry to Finland for degree studies.
Manager of Education Export Aija Ahokas
+358 50 401 3503
aija.ahokas [at] metropolia.fi (aija[dot]ahokas[at]metropolia[dot]fi)