Additional studies for obtaining the right to practise as a radiographer

For radiography graduates from abroad.

Basic information

Study places
Price / Tuition fee
Free of charge

The additional studies for radiographers are aimed at immigrants who have completed a Bachelor's degree in Radiography abroad and who have applied to Valvira for the right to work as a licensed Radiographer in Finland. In these studies, it is possible to complete the theory studies and internships required for qualification by Valvira.

The content of the program

  • Additional studies in accordance with the personal study plan (Valvira). The curriculum is planned together with the degree teacher.
  • Internships in working life required for qualification

Mode of delivery, structure and timing

  • The exact scope and duration of the studies are determined in accordance with Valvira.
  • a student studies together with the degree students, in which case the study schedule depends on the study schedule of degree students. A personal study plan and schedule for studies will be drawn up for the student.
  • Studies can include on-campus and online studies. On-camput teaching takes place at the Myllypuro campus, Myllypurontie 1, 00920 Helsinki.
  • Language of tuition is Finnish
  • Internship periods require full-time employment (40 h/week)

Selection criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in Radiotherapy completed abroad
  • Finnish language skills at level B2 or above (CEFR). Read more about language skills.
  • Valvira's decision on additional studies and internships required for qualification in order to obtain professional rights in Finland
  • Sufficient IT skills to complete studies
  • A student must have a permit to work in Finland

Tuition and other fees

  • The studies are free of charge
  • The participant is responsible for Valvira's application and related decision and document fees

How to apply

The application is open until April 30, 2024.

Apply for the qualification studies for radiographers by filling the e-form

More information

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