Date:  10-11 March 2020
Location: Arcada

NO examinations are organised abroad.

Finnish or Swedish language requirement

Note that all applicants to the degree programme in Nursing are required to have intermediate skills in either Finnish or Swedish when they apply. The minimum requirement is level B1.2 on the European language framework. Language skills will be tested in the entrance exam. Only applicants who have marked the required language skills in their application will be invited to the entrance exam.


Content of the exam

The entrance exam to the degree programme in Nursing consists of both written and oral parts. It will test the applicant's suitability for the field in question.


Detailed information on the entrance exam will be given in the invitation letter sent to applicants who have proven their eligibility.

A test in Finnish or Swedish is also a mandatory part in the entrance exam.

Pre-reading material

The entrance examination is based on pre-reading material which will be published on this page. Study the material carefully before coming to the entrance exam as you cannot take this material to the actual entrance exam and the material is not available during the entrance exam.

For the entrance exam, you can read on human anatomy and physiology.


Special arrangements in entrance exam

An applicant who needs special arrangement in entrance exam should apply for such by 4 February 2020 at 3 pm Finnish. Special arrangement may be arranged for an applicant with learning difficulties or other physical disabilities.