Apply to Arcada's master’s degree programmes
Here we have gathered information about application and admisson when applying to a master's degree programme in English, and what to do during the different stages of the process.
Do you have questions?
Information that is specific for different programmes, such as the pre-reading material for the entrance exams, can be found at each programme's own information page.
If you can't find the answers to your questions here or on the application and admission FAQ, please contact the our admission services directly:
Phone: +358 (0)207 699 699
In 2017, all Finnish institutions of higher education will start charging tuition fees for degrees taught in English. The fee applies to applicants from countries outside the European Union/EEA-area (with a few exemptions). A part time master’s degree programme (60–90 ECTS credits) at Arcada costs 4,500 euros for year 1 and 2, and 2000 euros for the following years.
Please note, that scholarships are not offered to master's students.
Application to Arcada's degree programmes (on both master's and bachelor's levels) is part of the joint application system in Finland. You apply at the national study portal studyinfo.fi and can apply to a maximum of six different programmes at universities of applied sciences and universities in the country.
Our master's degree programmes 2017
Arcada's master's degree programmes in English:
- Master in International Business Management (30 study places)
- Master in Media Management (25 study places)
- Master in Mental Health (5 study places)
- Master in Real Estate Energy (20 study places)
- Master in Global Health Care (no admittance during 2017)
Arcada's master's degree programmes in Swedish:
- Advanced Clinical Care (10 study places)
- Health Promotion (10 study places)
- Rehabilitation (10 study places)
- Social Services (10 study places)
Who can apply to a master's degree programme?
In general, to be eligible to apply you must have a relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years work experience gained after the completion of the bachelor's degree.
When applying to our master's degree programmes in English you need to provide us with a few supporting documents. The deadline for submitting supporting documents is 20 April 2017, 3 pm Finnish time. Do not send in any original documents, as copies are sufficient.