From Open UAS to degree student
The application form is available on www.studyinfo.fi. You may apply when you meet the conditions below. If you apply by 9 December 2016, you will get our degree student status in January 2017.
If you have studied at Arcada’s Open UAS, you may apply for degree student status when you have completed all credits according to the agreement made with the degree programme director at the start of your Open studies.
If you have not studied at Arcada’s Open UAS, you may apply when you have completed enough credits that can be included in the degree you are aiming at.
Applying for Bachelor degree student status
You must have a minimum of 60 credits to apply for degree student status at Bachelor level.
If you are studying Nursing at the Open UAS you must also pass the aptitude test to be considered for admission. The aptitude test is usually arranged at the same time as the entrance exams in April. Please contact the amanuensis andrea.nevalainen(a)arcada.fi if you have questions about the aptitude test. Applicants to Nursing must also prove that they possess sufficient knowledge of either Finnish or Swedish.
The application process to the other programmes (International Business and Materials Process Technology) may include an interview.
If you have studied at the Open UAS at another UAS than Arcada, you need to send in copies of your latest credit transcript showing 60 credits to the admissions office. An application without supplements is not processed.
Applying for Master degree student status
If you started your Master studies in Media Management at the Open UAS path before August 2016 you should have completed a minimum for 20 credits before you can apply for degree student status.
If you started your Masters studies in International Business Management at the Open UAS path before August 2016 you must have a minimum of 30 credits before you can apply.
In addition to this, you must also meet the general eligibility requirement of the programmes. These are a suitable Bachelor degree and a minimum of 3 years work experience completed after the Bachelor degree.
An interview can be part of the admission process.
Admission and accepting study place
Admission to the programmes is decided by the Rector.
You need to accept the study place and register for the academic year on www.studyinfo.fi. Please note that you can accept only one study place per term.
Registration as degree student
You will be registered as a degree student starting from 1st August or 1st January with a new student number. All courses registered at the Open UAS will be transferred automatically to your new degree student number. User name and password remain the same.
If you have completed you credits at another UAS, you need to apply to get these studies transferred.
If you have questions about your studies, please turn to the department amanuensis.
Depending on your background, you may be subject to tuition fees. Please read more about tuition fees here.
If you have questions about the application process, please contact Admissions Services:
telephone: 0207 699 699 (switchboard)
If you have questions about the aptitude test or the contents of the degree programme, please contact your department amanuensis.