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The Bachelor's degree programme in



The Bachelor's degree programme in Nursing

We have gathered detailed information about the whole application and admission processes  to the Nursing programme . You will find all the important dates for your application and can read more  about e.g. eligibility, selection criteria and which documents you have to send us when applying.

Application method

You can apply to the Bachelor's degree programme in Nursing with an entrance exam including a language test at Arcada. Please note that Arcada does not organise any entrance exams abroad. Read more about the entrance exam to Nursing.

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.


8 January 2020, 8 am

Application period opens

28 January 2020, 3 pm

Application closes

The application to Arcada's Nursing programme

4 February 2020, 3 pm

Deadline for sending in copies of your supporting documents

The main deadline for supporting documents. Which documents to send and how, will be stated at the bottom of your application.

10-11 March 2020

Entrance exam

Read more about the entrance exam here.

August 2020

Your studies begin