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Joint Application 2019

Online application form must be filled during the application period at www.studyinfo.fi. Detailed instructions on applying and for example admission criteria are published at Studyinfo website (please open the links below). The studies will start in autumn 2019.

Degree programmes offered in the spring 2019 application period 1 (9 - 23 January 2019):

Please note that we don't offer Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing, in 2019 joint application at all.

Degree programmes offered in the spring 2019 application period 2 (20 March - 3 April 2019):

Degree programmes offered in autumn 2019 application period will be confirmed and published on this website in May 2019 (studies start in January 2020).

Online joint application system Studyinfo.fi

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Applications are submitted through the online joint application system at www.studyinfo.fi.

Joint application means that you can apply up to six (6) study programmes with one application. You have to place the programmes in order of preference on the application form. This order is binding and you cannot change it after the application period has ended. You apply with the same application form, even if you apply in both application times. These 6 options may include degree programmes from one or several different institutions.

If you are accepted, you will be offered a study place highest on your order of preference list and to which you have enough points to be accepted. For example, if you are accepted to your second option of preference, your lower options (3-6) are cancelled, but you can remain in the waiting list for a possible study place in your first and highest option.

Read carefully the detailed instructions on how to apply in joint application at Studyinfo.fi before you apply.

Please read also the FAQ page for further information.

Eligibility to apply for Bachelor's degree programmes

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You can apply to a Bachelor’s degree programme if you have completed:

  • the Finnish general upper secondary school syllabus and/or the matriculation examination
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  • a European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma
  • a German Reifeprüfung (RP) Diploma
  • a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification with a scope of 120 credit units or 180 credit points, or a comparable previous Finnish vocational qualification with a minimum scope of 80 credit units
  • a Finnish post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma;
  • a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification or a further or specialist vocational qualification as a competence-based qualification, or a comparable previous qualification
  • a foreign qualification which provides eligibility for higher education in the awarding country.

Only the certificates of those admitted as students will be checked.

In joint application 2019, applicants who apply to our Bachelor's degree programme in International Business Online or Information and Communications Technology with a non-Finnish qualification certificate are selected only based on the SAT test results and they are not required to submit any other qualification certificates to TUAS Admission Services. Please read more about the SAT test below.

A higher education degree does not confer eligibility to a Bachelor's degree programme.

Language certificates are not required but the necessary language skills will be tested during the admission process.

Read the specific admission criteria from the Studyinfo.

Eligibility to apply for Master´s degree programmes

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Eligibility for a UAS Master’s degree programmes is conferred by an appropriate UAS Bachelor’s degree or another appropriate higher education degree and at least three years (36 months) of work experience in a relevant field after completing the degree. Read the specific admission criteria from the Studyinfo.

Work experience requirements

In order to be eligible, applicants must have at least three years (36 months) of work experience accumulated as from the date of award of the final Bachelor's degree certificate and obtained no later than 31 July for the spring application period and no later than 31 December for the autumn application period.

Also work experience obtained after completion of a post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma in Finland (in any field of education) but prior to taking the higher education degree is accepted. In such cases, too, at least three years of work experience obtained in a relevant field is required.

Work experience must be verified with an employment certificate provided by the employer. An employment certificate must indicate details such as the exact start and end dates of employment, the employer’s contact information, work duties, as well as working hours for part-time work. If the employment continues, the applicant should request a temporary employment certificate from the employer. If an original employment certificate is in a language other than Finnish, Swedish or English, the applicant must submit a copy of the certificate translated into Finnish, Swedish or English by an official (authorized) translator, indicating the translator’s name, signature and stamp, along with the copy of the original certificate.

Further information on counting work experience is available at FAQ page.

Timetable for joint application 2018

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Spring application period I

Bachelor degree programmes

Spring application period II

Master degree programmes

Autumn application period

Master degree programmes

Application period (application form is filled at Studyinfo.fi)

9 January 2018 at 8 a.m. - 24 January 2018 at 3 p.m.

14 March 2018 at 8 a.m. - 28 March 2018 at 3 p.m.

5 September at 8 a.m. - 19 September 2018 at 3 p.m.

Submitting the copies of qualification / employment certificates

see section "Deadlines for required documents"

see section "Deadlines for required documents"

see section "Deadlines for required documents"

Submitting the possible pre-assignments

not required

see  degree programme pages

see  degree programme pages

Any changes to information affecting eligibility to be submitted to the admissions office at the latest

7 February 2018 by 3 p.m.

13 April 2018 by 3 p.m.

26 September 2018 by 3 p.m.

Invitations for entrance examinations are sent by e-mail at the earliest

5 March 2018 (if applicable)

9 May 2018 (if applicable)

19 October 2018 (if applicable)

Entrance examinations are arranged in

April May-June October-November

Results of admission are published to the applicants at the latest*

7 May 2018

28 June 2018

29 November 2018

Confirming the study place at the latest

10 July 2018 by 3 p.m.

10 July 2018 by 3 p.m.

11 December 2018 by 3 p.m.

Accepting from the waiting list (if used) until

31 July 2018 at 3 p.m.

31 July 2018 at 3 p.m.

18 December 2018 at 3 p.m.

Studies start in

August - September 2018

August - September 2018

January 2019

*Admission results

All applicants will receive an email with a link to the admission results when the results have been published. Please note that the message might end up to the trash mail folder. 

The study place must be confirmed by the given deadline or the admission will be cancelled. Admission is conditional until the UAS has checked the required school and employment certificates. The admission will be cancelled if an applicant fails to submit certificates by the specified deadline, or if an applicant has provided false information.

For further information on admission results of joint application, please visit .

If you are accepted to TUAS and want to confirm the study place, please read the instructions for new students .

Timetable for joint application 2019

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Spring 2019 application period I

Bachelor degree programmes

Application period (application form is filled at Studyinfo.fi)

9 January 2019 at 8 a.m. - 23 January 2019 at 3 p.m.

Required attachments uploaded on the application form at Studyinfo

30 January 2019 at 3 p.m.

Any changes to information affecting eligibility to be submitted to the admissions office at the latest

18 February 2019 by 3 p.m.

Invitations for entrance examinations are sent by e-mail at the earliest

25 February 2019 (if applicable)

Entrance examinations are arranged in

April (if applicable)

Results of admission are published to the applicants at the latest*

7 May 2019

Confirming the study place at the latest

8 July 2019 by 3 p.m.
(or within 10 days from the accepting date)

Accepting from the waiting list (if used) until

31 July 2019 at 3 p.m.

Studies start in

August - September 2019

*Admission results

All applicants will receive an email with a link to the admission results when the results have been published. Please note that the message might end up to the trash mail folder. 

The study place must be confirmed by the given deadline or the admission will be cancelled. Admission is conditional until the UAS has checked the required school and employment certificates. The admission will be cancelled if an applicant fails to submit certificates by the specified deadline, or if an applicant has provided false information.

For further information on admission results of joint application, please visit .

If you are accepted to TUAS and want to confirm the study place, please read the instructions for new students .

Deadlines for required documents

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Document

Spring application period I:
9 – 24 January 2018
Bachelor degree programmes

Copies of the documents to be submitted to the TUAS Admission Services:

Spring application period II:
14 – 28 March 2018
Master degree programmes

Copies of the documents to be submitted to the TUAS Admission Services:

Autumn application period:
5 - 19 September 2018
Master degree programmes

Copies of the documents to be added on the application form in Studyinfo or submitted with separate e-form .

Finnish qualification:

Copy of the degree certificate or a provisional certificate issued by the educational institution on the graduation of the applicant.

Matriculation examination certificates of those who took their matriculation examination in or after 1990 are not required at all.

by 3 p.m. on 10 July 2018

(Only the certificates of those admitted as students will be checked.)

by 3 p.m. on 10 July 2018

(Only the certificates of those admitted as students will be checked.)

by 3 p.m. on 26 September 2018

(those graduating during the application period submit the copy by 3 p.m. on 28 December 2018 with separate e-form )

International matriculation examination (IB, EB, RP):

Copy of the final diploma/certificate (and its official translation in English, Finnish or Swedish).

Transcript of Grades for those completing an IB diploma during the application period.

by 3 p.m. on 13 July 2018

(Only the certificates of those admitted as students will be checked.)

not required

not required

 

Qualifications taken outside Finland:

Copy of the final diploma/certificate (and its official translation in English, Finnish or Swedish).

Original diplomas and original official translations will be checked in the beginning of the studies.

Not required from those who are selected only based on the SAT test results.

by 3 p.m. on 10 July 2018

(Only the certificates of those admitted as students will be checked.)

by 3 p.m. on 13 April 2018

by 3 p.m. on 26 September 2018

(those graduating during the application period submit the copy by 3 p.m. on 28 December 2018 with separate e-form )

Copies of employment certificates (and their official translations in English, Finnish or Swedish

not required

by 3 p.m. on 10 July 2018

(Only the certificates of those admitted as students will be checked.)

by 3 p.m. on 26 September 2018

(certificate for work exeprience acquired during the application period must be submitted by 3 p.m. on 28 December 2018 with separate e-form )

Decisions to grant asylum or residence permits issued on the basis of a need for protection of refugees or applicants in a refugee-like situation to be submitted to the admissions office.:

by 3 p.m. on 7 February 2018

 

by 3 p.m. on 13 April 2018

 

by 3 p.m. on 26 September 2018

 

SAT score report

Required from applicants who apply with a non-Finnish qualification certificate to TUAS Bachelor degree programme in International Business Online or Information and Communications Technology. Only the new version of SAT test (completed after March 2016) is accepted. SAT Subject Tests are not accepted. 

An official SAT score report must be ordered straight from the test organiser. The code for Turku University of Applied Sciences is 6867.

by 3 p.m. on 13 April 2018

not required

not required

 

Copy of document exempting from tuition fees

You are exempted from paying tuition fees if you provide a copy of one of the documents:

  • Passport or identity card to indicate the citizenship of EU/EEA/Switzerland*
  • Continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit or
  • Permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit or
  • EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence card in Finland (Type P-EU) or
  • EU Blue Card in Finland or
  • EU Family Member's Residence Card in Finland

*Citizens of Finland are not required to provide proof of their citizenship as it will be verified from the population register.

Notice, if you receive one of the documents mentioned above at any point of the application period or later during your studies, please provide us the document immediately. You will be exempted from paying the tuition fees starting from the next semester at TUAS.

Please check more detailed information with the title “Am I required to pay the tuition fees” at Studyinfo.fi

by 3 p.m. on 7 February 2018

by 3 p.m. on 13 April 2018

by 3 p.m. on 26 September 2018

SAT test

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In joint application 2019, applicants who apply to our Bachelor's degree programme in International Business Online or Information and Communications Technology with a non-Finnish qualification certificate are selected only based on the SAT test results. Thus, the entrance examinations in TUAS for these two degree programmes are available only for those who apply with a Finnish qualification certificate.

Only the new version of SAT test (completed after March 2016) is accepted. SAT Subject Tests are not accepted. An official SAT score report must be ordered straight from the test organiser. The code for Turku University of Applied Sciences is 6867. Those, who have already completed an SAT test, must request a test result from the test organiser to be delivered to universities of applied sciences. The results of the SAT test must be delivered to all those universities of applied sciences that use the admission criteria in question by 10 April 2019. Reports printed or sent by the applicants themselves are not accepted.

Sections used for selection process:

  1. Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
    - Reading Test
    - Writing and Language Test
  2. Math

Applicants are accepted in order of best points. There are a limited number of places available. Further information on the SAT test including the lowest point limits are published in the application instructions at Studyinfo.fi .

Check the test dates and register here: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines
Find out more about SAT test, score reports, registration and preparing: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat

Applicants must also fill in the application form at Studyinfo.fi during the application period.