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Bachelor’s degree programmes

Study in an international environment in Lapland! Lapland University of Applied Sciences degrees focus on Arctic competence. Studying at Lapland UAS is practical and work-oriented. The learning environments offered by Lapland UAS allow the theory to be applied in practice. 

Lapland University of Applied Sciences has 5 international degree programmes leading to a Bachelor’s degree. The language of teaching is English. Studies take 3.5 - 4 years to complete. They consist of basic, professional and elective studies, practical training and a Bachelor’s thesis.

Online applications for the programmes will be submitted through the studyinfo.fi in Finland. You will find Lapland UAS from Studyinfo by the name "Lapland University of Applied Sciences"

Next Joint application period is 4 January to 18 January 2023 for International Business, International Sport Business Management, Machine Learning and Data Engineering and Tourism.
Next Direct (separate) application period for Nursing is 4 January to 18 January 2023

 

The joint/separate application schedule for year 2023

Apply online

Apply in studyinfo.fi (opens in new window)

Lapland UAS’ Bachelor programmes Tourism, International Business, Machine learning and Data Engineering are in nation-wide Joint application system while Bachelor programme Nursing uses Direct (Separate) application system. What is the difference between Joint application system and Direct (separate) application system? Read more information here: Link to the studyinfo.fi-pages.

More instructions and information of the application procedure you find from UASinfo.fi -pages (opens in new window) 

Attach the required copies

Attach photocopies of the high school diploma and its official translation, if the original certificates are not in English, Finnish or Swedish.If you are a refugee or in refugee like situation and cannot submit documentary evidence of your qualification, you can submit a copy of the decision on asylum or a residence permit granted on the basis of a need for protection.

Entrance examinations are arranged between in February-March 2023

Please study carefully the entrance examinations procedure.
Lapland UAS is part of the Finnish nationwide UAS examination process. Information about entrance examinations for

Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business, Rovaniemi
Bachelor of Business Administration, International Sport Business Management, Rovaniemi
Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Tourism, Rovaniemi
Bachelor of Engineering, Machine Learning and Data Engineering, Rovaniemi

is found from the International UAS examination pages. (link opens in a new window)



Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing, Lapland UAS has own Direct application and own entrance examination.
Information about the Nursing entrance examination is found from the educations own www.studyinfo.fi-pages. (link opens in a new window) 


Results are announced on 2 June 2023 at the latest

Please remember that posting the results takes a few days. All higher education admission results are announced by 2 June 2023 at the latest.

Read more about the Residence permits

Additional application period

A possible additional application period will be informed later.

Confirm your study place and send the required copies

by returning the confirmation form by 14 July 2023 at 3.00 pm Finnish time at the latest to the higher education institution you chose as your final study place. If you do not return the form in time, you will lose your study place.

Please attach the required educational certificates on your application by 14 July 2023.

Please remember that your admission is conditional until your original relevant certificates are checked. The UAS may withdraw the admission, if the applicant has given false information or has given a falsified document.

Pay the tuition fee

Tuition fees in English-taught degree programmes at Lapland UAS

At Lapland University of Applied Sciences tuition fees will be charged from the non-EU/EEA citizens who accept a study place in an English-taught Bachelor or Master degree programme starting on 1 September 2017 or later.

The fees will not concern:

• citizens of the European Economic Area or equivalent; EU Blue Card holders; persons with a continuous or permanent residence permit in Finland or an EU residence permit granted for a third-country national with a long-term resident status in Finland, family members of the above mentioned.

• non-EEA citizens, who study in Finnish (the degree programme is taught Finnish)

 Read more about tuition fees

Studies start

The academic year begins in September 2023,  > Academic year 2023-2024

From website > Guide for new students    you can find useful information to start your studies in Lapland UAS and start times.
Tuiton fees in Lapland UAS
At Lapland University of Applied Sciences tuition fees will be charged from the non-EU/EEA citizens who accept a study place in an English-taught Bachelor or Master degree programme starting on 1 September 2017 or later.

The fees will not concern:

• citizens of the European Economic Area or equivalent; EU Blue Card holders; persons with a continuous or permanent residence permit in Finland or an EU residence permit granted for a third-country national with a long-term resident status in Finland, family members of the above mentioned.

• non-EEA citizens, who study in Finnish (the degree programme is taught Finnish)

How much is the tuition fee in Lapland UAS?

The amount of tuition fee depends on the year when you started, or will start your studies. Read more information of tuition fees and how to make the payments.

 

From the page www.studyinfo.fi you will find more information on tuition fees:

Am I required to pay tuition fees?

Lapland University of Applied Sciences – Applying on the basis of open UAS studies

A student who has completed studies via an open university of applied sciences and meets the following criteria may apply and be accepted as a Lapland UAS student. Note, that the number of study places are limited:

1. When applying to a Bachelor’s degree programme the student has completed  at least 60 credits  in an open university of applied sciences.

2. When applying to a Master’s degree programme of 90 credits the student has completed  25 credits in an open university of applied sciences.

3. When applying to a Master’s degree programme of 60 credits the student has completed  20 credits in an open university of applied sciences.

    The applicant must have an applicable Bachelor’s degree or other applicable higher education degree as well as two years’ job experience after completing the degree in question.
    If the student has completed a college-level or higher-level vocational degree programme before taking the Bachelor’s degree, the required job experience may have been acquired during the period between the degrees

4. When applying the student has completed  the required credits which has been confirmed on applicant´s  Individual Study Plan (ISP). Please contact the Study Counsellor

 

The studies must have been field-specific studies; studies completed at all universities of applied sciences are acceptable.

Selection is based on field-specific principles; selection is based on an interview, completed studies and completed credits.

The student must have a realistic possibility to complete the studies during the right-to-study period (progress in studies, readiness to study, languages, mathematics) and the applicant may be required to pass a programme-specific applicability test before selection.

It takes 1-3 weeks to process your application.

Application instructions

You can apply via website www.studyinfo.fi. You can find us when you type in the search field of Lapland University of Applied Sciences and choose the education which you are applying, as well as after the search in a Open UAS Path Studies - Lapland University of Applied Sciences.

Apply online to autumn semester 1.5. - 30.11. and to spring semester 1.12. - 30.4.

Transfer studies

Transfer Students who wish to apply for a transfer must have the right to study in a Finnish University of Applied Sciences and they should be progressing in their studies according to their study plan.

Students can apply for a transfer to Lapland University of Applied Sciences in order to obtain the same/a similar qualification within the same degree programme.

Apply online 1.-15.5. or 1.-15.11. in studyinfo.

  • you can apply if you have min 22 credit/ semester or 45 credit/ year
  • if you apply from english programme in to finnish programme you must have completed max 50% of studies in english.
  • when you accept a transfer student place you will lose you previous place of study
  • you tuition fee is determined according to the previous place of studies

 

More info: https://opintopolku.fi/konfo/en/sivu/transfer-student-application

 

Master’s degree programmes

A Master’s degree is a good way to expand professional proficiency of those who already have a Bachelor’s degree and have acquired at least 2 years of working experience. Studies aiming at a Master’s degree take about 1.5 years and the scope of the studies is either 60 or 90 credits. 

Lapland University of Applied Sciences has two international degree programmes leading to a Master’s degree:

In  both Master's programmes tuition is in English.

Online applications for the programmes will be submitted through the studyinfo.fi in Finland. You will find Lapland UAS from Studyinfo by the name "Lapland University of Applied Sciences"

Application period is in 1 to 31 March 2023.

 

The entrance examination

The entrance examination date is published later.


Studies start

The academic year begins in September 2023

From website > Guide for new students    you can find useful information to start your studies in Lapland UAS

Other information
Admission Services
The person in charge of the admission to international degree programmes  is the Admission Services. For further information on applying, please send email to admissionsLapin AMK sähköposti


CONTACT INFO
Phone +358 (0)40 5118659 or +358 (0)400 830036
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POSTAL ADDRESS
Jokiväylä 11
FI-96300 Rovaniemi Finland

STREET ADDRESS
Jokiväylä 11
96300 Rovaniemi Finland

Information on the content of the degree programmes and studies in practice are given by the following persons:

  • Ms Tarja Tammia (International Business)
  • Mr Kenneth Karlsson (Machine Learning)
  • Ms Marita Turulin (Nursing)
  • Ms Ulla Kangasniemi (Tourism)
  • Ms Tanja Suomalainen (MBA)

 

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