Who can apply?
The studies are intended for persons who have unfinished bachelor’s or master’s degree studies. They are also intended for those who wish to upgrade their junior college-level degree into a bachelor’s degree or a higher-level degree into a master’s degree.
If, according to an individual study plan prepared with a study counsellor, you are missing:
- 120 credits or less from a bachelor’s degree
- 40 credits or less from a master’s degree.
Preparing an individual study plan
An individual study plan (ISP) is prepared with a study counsellor of the degree programme. Please contact the study counsellor of the degree programme – you can find the contact information here: https://www.lapinamk.fi/en/Students/Student-Support-Services/Counselling-and-Tutoring
Persons seeking to become bachelor’s degree students through the Open path must first complete half of the credits required according to their individual study plan at the Open UAS. Persons seeking to become master’s degree students through the Open path must first complete half of the credits required according to their individual study plan at the Open UAS.
For example, if you need 80 credits of studies to complete the degree according to your individual study plan, you must complete 40 credits of this at the Open UAS before applying for degree study entitlement. The start and duration of the study entitlement are determined by the individual study plan.
Registration for studies according to the study plan
Registration for study units in accordance with the study plan prepared with the study counsellor is done at the address www.lapinamk.fi/ilmoittautuminen. The fee for Open UAS studies is €15 per ECTS credit OR €300 annual fee
that allows you to complete an unlimited number of credits. Registration is binding
. Additional information on studying at the Open UAS is sent to accepted students by e-mail.
Applying to become a degree student after studying at the Open UAS
After completing the necessary studies at the Open UAS, you can apply to become a degree student of Lapland UAS through separate application.