According to the decision of the University of Applied Sciences, you can have studies completed at another educational institution in Finland or abroad recognised and accredited for other studies of the same level when completing your degree. In addition, you can also have competence that is demonstrated in other ways recognised and accredited (932/2014, Section 37(9)).
The recognition of prior learning (RPL) can be done right at the beginning of your studies or at a later stage. RPL values all kinds of learning and that is why attention is paid to your competence itself, not where or how it was acquired. The benefits of the recognition of prior learning include e.g. graduation at a faster pace, elimination of overlapping course contents and awareness of your own competences.
It is important that you familiarise yourself with the curriculum published in SoleOps and recognise your own learning in relation to the learning objectives of courses. Please get prepared for Individual Study Plan (ISP) discussions by compiling documents for demonstrating your competences, such as competence description forms and work testimonials.
Helena Kangastie, Head of Education
phone. +358 400 518 723, helena.kangastie