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General free-choice electives studies vap17-18 and YVAP17-18 Master´s degree

The objective of free-choice electives is to support studying, professional and personal development and multi-professionalism. Free-choice electives arranged by Lapland UAS are language and communication studies and general free-choice electives.

These course will be taught through Adobe Connect (distance learning). To participate, you need a proper USB headset, so that you can do oral exercises during the course. Training session will be arranged in every campus before lessons.

Free-choice electives studies VAP17-18


You must enrol for study unit implementations in SoleOPS  Study implementation plan during the study unit enrolment period.

Enrolment period

Continuing students enrol for the next academic year’s study units during two periods:

• for the autumn semester 15.4. – 15.5. and

• for the spring semester 1.9. – 30.9.

Starting students enrol at the beginning of the academic year 1.9. – 30.9. (for both autumn and spring semester)

Study unit descriptions, contents, schedules and other related information can be found using SoleOPS. First select the degree programme, then the group and finally the group’s curriculum. The curriculum’s year shows you what will be offered during the next academic year. Click the studies to view more information about them.

Enrolment rules

Enrolment is binding: If a student does not attend a study unit for which he or she has enrolled, the study unit will be graded as "failed". After the enrolment period, enrolling may be cancelled before the beginning of the study unit only for a valid reason.

Students are accepted to study units in the order of enrolment, with the exception of mandatory study units, where students whose curriculum requires said study units are given priority.

In case of cancellations, the teacher accepts standby students in the order of enrolment.


Students of Open University of Applied Sciences register themselves for Open University of Applied Sciences studies using the electronic registration form at www.lapinamk.fi/registration. After acceptance to the studies open path students enrol their selves for the study units implementations in SoleOPS according their studying group’s curriculum. Student affairs officer adds the students who will take single study unit for the study units implementations in SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK & STUDENT COUNSELLING

Let’s have a chat if

  • You have difficulty managing your time and planning your studies
  • You ponder self-knowledge and identity issues
  • You find it hard to cope with your studies or if they stress you out
  • You have problems with motivation
  • You suffer from exam or stage fright
  • You feel lonely or are bothered by your move to new surroundings


Free-choice electives studies in University of Lapland


These studiesare free of chargefor our exchange students.

Contact to University of Lapland:
Laura Jokinen
Phone: 0400 728 359

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Minna Ruokamo, coordinator
+358 40 358 9216