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Entrance Exams

The entrance exams are arranged in Finland and abroad, depending on the application period.

The exams abroad are arranged in cooperation with the Finnips network. The exams outside Finland will take place in March yearly. More detailed information about the country and exam-specific schedules will be sent to the applicants in the invitation letter.

Bachelor's Degrees in International Business and Esports Business

International Business entrance exam consists of a written part (essay, multiple-choice questions, a section measuring mathematical/logical thinking) and an interview / group discussion. The essay and the interview are combined in the entrance examination as an integrated section measuring English language proficiency. There is pre-reading material for this exam.

The examination assesses study and teamwork skills, verbal and written expression skills as well as mathematical/logical reasoning skills. The ability to communicate fluently in English, both speaking and writing, is prerequisite for admission. Therefore, applicants must pass all parts of the exam in order to be selected for admission. Applicants scoring below the minimum points of any of the sections will fail the exam. The section testing English language proficiency will be entered in the system with a pass/fail grade.

Maximum points from the entrance exam are 40 points. Applicants scoring less than 10 points for the exam are not eligible for admission.

Note: The International Business entrance examination is arranged in co-operation with other Finnish universities of applied sciences, i.e. KAMK will accept entrance exams completed in the same entrance exam group in a different University of Applied Sciences. If you have applied for more than one preference within the same entrance exam group you will only receive one invitation to an entrance examination of your first/highest preference for which you have achieved a sufficient amount of points during the initial selection process.


Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management

KAMK arranges Sports and Leisure Management entrance examination in Finland (Kajaani) as well as abroad in cooperation with FINNIPS network.

In Kajaani the entrance examination includes a motivational essay, an evaluation of the applicant's motor skills through a series of sport tests, an evaluation of his/her instruction skills during a coaching session (short task is given during the entrance exam) and an interview.

FINNIPS sports exam: The entrance examination includes a written part, group discussion and a series of sports tasks. The written part and a group discussion will be performed during FINNIPS entrance exam day. The sports tasks will be requested to be submitted separately via video according to the detailed instructions that will be sent to the applicants right after FINNIPS entrance examination.

Further details of the entrance exam and necessary clothing will be mentioned in the invitation letter.

Note: Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management does not accept entrance examination results from other UAS.

Bachelor's Degree in Tourism

The entrance examination places emphasis on aptitude for studying the field, motivation, English language and mathematical/logical thinking. In order to be considered for admission, applicants must pass each section of the examination. KAMK accepts an entrance examination taken in the same entrance exam group at another university of applied sciences.