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Selection of New Students

Bachelor's Degree in International Business 

 Applicants may be selected using one of the following two methods:

Selection method 1 is based on the points awarded for the entrance examination 

Entrance examination   40 points 


Selection method 2 (alternative 2 B) is based on the sum total of points awarded for school performance (matriculation examination grades) and for the entrance examination

 School performance 
 60 points 
 Entrance examination
 40 points
 100 points


Applicants with IB, EB or RP Diploma or Finnish matriculation examination may either be selected from selection method 1 or selection method 2. Those applying with upper secondary vocational certificates, further and specialist qualification certificates and non-Finnish certificates may only be selected from selection method 1. 

Points awarded for school performance

Points awarded for school performance are based on the matriculation examination certificate. The grades on the Finnish matriculation examination certificate will be obtained for the applicant register directly from the Matriculation Examination Board. Applicants who are applying on the basis of their Finnish matriculation examination certificate are awarded points for the following grades from their matriculation examination certificate

1) Mother tongue, 
2) Best language (foreign languages and the second national language)  
3) Mathematics or best of general subject tests 

Applicants who have completed a European Baccalaureate (EB), an International Baccalaureate (IB) or a Reifepr├╝fung (RP) Diploma will convert their diploma grades according to the conversion tables on studyinfo.fi pages. 


Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management 

For this degree programme student selection will be made entirely on the basis of the examination result.    


More information on the selection process
Selection between applicants with equal admission points

In case there is a tie in admission points, the applicants to universities of applied sciences will be ranked on the following basis: 

1. the result of the entrance examination 
2. points awarded for school performance
3. the order of preference of the options indicated by the applicant 

If these criteria fail to produce a difference between tied applicants, a university of applied sciences may choose to apply one of the following criteria by programme choice:

A) the applicants will be automatically ranked by lots drawn by a computer system;
B) all of the equally ranked applicants will be admitted; 
C) none of the equally ranked applicants will be admitted.