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Applying to Master's Degrees at KAMK

Applying to programmes conducted in English at Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) takes place through a system of online application that is available at the website www.studyinfo.fi. An application submitted online is directly received by the admissions office of the University of Applied Sciences (UAS) you have applied to. 

We offer the following Master studies taught in English:

Application Schedule

Master's Degree in International Business Management, Joint Application 4 - 18 January 2023

Join application period for studies starting in autumn 2023 will be held on 4 - 18 January 2023. 

Timetable join application period:

4 January 8:00 am to 18 January 3:00 pm (UTC + 2)
Application period

25 January 3:00 pm (UTC + 2)
Submit the attachments and advance assignments by the deadline

2 June
Student selection results published at the latest

14 July 3:00 pm (UTC + 3)
Deadline for accepting a study place

2 August 3:00 pm (UTC + 3)
Admissions from waiting lists end

Studies start in August 2023.

Master's Degree in Global Business Management, Separate Application 4 - 18 August 2022

Separate application period for Master's Degree in Global Business Management, studies starting in spring 2023.

Timetable for separate application period:

4  - 18 August 3:00 pm (UTC +3)
Application period

25 August 3:00 pm (UTC + 3)
Submit the attachments and advance assignments by the deadline

Applicants that pass the first part of the examination (pre-assignment) will receive an email invitation for the second part of the examination (interview) on week 39. Interviews will be held on October on week 40.
Applicants must pass each test section with the minimum scores.

Studies start in February 2023.

 
Eligibility

The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s (first-cycle) degree qualification in any field and two years´ work experience in the field of business and commerce after the completion of the Bachelor´s degree, as well as sufficient proficiency in English. However, a minimum of 20 credits of business studies are required. Applicants with work experience in demanding specialist posts or managerial/leadership posts can be considered to have achieved the required 20 credits of business studies. 

Applicants must provide appropriate certificates of their studies and work experience (degree certificate, work certificates) to prove their eligibility within the application period. 

Enclosures to the application
  • To prove your eligibility, please attach the Bachelor's degree certificate to your application in studyinfo.fi. 
  • Work certificate(s) to prove the two year's of work experience in a relevant field. 
  • A copy of an official Finnish, Swedish or English translation of the certificate must be provided, if the certificate is not written in one of these languages. The translation must have the translator’s signature and stamp.
  • Pre-assignment.
Entrace Examination

The students for the Master's degree will be selected based on a pre-assignment and online interview (Microsoft Teams meeting).The students should have good written and oral English language skills.

Master's Degree in Global Business Management (full-time)

The online entrance examination consists of 2 parts:
1) Written part (pre-assignment). Will be published at the beginning of August.
2) Oral part (Personal interview (Microsoft Teams meeting), only for those who pass the first part)

Master's Degree in International Business Management (part-time)

1) Pre-assignment will be published at the beginning of application period.
Attach your pre-assignment in to your application form by 6 April 2022 at 3 pm Finnish time.

2) Applicants that pass the first part of the examination (pre-assignment) will receive an email invitation for the second part of the examination (interview) on week 17. Interviews will be held on May on week 18 (2 - 6 May 2022) and week 19 (9 - 13 May 2022).

Applicants must pass each test section with the minimum scores.

Master's Degree in International Business Management (part-time)

Application round: 5 - 19 January 2022 

1) Attach your pre-assignment in to your application form by 26 January 2022 at 3 pm Finnish time.

2) Applicants that pass the first part of the examination will receive an email invitation for the second part of the examination (interview) on week 9. Interviews will be held on March on week 11 (14 - 18 March 2022) and on week 12 ( 21 - 25 March 2022).

Applicants must pass each test section with the minimum scores.

Exam points:

Pre-assignment min 20 points/ max 45 points
Teams-interview min 25 points/ max 55 points
Total min 45 points/ max 100 points.

Entrance examination results from other UAS will not be accepted.

Please notice that the result of the entrance examination is not valid if you will be considered as non-eligible during the application process.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens at KAMK is 10 000 euros per academic year. For the first year, an Early Bird scholarship is available for those who accept their study place and pay their tuition fee within 14 days from the notice of admissions. The Early Bird scholarship covers 20 % to the tuition fee and is directly used to reduce the tuition fee, ie. the student pays 8000 euros as the tuition fee for the first study year.

The payment is done at the same time when accepted student confirms his/her study place at KAMK. It is not possible to pay in installments.

There is no tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.

Further information of KAMK's tuition fee and scholarship terms

Student Agreement
All non-EU/EEA citizens selected for KAMK English-taught studies leading to a Finnish higher education degree must agree on a KAMK student agreement. The acceptance of the terms and conditions is done in StudyInfo when accepting the study place.
The KAMK Student Agreement applies to students who will start their studies after 1.1.2023.

The agreement applies to Kajaani University of Applied Sciences' tuition fees and scholarships and defines the rights and obligations of all parties and the terms under which a student may receive a scholarship for their studies in the degree programme.

The Student Agreement can be read in whole from KAMK website
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