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Application timetable for Full Stack Software Development autumn 2018

  • Application period starts 5 September 2018. Online application form at www.studyinfo.fi
  • Application period ends 19 September 2018 by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Deadline for the attachments supporting the application 26 September 2018 by 3 p.m. (UTC+2), concerns degrees completed outside Finland
  • Invitations for entrance examination / decision on eligibility around 23 October
  • All applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility and sent the pre-assignment will be invited to the entrance examination (interview)
  • Entrance exams in Finland during 30 October - 6 November 2018 (a skype/zoom.us interview also possible)
  • The student selection results are announced at the latest 24 November
  • Deadline to confirm the study place 11 December 2018 by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Studies will begin in the beginning of January 2019

Information Technology, Full Stack Software Development

The application period for the Master's Degree Programme in Full Stack Software Development is 5 - 19 September 2018, 3 p.m (UTC+2) at www.studyinfo.fi.

The requirements for eligibility are a bachelor's level degree in engineering in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) or other equivalent degree and at least three years (36 months) of relevant work experience after the bachelor's degree. An applicant can count in the work experience until 31 December 2018.

If you are applying with a non-Finnish qualification, you need to attach your certificates to the application (e.g. as a pdf. file). You may also send the copies to JAMK's Admission Services via email by 26 September 2018 by 3 pm. If the certificates are written in any other language than Finnish, Swedish or English, please attach an authorized translations of the certificates in one of these languages. The translator must sign and stamp the translations. Note that the work certificates must include a title (and preferably also a job description), working period and it must be signed (and if possible stamped) by the employee.

All applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility and sent the pre-assignment will be invited to the entrance examination. The pre-assignment is part of the application form, so you can write the answers directly on the online application form or you can attach a separate file to the online application form. The entrance examination is organized in Jyväskylä, Finland during weeks 44-45 (30 October- 6 November 2018). Note, skype/zoom.us interview is also available! 

The admission is based on the pre-assignment max. 40 points and in the interview max. 60 points (max. 100 points). The applicant must score at least 20 points / 100 points in the entrance examination in order to pass the exam and have a chance to be admitted to the programme. Applicant’s English language skills will be assessed as a part of the entrance examination. There is no pre-reading material included in the entrance examination. 

Admission points:

Entrance examination (pre-assignment and interview) 100 points
Maximum points 100 points

Work experience

JAMK accepts work experience also after a vocational college diploma or a higher vocational diploma (in Finnish: opistoasteen tutkinto, ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto) before completing a bachelor's degree. If an applicant has completed one of these diplomas before graduating from the bachelor's degree, the work experience is accepted also after the prior degree. Even in this case the minimum requirement of work experience from the field is 3 years (36 months).

In the application form it is necessary to fill in the work experience as whole months. Part-time work can be transferred into whole months, in a way that, 150 hours or 20 full workdays (at least 7 hours per day) corresponds to one month. Service in an army, non-military service or nursing leave is not considered as work experience. If an applicant has worked as an entrepreneur it is necessary to provide for the Admissions Services a document which proves this fact. For example, a Finnish entrepreneur need to have a document that proves one has YEL- or MYEL-insurance.

The original degree and work certificates will be checked at the Student Services in the beginning of studies. The selection is not final until they have been checked. If the applicant has given false information about ones qualifications, it may make one ineligible for admission.

Application timetable for master's degree programmes, January 2019

This application timetable concerns:
International Business Management & Sport Business Management

  • Application period starts 9 January. Online application form at www.studyinfo.fi
  • Application period ends 23 January by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Deadline for the attachments supporting the application 30 January, by 3 p.m. (UTC+2), concerns degrees completed outside Finland
  • Invitations for entrance examination / decision on eligibility in beginning of March
    • Entrance exams in Finland for both master's degrees 5 April 2019
    • Entrance examinations outside Finland in March (more information below by January 2019)
  • The student selection results are announced at the latest 28 June
  • Deadline to confirm the study place 8 July by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Studies will begin in the beginning of September 2019

Selection criteria for master's degree programmes, January 2019

The application period for the Master's Degree Programme in International Business Management and for the Sport Business Management: 9 - 23 January 2019, 3 p.m (UTC+2) at www.studyinfo.fi.

  • International Business Management: the requirements for eligibility are a bachelor's level degree in the field of business and administration (or other equivalent business degree) or in the field of hospitality management, and at least three years (36 months) of relevant work experience after the bachelor's degree. 

  • Sport Business Management: the requirements for eligibility are bachelor’s degree in the field of business, in the field of sport /sport studies, or in the field of hospitality management, and at least three years (36 months) of relevant work experience after the bachelor's degree.

An applicant can count in the work experience until 31 July 2019 in all master’s degrees.

If you are applying with a non-Finnish qualification, you need to attach your certificates to the application (e.g. as a pdf. file). You may also send the copies to JAMK's Admission Services via email by 30 January 2019 by 3 pm. If the certificates are written in any other language than Finnish, Swedish or English, please attach an authorized translations of the certificates in one of these languages. The translator must sign and stamp the translations. Note that the work certificates must include a title (and preferably also a job description), working period and it must be signed (and if possible stamped) by the employee.

All the applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility will be invited to the entrance examination.  The entrance examination is arranged in Jyväskylä, Finland 5 April 2019. The entrance exam includes an interview and a written exam. The pre-reading material will be published closer to the application period. In addition to the exam organised in Finland, the entrance examinations are organised in March 2019 in several countries around the world. The exams are organised as a part of Finnips network. More information about the entrance examinations below by January 2019 under the title "entrance examinations".

Admission points in 2019:

Entrance examination 100 points
Maximum points 100 points


An applicant must score at least 20 points /100p. in the entrance examination in order to pass the exam and have a chance to be admitted to the programme.

Read more about the entrance examinations below!

Application timetable for Cyber Security, March 2018

  • Application period starts 14 March. Online application form at www.studyinfo.fi
  • Application period ends 28 March by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Deadline for the attachments 13 April by 3 p.m. (UTC+2), please send a copy of your bachelor's degree and work certificates (concerns all applicants)
  • Invitations for entrance examination / decision on eligibility around middle of April 
  • Entrance exams in Finland 2 May 2018 for all eligible applicants
  • The student selection results are announced at the latest 28 June
  • Deadline to confirm the study place 10 July by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Studies will begin in the beginning of September 2018

Master's degree programme in Cyber Security

The application period for the Master's Degree Programme in Cyber Security is 14  - 28 March 2017, 3 p.m (UTC+2) at www.studyinfo.fi.

The requirements for eligibility are a Bachelor of Engineering in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) or other equivalent degree and at least three years (36 months) of relevant work experience gained after the bachelor's degree. An applicant can count in the work experience until 31 July 2018.

Please note, that all applicants need to send copies of degree and work  certificates to JAMK's Admission Services by 13 April, 3 pm (UTC+2). If certificates are written in any other language than Finnish, Swedish or English, you have to enclose authorized translations of the certificates in one of these languages. The translator must sign and stamp the translations.

All the applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility and sent the pre-assignment will be invited to the entrance examination. The pre-assignment is filled as a part of the online application form.  

The entrance examination is arranged in Jyväskylä, Finland 2 May 2018. The entrance exam includes an interview. More information about the entrance exam below under the title "entrance examination for Cyber Security".

Notice that, an applicant cannot gain admission to the same degree programme at JAMK, in which one already has a study right during the application period.

Admission points in Cyber Security:

Entrance examination and pre-assignment 100 points
Maximum points 100 points

 
An applicant must score at least 20 points /100p. in the entrance examination in order to pass the exam and have a chance to be admitted to the programme.

current residence. 

Entrance examination for Cyber Security

All applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility and sent the pre-assignment will be invited to the entrance examination. The entrance examination is organized in Finland 5 May 2018.

The total points from entrance examination are 100 points. The applicant must score at least 20 points /100p. in the entrance examination in order to pass the exam and have a chance to be admitted to the programme. Student selection is based on the total score of the interview (max. 60p.) and pre-assignment (max. 40p.). Applicant’s English language skills will be assessed as a part of the entrance examination, thus, the entrance examination does not include a separate English language test.

The entrance examination includes a pre-assignment (max. 40p.) and an interview (max. 60p.). The pre-assignment is filled as a part of the online application form at www.studyinfo.fi. There is no pre-reading material included in the entrance examination. 

Selection criteria spring 2019


Work experience

The minimum requirement regarding work experience is at least three years (36 months) of relevant work experience gained after the bachelor's or other equivalent degree (check the specific degree requirements above).

JAMK accepts work experience also after a vocational college diploma or a higher vocational diploma (in Finnish: opistoasteen tutkinto, ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto) before completing a bachelor's degree. If an applicant has completed one of these diplomas before graduating from the bachelor's degree, the work experience is accepted also after the prior degree. Even in this case the minimum requirement of work experience from the field is 3 years (36 months).

The work experience must be from the field of the degree (used for applying) or from field that the applicant is currently applying. An applicant can count in work experience until 31 July 2019. The work certificates must include a title (and preferably also a job description), working period and it must be signed (and if possible stamped) by the employee.

In the application form it is necessary to fill in the work experience as whole months. Part-time work can be transferred into whole months, in a way that, 150 hours or 20 full workdays (at least 7 hours per day) corresponds to one month. Service in an army, non-military service or nursing leave is not considered as work experience. If an applicant has worked as an entrepreneur it is necessary to provide for the Admissions Services a document which proves this fact. For example, a Finnish entrepreneur need to have a document that proves one has YEL- or MYEL-insurance.

The original certificates will be checked at the Student Services in the beginning of studies. The selection is not final until they have been checked. If the applicant has given false information about ones qualifications, it may make one ineligible for admission.

 

 

Entrance examination for International Business Management & Sport Business Management

The entrance examinations are arranged in Jyväskylä, Finland 5 April 2019. If you apply for both master's degree programmes, you may complete both of the exams during the same day. The entrance exams include an interview and a written exam. The pre-reading materials will be published closer to the application period. The total points from entrance examinations are 100 points.

The applicant must score at least 20 points /100p. in the entrance examination in order to pass the exam and have a chance to be admitted for the programmes. In both master's degree programmes the student selection is based on the total score of the entrance examination. Applicant’s English language skills will be assessed as a part of the entrance examination, thus, the entrance examination does not include a separate English language test.

Entrance examinations outside Finland 

Note! This section will be updated by January 2019!

The exams will be held in March 2018 in the countries mentioned below. The more detailed information on places and dates will be sent to the applicants in the invitation letter (email). Applicants will be invited to participate to an exam in Finland and possibly in another country based their choice in the application. 

JAMK is arranging entrance examinations as a part of FINNIPS -network in the following countries at spring 2018:  

  • Brazil: São Paulo
  • China: Wuhan
  • Germany: Worms (about 80 km from Frankfurt)
  • Great Britain: London
  • Hungary: Budapest
  • India: Delhi
  • Kazakhstan: Astana
  • Kenya: Nairobi
  • Nepal: Kathmandu
  • Russia: Moscow and St. Petersburg
  • USA: Chicago
  • Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

While filling the online application form you can choose the country in which you would like to complete the entrance examination. Thus, in the application form there is a question "in which country do you want to complete the entrance examination(s) organised by the FINNIPS network?"

Notice that based on your answer (you can choose only one option) you receive an invitation letter to this particular COUNTRY. You can change your exam country selection by 7 Feb 2018 by sending an email to your first-choice UAS Admission Services. After this date, the requests to change the country are not taken into consideration.

If you are planning to come to Finland to participate for the exams, you should check whether you need a visa to enter Finland. In addition, whether visas are granted to Finland solely for entrance exam purposes from the country of your current residence.