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Application timetable for International Business Management, January 2018

  • Application period starts 9 January. Online application form at www.studyinfo.fi
  • Application period ends 24 January by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Deadline for the attachments supporting the application 7 February by 3 p.m. (UTC+2), concerns degrees completed outside Finland
  • Invitations for entrance examination / decision on eligibility in beginning of March
  • Entrance exam in Finland 6 April 2018
    • Entrance examinations outside Finland 21-27 March (more information below)
  • 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

International Business Management

Apply in January 2018!

The application period for the Master's Degree Programme in International Business Management is 9 - 24 January 2018, 3 p.m (UTC+2) at www.studyinfo.fi.

The requirements for eligibility are a bachelor's level degree in the field of business and administration (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 July 2018.

Please note, that if you are applying with a non-Finnish qualification, you need to send copies of the certificates to the admission services. If the 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. The copies of degree certificates and work certificates must be at our admission services not later than 7 February 2018 by 3 p.m. (UTC+2).

All the applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility will be invited to the entrance examination.  The entrance examination is arranged in Jyväskylä, Finland 6 April 2018. 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 2018 in 12 countries around the world. The exams are organised as a part of Finnips network. More information about the entrance examinations below under the title "entrance examinations for IBM".

Admission points in 2018:

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.

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

Information Technology, Cyber Security

Apply in March 2018!

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 5 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.

Selection criteria


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 2018. 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 IBM

The entrance examination is arranged in Jyväskylä, Finland 6 April 2018. The entrance exam includes an interview and a written exam. The pre-reading material will be published closer to the application period. 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 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 for IBM

The exam will be held 21-27 March 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:  

  • China: Wuhan
  • Brazil: TBA
  • Germany: TBA
  • Great Britain: London
  • Hungary: Budapest
  • India: TBA
  • 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. 

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 Full Stack Software development 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. 

Application timetable for Full Stack Software development autumn 2017

  • Application period starts 6 September. Online application form at www.studyinfo.fi
  • Application period ends 20 September by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Deadline for the attachments supporting the application 27 September by 3 p.m. (UTC+2), concerns degrees completed outside Finland
  • Invitations for entrance examination / decision on eligibility around 20 October
  • Entrance exams in Finland  during week 44 for all eligible applicants
  • The student selection results are announced at the latest 24 November
  • Deadline to confirm the study place 8 December by 3 p.m. (UTC+2)
  • Studies will begin in the beginning of January 2018

Information Technology, Full Stack Software Development

The application period for the Master's Degree Programme in Full Stack Software Development was 6 - 20 September 2017, 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 2017.

If you are applying with a non-Finnish qualification, you need to send copies of the certificates to JAMK's Admission Services by 27 September 2017 by 3 pm. If the 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 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 admission is based on the pre-assignment max. 40 points and in the interview max. 60 points (max. 100 points).

Admission points:

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