Have you completed courses via Open Studies? If yes, this page tells you all about applying as a degree student for JAMK’s Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes conducted in English.

Applying as a degree student for bachelor’s degrees via Open Study Path, spring 2021

 

Who can apply?

One can apply through the Open Study Path to all JAMK’s Bachelor's Degree programmes conducted in English:

Anyone who has completed at least 55 ECTS credits worth of Open Studies in a Finnish UAS that can be recognized as part of the degree programme may apply via Open Study Path to become a degree student.

Studies completed in higher education institutions outside Finland are not accepted!

If you have completed Open Studies in Finnish language, it is possible to apply via Open Study path to JAMK's degree programmes conducted in Finnish. More information at avoimen AMKin väylä -pages.

Requirements for JAMK Open Study Path in a nutshell

  • Complete altogether at least 55 ECTS credits that can be recognized as part of the degree programme
  • Complete three credits worth of compulsory language studies (included in the 55 ECTS credits)
  • Applying for Purchasing and Logistics Engineering? Complete a mathematics course worth at least 3 ECTS credits (included in the 55 ECTS credits)

Studies completed at JAMK have to be registered by 20 June 2021. If the applicant has completed some/all studies at another UAS, the studies have to be registered by 31 May, 2021 and the applicant has to attach the transcript to the application by 31 May, 2021 at 3 pm at the latest.

Notice also, that there can be only 10 ECTS credits worth of elective studies, and 20 ECTS credits can be accredited of the 55 credits.

Maximum intake of degree students via Open Study Path:

Bachelor’s degree programme

Maximum intake of degree students via Open Study Path

Purchasing and Logistics Engineering

5

International Business

10

Business Information Technology

10

Tourism Management

10


Application as a degree student through Open Study Path is done in studyinfo.fi via a separate application form (link below). The application period is 2 - 15 May 2021.

In addition to Open Study Path, an applicant can also apply via joint application to try to gain an admission. So, if you have completed 55 ECTS credits in a Finnish open university of applied sciences and you have an eligibility to higher education studies in Finland, you can fill both application forms. Read more about the joint application for bachelor's degrees or master's degrees.

Student selection

The selection is based on the completed Open Studies, so one does not have to take part in the normal student selection process (joint application system).

In all programmes students are selected based on the Open Studies grade point average (checked from open UAS transcript of records) in case there more are more applicants than available study places. 

The results of the student selection are announced by 9 July 2021.

Attachments

If you have completed your open studies at JAMK's Open UAS it is not necessary to send a transcript of records to JAMK's admission services. Remember that you need to have at least 55 ECTS credits (open studies) registered by 20 June.

However, if you have completed your studies in some other Open UAS than JAMK, attach your transcript of records to the application by 31 May 2021 at 3 pm. The transcript must be official transcript.

The transcript is also needed to check the grade point average if there are more applicants than available study places (check the intake per programme above).

Notice! It is not necessary to provide an English Language Proficiency certificate while applying via Open Study Path.

Accepting the study place

The student selection is announced by 9 July 2021 and the offered study place must be confirmed by 16 July 2021 at 3 pm. 

Tuition fees

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens is 8 000 €/year for the Bachelor’s degree programmes. More information concerning who is required to pay the fees and about the scholarship programme.

Application form Application period for Open Study Path 2 - 15 May 2021! Application begins 2.5.2021
Open Studies
-a Path to Degree Studies

Complete studies at open UAS to gain admission!

 

Applying as a degree student for master’s degrees via Open Study Path, spring 2021

Who can apply?

This selection criteria concerns the following Master’s degree programmes at JAMK: 

Thus, it is not possible to apply via Open Study Path to other Master’s Degree programmes at JAMK.

The Open Study Path for master’s degree does not exempt applicants from the degree and work experience requirements. Consequently, all applicants applying via Open Study Path still need to have a required bachelor's level degree (stated in the entrance requirements for each degree programme), and at least two years (24 months) of relevant work experience gained after the bachelor's degree.

In case you do not have a higher education qualification from the relevant field, you can also gain eligibility with some other suitable higher education qualification, Finnish vocational college diploma or a Finnish higher vocational diploma. Applicants who apply with any other degree than with the relevant higher education degree specified above, are considered case-by-case based by their educational background and work experience.

The application period is 2 - 15 May 2021.

The requirements for JAMK Open Study Path in a nutshell

  • Anyone who fulfills the degree and work requirements

    AND

  • who has completed at least 30 ECTS credits (International Business Management, Sport Business Management) or 20 ECTS credits (Professional Project Management, Artificial Intelligence and Data-Analytics) worth of Open Studies that can be recognized as part of the degree programme, may apply to become a degree student via Open Study Path.

Studies completed at JAMK have to be registered by 20 June 2021. If the applicant has completed some/all studies at another UAS, the studies have to be registered by 31 May, 2021 and the applicant has to attach the transcript to the application by 31 May, 2021 at 3 pm at the latest.

The credits can be completed in any Finnish Open UAS in a corresponding programme. 

Maximum intake of degree students via Open Study Path:

Master’s degree programme Maximum intake of degree students via Open Study Path

International Business Management

all applicants

Sport Business Management

all applicants

Professional Project Management

all applicants

Artificial Intelligence and Data-Analytics

all applicants

Student selection

The selection is based on the Open Studies, so one does not have to take part in the normal student selection process (joint application system) or participate to an entrance examination. 

Attachments

If you have completed your open studies at JAMK's Open UAS it's not necessary to send a transcript of records to JAMK's admission services.

However, if you have completed your studies in some other Open UAS than JAMK, attach your transcript of records by 31 May 2021 at 3 pm, to the application. The transcript must be official transcript.

If you have a bachelor's degree which is not completed in a Finnish UAS/University and/or your work experience is completed outside Finland you need to attach the following documents to the application:
• an official open UAS transcript of records
• a copy of the bachelor’s degree certificate
• copies of work certificates after the bachelor’s degree

Only those applicant’s applications will be processed who have completed studies in open UAS in Finland, and fill the degree and work experience requirements, thus are eligible.

Accepting the study place

The student selection is announced by 9 July 2021 and the offered study place must be confirmed by 16 July 2021 at 3 pm at the latest. 

Tuition fees

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens is 9 000 €/year for the Master’s degree programmes. More information concerning who is required to pay the fees and about the scholarship programme.

Application form Application period for Open Study Path 2 - 15 May 2021! Application begins 2.5.2021

One study place per term provision

A student may accept only one study place leading to a higher education degree during one academic term.

• Higher education degrees are Bachelor degrees and Master degrees awarded by universities, and Bachelor degrees and Master degrees awarded by polytechnics/UAS.
• The academic term (from 1 August to 31 December OR 1 January to 31 July) is the set framework for implementation.
• Even if the student postpones the starting of studies for one year, or interrupts his/her studies, that student cannot accept another study place for a degree programme starting in the same academic term.

Appeal

Appeal can be made, if applicant can demonstrate satisfactorily that an error was made by the authority in the university of applied sciences in evaluation of the applicant according to the rules and regulations of the admission process.

Appeal based on personal circumstances (difficult life situation, misunderstanding, health reasons) or e.g. possible errors made by post offices and so on will not be considered as valid reasons for appeal. Student admission decision can be changed only in those cases where it is clearly shown that the UAS has not followed the student admission criteria. Therefore, the appeal must be well-grounded and it should contain accurate information on where the UAS has not followed the criteria.

Applicants not satisfied with the decision may appeal in writing to the address below within 14 days of receiving the notification of the decision (the email). The notification date of the decision (the date on this letter) is not included in the 14-day appeal period. The UAS is not responsible of possible delays in postal delivery and therefore, the above mentioned time frame applies even if the post is not received within the mentioned time frame.

Admission Services of JAMK University of Applied Sciences

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