Sustainable Coastal Management

Invitation to the entrance examination

All eligible applicants will be invited to sit an entrance examination. If you do not fulfill the admission criteria, you will not be invited to the entrance examination.

The entrance examination for Sustainable Coastal Management will be arranged on 18 April 2017 in Raseborg, Finland. The exact time and location will be included in the invitation letter. The entrance examination can be taken in Finland or abroad through the FINNIPS network.

Content of the entrance examination

The entrance examination tests applicants' interest in and aptitude for the field:

  • The maximum score for the first examination section is 50 points. This section tests applicants' aptitude for the field. The minimum acceptable score is 18 points.
  • The second examination section tests study motivation. The maximum score for this section is 40 points, while the minimum acceptable score is 12 points.
  • Based on the examination, applicants' English language proficiency will be assessed on a scale of pass/fail.

Admission is not possible without participation in the entrance examination. The maximum score for the entrance examination is 90 points. Applicants must score at least 30 points and must pass all sections in the entrance examination order to be considered for admission.

Admission to the degree programme

Students are selected for Sustainable Coastal Management based on an entrance examination (max. 90 points) and work experience (max. 10 points). If several applicants achieve equal admission scores, selection will be carried our according to the following criteria: 1. entrance examination score; 2. points awarded for work experience.

Please find information regarding points for work experience here.