Selection Methods for Our Bachelor Degree Programmes in the Joint Application 3-17 2024

Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing

Selection method: International UAS Exam

The International UAS Exam is a joint digital entrance examination of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). The International UAS Exam is organized in March 2024.

The entrance examination assesses the applicants’ abilities to study in universities of applied sciences. 

In order to be invited to the International UAS Exam and to be selected based on the International UAS Exam selection method, the applicants have to prove their English language skills either by an internationally recognized language test or previous studies

Detailed information on the International UAS Exam can be found at www.uasinfo.fi

 

 

Bachelor of Engineering, Maritime Technology, daytime studies

Selection method 1: International UAS Exam

The International UAS Exam is a joint digital entrance examination of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). The International UAS Exam is organized in March 2024. 

The entrance examination assesses the applicants’ abilities to study in universities of applied sciences. 

In order to be invited to the International UAS Exam and to be selected based on the International UAS Exam selection method, the applicants have to prove their English language skills either by an internationally recognized language test or previous studies

Detailed information on the International UAS Exam can be found at www.uasinfo.fi

Selection method 2: Selection based on a Finnish matriculation examination

This certificate-based student selection method applies to applicants that hold a:

  • Finnish Matriculation Examination
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma completed in IB World School
  • European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma completed in European School 
  • Reifeprüfung (RP)/Deutsches Internationales Abitur (DIA) degree completed in Finland.

Further information about the certificate-based student selection method and the scoring models can be found at www.uasinfo.fi.

Selection method 3: Selection based on a Finnish ocational upper secondary qualification (completed after 1 August 2015).

This certificate-based student selection method applies to applicants that have completed a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification after 1.8.2015.

Further information about the certificate-based student selection (Vocational upper secondary qualification) and the scoring models can be found at www.uasinfo.fi

Bachelor of Engineering, Maritime Technology, blended studies

The entrance examination is organized online in form of a written interview. Questions about your educational background, work experience at sea, and your visions and expectations of your professional future will be included in the entrance exam. There is no pre-reading material.

The entrance examination will be held 11-24 March 2024. The exact date and time will be included in the invitation e-mail.

Only eligible applicants are invited to the entrance examination.

The entrance exam can give you a maximum of 100 points in total. You must obtain at least 20/100 points to be admitted.

In cases of equal admission scores the applicants will be automatically ranked by lots drawn by a computer system.

Bachelor of Maritime Management, Maritime Management, Captain, daytime studies

Selection method 1: International UAS Exam

The International UAS Exam is a joint digital entrance examination of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). The International UAS Exam is organized in March 2024.

The entrance examination assesses the applicants’ abilities to study in universities of applied sciences. 

In order to be invited to the International UAS Exam and to be selected based on the International UAS Exam selection method, the applicants have to prove their English language skills either by an internationally recognized language test or previous studies

Detailed information on the International UAS Exam can be found at www.uasinfo.fi

Selection method 2: Selection based on a Finnish matriculation examination

This certificate-based student selection method applies to applicants that hold a:

  • Finnish Matriculation Examination
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma completed in IB World School
  • European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma completed in European School
  • Reifeprüfung (RP)/Deutsches Internationales Abitur (DIA) degree completed in Finland.

Further information about the certificate-based student selection method and the scoring models can be found at www.uasinfo.fi.

Selection method 3: Selection based on a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification (completed after 1 August 2015).

This certificate-based student selection method applies to applicants that have completed a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification after 1.8.2015.

Further information about the certificate-based student selection (Vocational upper secondary qualification) and the scoring models can be found at www.uasinfo.fi

Bachelor of Maritime Management, Maritime Management, Captain, blended studies

The entrance examination is organized online in form of a written interview. Questions about your educational background, work experience at sea, and your visions and expectations of your professional future will be included in the entrance exam. There is no pre-reading material.

The entrance examination will be held 11-24 March 2024. The exact date and time will be included in the invitation e-mail.

Only eligible applicants are invited to the entrance examination.

The entrance exam can give you a maximum of 100 points in total. You must obtain at least 20/100 points to be admitted.

In cases of equal admission scores the applicants will be automatically ranked by lots drawn by a computer system.

Bachelor of Natural Resources, Sustainable Coastal Management

Selection method: International UAS Exam

The International UAS Exam is a joint digital entrance examination of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). The International UAS Exam is organized in March 2024. 

The entrance examination assesses the applicants’ abilities to study in universities of applied sciences. 

In order to be invited to the International UAS Exam and to be selected based on the International UAS Exam selection method, the applicants have to prove their English language skills either by an internationally recognized language test or previous studies

Detailed information on the International UAS Exam can be found at www.uasinfo.fi

 

Bachelor of Engineering, Information Technology

Selection method: International UAS Exam

The International UAS Exam is a joint digital entrance examination of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). The International UAS Exam is organized in March 2024.

The entrance examination assesses the applicants’ abilities to study in universities of applied sciences. 

In order to be invited to the International UAS Exam and to be selected based on the International UAS Exam selection method, the applicants have to prove their English language skills either by an internationally recognized language test or previous studies

Detailed information on the International UAS Exam can be found at www.uasinfo.fi

Accessibility

If an applicant is in need of individual arrangements during the entrance examinations at Novia University of Applied Sciences (for example, due to dyslexia or another disability), they should send a written application/e-mail to:

  • Admissions Services at Novia UAS, PB 6, 65201 Vaasa, Finland
  • admissions@novia.fi

The applicant will be notified of the arrangements that can be made by the University of Applied Sciences.

For applicants participating in the International UAS Exam, a form needs to be filled in and sent to the UAS. The form and further information can be found here

Admissions Office

Admissions Services
PO BOX 6
FI-65201 Vaasa, Finland
Tel + 358 (0)6 328 5055 
admissions@novia.fi 

Did you find us after the application period? 

Our OpenUAS courses are available to everyone. You can study courses from our bachelor's degree curricula as an OpenUAS student (non-degree studies). You can complete courses while waiting for the next application period for degree studies to begin.