Maritime Management

Pre-task - Maritime Management

All applicants must submit a pre-task (preliminary research plan for Master’s thesis) no later than 23 July 2018. Pre-tasks submitted after the deadline will not be considered. The pre-task must be approved in order for the applicant to be invited to the entrance examination. The pre-task is evaluated on a pass or fail basis.

The thesis work in this master’s degree programme (30 credits) is to be realized as a research and development project related to working life. As a pre-task you should write a preliminary research plan (approximately 1-2 A4 pages) in English for your thesis work with the following included:

•    a preliminary title

•    a description of the topic of your chosen development project

•    background and description of why the topic is important

•    a description of how your chosen topic is connected to working life

The pre-task should preferably be sent by e-mail to

Alternatively, you can send the pre-task by mail to Head of Degree Programme Peter Björkroth, Hertig Johans parkväg 21, FI-20100 Turku, Finland.

Entrance Examination - Maritime Management

The entrance examination will be held by Internet-based communication or in Turku 6-10 August 2018.

 The entrance examination consists of an interview. English language proficiency will be assessed in connection with the entrance examination. The interview is based on the book Think Like a Freak (2014, Levitt and Dubner)

 If you do not participate in the entrance examination you cannot be admitted. The entrance examination can give you a maximum of 100 points. You must obtain at least 20/100 points in the entrance examination to be admitted. All sections of the entrance examination must be passed in order to be considered for admission.