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 in Maritime Management will also be arranged abroad 2019 via FINNIPS.

 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.