Separate application based on open UAS studies

After completing path studies at open university of applied sciences, you can apply to LAB's degree programmes via separate application. The path studies must be completed at an open university of applied sciences in Finland.

You can apply in the separate application based on open studies twice a year, in spring and autumn. Separate application is submitted via the Studyinfo portal. The next application period is 2 May - 16 May 2022 at 3 p.m. If accepted in the spring 2022 application, your study right will begin in autumn 2022.

 

Separate application to Bachelor's degree programmes

You are eligible to apply if

  • you have completed 55 ECTS credits worth of path studies at an open university of applied sciences
  • the path studies are eligible for the degree programme in question
  • you have completed the studies within the preceding four semesters.

 

Separate application to Master's degree programmes

You are eligible to apply if

  • you have completed 15/10 ECTS credits worth of open path studies at an open university of applied sciences
  • the path studies are eligible for the 90/60 ECTS degree programme in question
  • you have completed the studies within the preceding four semesters
  • you meet the required educational background criteria
  • you have at least two years (24 months) of subsequent work experience in a relevant field.

 

How to apply

The application is submitted via Studyinfo portal. Upload all the necessary attachments to your application. If the required attachments are not provided within the application period, the application will be discarded. The application can only be submitted during the application period.

 

Required attachments

  • Transcript of records of your path studies
  • Free-form explanation of missing credits if the path studies are incomplete during the application period
  • Document proving that the applicant is exempted from paying tuition fees, if applicable.
  • Bachelor of Culture and Arts programmes: a portfolio of your previous work, please see the guidelines. The portfolio will be assessed on a pass/fail scale and you must pass in order to be accepted as a degree student. 
  • Master's programmes: copies of work certificates indicating 24 months of work experience gained after graduating with a Bachelor's degree

If you are a path student at LAB University of Applied Sciences, you can upload your transcript of records via Atomi service.

For instructions on how to use Atomi, please visit Peppi Instructions – Atomi.

 

The student selection

The  admission decision is conditional, if the required amount of open path credits have not been completed when the admission period ends. The credits must be completed and registered by 31 July in the spring application and by 31 December in the autumn application. If this requirement is not met, the place in the programme will be cancelled.

Students with an active study right at any higher education institution cannot be accepted via separate application.

 

Schedule

Schedule for the separate application spring 2022

Applicants, whose credits are completed and registered by June 15th

  • The results of the student selection will be published at 21 June 2022 at the latest
  • If offered a place, the place must be accepted and the enrolment for Autumn 2022 semester must be done by 15 July 2022 at 15:00.

Applicants, whose credits are NOT completed and registered by June 15th

  • The applicant´s credits will be checked in the beginning of August
  • The results of the student selection will be published at 20 August 2022 at the latest
  • If offered a place, the place must be accepted and the enrolment for Autumn 2022 semester must be done by 27 August 2022 at 15:00.

 

Contact us

For more information concerning the open UAS application, please contact LAB Admission services at admissionsatlab [dot] fi.