Entrance examination

Karelia UAS participates in field specific national entrance examination co-operation and FINNIPS network's entrance examinations around the world.

If you need special arrangements for the entrance examination, fill in the Application form for special arrangements and send it to Karelia's Admissions Services by 29 January 2020.


Degree Programme in International Business

Entrance examination in Finland on 1 April 2020

All eligibile applicants will be invited to the entrance examination. Invitations to the the entrance examination will be sent to the email address indicated in the application form in February. Universities of applied sciences accept each other's entrance examination results. List of co-operating UAS' is available here. Entrance examination place can not be changed after the application period.

The structure of entrance examination (min./max. scores):

  • Essay (6/20 points),
  • Multiple-choice questions (4/12 points),
  • Mathematics and Logic section (4/16 points) and
  • Interview (6/32 points).

The entrance examination measures study and teamwork skills, oral and written expression, and mathematical and logical deduction. Applicants must obtain at least 20 points (80 max). Applicants shall complete all sections of the entrance examination. Incomplete entrance examinations will be rejected. The entrance examination result is valid for the duration of the application period in question. Pre-reading material will be published here in the beginning of the application period.

In the entrance examination, the essay and the interview form an integrated section measuring English language proficiency. The section testing English language proficiency will be assessed as passed or fail. Applicants must receive at a minimum of 6 points of both language sections in order to be selected to the education.

FINNIPS entrance examination

FINNIPS network's entrance examinations will be organized in 12 different countries on 10 - 15 March 2020. Pre-reading material, exam cities and dates will be announced later in 2019.

All eligibile applicants will be invited to the entrance examination by email. Universities of applied sciences accept each other's entrance examination results. List of co-operating UAS' will be published later in 2019. Applicant chooses the FINNIPS entrance examination country and place when filling in the application form. FINNIPS entrance examination can not be made in Finland.

The structure of entrance examination (min./max. scores):

  • Written part 1: Essay (3/10 points),
  • Written part 2: Multiple-choice questions (2/6 points),
  • Written part 3: Mathematics and Logic (2/8 points) and
  • Spoken part: Group discussion after the written exam (3/16 points).


The essay and the group discussion are combined in the entrance examination as an integrated section measuring English language proficiency. The section testing English language proficiency will be assessed pass/fail. Applicants must receive at a minimum of 3 points of both language sections.

Applicants must participate in all examination sections. If an applicant skips a section, the entrance examination will be failed. Applicants must score at least 10 points in the entrance examination (max. 40 points).

The entrance examination result is valid for the duration of the application period in question.

 

Degree Programme in Industrial Managment

Entrance examination in Finland on 2 April 2020

All eligibile applicants will be invited to the entrance examination. Invitations to the the entrance examination will be sent to the email address indicated in the application form. Universities of applied sciences accept each other's entrance examination results. List of co-operating UAS' is available here. Entrance examination place can not be changed after the application period.

Duration of the written entrance examination is 3 hours. It measures study skills and suitability for the technology sector as well as English skills. Applicants can prepare themselves to the entrace examination by getting to know the currulum of Degree Programme in Industrial Management. Compulsory English language test is evaluated as passed or failed. Only applicants completing the language test successfully may be selected to the education. The English language test is common for all the applicants regardless of their educational background. Use of calculators is prohibited. Applicants must obtain at least 10 points in the entrance examination (max. 40 points).

The entrance examination result is valid for the duration of the application period in question.

 

FINNIPS entrance examination

FINNIPS network's entrance examinations will be organized in 12 different countries in March 2020. Pre-reading material, exam cities and dates will be announced later in 2019.

All eligibile applicants will be invited to the entrance examination by email. Universities of applied sciences accept each other's entrance examination results. List of co-operating UAS' will be published later in October 2019.   Applicant chooses the FINNIPS entrance examination country and place when filling in the application form. FINNIPS entrance examination can not be made in Finland.

Entrance examination consists of two parts.The applicants must pass both parts in order to be selected for admissio.

  • Part 1: Mathematics, logical deduction, Physics, Chemistry and learning prerequisites (minimum 10 out of
    40 points is required). Of Physics and Chemistry, you can choose which questions to answer. Be prepared
    to apply the SWOT analysis method and familiarize yourself with the degree programme’s curriculum.
  • Part 2: English language test for all applicants (Assessment: pass/ fail)