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Admission to Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology, Bachelor and Master of Science in Technology (3 yrs + 2 yrs)

The application period for Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology will be organised 7 - 20 January 2021. Applicants are selected to complete the degrees Bachelor and Master of Science in Technology. Admission is based on either SAT test results or grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degree.

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Selection schedule

The admissions to Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology are organised once a year.

Selection schedule 2021

5 Dec 2020

SAT subject test must be completed at the latest

7 Jan 2021 at 8:00 (8 am GMT +2:00)

Application period starts 
20 Jan 2021 at 15:00  (3 pm, GMT +2:00)

Application period ends 

27 Jan 2021 at 15.00  (3 pm, GMT +2:00)

Deadline for delivering documents proving the applicant’s liability to pay tuition fees (all applicants)

AND

Deadline for delivering documents proving eligibility (applicants who have graduated before spring 2021 and applicants completing a foreign degree granting eligibility to higher education studies in spring 2021)

13 March 2021

The required SAT tests must be completed at the latest

7 Apr 2021 at 15.00  (3 pm, GMT +3:00)

Deadline for delivering documents proving eligibility (e.g. predicted grades or preliminary grades, applicants completing an IB, EB or DIA/RP degree in spring 2021)

20 Apr 2021 at 15.00  (3 pm, GMT +3:00)

Deadline for delivering official SAT test results

18 June 2021

Deadline for completing the degree granting eligibility (Finnish vocational qualifications)

4 June 2021

Admission results are published at the latest

16 July 2021 at 15.00  (3 pm, GMT +3:00)

Deadline for accepting the offered study place

16 July 2021 at 15.00  (3 pm, GMT +3:00)

Deadline for delivering the final diploma or certificate of final grades (applicants completing an IB or EB degree or a foreign degree granting eligibility to higher education studies in spring 2021)

2 August 2021 at 15.00  (3 pm, GMT +3:00)

Acceptance from the reserve list ends

Who can apply?

All applicants must fulfill the general eligibility requirements for higher education. You are eligible to apply if you have completed or will complete during spring 2021 one of the following degrees:

  • Finnish matriculation examination
  • International Baccalaureate degree (IB)
  • European Baccalaureate degree (EB)
  • Deutsches Internationales Abitur degree (DIA) or Reifeprüfung degree (RP) in Finland
  • A degree or qualification completed outside Finland that in the awarding country gives eligibility for university studies
  • A Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification, further vocational qualification or specialist vocational qualification as set in the Vocational Education Act (531/2017)
  • Advanced International Certificate of Education degree (AICE)

Additionally 

  • applicants who have been granted the right to study in a university in Finland  

  • applicants who have a higher education degree completed in Finland (or an equivalent, at minimum a bachelor level degree completed abroad) 

are eligible to apply. 

Admission to the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology is based on either grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degree or SAT test results. In Admission Group I admission is based on the grades obtained in the Finnish matriculation examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degrees. In Admission Group II admission is based on SAT test results.

Study options and intake

Currently there is one Bachelor's degree programme available in English in the field of Science and Technology. There are five study options available in the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology in the spring 2021.

How to apply?

Admissions to Bachelor studies in English are organized through the national Studyinfo service. The application can be submitted only during the application period 7 - 20 Jan 2021. You can also find all study options available at Aalto University at Studyinfo.fi. 

Studyinfo.fi

Please note that you can only accept one study place leading to a higher education degree in Finland in education that begins in the same academic term (one study place per term provision). This rule applies to all higher education. 

More information on the one study place per term provision (studyinfo.fi) 

Admission process

Admission to the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology is based on either the grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degrees or the SAT test results. In Admission Group I admission is based on the grades obtained in the Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degrees. In Admission Group II admission is based on the SAT test results.

If you meet the minimum requirements for both admission groups you can be considered in both Admission Group I and Admission Group II. You are not required to choose, which admission group you are applying in, since all applicants are automatically considered in both admission groups.

Required application documents

Required application documents must be uploaded to the online application form by the given deadlines. All applicants are required to prove their eligibility by providing the required documents. 

Application documents are uploaded to the online application form in the Studyinfo service, preferably as PDF files. After you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation email. You can modify your application and upload documents to your application in the My Studyinfo service. If you cannot log in to the My Studyinfo service, you can modify your application and upload documents to your application via the link included in the confirmation email. You can make changes to the application form only during the application period. After the application period has ended, you can upload and modify your application documents until the document-specific deadlines. You can see the document-specific deadlines on the application form and from the degree-specific instructions below. 

Instructions on how to apply (studyinfo.fi)

Language requirements

The language of instruction in the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology is English, so all students are expected to have sufficient language skills to be able to study in English. You are not required to submit a separate language test result, in Admission Group II the SAT test results is sufficient proof of language proficiency.

Tuition fees and scholarships

There is a tuition fee for students who are not citizens of the member states of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), or Switzerland. Tuition fees are charged in programmes taught in English.

Admission results

The results are published in the Studyinfo service by 4 June 2021 at the latest. You can check the results by logging in to the My Studyinfo-service.

Contact information

Contact information and opening hours for Aalto University Admission Services can be found at the Contact information page.

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