Language Test result when required Upload a scan for the test result or a screenshot from your test account. The result is always electronically verified from the test database.
Additional educational documents when required
+ official translations when required Upload a scan for the original/s. When proving your proficiency in English with another degree apart from the one you are applying with.
When having completed programme-specifically required university-level studies not included in the degree you are applying with.
Letter of Motivation max.one page Upload your Letter of Motivation explaining why you wish to study in the programme. Explain through examples how your academic or other strengths are related to the programme and how graduating from the programme would support your career plans in the future. Feel free to also list other issues for your motivation towards studying in the programme.
Letter of Recommendation Upload a scan for a Letter of Recommendation; no special format required. Only letters uploaded to application form will be evaluated.
Passport or ID card with nationality Upload a scan for the document or card.
Finnish Residence Permit Card Upload a scan for the card if having one.
Indicate the estimated date of graduation on your Application Form
No official statement for the date required from the home university
Upload your latest Transcript of Records to your Online Application Form
plus the official translation (when required)
The Transcript of Records must include the name of the degree to be awarded.
If not included, an additional statement issued by the awarding university about the name of the degree must be uploaded to your Online Application Form.
If admitted, you must be able to
Graduate by 31 August 2023
Provide us with the following documents by 31 August 2023 at 15:00 (UTC+3)
Scan for your original Degree Certificate
Scan for your original Transcript of Records
Provide us with the following documents by 6 September 2023 at 15:00 (UTC+3)
Scans for the official translations in English for both the documents (when applicable)
Official translations required, if the original documents are not issued in English, Finnish or Swedish.
The documents must be provided according to the given instructions despite of the country the degree was awarded in.
If not being able to meet with both the requirements by the given deadlines, your right to study in the programme will automatically be cancelled and you will lose your place without a possibility to claim it back.
Before the academic evaluation begins, the admission committee checks the programme-specific requirements and the applicants meeting with the requirements will move forward to academic evaluation, which is done in two different stages.
Stage 1: Educational background
The applicant's educational background will be evaluated according to the elements included in the evaluation and based on the application documents.
Stage 2: Interview
A limited number of applicants are invited to an interview and the final selection will be completed among the interviewed applicants based on
Total points for stages 1 and 2
Previous Studies, max. 13 points
Relevancy for the degree providing you with the eligibility to apply, max. 4 points
Arithmetic GPA for the degree providing you with the eligibility to apply, max 5 points
Studies in Mathematics and Physics, max. 4 points
You are responsible for converting, calculating and presenting the required and completed studies in ECTS credits on your application form listed by disciplines and courses according to the following:
1 ECTS credit = a workload of 27 hours (lectures, assignments etc.)
The GPA evaluated in the LUT selection process is an arithmetic average of all individual study records included in the degree and graded with numbers, including the Final Thesis and excluding the grades for all the fails. The considered GPA includes two decimals.
Your GPA will be converted on a scale of 1.00 - 5.00 during the evaluation process when the original scale having been a different one.
Letter of Motivation + Letter of Recommendation
+ Overall Impression for the Application, max. 7 points
Your motivation will be assessed through a Letter of Motivation.
Explain why you wish to apply to this programme and indicate how you have carefully thought about your career options. Give examples on how your strong points are related to the programme and how completing it would support your career plans in the future.
In addition to your Letter of Motivation, remember to upload a Letter of Recommendation to your application form as well.
On the second stage of the admissions process, a limited number of applicants are invited to an interview in the order of the highest total points on stage one.
The following elements will be evaluated:
Background knowledge in the field of study for the programme