Software Engineering
and Digital Transformation

The information available at the moment was for the previous application period. 
The updated eligibility requirements plus all the other information for the next application period will be published at the end of September 2019.

Eligibility

Requirements for the Completed Degree

Degrees Completed in Finland

  • Bachelor of Science in Technology
    Tekniikan kandidaatti
    Completed in a Univeristy
    Having completed a degree Diplomi-insinööri (DI) still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with the degree Tekniikan kandidaatti.
    EXCEPTION: Degree DI accepted if completed before 2008 before no separate Bachelor's Degrees existed.
    NOTE: You are ineligible to apply, if having completed a degree DI in a study programme in the same field of study compared to the programme you are applying to.
  • Bachelor of Engineering
    Insinööri (AMK)
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences

    Having completed a degree Insinööri (YAMK) still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with the degree Insinööri (AMK).
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Informatics or in Business Information Technology
    KTK, Tietojärjestelmätiede

    Completed in a University
    Having completed a degree KTM,Tietojärjestelmätiede still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with the degree KTK,Tietojärjestelmätiede.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Information Technology
    Tietojenkäsittelyn tradenomi (AMK)

    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences
    Having completed a degree Tietojenkäsittelyn tradenomi (YAMK) you are still eligible to apply, but only when applying with the degree Tietojenkäsittelyn tradenomi (AMK).
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a field other than Technology
    Completed in a University
  • UAS Master's Degree in a field other than Engineering
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences

     

Degrees Completed Worldwide (excluding Finland)

  • Bachelor of Science in Technology OR closely related to Technology - All countries
    Completed in a University
  • Bachelor of Engineering - EU/EEA countries
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Informatics or in Business Information Technology - All countries
    Completed in a University 
  • Bachelor of Business Informatics or in Business Information Technology - All countries
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences

    All the above mentioned degrees have to meet with the following criteria:
    • The degree must be equivalent to a similar Finnish Bachelor's Degree regarding to number of academic years and ECTS credits required.
    • The degree must give you eligibility to apply to university level Master's studies in the country where the degree was completed in.
    • Having completed a Master's Degree still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with a Bachelor's Degree.
      • Exception: Master's Degree with no immediate prior Bachelor's Degree included is accepted.
         

NOTE: The Admissions Committee for the programme reserves a right to decide whether the degree and the completed studies provide the applicant with eligibility to apply to the programme.

Requirements for the Degree Awarding University

The university awarding you the degree that you are applying with must be an official and recognized part of the national education system and has to be listed on the World Higher Education Database WHED by International Association of Universities.

Possibility to Apply as Undergraduate

You are eligible to apply as undergraduate and if admitted, you must

  • Complete your degree by July 31, 2019
  • Mail an officially certified copy of your Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records together with the official translations (if applicable), to LUT Admissions Services in a way that they are received by August 5, 2019 at 15:00 (GMT +2)
    • Degrees completed in certain countries require you to follow the country-specific document requirements for authenticating and/or delivering your educational documents.
    • Prepare yourself for a long period of time required for the authentication process before being able to mail us the documents.

Requirements for Proficiency in English

Accepted Language Tests

One of the following language tests in English with at least the minimum score mentioned is required for you to prove your proficiency in English:

NOTE: A Language Certificate issued by your home university or any other institution or organisation is not accepted.

When a Language Test Result is Not Required?

Validity for the Language Test

Your language test result has to be valid at least on the first day of the application period i.e. on December 3, 2018. If not, you are required to take a new language test as you will not be eligible to apply with an expired language test result.

All the language test results accepted by LUT are valid for two years from the date of taking the test.

Minimum Requirement for Programme-Specific Studies

To possibly get admitted, you must have completed

  • a minimum of 24 ECTS of programme-specific studies that would support your future studies in the programme

Please see the detailed list for the fields of study at Admissions Criteria and Selection.

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