Software Engineering
and Digital Transformation

Required Documents

Educational Documents

Language Test Result in English

  • A language test result in English with at least the minimum score required
    • TOEFL iBT 80 
    • IELTS Academic 6.0
    • PTE Academic 54
    • C1 Advanced by Cambridge English Qualifications Grade C
    • C2 Proficiency by Cambridge English Qualifications Grade C

Electronic Test Result Made Available to LUT

To be able to accept your test result, we must be able to electronically verify it from the test result database - so remember to either

  • Request the test organiser to make your test result electronically available to Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT
    • IELTS Academic, TOEFL Academic

  • Make it available to Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT from your own test account
    • PTE Academic, C1 Advanced and C2 Prociency by Cambridge English Qualifications

Validity for the Language Test

  • Test result must be valid on December 2, 2019 i.e. on the first day of the application period
  • Validity for 2 years from the date of taking the test

When a Language Test Result is Not Required?

Programme-Specific Documents

  • Letter of Motivation (max. one page A4/Letter)
    Why do you wish to enter this programme?
    Please explain and convince us why you particularly wish to study in this programme; how you have carefully thought through your career options -  that your areas of strength are related to this particular programme (please give examples) and how completing this programme would support your career plans in the future.

    The document does not have to be officially certified.

  • Other Certificates
    Work experience, publications and extracurricular activities related to the programme are given points for in the selection process. To be able to present of having these assets, you need to enclose documents indicating them.

    The documents do not have to be officially certified.

Other Documents

  • Copy of your passport (ID page)
    Or, a copy of your official ID card indicating the nationality
    No official certification required.
  • Copy of your Finnish Residence Permit Card
    For the ones already residing in Finland and having one .  
    No official certification required.
  • Official Statement for Grading Scale (when applicable)
    If there is no official website to be indicated on the application form to verify the grading scale, the information must be included in the Transcript of Records.
    If not, a separate official document describing the grading scale is required. Please see the required details for this official document at
    official requirements for Transcript of Records & what to do when there are elements missing?

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