Circular Economy

Master of Science in Technology
Lahti Campus

Admissions Criteria and Selection

Selection process is conducted in two stages:

  • Preliminary selection
  • Interview

Final selection among the interviewed applicants is based on:

  • Total points scored for the preliminary selection + the interview

Carefully answering all the questions on your Online Application Form is a must as missing information will lead into not scoring points for that question.
Further information

 

SELECTION PROCESS


Preliminary Selection
Max. 15 points


Previous Studies
Max. 10 points

  • Degree completed in one of the following fields of study
    6 points
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in the fields of Technology / Natural Sciences / Business Administration / Social Sciences
      Degrees completed in a university - All countries
      NOTE: Holders of a Finnish degree diplomi-insinööri, ympäristötekniikka are not eligible to apply.
       
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in the field of Engineering
      Degrees completed in a University of Applied Sciences - EU/EEA countries
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in the fields of Business Administration / Social Sciences
      Degrees completed in a Finnish University of Applied Sciences - Finland
  • Degree completed in one of the following fields but with a specialisation related to sustainability or environmental issues
    10 points
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in the fields of Technology / Natural Sciences / Business Administration / Social Sciences
      Degrees completed in a university - All countries
      NOTE: Holders of a Finnish degree diplomi-insinööri, ympäristötekniikka are not eligible to apply.
       
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in the field of Engineering
      Degrees completed in a University of Applied Sciences - EU/EEA countries
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in the fields of Business Administration / Social Sciences
      Degrees completed in a Finnish University of Applied Sciences - Finland

Even if having completed a Master's Degree, you must apply with your Bachelor's Degree as mentioned at Circular Economy - Eligibility.
You can upload the educational documents for a possible Master's Degree to prove of having completed the required studies.
 

Academic Success
Max. 5 points

There is no minimum GPA required for the programme.

GPA for the degree providing you with the eligibility to apply:

  • 2.50 - 3.49 = 1 point
  • 3.50 - 4.49 = 3 points
  • 4.50 -        = 5 points

You must indicate your GPA on your application form with two decimals or, calculate it if not indicated in the Degree Certificate or Transcript of Records.

The GPA considered 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.

In case of your previous degree not having been evaluated on a 5-point scale, your GPA will be converted to a 5-point grading scale by the Admission Committee for the programme during the evaluation process.

NOTE: You must provide a link on your application form to verify the grading scale. If not able to do that and the grading scale not being explained in either the Degree Certificate or Transcript of Records, an additional, officially certified document issued by the degree-awarding university is required.

 

Interview 
Max. 10 points

On the second stage of the admissions process, a certain number of applicants are invited to an interview in the order indicated by the total score achieved from the preliminary selection.

In the interview, your motivation, applicability and possibilities for successfully completing your studies in the programme in two years are being evaluated with presenting you programme-specific questions.

Your language skills in English regarding to fluent communication and professional terminology will be evaluated in the interview as well.

To possibly get admitted, you must score a minimum of 7/10 points in the interview.

The interview will be done as a video interview.

If not having been invited to an interview, you cannot get admitted either.

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