Data-Centric Engineering

Master of Science in Technology
Lappeenranta Campus

Admissions Criteria and Selection

Selection process is conducted in two stages:

Final selection among the interviewed applicants is based on:

  • Points for the preliminary selection and 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


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS


Previous Studies in the Field of the Planned Specialisation

In this programme, there are two different specialisations offered and you will be asked on your Online Application Form to indicate the one that you are planning on choosing:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

To possibly get admitted, you must have completed

  • a minimum of 40 ECTS credits of studies in Mathematics or Statistics if planning on choosing Applied Mathematics as your specailisation
  • a minimum of 40 ECTS credits of studies in Information Technology or Computer Science if planning on choosing Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition as your specailisation
    Minimum requirements for the completed studies

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 Admissions Committee for the programme has a right to decide whether the applicant's previous studies match with the requirements for the programme or not. There will be no preliminary statements given regarding to previous studies before or during the application period.


Minimum GPA

To be eligible to apply, the GPA for the degree providing you with the eligibility must be

  • a minimum of 2.50 on the scale of 1.00 - 5.00.

The GPA considered in the LUT selection process is an arithmetic average of all individual study attainments included in the degree and graded with numbers, including the Final Thesis and excluding the grades for all the fails.

 

SELECTION PROCESS
 

Prelimininary Selection
Max. 10 points


Academic Success
Max. 5 points

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

  • 2.50 - 2.99 = 1 point
  • 3.00 - 3.99 = 3 points
  • 4.00 - 5.00 = 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.
 

Previous Studies Related and Supportive to the Programme
Max. 5 points

Previous studies in Mathematics, Information Technology/Computer Science and Statistics related and supportive to the programme are given points as follows:
Minimum requirements for the completed studies

  • 40-50 ECTS credits = 0 point
  • 51-60 ECTS credits = 1 point
  • 61-70 ECTS credits = 2 points
  • 71-80 ECTS credits = 3 points
  • 81-90 ECTS credits = 4 points
  • 91-    ECTS credits = 5 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.)
     

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 of the highest total points scored in the preliminary selection.

Your motivation and applicability for the programme together with communication skills and competencies related to the programme acquired in practice will be evaluated 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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