Strategic Finance and Analytics

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
Lappeenranta Campus

Eligibility

Requirements for the Completed Degree

Degrees Completed in Finland

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration
    Kauppatieteiden kandidaatti
    • Having completed a Master's Degree in Economics and Business Administration at the time of applying or, completing it before starting the LUT Master's studies makes you ineligible to apply.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Tradenomi (AMK)
  • Master of Business Administration
    Tradenomi (YAMK)
    • Previous degree completed: Tradenomi (AMK)
      You must apply with the degree Tradenomi (AMK)
    • Previous degree completed: Bachelor's Degree (AMK) in a field other than Business Administration
      You must apply with the previous Bachelor's Degree (AMK)
      Copy for the Degree Certificate for Tradenomi (YAMK) to be included in the application documents to get exempted from taking the GMAT Exam or GRE General Test.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field other than Business Administration
    Completed in a University
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field other than Business Administration
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences

Degrees Completed Worldwide (excluding Finland)

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and/or Business Administration
    Completed in a University - All countries
    • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.
    • The degree must be equivalent to a similar Finnish Bachelor of Science 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 in Economics/BA at the time of applying or, completing it before starting the LUT Master's studies makes you ineligible to apply.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences - EU/EEA countries
    • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.
    • 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 in BA still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field other than Business Administration
    Completed in a University - All countries

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 you are applying with must be

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 from you for proving your proficiency in English:

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

*MyBest Scores in TOEFL iBT tests
Overall score for the test taker's highest section of individual scores from all valid test dates in the last 2 years. Available for score reports from August 1, 2019 onwards. All the individual results must be valid ones.


**IELTS Indicator offered if there is no possibility to take IELTS Academic due to COVID-19 situation.
 

When a Language Test Result is not Required?

A language test result is not required, if you have completed a degree of higher education

  • in English in an EU/EEA country, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom or the United States of America
  • in Finnish or Swedish in a Finnish University or a University of Applied Sciences

See further details related.

Validity for the Language Test

  • Test results with a test date on December 1, 2017 or after accepted
    • You are allowed this exceptional 3-year period of validity on the current application period due to the current COVID-19 situation possibly blocking out possibilities for taking a language test in some countries.
    • Normally, we accept test results taken a maximum of 2 years ago when counting back from the first day of the application period.

Minimum Requirement for Programme-Specific Studies

To possibly get admitted, you must have completed

  • a minimum of 24 ECTS credits of studies in Finance, Management Accounting or Economics that are applicable to this programme

Further information: Strategic Finance and Analytics - Admissions Criteria and Selection.

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