Sustainability Science and Solutions

Master of Science in Technology
Lappeenranta Campus

The information given is for the previous Regular Admission.
The updated eligibility requirements and information for applying on the next Regular Admission will be released at the end of September.


Requirements for the Completed Degree

Degrees Completed in Finland

  • Bachelor of Science in Technology
    Tekniikan kandidaatti
  • Bachelor of Engineering
    Insinööri (AMK)
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field other than Technology or Engineering
    Completed in a University or in a University of Applied Sciences

Regarding to the degrees mentioned above:

  • Having completed a Master's Degree (DI, maisteri, YAMK) still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with the Bachelor's Degree.
    • Exception 1: You are not eligible 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.
    • Exception 2: Degree DI accepted for applying, if completed before 2008 when no separate Bachelor's Degree existed.

Degrees Completed Worldwide (excluding Finland)

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

Regarding to the degrees mentioned above:

  • The degree must be equivalent to a similar Finnish Bachelor's Degree regarding to number of academic years and ECTS credits.
  • 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 1: Master's Degree with no immediate prior Bachelor's Degree included is accepted.

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.

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