Master of Culture and Arts, Education Entrepreneurship
Applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree or higher, or a corresponding foreign degree as well as obtained three (3) years of subsequent work experience in a relevant field. As a relevant field is regarded both the field being applied to and the field of the previous higher education degree.
The qualification must have been completed by the 8th of July 2019. The three years of work experience required for eligibility must have been acquired by the 31st of July 2019. Universities of applied sciences also accept work experience obtained after completion of a post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma in Finland (in any field of education) but prior to taking the higher education degree. In such cases, too, at least three years of work experience obtained in a relevant field is required. If the experience is in the arts sector, artistic activities may be accepted instead of work experience if demonstrated within a portfolio (Law 932/2014).
|Student selection||Final points|
|Advance assignment||100 points|
Applicants are required to present the following documents before the entrance interviews.
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Preliminary plan describing a development challenge
The advance assignment is evaluated on a scale of approved / rejected.
Note: the documents should be submitted in English and as a pdf-format electronic document by the end of the application period (a link will be added). If necessary, the document may include links to, for example, videos or home pages. It is the applicant's responsibility that the links function properly. The cover letter should be minimum 600 words. The purpose of the cover letter is to outline the applicant's motivation and to share his / her interests and goals and the readiness to study in the program. In practice, it explains the reason why the applicant should be accepted as a student. The applicant describes his / her career and plans and how the studies are related to it.
The applicant also presents how he / she intends to organize the studies taking into account work and life situation. The applicant also evaluates his / her current skills in relation to the curriculum of the applied education. The curriculum vitae should be presented in a tight format. It should show, among other things, completed studies, work history and a list of publications if applicable. The preliminary plan should demonstrate at least one key challenge from the applicant's previous (or current) work place environment which is in need of an innovative education solution.
There are two parts: Advance assignment and interview. In the advanced assignment, points are given bsed on: - thesis grade - work experience - other demonstrations of the applicant's skills (greatest emphasis) All eligible candidates who have submitted an approved advance assignment will be invited to a selection test and interview.
The interview period will take place between 3 and 9 April 2019. The selection exam consists of a pre-job assignment and an interview (100 points total). In order to be admitted, the applicant must receive at least 20 points for the entrance examination and have met all other requirements. The skill of the applicant's English is evaluated on the basis of prior assignments and the interview
More information regarding the application and admission
Visiting address: Kotkantie 1, 90250 Oulu
Postal address: PO Box 405, 90101 OULU
tel. +358 10 192 000
More information regarding the studies and the content of the programme
Mr Blair Stevenson, Head of degree programme, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358 401415285
tel. +358 20 611 0210