Finland

Entry requirements, scholarships and keeping in touch for students from Finland.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

For all courses (with the exception of those listed below) students would usually be required to have completed the Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen (Matriculation Examination) with a minimum grade of 5 or above. If a course requires a specific subject at grade B at SQA Higher then grade 5 in that subject will be required.

For the following courses students would usually be required to have completed the Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen (Matriculation Examination) with a minimum grade of 4 or above:

BSc Building Surveying, BSc Civil Engineering, BSc Construction & Project Management, BSc Real Estate Surveying, BSc Quantity Surveying, BA Acting & English, BEng Computer Systems and Networks, BEng Computing.

For Nursing/Veterinary Nursing minimum entry requirements – please contact ugadmissions@napier.ac.uk

International Baccalaureate

Award of Diploma with between 26 and 29 points or above depending on the course you choose to apply for. If a course requires a specific subject at grade B at SQA Higher then grade 5 or above in HL is required. Please see each individual course webpage for specific entry requirements.

European Baccalaureate

Pass with between 60 and 70% depending on the course you choose to apply for. If a course requires a specific subject at grade B at SQA Higher then 70% is required. Please see each individual course webpage for specific entry requirements.

Postgraduate

  • Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto (AMK) / Yrkeshögskoleexamen (YHS) (Polytechnic degree) equivalent to British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard.
  • Kandidaatti / Kandidat (Lower academic degree) equivalent to British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard but no comprability when studied before 1995 and is considered comparbale to British Bachelor (Ordinary) degree standard when studied between 1996 and 2005 – requires 2 years’ work experience only if studied between 1996 and 2005
  • Kandidaatti / Kandidat / Professional title (Long-cycle degree) equivalent to British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard when awarded up to and including 1996
  • Lisensiaatti / Licenciat [medical subject areas] OR Oikeustieteen Kandidaatti / Juris Kandidat (Law degree) OR Proviisori / Provisor (Higher Academic degree in Pharmacy) equivalent to British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard
  • Oikeusnotaari (Lower Academic Law degree) equivalent to British Bachelor (Ordinary) degree standard – requires 2 years’ work experience
  • Varanotaari (Lower Academic Law degree - pre-1996) equivalent to British Bachelor (Ordinary) degree standard before 1996 – requires 2 years’ work experience

All qualifications above require a grade of 1.5/3 or 2.5/5 or above (2:2) or 2.0/3 or 3.0/5 or above (2:1).

English language

  • IELTS 6.0 overall with no element below 5.5
  • Pearson's Test of Academic English overall score of 56 with at least a score of 51 in the listening, reading, writing and speaking components 

A full list of accepted tests can be found on our English language requirement page

We offer various pre-sessional English language programmes for applicants who have test results below the programme requirement. Some courses may require a higher English language score. Please search for the course you're interested in to find out more.

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