Applications that satisfy the eligibility criteria will be put through a subsequent evaluation process to determine, which applicants are selected for admission to the programme. The applicants that fulfil the above requirements of previous studies and English language skills are ranked according to the criteria below. The top 20 applicants will be admitted and the rest of the applicants will be rejected. The programme may accept more applicants to fill the available study places in the programme. There will be no waiting list.
In order to be considered for admission, the applicant must receive a minimum of 15 points. The applicant may obtain a maximum of 30 selection points.
- Weighted average of studies included in the degree / grade point average (GPA) as follows:
A grade point average of 3.5 is equal to 0 points and the points will increase by 1 point for each 0.1 increase in GPA, i.e., GPA 3.6= 1 point, GPA 3.7= 2points, and finally GPA 5= 15points. If the grading is other than 1-5, it will be converted to 1-5.
The grade point average must either be given in the degree certificate, transcript of records or a separate, certified calculation, otherwise the applicant receives 0 points. If the applicant’s GPA does not follow the ECTS grading system, it will be converted accordingly by the Admission Committee for the programme during the evaluation process.
- Suitability of the earlier studies for the Master's programme
The amount of relevant previous studies (in ECTS) in the fields of Tourism/Hospitality Management, Tourism Business, and Marketing. In addition, one appropriate methodology course will also be calculated into this section: 1 ECTS = 0,5 points (a maximum of 15 points). Internships and final thesis/exam/project (or equivalent) are not included in the above-mentioned studies.
If an applicant has several higher education degrees or separate studies in higher education that are not part of a degree, all of these can be considered when calculating the suitable studies, provided that the attachments proving these studies meet the University’s document requirements.
Online applications are to be submitted through Studyinfo portal (new tab) during 3 January - 17 January at 15.00 PM (Helsinki time). Once you have filled out the online application, required enclosures must be uploaded electronically to the application (recommended file types are pdf and jpeg, max. file size 10 MB) by 24 January 2024 at 15.00 (Helsinki time).
All available study programmes in Finland can be found on the Studyinfo portal where applicants can search for suitable programmes and start the application. The online application is only open during the application period.
Country-specific requirements will be announced here (new tab).
In Studyinfo.fi, the applicant may apply to a maximum of two application options offered by the UEF Business School. Applicants will be asked to prioritise their top choice of programme from UEF in the application.
Applications are assessed based on the information available to the applications after the application and completion period. No further information is requested, and incomplete applications are rejected.
Applicants will be selected to pursue Master's degree studies based on their applications. Results will be announced on 12 April 2024, at the latest. The process could be finalized well before the set deadline.
When the selection decision has been made, the results will be sent immediately to the applicants by e-mail. Those applicants who have been accepted will receive a Notification of Admission, a Confirmation Link (and Form), and information package (including information about accommodation, student insurance programme, student union etc.) by email. These accepted applicants are required to formally accept their study place no later than 11 July 2024. This is an absolute deadline and will be treated as such. Failure to accept the study placement by this time will result in the student losing the study right. The autumn semester courses will begin on 1 September 2024.
According to the One study place per term provision, a student may accept only one study place leading to a higher education degree in Finland during one academic term. This rule applies to all higher education. For more information please see UEF Kamu: Study regulations (new tab).
Admission is conditional if the applicant applies to UEF with a degree that is not finished during the application period. It is required that the applicants deliver copies of the final officially certified degree certificate and the transcript of records to the programme coordinator by 9 August 2024.
All accepted students need to provide officially certified copies of their documents if they cannot authenticate their degree/transcript electronically when applying. The students will be conditionally accepted until they have provided the certified copies of the educational document (degree certificate and transcript of records). Country specific requirements are in use in situations when the applicant cannot provide the documents electronically. The last date to send the documents is 9 August 2024.
In case the applicants do not deliver the documents by the given deadline, their study right will be cancelled.
If you disagree with the decision you may apply for a rectification of the decision from the Board of Appeal of the University of Eastern Finland by 14 June 2024 at 15.00 pm (EEST) at the latest. The instructions for making a request for rectification can be found on Admissions results website.
Contact detail: email: imdpbs-uef(at)uef.fi, website: uef.fi/tmm