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Study right based on previous studies

Do you have previous higher education studies and want to continue your studies?

You can apply to SAMK in the separate application period based on your previous studies (completed in a Finnish University of Applied Sciences) if you fulfill one of the cases that are listed below. Studies may have been completed at a Finnish UAS or Open UAS, but they cannot be part of a completed degree.

How to apply for study right based on previous studies

How to apply for study right based on previous studies

  1. You have completed 45 ECTS for bachelor’s degree at Open UAS (Open path studies), and you want to become a degree student. See the criteria in more detail further down this page.
  2. You have completed 30 ECTS for master’s degree at Open UAS, and you want to become a degree student. See the criteria in more detail further down this page.
  3. You have unfinished bachelor’s / master’s degree at Satakunta UAS. You have completed all the studies missing from the degree at Satakunta Open UAS. You can graduate immediately. See the criteria in more detail further down this page.
  4. You have completed 60 ECTS or more in a Finnish UAS for bachelor’s degree and are applying to become a degree student. Your completed studies are a part of an unfinished bachelor’s degree. Satakunta UAS offers studies in a similar or close field. See the criteria in more detail further down this page.
  5. You have completed 10 ECTS (60 credits degree) or 30 ECTS (90 credits degree) in a Finnish UAS for master’s degree and are applying to become a degree student. Completed studies are a part of an unfinished master’s degree. SAMK offers studies in a similar or close field. See the criteria in more detail further down this page.

None of these options apply to you?

More information on the separate application

Contact us

Admissions Office

+358 2 623 4801 admissions@samk.fi
Address
Satakunnankatu 23, 28130 Pori
Postal address
P.O. Box 1001, FI-28101 Pori, Finland
Opening and telephone hours

Mon 12.00–15.00
Tue–Thu 9.30–15.00
Fri 9.30–11.30

The Admissions Office plans and implements the applications and selection of students for degree programmes and provides advice to applicants. In addition, the Admissions Office handles tasks related to the registration for the academic year and processes the resignation notifications and the applications for the extension or restitution of the study right. They collect tuition fees from the students liable to pay the fees and prepare decisions on the scholarships granted based on study results.