The student can apply for the degree certificate on SAMK eServices, when all the studies belonging to the degree have been evaluated in study register, the thesis has been recorded on Theseus and possibly given for the library of SAMK as a bound copy, and there has been a final discussion with the teacher.
The student receives the degree certificate within 2 – 4 weeks after applying for it. Campus office will inform the student on the graduation day after the application for the degree certificate and the studies have been checked. The graduation day is usually Friday.
The degree certificate has two supplements:
- A document printed from the study register indicating the student´s study performances
- Diploma Supplement
All students graduating from Satakunta University of Applied Sciences receive, besides the degree certificate, a Diploma Supplement in English, given for all the graduates free of charge.
Diploma Supplement (DS) provides information on university of applied sciences, the degree certificate, the contents and the level of the degree, the professional qualifications given by the degree and eligibility for further studies and the Finnish educational system. Diploma Supplement and Transcript of Records are confirmed with the stamp of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.
Diploma Supplement is intended for international purposes. Its purpose is to facilitate the mobility of the graduates and the professional and academic recognition of the degrees.
Diploma Supplement was designed by the EU, the Council of Europe and UNESCO.