Pathway studies

Pathway programme is a fast track to university studies in Finland.

Study in Finland

Do you dream of a study place in Satakunta University of Applied Sciences?

Benefit from pathway studies

With pathway programme you can ease the process of applying to our university.

Get a study place

Guaranteed entry to a degree programme upon completion, no entrance exams and interviews required.

Nordic Pathway at Shanghai Jiaotong University

Join SAMK’s Nordic Pathway at Shanghai Jiaotong University, allied with other Finnish institutes!

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences and the School of Continuing Education of Shanghai Jiao Tong University jointly opened a one-year Finnish pathway course (credit course) in Shanghai. The first semester (August 2021 – December 2021) focuses on intensive learning of academic English; the second semester (January 2022 – May 2022) a total of 30 credits in 6 courses is taught by professors of Finnish partner University of Applied Sciences. We have reserved a limited number of study places exclusively for successful graduates of the pathway program.

You are eligible to apply for admission if you meet the admission requirements of our institution, achieved a minimum of 20 academic credits and 10 language credits in the preparatory course. Relevant credits can be transferred to undergraduate courses.

For specific enrollment information, please consult Mr. Gao at 158-0098-5998

我校和上海交通大学继续教育学院在上海合作开办一年制芬兰留学预科班(学分课),学生第一学期(2021.8--2021.12)主要集中强化学习英语;第二学期(2022.01---2022.05)由合作的芬兰大学教授6门课程总共30个学分。我们给预科班学生预留一些名额,对于达到我校录取要求并且考试通过20个学分的学生(同时第一学期的10个学分)可以申请录取到合作专业,相关学分可以转到本科课程中。具体招生信息可以咨询158-0098-5998 高老师

Edunation Pathway programme

International applicants who do not meet all the requirements can gain admission by attending the Finnish company Edunation's Pathway programme. Note that this programme is not offered by Satakunta University of Applied Sciences. SAMK simply cooperates with the provider. The Pathway programme offers students the possibility to develop skills and competencies needed to succeed in their future studies at SAMK. SAMK offers admission to applicants who have successfully completed the Pathway programme as part of a pilot project in 2021.