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.

Online Nordic Pathway

This 5-month online pathway programme offers entry to Bachelor’s degree programmes for Indian, Emirati, Saudi Arabian, Lebanese and Vietnamese students at Metropolia, SAMK and VAMK.

Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree Programme

Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree (BBD) programme is the fast track for students in Myanmar who want to study at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK). After completing the whole programme you will be eligible to progress directly to degree studies in your chosen bachelor’s degree programme. The studies are arranged in collaboration with Shin Rai International institute, Soprano and SAMK.

Pathway to Finland Programme

This one semester Pathway to Finland programme, provided by our Finnish educational partner Edunation, offers applicants outside EU/EEA area a convenient and affordable way to gain admission to degree programmes with us. The pathway studies may be partly or fully accredited as part of your degree.

Upon completing the pathway, you are eligible to apply for admission to your pre-selected degree programme, as SAMK has reserved a limited number of study places exclusively for successful graduates of the Pathway to Finland programme. Edunation’s qualified teachers will help you to develop your language and academic skills so that you can comfortably start your studies. At the same time, in collaboration with us, Edunation’s skilled professionals will help you with all the practicalities related to studies and arriving to Finland.

Depending on your location, you can choose to take part in the pathway completely online from your home, or choose to study in one of the study hubs provided by Edunation.

"My experience with Edunation is just mind-blowing. I am glad to learn and gain huge knowledge from different professional teachers with international experiences by sitting from my home country.”
Bodhisatwa from India

"I chose this pathway program because I know I will benefit from it. It will prepare me to overcome any challenges that may come. It will make me more confident and academically ready to achieve success in my degree level of study. From this program I can also adapt to university-style teaching."
Lerma from the Philippines

UAS Pathway Studies to Finland

The UAS Pathway Studies to Finland program, provided by the Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) in Finland, offers applicants a convenient way to gain admission to degree programmes in Finland.

The UAS Pathway Studies are ideal for those interested in pursuing Bachelor’s degrees in International Business (IB).

The UAS Pathway Studies to Finland consist of 60 ECTS, which are taught online in English by experienced Finnish UAS teachers. Afterwards, you can apply to continue your studies in Finland as a degree student.