“In TAMK Proakatemia, you will gain a vantage point to global team entrepreneurship and leadership within a community based on advanced Finnish team learning and coaching model.”

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Overview

Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) is part of the Tampere University communities in Tampere, Finland, Finland’s most attractive student city.

TAMK is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland, and it is famous for multidisciplinary education, creativity, and strong international dimension. Humanity lies at the core of this multidisciplinary, inspiration, and globally attractive research and learning environment.

At TAMK, you can learn and develop your skills related to entrepreneurship, leadership, project management, communication skills and gain the know-how to start and run a business in an international environment in Finland. Studies at TAMK are an engine of growth and provide new solutions to global challenges.

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Semester starts

January 2022

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Application period

3.3.2021 – 31.10.2021 (BBA)

3.3.2021 – 26.10.2021 (Nursing)

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Tuition fees

Bachelor’s: 9 700 – 9 800€ / year

About the university

Tampere University of Applied Sciences is a higher education institution aiming for working life and RDI- cooperation. Multidisciplinary education, creativity, and a strong international profile are at the core of the university’s value and mission.

The main focus of TAMK is on technology, wellbeing services, business administration, and culture.

TAMK’s quality system has been audited by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre, and from 2019, TAMK is part of Tampere Universities community, which includes Tampere University.

Tampere offers nice scenery between two lakes, a great variety of student events, cosy and functional campus areas and good student housing facilities.

Tampere University of Applied Sciences website

STUDY PROGRAMS

The application process is fast and simple. The students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis which means that if you meet the minimum criteria, you can get your acceptance within a month.

Admission criteria

Through Edunation, you can apply for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership and Bachelor of Health Care in Nursing.

Our Pathway to Finland offers guaranteed access to TAMK’s bachelor programs and you can get accepted within 2 days.

You can apply to our Business or Nursing program.

The admission requirements are:

  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records (if possible)
  • Proof of English language: from IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
  • Copy of passport ID page

You can find more information about the English language requirement on our page.

The students are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Make sure you have all the following documents ready when you fill out the application form.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Applicants who have completed a qualification outside Finland must submit the following documents to Edunation:

Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership:
  • Copy of the final/official secondary school certificate or vocational qualification which gives eligibility for higher education studies in your own country OR
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree, OR
  • Edunation Pathway to Finland Program – Business Track
  • Transcript of records with a GPA 50% or above. This is required to be able to apply through Edunation.

Alternatively, the following certificates are also accepted:

  • GCE A level: Total score of 7 (Total score of a maximum of the best 3 A Level subject examination taken within two year)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: Total minimum score of 25
Nursing:
  • Copy of the final/official secondary school certificate or vocational qualification which gives eligibility for higher education studies in your own country
  • Edunation Pathway to Finland Program – Nursing Track
  • Transcript of records with a GPA 50% or above. This is required to be able to apply through Edunation.

Note: Original copies must be shown when arriving in Finland. All documents need to be translated to either Finnish, Swedish or English, if the original document is in none of those languages. The translations need to be signed and stamped by an authorized translator.

PROOF OF NATIONALITY & CV

  • Copy of passport ID page
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV), only Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership program

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

(Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership only)

A proof of English proficiency is required. You will need to take at least one of these tests with the following scores:

  • IELTS: Overall 5.5, Writing 5.5 with no band less than 5.0
  • TOEFL iBT/TOEFL Special Home Edition: 52 (Writing 19, Speaking 14 and Listening and Reading 5)
  • PTE: Overall score of 42 with 42 in Writing Communicative Skills with no other communicative skills score below 36
  • Duolingo English Test: 85
  • LinguaSkill: 162 (Writing 162 and no band below 154)

SAT Test Score is also accepted, with Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 480, and Math 500.

ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants with the following certificates or belonging to English-speaking countries can also apply without additional English language certificates.

PHILIPPINES

  • If you have already a bachelor or master’s degree, English Medium of Instructions
  • If you have only high school certificate, English grade of 85/100 from the transcript of records

IGCSE

  • Literature English – C
  • First Language English (0522) – C
  • First Language English (0500) – C and where the speaking and listening component has been completed a grade of 3 is required.
  • English as a second language – C

GCE O LEVEL – CAMBRIDGE

  • English Language (1123) – C
  • Literature in English (2010) – C

GCE O LEVEL – SINGAPORE

  • GCE O Level – Singapore

GCE O LEVEL – MALAYSIA – SPM – O LEVEL 1119 ENGLISH

  • D or D7

GCE O LEVEL – HONG KONG

  • HKCEE – Level 3 or C
  • HKDSE – Level 3

GCE O LEVEL – SRI LANKA

  • English – B
  • Appreciation of English Literary Texts – B
  • English Language – B

GCE AS LEVEL

  • General Paper – C

GCE A LEVEL

  • English Language – E
  • Literature in English – E

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) DIPLOMA

  • English Standard Level – 4
  • English Higher Level – 3

GCSE ENGLISH

  • GCSE English (awarded by AQA, OCR, Pearson and WJEC) – English 5

VCE

  • VCE EAL – English 23

KENYA – KCSE

  • Grade C or better

TANZANIA – CSE

  • Grade C or better

UGANDA – UCE

  • Grade C or GPA of 2 on English Language Level component from Grade 12 level

WEST AFRICA (GHANA, NIGERIA, SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA, AND THE GAMBIA)

  • WAEC/WASSCE/SSSCE/NECO
  • C6 (or grade C or above)

ZIMBABWE (ZIMSEC)

  • C

SOUTH AFRICA

  • National Senior Certificate – 3
  • Senior Certificate – C

MAJORITY ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES

We define these as Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and USA.

INTERVIEW

Only for Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership

Edunation will invite the applicant for an online interview, where the English level and the motivation to join the program will be assessed by TAMK. After passing the interview, the student will be accepted into the program.

The first admission interviews will be held in August 2021 and the interviews are organized as group interviews (approximately 4 students per group).

The results are announced within a week from the interview.

ENTRANCE EXAM AND INTERVIEW

Only for Nursing

Applicants must pass an online exam and online interview to be admitted to the program.

The written part measures the applicant’s learning skills, mathematical skills, motivation and understanding of written English. The written part consists of an essay, a text analysis, and a calculation exam. Applicants are required to pass all parts. The written part will open a limited time and each task’s completion time be limited.

In the online interview, the applicant will be interviewed through a video negotiation platform with his/her own computer, webcam, headset/microphone, and Internet connection. Applicant’s skills of understanding and producing spoken English are measured.

The final student selection is done in the order of the written part’s and the online interview’s points. Only applicants who have passed both the written part and the online interview are available for selection.

The results are announced within a week from the entrance exam and interview.

 

Tuition Fees & Scholarship

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee for the bachelor’s degree program in Nursing is    9 700 € per academic year and for Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership is 9 800 € per academic year.

Scholarships

MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP FOR TAMK FULL-DEGREE: NURSING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND LEADERSHIP

Students studying towards a full-nursing degree or Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership degree at TAMK in collaboration with Edunation can apply for merit-based scholarships from year 2 onwards.

Conditions

If you have obtained 60 ECTS during the previous academic year at TAMK, you can apply for the Edunation Talent Scholarship worth € 1.500.

Criteria for eligibility

You have a non-EU/EEA nationality and are eligible to pay the tuition fee
You do not qualify for any other scholarship or student grant
You are starting your second or higher year in the program
For the previous academic year, you have obtained at least 60 ECTS with an average grade point of 4.0
You have not been awarded a scholarship by Edunation previously
This scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND TEAM LEADERSHIP

Edunation offers a scholarship of 200 EUR for eligible applicants. Once the student is accepted to the bachelor’s degree program in Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership, the scholarship will be deducted from the tuition fee, which will be 9 600 EUR. 

In addition, there is a chance for Contribution Scholarship of 500 EUR by collaborating with company projects and student recruitment.

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