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Important to know about the enroling

Enrolment and selection schedule

  • Enrolment for autumn 2024 Path Studies is open 15.-21.7.2024.
  • Invitation to Orientation to Open UAS Path Studies -online course on 22.7.2024.
  • Orientation to Open UAS Path Studies -online course completion time: 23.-29.7.2024.
  • Information about the selection by 2.8.2024 at the latest.
  • Acceptance of the Path Study place by 5.8.2024 at the latest.

Autumn 2024 studies begin in August 2024 according to the study schedules of each group.

Note that changes are possible, so please follow these pages during spring 2024.

Take in notice

  • You can enrol only for one degree programme as a path student
  • Before enroling familiarize ways to study, campus and study schedules of the path studies.
  • Be sure that you can participate in face-to-face teaching on campus if the implementation of study is daytime or blended learning. 
  • You can view the study schedules through Timetable Engine. Instructions for reviewing schedules can be found below the list under "Study Schedules".

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Before enroling familiarize the ways to study, study schedules, campus locations and enrolment instructions for Path Studies (below the list). See also Bachelor's degree Path Studies page. 

Bachelor's degree Path Studies in autumn 2024 (taught in English)

Note that changes are possible, so please follow these pages during spring 2024.

Degree programme

Campus

Implementation

Study Places

Group code

Business Information Technology, Developing Digital Services

Leppävaara Online studies 10 NSA224SA

Business Management

Leppävaara Daytime studies 10 HBA224SN

Nursing*

Tikkurila Daytime studies 10 SNV224SN

Safety, Security and Risk Management

Leppävaara Blended Learning 5 HRA224SA

Social Services*

Tikkurila Daytime studies 5 SWV224SN

*) NOTICE! For Degree programmes in Nursing and in Social Services you are also required to have Finnish language skills (level B1 or better). In the video assignment of the Orientation to Open UAS Path Studies -online course you have to answer some of the questions in Finnish.

See also Path Studies in Bachelor's Degree Programmes taught in Finnish.

Ways to study and campuses

Path studies can be daytime, blended learning or online studies. Studies will vary depending e.g. on the amount of contact lessons. Notice that one credit requires 27 hour of work in all study forms. More information about studying in Laurea, please visit How to study-site.

Path studies can be offered in six campuses and the main campus of the certain degree programme is mentioned in the degree programme's information. Prepare to participate in the teaching in the campus where the degree programme is implemented. Read more about campuses

Study schedules

Study schedules are the same for Open UAS path and degree students.

Study schedules for autumn 2024 are published in 7th of May 2024. After that you can view your study schedule through Timetable Engine.

  1.  Go to Timetable Engine
  2. Select English in the top right corner
  3. Choose “Group search” for search criteria and write your study group code in to the search field (see your group code from the list above e.g. NSA224SA)
  4. Click Add-button in the end of search result row and select August in the calendar view. You can view schedules monthly, weekly or daily.
  5. Clicking the reservation in the calendar you will see more information about the study implementation.

NOTE! Please notice that changes to published schedules are possible.

Enrolment and student selection for Path Studies

Enrolment for autumn 2024 Path Studies is open 15.-21.7.2024.

Link to the enrolment form will be added here closer to the enrolment period.

NOTE! You can only enrol for one degree programme or group as a path student. Enrolment is binding so you can't change the degree programme, group, campus or the study implementation after the enrolment.

The path student selection is done based on the Orientation to Open UAS Path Studies -online course.

Enrolment and selection schedule

  • Enrolment for autumn 2024 Path Studies is open 15.-21.7.2024.
  • Invitation to Orientation to Open UAS Path Studies -online course on 22.7.2024.
  • Orientation to Open UAS Path Studies -online course completion time: 23.-29.7.2024.
  • Information about the selection by 2.8.2024 at the latest.
  • Acceptance of the Path Study place by 5.8.2024 at the latest.

Before enroling familiarize the ways to study, study schedules and campus locations for Path Studies. See also Bachelor's degree Path Studies page.

Read also the following instructions carefully:

  • Enrolment instructions 

    Enrolment for Path studies is done through a separate enrolment form. Link to the enrolment form will be updated to these pages closer to the enrolment period.

    NOTE! You can only enrol for one degree programme or group as a path student. Enrolment is binding so you can't change the degree programme, group, campus or the study implementation after the enrolment.

    After the enrolment you will receive a confirmation message by e-mail where are the registration instructions for Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies online course. 

    You will get a separate invitation to the online course by e-mail after the enrolment period. You can log in to the course from the invitation. Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies is self-study course which will be completed online.

    NOTE! Make sure that you have written your e-mail correctly to the enrolment form. If you don't see the confirmation message in your inbox, check also your e-mail's junk mail etc. folders.

  • Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies online course 

    Student selection for path studies is made on the basis of an Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies course. It is a self-study online course. In the course you will learn more about Laurea as a study environment, path studies and study schedules. Also you get to know and evaluate your study skills and strengths for higher education studies through different assignments and tests. More detailed course contents are shown in the course's Canvas learning environment after you have logged in to the course.

    After the enrolment you will receive a confirmation message by e-mail where are the registration instructions for Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies online course. You will get a separate invitation to the online course by e-mail after the enrolment period. You can log in to the course from the invitation.

    The online course Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies is 1 credit which means 27 hours of studying. Make sure you have time to carry on the orientation course. You can complete the study unit in multiple sections and on separate days. Course will be completed independently in Canvas learning environment and we recommend using a computer.

    If you pass the study unit successfully, you can receive 1 credit regardless of whether you are selected for the path studies or not.

    If you have completed the Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies course earlier in the previous application periods, you can't get a new credit from the same course. The contents of the course has been updated and therefore you need to complete the renewed course successfully in order to be considered in the student selection in this application period.

     

  • Selection criteria for path students 

    Path students are selected on the basis of a successfully completed Orientation to Open UAS Path Studies study unit on the following criteria and in the order shown below:   

    1. The applicant has successfully completed all the modules.
      • has submitted the module’s assignments.
      • has taken the module’s tests.
      • has received a minimum score from the module’s tests (the scores are told at the tests).
      • has passed the video assignment.
    2. Ranking is based on the points scored by degree programme if there are more applicants who have successfully completed the study unit than there are path study places.
      • The applicants with the highest scores will be selected according to the number of path study places in each degree programme.
      • Points from the tests in modules 4, 5 and 6 are taken into account in the scoring.
    3. In a tie situation, the path student selection is made based on the video and on the motivation, commitment to the studies, study skills and suitability for the field as demonstrated in the video.
    4. If the path student selection isn't resolved according to the above criteria, the path student selection is made with a draw.

     

    If you pass the study unit successfully, you can receive 1 credit regardless of whether you are selected for the path studies or not. You will be able to  see this in the My Studyinfo (Oma Opintopolku) by 31st of August 2024.

    If you have completed the Orientation for Open UAS Path Studies course earlier in the previous application periods, you can't get a new credit from the same course. The contents of the course have been updated and therefore you need to complete the renewed course successfully in order to be considered in the student selection in this application period.

  • Study place acceptance 
    You will get the result of the student selection by e-mail. If you have been selected for Path Studies you will be offered a study place and you have to accepted immediately.

    The fee for path studies (400 €) must be paid at the same time that you accept the study place and in one instalment.

    The fee will not be returned at any parts after you have accepted the study place. Only if you get a study place in degree programme in Laurea, you will get the refund. Degree or path studies in another UAS doesn't entitle for a refund because you can be an open UAS student in Laurea at the same time.

    If you are planning to study with unemployment benefit, find out the possibilities before accepting the study place. TE-services negative decision for the benefit doesn't entitle for a refund of the fee for path studies. NOTICE! Required certifications for the TE-services are filled only when the path studies has begun. Contact your Student Affairs Office to order certifications for the TE-services.

    Please note that path studies are Open UAS studies that don't give you an eligibility to apply for a residence permit in Finland.

    After you have accepted the study place and paid the study fee you will get instructions for starting your studies.