The University of Tampere admits about 2,000 new students

Submitted on Fri, 06/30/2017 - 10:32

Next autumn, about 2,000 new students will start their studies at the University of Tampere. The University’s admissions results for 2017 are now available. However, places will continue to be filled from the reserve lists.

In the joint application to Finnish higher education institutions, a total of 15,203 people applied to a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree Programme at the University of Tampere. The Licentiate Degree Programme in Medicine with 1,355 primary applications (and 1,529 applications in total) was the most popular study option among the applicants. Of them, 1,258 took the entrance exam of whom 145 were admitted. The second most popular programme was the Degree Programme in Business Studies with 1,116 primary applications (2,933 applications in total), 135 of which resulted in admissions.

After the top two programmes, the next most popular application options were the Degree Programme in Educational Studies i.e. class teacher training and the Degree Programme in Psychology. In the joint application, the most students were admitted to the Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes at the School of Management (311) where the application options included the Degree Programmes in Administrative Studies, Business Studies and Politics.

The University of Tampere’s Finnish-language Master’s Degree Programmes were also included in the joint application procedure. If the applicants to the Master’s Degree Programmes are included, the total number of applicants to the University of Tampere was 16,874.

In total, 1,400 students were admitted to study for a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree at the University of Tampere via the joint application procedure based on entrance exams and/or the student’s grades in the school-leaving certificate. About a third of the admitted students are new upper secondary school graduates.

In addition, 330 students were admitted to Finnish-language Master’s Programmes. Of the 1,117 applications to English-language Master’s Programmes, 222 resulted in admissions. In addition, about 100 students were admitted via separate admissions on the basis of their previous studies at Open University or another higher education institution.

Students should accept the study places they have been offered via the joint application procedure by 15:00 o’clock Finnish time on Friday 14 July 2017.

The opening day of the academic year 2017–2018 will be celebrated at the University of Tampere on Tuesday 5 September 2017.

Applicants can see their admissions results via their My Studyinfo page. The names of those admitted students who have given permission to publish their names are published on the Opiskelijaksi page (the page is in Finnish).