Apply for credit for previous studies
You do know that you can get credit towards your degree for courses completed in another programme of studies in Finland or abroad. You can get credit if you have achieved the relevant learning objectives.
There are two ways to apply for credit:
- You can request that studies you have completed elsewhere, such as minor subjects or coursework done abroad, are included in your degree.
- You can request credit for courses completed elsewhere whose content corresponds to courses that form part of your degree and conform to the curriculum at the University.
Get equivalence for competence you have acquired
You can get credit for competence you have acquired through informal learning, for example,
- further education courses
- short programmes of training in the workplace
- adult education.
You may also have developed know-how in the course of your daily activities, from work you’ve done, projects you’ve been involved in, positions of trust you’ve held or hobbies you have pursued. What matters are the knowledge and skills you have gained in the process.
This is what you need to do to get credit: