University of Birmingham and Finland

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Finland. There are currently 15 students from Finland following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Milla-Lotta Huhtala

International Studies in Education MA

“I looked at many postgraduate courses at universities all over Europe and beyond. However, I found the course that best matched my interests was right here in Birmingham where I was completing my undergraduate degree. I was quite surprised at this, but also happy as I enjoy life here in the university, in the city and in the surrounding cities.”

 

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.

Undergraduate

Overall successful completion of Ylioppilastutkinto / studentexamen (Matriculation Examination) with the following grade equivalencies: 
A*AA - 766 
AAA - 666 
AAB - 665 
ABB - 655 
BBB - 555 

Subject specific requirements: 
L (Laudator) = 7 = A* 
E (Eximia cum laude approbatur) = 6 = A 
M (Magna cum laude approbatur) = 5 = B

Postgraduate

Holders of a good Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto (AMK) (new system), an Yrkeshögskoleexamen (YHS) (new system), a Kandidaatti / Kandidat (new system), an Oikeustieteen Notaari or a Rättsnotarie, a good Kandidaatti / Kandidat (old system), a professional title such as Ekonomi, Diplomi-insinööri, Arkkitehti, Lisensiaatti (in Medicine, Dentistry and Vetinary Medicine), or a Maisteri / Magister (new system), Lisensiaatti / Licenciat, Oikeustieteen Kandidaatti / Juris Kandidat (new system) or Proviisori / Provisor from a recognised Finnish Higher Education institution, with a minimum overall grade of 2/3 or 3-4/5 for 2:1 equivalence or 1-2/3 or 2.5-3/5 for 2:2 equivalence, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes. 

Holders of a good Kandidaatti / Kandidat (old system), a professional title such as Ekonomi, Diplomi-insinööri, Arkkitehti, Lisensiaatti (in Medicine, Dentistry and Vetinary Medicine), or a Maisteri / Magister (new system), Lisensiaatti / Licenciat, Oikeustieteen Kandidaatti / Juris Kandidat (new system) or Proviisori / Provisor from a recognised Finnish Higher Education institution, with a minimum overall grade of 2/3 or 4/5, will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

If you do not have the required level of English or would like to improve your English before the start of the academic year, you can take one of our pre-sessional English language courses.

  

Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to: admissions@bham.ac.uk

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: studyabroad@bham.ac.uk 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to: c.e.pattison@bham.ac.uk

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

British Council Finland
Web: www.britishcouncil.fi

Funding

For undergraduate study, EU students can apply for a tuition fee loan from the British Government.

For taught and research Masters courses, EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) can apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 for the 2017-18 academic year.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.

Additional sources of funding may be available from your home government or organisations based in your country. In Finland, financial support may be available through Kela

 

How to apply

How to apply

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Course Finder Database

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the University of Birmingham's course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation

View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 

Events

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The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits.