Entrance Exams

The invitation letters to the entrance exams will be sent in March 2014.

Here is the list of countries in which TAMK arranges the entrance exams in 2014: Entrance Exam Countries 


Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Technology

TAMK Energy and Environmental Technology arranges the entrance exam 2014 in co-operation with other technology programmes co-operating in FINNIPS network. Therefore, all qualified applicants who have chosen TAMK Energy and Environmental Technology as their first-choice programme in the field of technology, communication and transport will be invited to the national entrance exam which is arranged in Tampere on 24 April 2014. It may be possible to take the exam abroad, see below.

Those qualified applicants for whom TAMK Energy and Environmental Technology is second, third or fourth-choice technology, communication and transport programme, will be invited to the exam by their first-choice co-operating programme. TAMK Energy and Environmental Technology accepts exam results of other technology, communication and transport programmes in FINNPS network, but does not accept results of any other networks.

TAMK Energy and Environmental Technology entrance exam is written exam. The exam measures the applicant's study abilities and suitability for the field. Exam includes different written tasks, multiple-choice questions, logical deduction tasks and tasks of mathematics and physics or chemistry. There is a compulsory English language part in the exam. The points from the exam are based both on the content of the answers and the quality of the applicant’s English language skills. See more of the content: Entrance Exam Materials.

The ability to communicate fluently in English, both speaking and writing, is prerequisite for admission. Therefore, applicants must pass all parts of the exam in order to be selected for admission. Applicants scoring below the minimum points of any of the sections will fail the exam.

Degree Programme in International Business

TAMK International Business will arrange the entrance exam 2014 in co-operation with other business programmes co-operating in FINNIPS network. Therefore, all qualified applicants who have chosen TAMK International Business as their first-choice programme in the field of international business, will be invited to national IB entrance exam which is arranged in Tampere on 23 April 2014. It may be possible to take the exam abroad, see below.

Those qualified applicants for whom TAMK International Business is second, third or fourth-choice International Business programme, will be invited to the exam by their first-choice co-operating IB programme. TAMK International Business accepts exam results of other IB programmes in FINNPS network, but does not accept the results of any other networks.

TAMK International Business entrance exam consists of written part (essay, multiple-choice questions, tasks of applied mathematics and logic) and group discussion. There is a compulsory English language part in the exam. The essay and multiple-choice questions are based on pre-reading material, which applicants must study before the exam. See: Entrance Exam Materials.

The ability to communicate fluently in English, both speaking and writing, is prerequisite for admission. Therefore, applicants must pass all parts of the exam in order to be selected for admission. Applicants scoring below the minimum points of any of the sections will fail the exam.

Maximum points from the entrance exam are 100 points. Applicants scoring less than 30 points from the exam are not eligible for admission.

IB entrance exam points chart:

Examination part  Minimum points
required
Maximum points

Length

Essay 8 points 25 points 75 min
Multiple-choice Questions 5 points 15 points 45 min
Mathematics/Logic 7 points 20 points 60 min
Group Discussion 10 points 40 points  
Total 30 points 100 points 3 hours + 
group discussion

Degree Programme in Media and Arts

TAMK Media and Arts does not accept exam results of any other UAS. The degree programme will invite only 144 qualified applicants whose pre-task got the best evaluations, to the entrance exam. Pre-task is published here. The pre-task must arrive to TAMK by 11 February 2014 16.15 Finnish time.

For study paths Interactive Media and Music Production the one-day exam is arranged in Tampere on 23 or 24 April 2014. For study path Fine Art applicants the exam takes both days 23 and 24 April 2014. It is not possible to take the exam abroad.

TAMK Media and Arts entrance exam consists of an assignment prepared beforehand (instructions are sent with exam invitation), two tasks and interview. Maximum points from the exam are 100 points. The points are based on the tasks and assignment (60%) and the interview (40%). The exam tests applicants’ motivation and suitability for the field. Applicants scoring less than 50 points from the exam are not eligible for admission.

Previous Entrance Exams

TAMK does not publish the entrance exams of previous years.

Entrance Exams Abroad

The Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Technology and the Degree Programme in International Business organise entrance exams abroad in co-operation with FINNIPS network.

TAMK will invite applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility and language skills by the deadline to attend in the exams in countries listed at the bottom of this page. Applicants will be invited to the exam arranged in Finland and to the exam arranged in the country where they live, IF the exam is arranged in that country.

Applicants applying from the countries where the exams are arranged, will receive detailed information about the exam in the invitation letter. FINNIPS network organises exams abroad in April 2014. See more about the FINNIPS network: www.finnips.fi

To decide which 1 - 4 degree programmes to apply for, applicants can check which degree programmes accept exam results of each other. This information is available at website of the Finnish National Board of Education: please see.

TAMK's entrance exams abroad via FINNIPS network in 2014

TAMK will arrange entrance exams in countries listed below in 2014.

Also applicants living in the neighbouring countries can be invited to the entrance exams of the respective country (only those neighbouring countries which are mentioned in the brackets) .

Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Technology

  • Estonia, Tallinn
  • Finland, Tampere
  • Germany, Ludwigshafen (Austria, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland)
  • Great Britain, London (Ireland, USA, Canada)
  • Hungary, Budapest (Slovenia, Croatia)
  • Kenya, Nairobi (Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi)
  • Latvia, Riga (Lithuania)
  • Nepal, Kathmandu (Pakistan, India)
  • Poland, city will be announced later (Czech Rebublic, Slovakia, Romania, Moldova)
  • Russia, St. Petersburg/Murmansk/third city to be announced later (any other CIS, e.g. Belarus, Ukraine)
  • Turkey, Istanbul (Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Kosovo, Cyprus, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Israel, United Arab Emirates)

Degree Programme in International Business

  • Brazil, city to be announced later (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Guyana, French Guyana, Surinam, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina)
  • China, Guangzhou/Wuhan (Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia)
  • Finland, Tampere
  • Estonia, Tallinn
  • Germany, Ludwigshafen (Austria, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland)
  • Great Britain, London (Ireland, USA, Canada)
  • Hungary, Budapest (Slovenia, Croatia)
  • Kenya, Nairobi (Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi)
  • Latvia, Riga (Lithuania)
  • Poland, city to be announced later (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Moldova)
  • Russia, St. Petersburg/Murmansk/third city to be announced later (any other CIS, e.g. Belarus, Ukraine)
  • Turkey, Istanbul (Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Kosovo, Cyprus, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Israel, United Arab Emirates)

Degree Programme in Media

  • Finland, Tampere

 


Updated 01/22/2014