The student selections for the higher education institutions in Tampere have been completed for 2017. The number of primary applicants increased at the Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and at the Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK). Additionally, the University of Tampere (UTA) and TAMK were among the most popular higher education institutions in Finland.
Over 1,300 new students were selected for the studies that will begin in the fall at TUT. A total of 4,180 people applied for the degree programmes for Master of Science in Technology and Master of Science in Architecture, of which 2,026 were primary applicants. Compared to the previous year, the number of applicants increased by 18 per cent.
A total of 808 students were selected in the joint application process (DIA) for the degree programmes for Master of Science in Technology and Master of Science in Architecture. A total of 252 students were selected for the Master’s Degree Programmes in Technology in Tampere and Pori and 32 students for the Master’s Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering in Turku. In addition, a total of 224 of the applicants for English-language Master’s Degree Programmes and Bachelor’s Degree Programmes earlier this spring received a study place.
Approximately 2,000 new students will begin their studies at the University of Tampere (UTA). A total of 15,203 people applied to a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree Programme at UTA. Additionally, a total of 16,874 people applied to the University of Tampere’s Finnish-language Master’s Programmes in the joint application. A total of 1,400 new students were selected to a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree Programme the University of Tampere on the basis of an entrance exam and/or the grades in the school-leaving certificate.
In addition, 330 students were selected to Finnish-language Master’s Degree Programmes. Of the 1,117 applications to the English-language Master’s Degree Programmes, 222 resulted in selections. In addition, about 100 students were selected via separate admissions on the basis of previous studies at Open University or another higher education institution.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) received 18,175 applications in the joint application of the spring and 1,762 new students were selected. According to the number of applications, TAMK is the second most popular university of applied sciences in Finland after Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. When all applications to universities are also taken into account, TAMK is among the four most popular higher education institutions in Finland.
8,463 of the applicants to TAMK had marked it as their first priority. The number of applications to the English-language degree programmes decreased, but the number of primary applicants had a slight increase or remained nearly the same as the previous year.
The most popular study programmes at TUT included the degree programmes in Industrial Engineering and Management, Architecture and Information Technology, which received the most primary applications.
The most popular study programme at UTA was the Licentiate Degree Programme in Medicine, followed by the degree programmes in Business Studies, Educational Studies, i.e. class teacher training, and Psychology.
At TAMK, the most popular study programmes were still the degree programmes in Health Care and Social Services. By far the most popular study programme was the Degree Programme in Emergency Care, followed by the degree programmes in Physiotherapy, Midwifery and Public Health Nursing.
Applicants can see the student selection results on the My Studyinfo website.
Further information on the student selection can be found on the websites of the higher education institutions.