The student selection will be carried out solely on the basis of the entrance examination.
If you meet the eligibility requirements, you will receive an invitation to the entrance examination by email by the end of February.
The invitation includes instructions for the advance assignment. Please send your advance assignment by email to studyservices.vierumaki(at)haaga-helia.fi by 10 March 2023 at 15:00 Finnish time. If you have not submitted your advance assignment by the deadline, you cannot attend the entrance examination.
The entrance examination for studies starting in August 2023:
The entrance examination consists of the following parts:
At the first stage of the entrance examination applicants’ are assessed based on the advance assignment and the experience in the field of sports and sports coaching. Based on the results, part of the applicants are invited to the second stage of the entrance examination. To enter the second stage of the entrance examination, applicant must successfully pass the first stage by submitting the requested information in due time.
Second stage of the entrance examination will be interview arranged fully online on 28 March - 30 March 2023. In this part of the entrance examination applicant`s aptitude to the studies will be tested. Aptitude to the programme combines both the applicant's motivation and understanding of coaching and ability for higher education studies emphasizing student engagement both at the individual and group level.
- Sports experience 15 points
- Written assignment 5 points
- Aptitude 50 points
- English skills fail or pass
- Min 30 points and max 70 points
You must pass each test section with the minimum scores mentioned above in order to qualify in the selection process, the total minimum being 30 points.
Cooperation in the entrance examination with other Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) / degree programmes
Haaga-Helia Degree Programme in Sports Coaching and Management does not cooperate in organizing the entrance examinations with other UAS / degree programmes. The results of the entrance examination in the DP in Sports Coaching and Management is not transferable to any other degree programme in Haaga-Helia or any other educational establishment in Finland. The scores received in other Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland or abroad are not transferable to this programme either.
Request for Individual Arrangements
If you need any individual arrangements in the entrance examination, you must submit a separate application to Haaga-Helia Admission Services by 25 January 2023 at 15.00. More information about individual arrangements