Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences was established in 2007 and opened on 1 August 2008 as a university of applied sciences in Helsinki Finland, and this university has four campuses Arabia and Myllypuro (new campus opened in 2020) Campuses in Helsinki, Karamalmi (opened in August 2019) Campus in Espoo, and Myyrmäki (finished in August 2018) Campus in Vantaa, on the other hand, the Leppävaara Campus in Espoo was closed on fourth March 2019, due to safety reasons, also the directors’ board started from May 2019.
This university is the largest university of applied sciences in Finland and the applicants who want to study in business, culture, health care, technology, and social services field can apply to study at this university in the English language or the Finnish language, however, if the students choose to study in the Finnish language, their tuition fee will be free and they have a lot of options to choose from, furthermore, not only the Finnish applicants can enter free Finnish courses at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, but also all the international students with at least B2 level knowledge and skills in the Finnish language can enter these courses and continue their studies in the Finnish language. Moreover, the EEA or EU students at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences do not have to pay tuition fees, and their studies will be free, but the non-EU or non-EEA students must pay tuition fees according to their field and study level, on the other hand, this university offers Finnish courses and English programs for all international and local students, however, all the students must take an entrance exam to assess their academic and language level, so they do not need to have a language certificate like IELTS to enter this university.
According to the statistics in 2020, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences had about 16700 students, 2680 bachelor and 485 master graduates from various courses, and a totally of 71-degree programs that 43 of them are bachelor degree programs and 28 of them are master degree programs, also 14 of them are in the English language that six of them are undergraduate and 8 of them are postgraduate programs for all international and local students. On the other hand, the students can benefit from a diverse environment in this university because about 900 international students from nearly 90 nationalities had studied at this university, also about 42 percent of this university is publicly funded by the Cities of Helsinki, 27 percent by Espoo, 26 percent by Vantaa, 4 percent by Kirkkonummi, moreover, this university has many partners and educational agents around the world like MIE Consulting Agency, Viope Education Oy, Edufinlandia, GHC Global Education, and so on in Iran, India, China, and other countries so that the applicants can use them if they need help finding the best way and enter Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, and only one percent of this university is owned by Kauniainen, furthermore, all of these achievements at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences are made to build a better and sustainable future for every human being and have a beneficial impact on the society with innovation and creativity.
The applicants who choose to study at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences can benefit from evidence-based practices in education, experienced teachers in the English langue teaching, and compulsory work placement in the bachelor degree programs in the English language bachelor courses like Electronics, European Business administration, Information Technology, Information Business, and Logistics, Nursing top-up degree, Nursing degree for immigrants, Nursing, Physiotherapy top-up, and Social Services, also you can see the details of these programs on our website to choose the best one according to your goals and situation. Furthermore, the master applicants at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences can study in the programs such as Business Administration, Engineering, Construction and Real Estate Management, Culture and Arts, Social Services and Health Care, Health Business Management, Creativity and Arts in Social and Health Fields, Health Care Diagnostics, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Osteopathy, and Procurement, but the applicants must have at least two years of work experience in the related fields to enter most of the master degree programs at this university, also the students must prepare a master’s thesis about their study field at the end of their education and the students can use the best and high quality tools, research methods, innovation techniques, problem solving techniques, techniques to keep up with the ever-changing society and business markets, and the pragmatic study contents in these fields because the content of these programs are both theoretical and practical to cover all the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience that the applicants may need in their future jobs as managers in public or private global or domestic companies.
On the other hand, the applicants can use the diploma study programs at this university in which they can improve their knowledge, skills, and experience before entering the master degree programs at this university, so the applicants must have a bachelor degree certificate in the related fields then apply for the diploma program and build a pathway to the master degree programs at this university, the master degree applicants can start working on their master thesis and get their postgraduate certificate if they want to continue their studies and get their master degree certificate after graduating from the diploma program, also this university offers five diploma programs in health business management, data analysis, cyber security, machine and deep learning, and procurement in the English language for all global or domestic students.
- Tuition : 13000 EURO
- living cost : 6720 EURO
The Metropolia University of Applied Sciences does not offer student housing or dormitory, if the students need accommodation, so the students can come to Finland and get temporary accommodation like a hotel room then look for a better permanent housing in this country, they must apply for a dormitory or apartment through the following link
The EU or EEA students at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences can work while studying without limitation, but the non-EU or non-EEA students can work up to 25 hours per week while studying and look for a part-time job in Finland, it is better to find a related job to your studies so that you can improve your job position after graduation and work without restriction, for example in practical training jobs, also the students can look for a job after graduation and change their student permit to a work permit in this country.