English language skills

Submitting a proof of English proficiency

  • If you have a qualification obtained in Finland, your English proficiency will be tested in the entrance examination
  • If you have a qualification obtained in another country than Finland and you are a citizen of an EU/EEA -country, your English proficiency will be tested in the entrance examination
  • If you have a qualification obtained in another country than Finland and you are not a citizen of an EU/EEA -country:
    • you need to submit a proof of your English language skills by 20 April 2016, 15.00, to the Admission Services of Seinäjoki UAS.
    • If you live in Finland permanently and take the entrance examination in Seinäjoki, your English proficiency will be tested in the entrance examination

The minimum requirements for proving the level of skills in English

 

  • IELTS score of 6.0 on the academic level: You can send a copy of your Test Report Form. We use the IELTS TRF Verification Service to make sure applicants present an authentic Test Report Form.
  • TOEFL score of 550 on paper-based tests or 79–80 on Internet-based tests. TOEFL scores are only accepted directly from the Educational Testing Service. The code number for the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences is 1305. Please use this code number when indicating Seinäjoki UAS as a score recipient. Scores will be sent to us directly from the Educational Testing Service.
  • Cambridge ESOL’s Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • Cambridge ESOL’s Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): CEFR-level C1
  • Pearson test of English: PTE Academic 51
  • Level 4 in English language skills on the Finnish National Certificate of Language Proficiency test (Yleinen kielitutkinto). Level 4 must be obtained in all parts (English communicative oral skills, reading comprehension and writing).
  • Finnish (Finnish = completed in Finland) matriculation examination grade C in the advanced syllabus test in the English language
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma grade 4 in the advanced syllabus test in the English language
  • European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma grade 6.00–6.95 in the advanced syllabus test in the English language
  • Reifeprüfung (RP) Diploma grade 7 in the advanced syllabus test in the English language.

The Pearson test of English, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are valid for two years. They need to be valid on the first day of the application period. There is no limit to the period of validity of the other certificates.

In addition, the following are also accepted as proof of sufficient English language skills:

  • upper secondary education or a bachelor’s or master’s degree completed in English in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
  • a bachelor’s or master’s degree conducted in English in a European Union/European Economic Area -country
  • Finnish (Finnish = completed in Finland) Advanced International Certificate of Education Diploma (AICE)
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The minimum requirements for proving the level of skills in English

 

  • IELTS score of 6.0 on the academic level: You can send a copy of your Test Report Form. We use the IELTS TRF Verification Service to make sure applicants present an authentic Test Report Form.
  • TOEFL score of 550 on paper-based tests or 79–80 on Internet-based tests. TOEFL scores are only accepted directly from the Educational Testing Service. The code number for the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences is 1305. Please use this code number when indicating Seinäjoki UAS as a score recipient. Scores will be sent to us directly from the Educational Testing Service.
  • Cambridge ESOL’s Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • Cambridge ESOL’s Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): CEFR-level C1
  • Pearson test of English: PTE Academic 51
  • Level 4 in English language skills on the Finnish National Certificate of Language Proficiency test (Yleinen kielitutkinto). Level 4 must be obtained in all parts (English communicative oral skills, reading comprehension and writing).
  • Finnish (Finnish = completed in Finland) matriculation examination grade C in the advanced syllabus test in the English language
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma grade 4 in the advanced syllabus test in the English language
  • European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma grade 6.00–6.95 in the advanced syllabus test in the English language
  • Reifeprüfung (RP) Diploma grade 7 in the advanced syllabus test in the English language.

The Pearson test of English, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are valid for two years. They need to be valid on the first day of the application period. There is no limit to the period of validity of the other certificates.

In addition, the following are also accepted as proof of sufficient English language skills:

  • upper secondary education or a bachelor’s or master’s degree completed in English in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
  • a bachelor’s or master’s degree conducted in English in a European Union/European Economic Area -country
  • Finnish (Finnish = completed in Finland) Advanced International Certificate of Education Diploma (AICE)
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