Finland University of Greenwich

Overview

University overview

With three stunning campuses the University of Greenwich is home to a thriving community of nearly 29,000 students of all ages. Students from over 140 countries choose to study with us at one of the grandest university settings in the world.

The University of Greenwich, London welcomes students from Finland. We have a small but growing number of students from Finland currently studying with us, on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, particularly across our Business School on programmes such as business management, business economics, events management, tourism and international business. Other programmes also include media and communications, 3D digital design and animation, cinematography and post production and biomedical sciences.

Many students from Finland are attracted to Greenwich because of or beautiful London location, excellent degrees that prepare you for work and the opportunities for part time work in London.

Getting a London-based education will give you significant employment opportunities; above 8.5/10 students find a job within six months of graduating from Greenwich (HESA 2012), so join more than 2,000 other Finn nationals studying in the UK and choose Greenwich as the next step towards your future career.

Welcome to the University of Greenwich and London, UK – already home to 30,000 Finns – most living in London!

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degrees

Most undergraduate degrees, including those in architecture require:

  • Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen with an overall minimum score of 5
  • Magna cum laude in English language or equivalent

Exceptions

Law degrees require:

  • Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen with an overall minimum score of 6.5
  • Eximia cum laude in English language or equivalent

Postgraduate (Master’s) degrees

For most postgraduate degrees we require Magna cum laude in the Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen English language or equivalent, plus you will need to have passed the Kandidaatti/Kandidat.

For postgraduate degrees requiring an equivalent of a 2.2; you will need to have passed the Kandidaatti/Kandidat with a minimum grade 2.

For postgraduate degrees requiring an equivalent of a 2.1; you will need to have passed the Kandidaatti/Kandidat with a minimum grade 2.5.

Certain programmes have special requirements. For example, some MBA programmes require work experience after graduation at an appropriate level; and those for architecture need to submit a portfolio of their work.

English language courses
For further details on English language requirements, please see our English/Foundation programmes page.

Summer pre-sessional English language courses and International Foundation Programmes are available.

Tour dates

Further tour date information will be posted shortly. Alternatively, please contact the International Office.

Contact us

International Office

The International Office is a dedicated department, here to assist international students and guide them through the application process. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

Telephone: +44 020 8331 8136
Fax: +44 020 8331 8625
E-mail: international@gre.ac.uk

Contact our local representatives for more information:

Helsinki

Name of agent: HeiHei! Travel
Contact: Sini Suomi
Address: Raisiontie 6 E 43, Helsinki 00280
Telephone: +358 45 6796755
Website: www.heihei-ulkomaille.fi
E-mail: sini.suomi@heihei-ulkomaille.fi

Facebook

Connect with applicants and current students in our international student Facebook group.