Notes about fees for this course
There will be a tuition fee applicable to students who are not citizens of countries of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. The tuition fee is charged from students studying in a degree programme conducted in English. The tuition fee for Master level studies is 6000 euros / academic year in Savonia UAS and the 1st year’s tuition fee has to be fully paid by the end of July 2019. If the student fails to pay the tuition fee in time, the study place will be cancelled. In the first academic year all students who are obligated to pay the tuition fee will automatically get the scholarship, which covers 70% of the tuition fee. Please read more information from Savonia UAS website.
You can apply to Savonia UAS Master's Degree in Energy Engineering if you have completed Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or another appropriate Bachelor's/Master's Degree. In addition, you must have at least three years (36 months) of work experience from the field of your Bachelor's/Master's Degree.
The work experience must be accumulated as from the date of award of the final Bachelor's or Master’s degree certificate and obtained no later than 31st December 2019.
Work experience must be verified with an employment certificate provided by the employer. An employment certificate must indicate details such as the exact start and end dates of employment, the employer’s contact information, work duties, as well as working hours for part-time work. If the employment continues, the applicant should request a temporary employment certificate from the employer. Employment contracts are not accepted.
Work experience should be indicated in full months. When converting part-time work into its full-time equivalent, 150 hours or 20 working days lasting at least 7 hours per day correspond to one month of work. Work experience does not have to be continuous or obtained working for the same employer.
Fulltime entrepreneurship will be accepted as work experience if an applicant can provide a certificate attesting that he or she is or has been covered under the statutory YEL pension scheme (YEL = statutory pension scheme for entrepreneurs). In addition, a notification from the Trade Register must be submitted. The notification must show details such as the name of the company, field of the operation and the period of time the company has been valid. Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official document.
If an original employment certificate is in a language other than Finnish, Swedish or English, the applicant must submit a copy of the certificate translated into Finnish, Swedish or English by an official (authorised) translator, bearing the translator’s name, signature and stamp, along with the copy of the original certificate to the relevant admissions offices.
Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted towards work experience.