Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to questions that applicants frequently ask us. Please read Applicants’ Guide QBM or Applicants’s Guide Full Stack Web Development Program before filling the application form.

How can I apply?

The online application will open on the first day of the application period. Kindly prepare all supporting documents beforehand and attach them to the online application.

Is the English language certificate obligatory?

Applicants who have completed an upper secondary education abroad are asked to enclose a language certificate to their application (More information can be found in the Applicants’ Guide). An Upper secondary school education completed in Great Britain, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia or New Zealand is accepted as a demonstration of sufficient English language competence.

Is it possible to attend the interview of the admission process abroad?

Interviews for the QB program are organized online. If the applicant does not have an English language certificate, they will be invited to an English language test, which is organized at the college. The test is mandatory, and it can only be taken at the college. Personal interviews for the Full Stack Web Developer program are held at the college. Skype or telephone interviews are not arranged.

Does the college offer accommodation?

Business College Helsinki does not have dormitories or accommodation available for students.

What is on the job learning/ Work-based Learning?

Work-based Learning is target-oriented, supervised, and assessed studying in a workplace. It is done within the normal working hours and according to the practices of the workplace. It is an integral part of studies at Business College. The goal is that students acquire some of the professional skills required for their qualification and that they learn general skills needed in the job market. A Work-based Learning plan is drawn up in the workplace. Students demonstrate their vocational competence in a demonstration, which is graded on a scale of 1 to 5.