Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to questions that applicants frequently ask us. Please read Applicants’ Guide QBM or Applicants’s Guide QIT 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 in the online application.

Is the English language certificate obligatory?

Applicants who have completed upper secondary education abroad are asked to enclose a language certificate to their application (details can be found in the Applicants’ Guide). 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 is possible to attend the interview of the admission process abroad?

Business College Helsinki is not able to organize personal interview abroad. The interview is an obligatory part of the admission process and it is only organized at the college. Skype or telephone interviews can also not be arranged.

What are the costs for students?

The students of Business College Helsinki are not required to pay tuition fees.

Students are required to finance and cover the costs of their travel and living expenses, such as housing, or study-related expenses in Finland.
International students must also have a health insurance policy that covers the costs of their possible medical care. Further information www.migri.fi.

Does the college offer accommodation?

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

What is on the job learning/ Training?

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