Entrance exams: Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Social Services

The entrance examination takes place at Diak Helsinki campus, Finland, on 10–11 April 2019 (one day per applicant; the exact date for each applicant is included in the invitation).

All applicants who demonstrate their eligibility will be invited to the entrance examination.

Invitations to the entrance examination are sent out in early March via email. We will post an announcement on this page once the invitations have been sent out.

It is not possible to take the entrance exam anywhere else. Diak does not engage in entrance exam co-operation with other universities of applied sciences.

We encourage all our international applicants to check in advance whether they need a visa to travel to Finland and what the conditions are for obtaining a visa from their country to Finland.

Three parts in the exam

The entrance examination places emphasis on aptitude for the field by assessing motivation and social, learning and work skills.

The entrance examination consists of three parts

  • English language test (pass/fail)
  • written part based on an article (1–30 points) The article will be published on this page in early March.
  • group discussion (1–40 points).

All parts have to be completed acceptably.