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Right to Study

Right to Study

25.08.2020 15:55

The right to study time begins when a student accepts the offered study place and enrols as present or absent for the academic year.

Right-to-study period

The regular completion time of Bachelor’s degree is 3.5 years (210 credits) or 4 years (240 credits). After that you have one extra year to complete your studies.
The regular completion time of Master’s degree is 2 years (60 credits) or 2.5 years (90 credits). After that you have one extra semester to complete your studies.

Scope of degree and right-to-study period

240 cr – 5 years
210 cr – 4,5 years
90 cr – 3 years
60 cr – 2,5 years

A student who have not enrolled for the academic year within the enrolment period will lose their right to study. Student needs to apply for reinstatement of right to study to continue the studies (see: Neglecting enrolment).

Discretionary extension period

A student who has not completed the studies within the right-to-study period can be granted an extension to complete the degree. The extension can be granted due to special causes for the maximum of one year. Application for extension period needs to be done before the right to study time expires.

Applying for extension period

  • Make an appointment with your study counsellor in time before your right-to-study period ends and make a plan to complete the degree.
  • Apply for extension in the spring or at the end of the year before your right-to-study period ends.
  • Deliver the application to Student services, studentservices[at]hamk.fi (Application for extension of study right).
  • Attach the receipt of payment (see: Application processing fee)

Application processing fee

The application processing fee is 50 euros. The fee is based on Government decree 1440/2014, 3§.

  • Receiver for the payment: Häme University of Applied Sciences Ltd
  • Account number: FI58 1732 3000 0090 57
  • Message: Right to study

If you don’t complete your degree during the extension period you can continue your studies at HAMK’s Open University. You can also apply for the right to study again (see: Re-applying for right to study)

Re-applying for right to study

HAMK’s former student who has started studies 1.8.2015 or after that and has not completed the degree, may apply for re-admission to complete the degree.

Who can apply?

  • You are a former student of HAMK and have started your studies on 1.8.2015 or after that,
  • you have a maximum of 60 (Bachelor´s degree) or 30 (Master’s degree) ECTS credits uncompleted degree studies left and
  • your studies can be included in the degree and it is possible to complete the degree at HAMK.

If you have more than 60 (Bachelor´s degree) or 30 (Master’s degree) credits to complete you can begin your studies as Open UAS student and apply later for right to study.

If you have started your studies before 1.8.2015 and you meet the requirements you can apply in HAMK’s separate application on the basis of uncompleted higher education degree at Studyinfo.fi.

How to apply?

  • Make an appointment with your your counsellor and make a plan to complete the degree.
  • Deliver the application to Student services, studentservices[at]hamk.fi (Application for study right)
  • Attach the receipt of payment (see: Application processing fee)

 

Application processing fee

The application processing fee is 50 euros. The fee is based on Government decree 1440/2014, 3§.

  • Receiver for the payment: Häme University of Applied Sciences Ltd
  • Account number: FI58 1732 3000 0090 57
  • Message: Right to study

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