Main application round to all Msc specialisations

Apply to one of our specialisations/tracks and start your international career at Hanken!

 

Note! The admission criteria are being updated at the moment so there might be changes!

Application period

  • Admission round 2023: Open November 2022 - mid-January 2023 (exact dates will be published in Autumn 2022)

Studies start: End of August 2023

Study mode: on site


Admission requirements overview

 

  1. BACHELOR’S OR MASTER’S DEGREE FROM A RECOGNISED UNIVERSITY OR UNIVERISTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
     
  2. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
     
    • TOEFL IBT test or TOEFL iBT® Home Edition ≥ 92
    • IELTS (Academic) or IELTS Indicator (Academic) ≥ 6.5
    • Cambridge C1 Advanced ≥ Grade C
    • Cambridge C2 Proficiency ≥ Level C1
    • PTE Academic ≥ 62
    • The Finnish National Certificate of Language Proficiency YKI test in English ≥ Level 5 in all test sections
    • Bachelor's/Master's degree or secondary education conducted in English language in: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States (no other countries are accepted)
       
  3. AT LEAST 30 ECTS IN SUBJECTS RELEVANT FOR THE TRACK (WHEN APPLICABLE) OR SPECIALISATION
     
  4. GMAT OR GRE ADMISSION TEST/GPA REQUIREMENT
    • Group 1: Applicants applying based on a degree obtained in an EU/EEA country or a Hanken Partner University for Exchange
      • GPA grade B (USA grading scale) in the degree based on which they are applying or
      • GMAT ≥ 550 or equivalent score in GRE
    • Group 2: Applicants applying based on a degree obtained in a country outside EU/EEA
      • GMAT ≥ 550 or equivalent score in GRE
         
  5. MOTIVATIONAL QUESTIONAIRE (part of the application form)

 

 

APPLICATION FORM
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Specialisations included in this admission round:

Selection criteria

The selection of students is based on whether or not the applicant meets the general eligibility requirements for studies within the Hanken Master's Degree Programme, as well as on an evaluation made by the academic representatives of each specialisation.

The academic evaluation is based on the following criteria:

  1. The applicant's academic background (75 %) based on the scope, content and success in the previous studies which are relevant for the the intended specialisation or track. GMAT or GRE score is taken into account if applicable.
  2. The applicant's suitability for Master's degree studies at Hanken (25%), based on the applicant's study motivation (interest in employment in the secotr, serious application) and how the applicant would contribute to the programme and the track/specialisation.

The academic evaluation is completed using a scale of 1.00-5.00 and the applicants are ranked for admission based on the total score.

If you wish to apply to the Double Degree programme within the track International Strategy and Sustainability which is part of the specialisation Business and Management, please note that the requirements below apply in order to be eligible to be accepted to the Double Degree programme. The requirements are higher than the regular admission requirements for studies in English at Hanken.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a recognised University of Polytechnic (180 ECTS) 

GMAT: mandatory for all Double Degree applicants; at least a test score of 600 or equivalent in GRE

Language requirements

 

Note! 

  • When you apply to the Master's degree specialisation in Business and Management and the specialisation track International Strategy and Sustainability, your application is first and foremost considered for admission to the specialisation track.
  • If the specialisation wishes to accept you to the specialisation in Business and Management, they thereafter check if you could also be considered for the Double Degree (if you have marked that you are interested in the Double Degree on the application form).