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Bachelor's Degree in Social Services

Due to the Covid-19 situation our online entrance exams are running through the year.

The 3,5 year Social Services studies are mainly in English and you will also learn Finnish language in theory and practice. During your studies you will have three 10-week work placement periods for example in kindergartens, child protection units or rehabilitation centres. You will also have cooperation projects with real working life. Finally, you will create your thesis in cooperation with early childhood education services.​

We at Laurea will help you settle down. You can even bring your family to live in Finland with you! We will help you with housing and finding school and kindergarten for your children. In Finland education for children is organised in public schools and it’s free of charge.

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Early childhood customer fees are related with the earnings of the family and strongly subvented by the government. Accordingly, you are free to study and offer your family a good start in Finland.​

Our online entrance exams for Social Services Degree Programme with Early Childhood Education Qualification are underway during June and July 2021. Preparatory studies start in autumn and the degree programme in January 2022. Before being admitted to the degree-awarding education in social services, the students must pass the entrance exams Stage 1 and Stage 2, and all study units included in the preparatory studies (English language B2, Finnish language A 2.1 and other study units).​

Fact sheet of Laurea in Chinese 

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