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    with a B in biology A level, maths and chemistry grades ( probably C or D) can i study in finland? has anybody done this? the courses are in english and no tuition fees, but do you know the entry requirments? and is the degree recognised?
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    bump! also what about netherlands or any other eu country? can i get in with just a B in biology A level and a good set of gcse's? i also have maths and chemistry A level but not at a B
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    (Original post by iamgreatness)
    with a B in biology A level, maths and chemistry grades ( probably C or D) can i study in finland? has anybody done this? the courses are in english and no tuition fees, but do you know the entry requirments? and is the degree recognised?
    I looked this up and it seems that getting into university in Finland is difficult and some institutions have entry exams.

    However I would think that the biggest problem with going to Finland from the UK would be living costs. Finland is very, very expensive. Compared with the UK, food is very expensive.
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    (Original post by draghm)
    I looked this up and it seems that getting into university in Finland is difficult and some institutions have entry exams.

    However I would think that the biggest problem with going to Finland from the UK would be living costs. Finland is very, very expensive. Compared with the UK, food is very expensive.
    u sure about that bro? but i wouldnt be paying 9k a year tuition fees and do u know what the entry exams are? i wana do biology
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    or norway im not fussed
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    http://www.uin.no/english/study/stud...n-Biology.aspx

    do you know what grades i need?
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    (Original post by iamgreatness)
    u sure about that bro? but i wouldnt be paying 9k a year tuition fees and do u know what the entry exams are? i wana do biology
    It said on the website that I looked at that the individual institutions said what their entry requirements were and whether there were entry exams.

    I know that Finland is expensive to live because I have been there.
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    i can do biology in university of nordland but do u know the entry requriments anybody?
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    (Original post by draghm)
    It said on the website that I looked at that the individual institutions said what their entry requirements were and whether there were entry exams.

    I know that Finland is expensive to live because I have been there.
    what about norway look http://www.uin.no/english/study/stud...n-Biology.aspx

    what u think dude
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    and it doesnt say the entry requirments? just that international applicants must fulfil the basic entrance requirements for admission to Norwegian universities. In addition, the BSc in Biology programme has special requirements related to the major subjects in the field of study, Maths and physics/chemistry/biology. The subjects required are at the upper secondary school level.

    So can i get in the A levels in biology chemistry and maths all at a pass at least?
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    Typically in Scandinavia, the only entry requirements are that you have "completed" secondary school study - ie, that you have passed your A Levels. Finland requires additional entrance tests as well. However, some unis and some courses have different requirements, especially for specialist subjects - if you can't find these on the university's website, then you should maybe give their admissions department a call to be sure about this.

    I would imagine your grades are probably fine to get admitted.

    As for cost, it's true that living costs are very high in all of scandinavia, but you're right that you will probably pay less overall than in the UK, due to lack of tuition fees. Some universities and other institutions offer scholarships to help with costs.

    For a good overview of studying in Scandinavia as a Brit see Uni in the USA - there's good links there to other helpful sites too.
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    Just looked at the link to the Nordland course you posted - yeah, from what it says there under admissions requirements, it looks like you just need to have passed A Levels in Maths and Physics/Chemistry/Biology. I'm not sure if that means it wants A Levels in all three sciences or just one of them. Also, I'm not sure if they'd want a C or above, or if any grade is fine. Either way, your B is definitely good enough, but you may want to try extra hard for a C in your other subjects, just in case. There won't be any other entry tests or requirements, so I think you'll be fine. But again, don't take my word for it - give them a call to make sure!
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    (Original post by John Wallis)
    Typically in Scandinavia, the only entry requirements are that you have "completed" secondary school study - ie, that you have passed your A Levels. Finland requires additional entrance tests as well. However, some unis and some courses have different requirements, especially for specialist subjects - if you can't find these on the university's website, then you should maybe give their admissions department a call to be sure about this.

    I would imagine your grades are probably fine to get admitted.

    As for cost, it's true that living costs are very high in all of scandinavia, but you're right that you will probably pay less overall than in the UK, due to lack of tuition fees. Some universities and other institutions offer scholarships to help with costs.

    For a good overview of studying in Scandinavia as a Brit see Uni in the USA - there's good links there to other helpful sites too.
    (Original post by John Wallis)
    Just looked at the link to the Nordland course you posted - yeah, from what it says there under admissions requirements, it looks like you just need to have passed A Levels in Maths and Physics/Chemistry/Biology. I'm not sure if that means it wants A Levels in all three sciences or just one of them. Also, I'm not sure if they'd want a C or above, or if any grade is fine. Either way, your B is definitely good enough, but you may want to try extra hard for a C in your other subjects, just in case. There won't be any other entry tests or requirements, so I think you'll be fine. But again, don't take my word for it - give them a call to make sure!
    hey thanks guys how can i email them i emailed them and they didnt get back should i talk to a carrers advisor at my college?
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    You just have to go to the "contact us" page for the university you want to contact, and find their phone number. For Nordland, the page is here: http://www.uin.no/english/aboutus/co...s/default.aspx

    Looks like you probably want to contact the international office: +47 7551 7870 or admissions: ​+47 7551 7699 or maybe the faculty of biosciences if you want to know more about the course: ​+47 7551 7351
 
 
 
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