Language proficiency demonstrated in the master’s degree
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If you are pursuing a second-cycle (master’s) degree only, if the language of your secondary education is Finnish or Swedish and if you have completed your first-cycle (bachelor’s) degree abroad, you have to demonstrate the language proficiency required for second-cycle degrees by the Government Decree on University Degrees.
If you have completed a first-cycle degree in Finland, you are exempt from demonstrating language proficiency as defined in the Government Decree on University Degrees in your second-cycle degree.
You are also exempt from demonstrating your language proficiency if you have completed your secondary education in a language other than Finnish or Swedish or you have completed your secondary education abroad.
More information on the languages of secondary education is available in the instructions What is my language of secondary education?