Helsinki Metropolia University


Which programmes can I study at Helsinki Metropolia University and when?

Media BA:
2nd Year Semester 2

Film Studies BA
2nd Year Semester 2

Media Production BA
2nd Year, Semester 2

Media Production: Film & Television BA
2nd Year Semester 2

Media Production: Journalism BA
2nd Year Semester 2


Academic Information

Number of credits required: 27-30 ECTS (European) credits per semester; 54-60 ECTS per year

The module catalogue for Helsinki Metropolia University is available on Metropolia University website.


Academic Calendar 19/20

Semester 1: 19th August until Mid December (approximate dates)

Semester 2 Early January until Late May (approximate dates)

More detailed term dates 


Erasmus+ Grant 2019/20

€420per month for all students
€120 per month top-up grant (for UK students from households with an annual income of £25,000 or less)

An additional Erasmus+ Special Needs Grant is available if you have a disability or special needs and wish to study abroad where participation would not be possible without extra financial support.


Accommodation abroad

Metropolia does not have housing services to offer. It is your responsibility to find an accommodation for the period of your studies. 

More deatailed infomaion on how to find accommodation 

Accommodation in York (Semester exchange)

York St John University accommodation is guaranteed for the semester you are not abroad.



Home/EU students: No visa required
International students: Please contact your Embassy for details

Please ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months after you intend to return.


European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

You are required to obtain an EHIC before your departure. More information on the NHS website


More information

Helsinki Metropolia University website


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