Education System in Finland

Education System in Finland

The education system in Finland is significantly divided into different levels. It consists of a daycare program followed by a one-year pre-school programme and an 11-year comprehensive school that is a compulsory basic school for the students of age group seven to eighteen years. 

After the completion of basic school, students should choose either of the two education streams; vocational or academic.  On the completion of the level, students become eligible to join the bachelor-level classes. The uppermost level of degree in the vocational stream is masters after which the pass-outs go for employment. But students completing masters from the academic stream have further degrees to proceed to; licentiate and doctor.  The country has 17 universities and 27 universities of applied sciences.
 

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