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Combined general and vocational upper secondary education – Dual qualification at Omnia

At Omnia, you can complete a dual qualification, i.e. a combined general and vocational upper secondary education, which means completing an upper secondary vocational qualification and the matriculation examination in parallel.

At Omnia, you can complete a dual qualification, i.e. a combined general and vocational upper secondary education, which means completing an upper secondary vocational qualification and the matriculation examination in parallel.

As a vocational upper secondary qualification student, you can complete any upper secondary vocational qualification and the matriculation examination. Upper secondary school studies are planned to contribute to the upper secondary vocational qualification, and the duration of the studies is 3 to 4 years. In combined general and vocational upper secondary education, you will prepare to take five tests in the matriculation examination. 

Applying for combined general and vocational upper secondary education is done in connection with receiving a vocational study place or after the vocational studies have begun by contacting the study counsellor of your campus. 

Studying in combined general and vocational upper secondary education requires motivation, a systematic approach and taking responsibility for your own studies. In order to succeed in upper secondary school studies, it is important that you have at least satisfactory knowledge of Finnish, Swedish, English and mathematics. 

Choose combined general and vocational upper secondary education if you are interested in upper secondary school studies and want to improve your capacity for postgraduate studies and chances of admission to higher education in selection based on school certificates. 

Read more about combined general and vocational upper secondary education in Finnish or ask your student counsellor or coordinating teacher for more information.

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