Aalto University

Introduction
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Welcome to Aalto University

Be a Game Changer. Do you want to create something unique? Change the society, develop a new innovation – or a whole new industry?

At Aalto University, we believe in curiosity and we encourage our students to explore the unknown and do things in a totally new way. We offer the highest level of education in business, art and design, architecture, and technology in Finland.

Freedom to Choose

Aalto University degrees get you going for a successful career. In Helsinki and on the adjacent Otaniemi campus, Master’s and Doctoral Programs draw talented academics from all over the world. Students get hefty discounts in transport, lodging, and dining. Except for the joint programs, Aalto University charges no tuition fees.

Aalto University School of Business is the first business school in the Nordic countries to have received all three labels of excellence from the world’s leading business school accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This Triple Crown status is an honour held by only a few business schools worldwide.

Freedom to Do

From the beginning of your studies, you will get to participate in interesting projects and hone your practical skills. The blossoming startup scene and initiatives like Aalto Design Factory help our students generate real businesses out of their dreams and ideas. Under the tutelage of several distinguished scholars, you can also enter the realm of research and strive for the best. Freedom to Move Aalto University has extensive partnerships with over 400 universities worldwide. For example, the School of Business has exchange programs with some of the best business schools in the world. International doctoral and post-doc researchers, teachers and summer schools are a strong testimony to our opportunities.

Aalto University Schools

  • School of Arts, Design and Architecture
  • School of Business
  • School of Chemical Technology
  • School of Electrical Engineering
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Science

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for Bachelor and Master programmes taught in English from 1 August 2017 onwards are subject to annual fees for non-EU/EEA citizens. Programmes taught in Finnish or Swedish are free of charge for all students.

The tuition fees range from EUR 12 000 to EUR 15 000 per academic year depending on the programme:

  • EUR 12 000 per academic year for the International Business BScBA degree programme;
  • EUR 15 000 per academic year for study options leading to a master's degree.

International joint degree programmes have their own tuition fees and scholarship schemes. For more information, please visit the programmes' webpage: http://www.aalto.fi/en/studies/education/international_double_degree_programmes/

Scholarships

There are several ways to fund your studies at Aalto University. Prospective non-EU/EEA students applying to Aalto University Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes as well as Nordic Master programmes are eligible to apply for scholarships awarded from the Aalto University Scholarship programme. Certain international joint degree programmes have their own tuition fees and scholarship schemes. There are also some possibilities to apply for a scholarship outside Aalto University.

Aalto University Scholarship Programme

Aalto University Scholarship programme seeks to recognize talented non-EU/EEA students across the world by awarding academic excellence. Scholarships may cover 50% or 100% of the tuition fee. The number of scholarships awarded is limited and depends on the budget available to the programme.

Aalto University is also building an incentive scholarship system in which an additional waiver will be rewarded to students who have made good progress in their studies.

Applicants apply for the scholarships at the same time they apply for their preferred study options with the same application form. The scholarship decision is given together with the admission decision. The decisions on the awarded scholarships are made on the basis of the academic merits of the students selected to study in the programmes.

At the moment, Aalto University does not offer any scholarships to cover living costs in Finland. Students are expected to cover all living expenses (app. EUR 800 per month) and other study-related costs from their own financial resources. Scholarship recipients must still be able to fund their living costs, as per the requirements of the Finnish Immigration Service. Students who were selected during the application period 2016 to English-taught bachelor’s or master’s programmes will not be required to pay tuition fees and cannot apply for scholarships.

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This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

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Programmes

This school also offers:

MA

Master of Arts in Collaborative and Industrial Design

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Helsinki

The Master’s programme in Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID) focuses on design's role in society. It provides skills to work as design entrepreneurs and in a range of roles within industry, business, communities, education and the government. [+]

The Master’s programme in Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID) focuses on design's role in society. It provides skills to work as design entrepreneurs and in a range of roles within industry, business, communities, education and the government.

Content outcomes

The Master’s programme in Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID) focuses on design's role in society. It provides skills to work as design entrepreneurs and in a range of roles within industry, business, communities, education and the government. The programme extends industrial design into interaction design, service design, co-design and other emerging fields in which design activities can enhance the quality of the environment and people’s life. Students learn empathic, critical, strategic and technical skills needed in design innovation processes. They are also encouraged to explore novel roles in design industry.... [-]


Master of Arts in Contemporary Design

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Contemporary Design Programme supports students to discover and advance their individual creative processes and in linking them to the problem-solving processes and methods of others. Students are working in a multifaceted learning environment that provides support for creativity, as well as critical and analytical thinking. [+]

Study objectives

The Contemporary Design Programme supports students to discover and advance their individual creative processes and in linking them to the problem-solving processes and methods of others. Students are working in a multifaceted learning environment that provides support for creativity, as well as critical and analytical thinking. The program bridges research and design, and it provides students with strong foundation in practice-based research. It educates sensitive and visionary students who have skills to propose radical solutions and responsible innovations for the future.

After graduation the students:• have strong practical design skills for material productions and experiments... [-]


Master of Arts in Creative Sustainability (ARTS)

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Students learn to adapt knowledge, skills and new approaches to reach collaborative solutions based on ecological, economical and socio-cultural sustainability. [+]

Students learn to adapt knowledge, skills and new approaches to reach collaborative solutions based on ecological, economical and socio-cultural sustainability.

Study objectives

Multidisciplinary approach: Students learn to adapt knowledge, skills and new approaches to reach collaborative solutions based on ecological, economical and socio-cultural sustainability.

Systems approach: Students learn to use systemic thinking into problem solving and create new holistic understandings of complex situations and critical infrastructures in society. The emphasis is on global awareness within the context of local communities and simultaneous modification of different aspects of sustainability.... [-]


Master of Arts in New Media - Game Design and Production

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Game Design and Production is a Major Subject within the Master’s Programme in New Media focusing on game design for interactive digital media. The education is project-oriented and provides a unique possibility for developing game design skills while also building conceptual understanding on games. [+]

Are you interested in learning game design and production with leading professionals in an international atmosphere? Game Design and Production is a Major Subject within the Master’s Programme in New Media focusing on game design for interactive digital media. The education is project-oriented and provides a unique possibility for developing game design skills while also building conceptual understanding of games. You will deepen your skills based on a personal study plan. Multidisciplinarity is emphasized by the highly diverse backgrounds of students – one can apply with any Bachelor’s degree, and the students include programmers, 3D artists, animators, creative writers, architects, and even psychologists. The teacher network includes top game industry professionals and game scholars. The programme is taught in English, and students can write their thesis in Finnish, Swedish or English.... [-]


Master of Arts in New Media - New Media Design and Production

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Would you like to explore the exciting opportunities new digital technology opens to communication, interaction and expression – and find a career where you can utilise your creativity? New Media Design and Production is a major subject within the Master’s Programme in New Media, focusing on art and design in interactive media. [+]

Would you like to explore the exciting opportunities new digital technology opens to communication, interaction and expression – and find a career where you can utilise your creativity?

New Media Design and Production is a major subject within the Master’s Programme in New Media, focusing on art and design in interactive media. The education is project-oriented, combining practice with theory. You can focus on dynamic visualisation, art & culture, interaction design and interactive & generative storytelling. The programme is fully taught in English, and your master’s thesis can be written in Finnish, Swedish or English.

Study objectives

Graduates from the programme have... [-]


Master of Arts in Photography

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Helsinki

Welcome to the Master’s Degree Programme in Photography at Aalto University! At the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, inspiring teaching combines with a deep understanding of modern photography. [+]

Welcome to the Master’s Degree Programme in Photography at Aalto University! At the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, inspiring teaching combines with a deep understanding of modern photography.

Our degree programme offers diverse and inspiring studies in the fields of modern photography, documentary photography and art research. In our purposeful and expert community, you will develop your expressive skills and theoretical thinking and also obtain a professional qualification for working in the field. The key strengths of our programme are our strong artistic and visual outlook combined with our capacity for conceptual thinking. In the programme we support your own personal expression and we offer a theoretical foundation for understanding photographic phenomena. Our broad range of courses include elective workshops on subjects such as practices of documentary and constructed photography, experimental studio work, the moving image, new photography platforms and the different working methods and themes of modern art. ... [-]


Master of Arts in Visual Communication Design

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Visual Communication is changing rapidly. Design thinking now includes new forms such as story-telling, experiences, and data visualization. Our programme represents an expanded trans-media discipline of communication and expression. When it comes to stories, many creatives have them: Graphic Designers, Authors, Animators, Graphic Novelists, and Children’s Book Illustrators. Be an explorer that uses visuals to create compelling original content in our concentration in Visual Narrative. Likewise, the demand for well-designed infographics is expanding. Our concentration in Information Design has applications far beyond the traditional design professions. Apply to make data-driven messages that sing. [+]

Visual Communication is changing rapidly. Design thinking now includes new forms such as story-telling, experiences, and data visualization. Our programme represents an expanded trans-media discipline of communication and expression. When it comes to stories, many creatives have them: Graphic Designers, Authors, Animators, Graphic Novelists, and Children’s Book Illustrators. Be an explorer that uses visuals to create compelling original content in our concentration in Visual Narrative. Likewise, the demand for well-designed infographics is expanding. Our concentration in Information Design has applications far beyond the traditional design professions. Apply to make data-driven messages that sing.... [-]


Master of Arts in Visual Cultures, Curating and Contemporary Art

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Helsinki

Visual Cultures, Curating and Contemporary Art (ViCCA) is a two-year transdisciplinary Master’s Programme which explores emerging knowledge and practices at the intersections of visual cultures, curating and contemporary art. [+]

ViCCA explores art in new contexts. Central for the program are the new and emergent professional practices, which are born and developed in the new spaces of cultural production. In the program art making and new professional agencies are explored within the broadened field of visual cultures.In ViCCA theory and practice are tightly interwoven and emphasis is put on developing each student’s artistic, curatorial and theoretical thinking. The programme offers great opportunities to develop research abilities and a sense for artistic and critical thinking. Learning from each other’s different professional backgrounds also plays an important role in the programme. The program offers the chance to broaden one’s professional identity and to create new ways of working, and new forms of professionalism.... [-]


MSc

Master's Programme in International Design Business Management (ARTS)

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The master’s programme in International Design Business Management (IDBM) educates students with arts, business, science and engineering backgrounds as T-shaped professionals providing them with a strategic view into creative leadership and management of international design-centric businesses, operations, and product and service development. [+]

Study objectives

The master’s programme in International Design Business Management (IDBM) is a 120 ECTS credit joint offering between the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Science, and School of Business. The programme is taught completely in English. The first year of studies consists of a set of intensive compulsory study modules in all three schools and requires full-time commitment. The second year of studies is more flexible to meet individual needs and interests.

IDBM educates students with arts, business, science and engineering backgrounds as T-shaped professionals providing them with a strategic view into creative leadership and management of international design-centric businesses, operations, and product and service development. The objective is to gain knowledge in multiple disciplines and to learn to connect one’s own disciplinary expertise to a wider multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary design business framework. The global approach of IDBM programme prepares students to work in multi-cultural settings and collaborate across national and cultural boundaries. Graduates of the IDBM programme will be able to manage and lead initiatives and other individuals in order to undertake new business ventures within global environments.... [-]


Master of Science in Advanced Energy Solutions - Sustainable Energy Systems and Markets

Campus Full time August 2019 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

Master Program in Advanced Energy Solutions may be the perfect match for you. There is an ongoing transition towards sustainable energy which combines smartness, flexibility and environmental performance with a customer acceptance and engagement. [+]

Master Program in Advanced Energy Solutions may be the perfect match for you.

There is an ongoing transition towards sustainable energy which combines smartness, flexibility and environmental performance with a customer acceptance and engagement. New energy system will be a complex combination of central and local resources. This calls for new thinking of primary sources, production, markets, transmission, use and customers as producer-consumers (prosumers).

The program has four majors. In each of them, You will be provided a solid theoretical background, complimented with interdisciplinary studies to broaden and deepen the understanding of energy challenges in our society.

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Master of Science in Architecture

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The learning outcomes are based on the regulations of the EU directive that applies to pursuing the professional activities of an architect (Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications). According to the directive, an architectural degree meets the expectations of the construction industry and also enables a career outside Finland. [+]

Goal of education

The learning outcomes are based on the regulations of the EU directive that applies to pursuing the professional activities of an architect (Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications). According to the directive, an architectural degree meets the expectations of the construction industry and also enables a career outside Finland.

In accordance with the above-mentioned directive, the purpose of the programme is to ensure that after completing a degree, the student has:

the ability to create architectural designs that satisfy both aesthetic and technical requirements adequate knowledge of the history and theories of architecture and related fields of art, technology and human sciences knowledge of the fine arts as an influence on the quality of architectural design adequate knowledge of urban design planning and the skills involved in the planning process understanding of the relationships between people and buildings and between buildings and their environment and of the need to relate buildings and the spaces between them to human needs and scale understanding of the profession of architecture and the role of the architect in society, in particular in preparing briefs that take account of social factors understanding of the methods of investigation and preparation of the brief for a design project understanding of the structural design, constructional and engineering problems associated with building design adequate knowledge of physical problems, technologies and of the function of buildings so as to provide them with internal conditions of comfort and... [-]

Master of Science in Automation and Electrical Engineering

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master's Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering is a broad multi-disciplinary programme providing graduates with the ability to work in and between a wide variety of fields - ranging from traditional Electrical Engineering and Energy sectors to Biomedical Engineering, Control Engineering and Robotics. [+]

Study objectives

The Master's Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering is a broad multi-disciplinary programme providing graduates with the ability to work in and between a wide variety of fields - ranging from traditional Electrical Engineering and Energy sectors to Biomedical Engineering, Control Engineering and Robotics. Drawing from extensive research in mathematical and natural sciences, the curriculum is flexible and allows each student to study a unique combination of courses to suit his/her own interests.

The key themes in the programme are

renewable energies and sustainability, e.g. energy efficiency and intelligent transportation systems distributed and networked systems, e.g. smart grid, smart living environment, safety and security in distributed/networked systems sensing and perceiving the environment, e.g. microsensors, machine perception transition from automation to autonomy personal healthcare ... [-]

Master of Science in Building Technology

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master's Programme in Building Technology offers comprehensive academic and professional education in a variety of disciplines within civil and structural engineering. [+]

The Master's Programme in Building Technology offers comprehensive academic and professional education in a variety of disciplines within civil and structural engineering.

Civil engineering plays a key role in creating safe and healthy built environments. Combining the global needs for energy efficiency and sustainability with the characteristics of a good living environment requires theoretical understanding, professional skills and a broad perspective.

The Master’s Programme in Building Technology deals with the design, construction, use, and maintenance of civil engineering structures, such as buildings and bridges. With its four main topics – structural engineering, building performance, construction management and mineral-based materials – the programme offers knowledge and skills for future careers in industry, research, education or government bodies. Based on your individual choices, you may specialise in topics like indoor air quality, repair and maintenance, fire safety engineering, energy efficiency, and building services.... [-]


Master of Science in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Biomass Refining

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The School of Chemical Technology combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way. This allows the results of our research to be refined a long way and put into practice as ready products and processes. Each innovation secures both our renewable and non-renewable natural resources for the future. [+]

Study objectives

Biomass refining constitutes the sustainable processing of biomass into a spectrum of marketable products and energy. The key technological contents of the major is treatment of biomass with tailored mechanical, chemical, biochemical and thermochemical processes leading to selective and efficient fractionation of the biomass components into functional fractions, and further refining of the fractions to fibres, polymers, chemical compounds and fuels or their reactants. The focus point of the major is the physiological function and structure of plants as well as the reactivity of the chemical components of lignocellulosic biomass in the conversion processes. Great attention is paid to process integration modelling, taking into account recycling and waste management. This includes the development of an integrated, rational and transparent evaluation framework for sustainable assessments, such as Life Cycle Assessments (LCA).... [-]


Master of Science in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Chemistry

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Graduates of the Chemistry major have a strong knowledge of fundamental chemistry optionally enhanced with chemical engineering, materials science and polymer science expertise to enable them to work as experts and scientists in various branches of chemical and related industry. [+]

If you are interested in energy storages, smart device or medicine, Chemistry offers you a strong scientific basis to take part in their development.

In our major, you can choose from a broad selection of advanced chemistry areas to specialize in computational chemistry, inorganic materials chemistry, electrochemistry or synthetic organic chemistry.

During your first year, you will familiarize yourself with fundamentals and practical work on these areas and after that will have a solid base to select your preferences for the remaining studies.

Depending on your own interests, you may enhance your future knowledge by combining your studies with chemical engineering, materials science or polymer technology, just as an example. Our graduates are employed as specialists in various branches of chemical and related industry or governmental offices.... [-]


Master of Science in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Sustainable Metals Processing

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Sustainable Metals Processing combines metals and mineral processing technology with economy and society. The focus is in the processes that make metals production and recycling possible. This major offers you interesting and diverse career opportunities in research and industry working on the challenges to make our world a better place. We welcome you to join this exciting field! [+]

The School of Chemical Engineering combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way. This allows the results of our research to be refined a long way and put into practice as ready products and processes. Each innovation secures both our renewable and non-renewable natural resources for the future.

Imagine a world without metals. Without metals, there would not be cities, energy, transportation and many products that improve our quality of living. Metals have been, are, and will be one of the main pillars of the modern society and economy.

Circular economy requires more sustainable, efficient, environmentally friendly and economic metals processing. The major study subject of Sustainable Metals Processing answers to these demands.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Communications Engineering

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Communications Engineering, which is one of the majors under the Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, gives a solid understanding of Internet technologies, wireless communications and communications ecosystems - from the perspective of concepts, technologies and methodologies. [+]

Study objectives

As a result of the digital revolution, which is radically transforming the world, there is a constant need for well-rounded communications engineers with great knowledge of the technology fundamentals, in-depth programming skills and a solid understanding of the business dynamics.

Communications Engineering, which is one of the majors under the Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, gives a solid understanding of Internet technologies, wireless communications and communications ecosystems - from the perspective of concepts, technologies and methodologies. Furthermore, during your communications engineering studies, you can increase your knowledge for example in mobile communications, industrial internet, cyber security, machine learning applications in communications engineering, and information theory.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Computer Science

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Computing is one of the technologies thoroughly transforming our future, with software pervading all areas of human activity: industry, commerce, healthcare, media, and even art. Disruptive computing technologies, such as artificial intelligence, big data, blockchains, cloud computing and the web lead to revolutionary innovations, and pushing the boundaries of computation gives rise to fascinating scientific challenges. [+]

Study objectives

Computing is one of the technologies thoroughly transforming our future, with software pervading all areas of human activity: industry, commerce, healthcare, media, and even art. Disruptive computing technologies, such as artificial intelligence, big data, blockchains, cloud computing and the web lead to revolutionary innovations, and pushing the boundaries of computation gives rise to fascinating scientific challenges. The teaching in the Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Computer Science programme builds on a solid methodological base, and computer science students typically acquire excellent programming skills. Alongside computer science studies, it is recommended to include studies from other fields as either elective studies or a minor subject. The core courses of the programme give students a strong foundation in algorithms, computer graphics, machine learning, operating systems, security, user interfaces, web software development, etc.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Game Design and Production

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Game Design and Production is a multidisciplinary major that tightly integrates students from different backgrounds. Students of the programme get to create and analyze games, experiment with new technologies and design approaches, and meet brilliant people with whom to build the future. [+]

Game Design and Production is a multidisciplinary major that tightly integrates students from different backgrounds. Students of the programme get to create and analyze games, experiment with new technologies and design approaches, and meet brilliant people with whom to build the future.

Study objectives

Game Design and Production is a multidisciplinary major that tightly integrates students from different backgrounds. Students of the programme get to create and analyze games, experiment with new technologies and design approaches, and meet brilliant people with whom to build the future. In addition to a deep understanding of games, graduates will have a portfolio of completed projects, which helps in getting into the games industry. The teaching staff includes both game industry professionals and game scholars.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Human-Computer Interaction

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Studies in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) prepare future experts and leaders who use advanced methodologies to design and develop information technology for the benefit of people. [+]

Studies in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) prepare future experts and leaders who use advanced methodologies to design and develop information technology for the benefit of people.

Study objectives

Advances in hardware, machine learning, robotics, software engineering, and networks have opened remarkable new possibilities in information technology. Studies in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) prepare future experts and leaders who use advanced methodologies to design and develop information technology for the benefit of people.

The programme approaches human-computer interaction from the viewpoints of engineering, computer science, and applied sciences. Students will learn a variety of powerful engineering and computer science methods to approach challenges in interactive technologies systematically, such as in concept creation, user interface design, machine intelligence, mechanical and electrical design, and data analysis. They learn essential human and social factors and how to integrate them in problem-solving and models. Students will also familiarize with practical interdisciplinary development and design processes and obtain technical skills to experiment and prototype innovative interactions. The programme also develops meta-cognitive skills to drive visions of interactive technology, critically evaluate different approaches to interaction, and to develop competences further by following advanced research literature.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Machine learning is one of the strong points of Aalto University. This solid education in modern computational data analysis gives you excellent opportunities for a career in research institutions or in the private sector in the rapidly developing fields of machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence. [+]

Study objectives

Machine learning is one of the strong points of Aalto University. This solid education in modern computational data analysis gives you excellent opportunities for a career in research institutions or in the private sector in the rapidly developing fields of machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence.

The methods of machine learning and data mining are applicable and needed in a wide variety of fields ranging from process industry to data science. Recent spearhead application areas include

bioinformatics, computational astrophysics, biology, and medicine, interactive technologies, information retrieval, information visualization, neuroinformatics, and social-network analysis. ... [-]

Master of Science in Creative Sustainability (BIZ) - M. Sc. Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability (CS) provides you with the skills and knowledge to promote sustainable development through business. The linkages between business and sustainability are highly important in contemporary organizations, whether you wish to be a sustainability specialist in business or a management professional operating in some other field. [+]

The Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability (CS) provides you with the skills and knowledge to promote sustainable development through business. The linkages between business and sustainability are highly important in contemporary organizations, whether you wish to be a sustainability specialist in business or a management professional operating in some other field.

Career opportunities

Sustainability considerations arise in every organization and thus there are several possible career options for someone with expertise in sustainability in business. As a sustainability specialist, you can work in multinational companies and other large organizations, as a consultant, in start-ups and as an entrepreneur, or you may deal with sustainability issues in business from positions in NGOs or the public sector. ... [-]


Master of Science in Economics

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Helsinki

The Master´s Programme in Economics gives you the tools to understand and change the world. [+]

Study objectives

The Master's Programme in Economics develops your ability to apply economic theory to a wide range of economic phenomena.

The programme qualifies you both to understand the connection between micro- and macroeconomic questions and to see the causality between such questions.

In addition, the programme equips you with appropriate econometric and mathematical analytical tools to address economic issues and problems. You will learn to analyse, organise and effectively communicate your analyses.

Programme overview

In the Master's Programme in Economics, you will gain internationally recognized qualifications and knowledge, which are valuable in demanding job markets. Our courses cover all major areas of economics. In addition to the core mandatory courses, you may choose electives from a wide selection of specialized courses in e.g. labor and personnel economics, environmental and energy economics, industrial organization, international economics, development economics, and economic history.... [-]


Master of Science in Electronics and Nanotechnology

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Through the Master's Programme in Electronics and Nanotechnology you can become a future trailblazer and game changer in wireless technologies, space technology or nanotechnology. [+]

Through the Master's Programme in Electronics and Nanotechnology you can become a future trailblazer and game changer in wireless technologies, space technology or nanotechnology.

Study objectives

Electronics and nanotechnology enable many new things in our world: life becomes wireless with a growing number of mobile devices surrounding us, space technology is sky rocketing in the form of small satellites, and nanotechnology enables major breakthroughs in many fields, such as solar energy harvesting. Through the Master's Programme in Electronics and Nanotechnology you can become a future trailblazer and game changer in one of these fields.

The programme offers you fundamental knowledge in one of the following areas:... [-]


Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Helsinki

The Master’s Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (EIM) gives you leading-edge insight and a unique challenge-based learning experience in the most vibrant student-led entrepreneurship community in Europe. [+]

The Master’s Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (EIM) gives you leading-edge insight and a unique challenge-based learning experience in the most vibrant student-led entrepreneurship community in Europe.

Interested in starting up and developing new businesses? Motivated to invent and design new products and services? Curious about how entrepreneurship theories can be applied to solving real-life challenges? Passionate about pursuing bold ideas that can make the world a better place?

Entrepreneurship and innovation are important engines of growth for our societies. They play a key role in generating economic, social and ecological value. Studying in our EIM programme will give you the mindset and skills needed to generate new (business) ideas and turn them into actions that can make a difference in your life and the lives of others.... [-]


Master of Science in Geoengineering

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master’s Programme in Geoengineering equips you with the skills for working on large construction projects that involve soils, rocks and other earth materials. [+]

The Master’s Programme in Geoengineering equips you with the skills for working on large construction projects that involve soils, rocks and other earth materials.

Geoengineering relies on a wide range of disciplines, including geoscience and material science, mechanics and construction. Structures of interest are foundations, roads, excavations and underground structures like tunnels.

Due to the fact, that most construction materials and everyday household items, energy sources, as well as the groundwater, origin from the earth, the geoengineering is the hidden science behind our everyday life. Additionally, the megatrends like the urbanisation, climate change and an increasing use of natural resources create huge societal challenges for the geoengineers to solve.... [-]


Master of Science in Geoinformatics

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Master's Programme in Geoinformatics turns students' talent and hard work into excellence. After graduating, you will be able to work effectively in many roles in the society, applying and utilizing current knowledge of geoinformatics, and to contribute to the further development of the field. [+]

Master's Programme in Geoinformatics turns students' talent and hard work into excellence. After graduating, you will be able to work effectively in many roles in the society, applying and utilizing current knowledge of geoinformatics, and to contribute to the further development of the field.

Geoinformatics engineers are usually present when crucial decisions in our society are prepared. Analysis and visualizations of accurate geographic information typically reveal essential information for decision-making. This degree is an excellent choice if you want to tackle big societal challenges such as climate change, security and urban development, or if you dream of creating advanced mobile applications.... [-]


Master of Science in Global Management

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 2 more

The Global Management programme with CEMS Master’s in International Management grows agile, reflective and responsible decision-makers who embrace change. Students learn to identify and harness opportunities and solve challenges in a rapidly transforming global business environment. [+]

The Global Management programme with CEMS Master’s in International Management grows agile, reflective and responsible decision-makers who embrace change. Students learn to identify and harness opportunities and solve challenges in a rapidly transforming global business environment.

Study objectives

The GM/CEMS programme calls for ambitious students interested in growing professionally as well as personally to assume ethical and responsible leadership roles in the future. The programme builds on knowledge acquired by the students in their respective specialization area during the first year of their GM/CEMS studies.

After completing the programme, the students have acquired the following knowledge, skills and competencies:... [-]


Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master’s Degree programme in Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) educates engineers who are capable of developing and leading technology-based businesses with an entrepreneurial mindset. [+]

Study objectives

The Master’s Degree programme in Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) educates engineers who are capable of developing and leading technology-based businesses with an entrepreneurial mindset. The programme equips students with a systemic, solution-oriented engineering mindset. The distinctive feature of IEM at Aalto University is that it combines classical industrial engineering, which emphasizes understanding and developing operational processes and complex systems, with a focus on strategic and entrepreneurial leadership.

During the program, students develop an integrative understanding of technology and business, a combination of theoretical understanding and a pragmatic can-do attitude, analytical capabilities to solve complex real-life problems using data, people skills to build and lead organizations, diverse knowledge and experience from startups to largest corporations, and a global orientation and ambition level.... [-]


Master of Science in Information and Service Management

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Helsinki

The Master’s Programme in Information and Service Management (ISM) gives you in-depth expertise in developing and managing information-based services – one of the primary growth areas of advanced economies. [+]

The interdisciplinary programme has a strong emphasis on data analysis and project management. The skills you learn will help you analyse the ever-growing supply of information, as well as manage new technologies and electronic business operations.

In the Master's Programme in Information and Service Management (ISM), you can focus on one of three areas of specialisation: Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Logistics and Service Management.

Specialization fields

In the Master's Programme in Information and Service Management (ISM), you can focus on one of three areas of specialisation: Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Logistics and Service Management.... [-]


Master of Science in International Design Business Management (BIZ) - M. Sc. Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master's Programme in International Design Business Management helps you become a future creative professional in integrating design and technology with global business development. [+]

The Master's Programme in International Design Business Management helps you become a future creative professional in integrating design and technology with global business development.

Study objectives

The multi-disciplinary International Design Business Management (IDBM) programme produces drivers of change and innovation to lead initiatives and undertake new business ventures within global environments.

The programme embraces design more broadly as a method, mindset and competitive advantage by focusing on product, service and business design, technology and innovation management.

Career opportunities

IDBM studies prepare you for a career in the creative industries and in businesses and other organisations that draw on creativity, design and technology as key components of their competitive positioning.... [-]


Master of Science in International Design Business Management (CHEM, ELEC, ENG, SCI) - M.Sc. Degree in Technology

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master's Programme in International Design Business Management helps you become a future creative professional in integrating design and technology with global business development through transdisciplinary teamwork and real-life challenges provided by our renowned industry partners. [+]

The Master's Programme in International Design Business Management helps you become a future creative professional in integrating design and technology with global business development through transdisciplinary teamwork and real-life challenges provided by our renowned industry partners.

Study objectives

The multi-disciplinary International Design Business Management (IDBM) programme produces drivers of change and innovation to lead initiatives and undertake new business ventures within global environments.

The programme embraces design broadly as a method, mind-set and competitive advantage by focusing on product, service and business design, technology and innovation management.... [-]


Master of Science in Life Science Technologies

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The master's programme in Life Science Technologies offers a multidisciplinary curriculum focusing on important technologies for current and future biomedical research. [+]

The master's programme in Life Science Technologies offers a multidisciplinary curriculum focusing on important technologies for current and future biomedical research.

Study objectives

Technological innovations have become an essential part of modern healthcare, well-being and bioeconomy. Therefore, both in academic research and industry there is an increasing need for people who can deal with today's increasingly complex biomedical problems.

The Master's Programme in Life Science Technologies offers a multidisciplinary curriculum focusing on important aspects of current biomedical research, covering fields such as bioinformatics, bioelectronics, biomaterials, biomedical engineering, biosystems, complex systems and neuroscience. The programme is closely linked to research conducted in the participating schools and departments.... [-]


Master of Science in Management and International Business

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master’s Programme in Management and International Business (MIB) is a flexible programme that gives you the opportunity to create a unique professional profile based on your interests. [+]

The Master’s Programme in Management and International Business (MIB) is a flexible programme that gives you the opportunity to create a unique professional profile based on your interests. Follow your passion, become a game changer

Would you like to be one of the future game changers who

Generates innovative strategies for global markets? Creates inspiring workplaces? Empowers people in multi-cultural business environments? Communicates effectively in changing organisational contexts? Leads the way towards a more sustainable future?

If yes, the Master’s Programme in Management and International Business (MIB) is for you!

The MIB Programme gives you current management and leadership skills combined with a holistic understanding of business that enable you to tackle the challenges posed by the rapidly changing digitalised environment. We offer you an international and interactive study environment where you can develop yourself into a highly capable professional with widely applicable knowledge. In our challenge based courses, we work closely with diverse organisations and business people offering you the latest insights as well as live cases to solve.... [-]


Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master's Programme in Mechanical Engineering empowers students to follow their interests in the field and become experts with versatile skillsets. [+]

The Master's Programme in Mechanical Engineering empowers students to follow their interests in the field and become experts with versatile skillsets.

Today's society relies on mechanical engineering for effective and safe solutions everywhere. The field covers a wide range of activities and technology sectors, from energy and transportation to medical devices and environmental protection. There is no shortage of tasks, challenges, and opportunities where mechanical engineers create innovative solutions. Mechanical engineering applies to everything from the smallest components to the largest assemblies, resulting in a persistent demand for mechanical engineering expertise.

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Master of Science in Security and Cloud Computing (SECCLO) (Erasmus Mundus)

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master's Programme in Security and Cloud Computing (SECCLO) is a two-year Erasmus Mundus double degree programme that provides students with a broad understanding of the latest and future technologies for secure cloud and mobile computing systems. [+]

The Master's Programme in Security and Cloud Computing (SECCLO) is a two-year Erasmus Mundus double degree programme that provides students with a broad understanding of the latest and future technologies for secure cloud and mobile computing systems.

Study objectives

Master's Programme in Security and Cloud Computing (SECCLO) focuses on two specific aspects of modern computing systems: cloud computing, which in a broad sense means highly distributed and scalable computation and data storage in data centers, as well as physically accessible devices, and information security, which means protection of computation, communication and data from unauthorized access. While cloud computing is a highly technical area that directly enables the implementation of modern ICT services, information security is a cross-cutting requirement that encompasses both technical and non-technical issues.... [-]


Master of Science in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering (ENG)

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Developing and managing complex urban and regional systems requires new hybrid skills in integrating land use and transportation. The Master's Programme in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering is an internationally unique opportunity for gaining such skills. [+]

The Master's Programme in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering focuses on the future challenges of sustainable built environments and tackles topical global megatrends, such as urbanisation, climate change and wellbeing.

The programme comprises a unique combination of technical and human-centered approaches in the fields of land use planning and transportation engineering, including a wide range of perspectives, from people's daily lives and mobility to large-scale strategic and systemic thinking.

As a student of this programme, you will gain the skills you need to work for smarter and more liveable cities and to respond to emerging challenges brought on by constantly changing built environments and technologies. In addition to a strong theoretical basis, you will acquire skills in a variety of planning and analysis tools for current issues in land use and transportation.... [-]


Master of Science in Water and Environmental Engineering

Campus Full time September 2019 Finland Espoo

Water and environmental engineering is essentially about making the world work! With limited natural resources and an increasing demand for water, food and energy, we look for practical ways to develop our society in a sustainable manner. [+]

Water and environmental engineering is essentially about making the world work! With limited natural resources and an increasing demand for water, food and energy, we look for practical ways to develop our society in a sustainable manner.

The Master's Programme in Water and Environmental Engineering combines a strong technical basis with a sound understanding of the broader societal context to educate game changers who are able to achieve this ambitious goal.

Interested in a variety of topics? Our master's programme is multidisciplinary, bringing together the best of water and environmental engineering while providing a broad view of the field. Our teaching combines theory with practice, including hands-on modelling work, case studies and project work. We collaborate with other master’s programmes at Aalto University and encourage you to go for student exchange to diversify your views and skills.... [-]


Videos

Aalto University has gained reputation as a mecca of Scandinavian design education. The students have succeeded well in international fashion competitions and work as designers in fashion houses around the world.

Are you interested in a career in the game industry? Then, Aalto University is the right choice for you. You will learn about game design, production, and technology using a project-oriented, hands-on with minds-on approach.

The world population is growing exponentially while the natural resources are decreasing. Therefore, sustainable material development at low cost and minimum environmental impact will be the only way to warrant human wellbeing.

What happens when students of technology, business, arts and design bang their heads together and start to collaborate? This video gives a glimpse of the energetic atmosphere at Product Design Gala 2015.

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