International Master's Programmes

You have great opportunities in your hands. Here you can find all Master’s level study options available in the University of Oulu. You probably already have some idea of what kind of a career you want to pursue after graduation. Maybe you will be a teacher, an engineer, or a scientist. Many of these dreams come true in the University of Oulu. Find out below what the University of Oulu can offer you.

Make sure you read the information carefully and always visit the programme website for the programme specific requirements. The Admissions Office can help you in questions concerning general guidelines on admissions and application.

Please notice that the "Read more and Apply" button on the page of every master programme will take you to, which is where you will find the electronic application form. is a national Finnish application portal.

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Education and training through the entire human life cycle is right in the core of educational sciences. Degree in education provides qualifications for many kinds of educational tasks in a diversified world.

Master's programmes in Education

Business and Economics

Business and Economics educates experts for rapidly changing and internatiolising business challenges. The students specialize in economics, finance, accounting, international business, or marketing.

Master's programmes in Economics and Business Administration

Natural Sciences

Degree in natural sciences gives basis for research and development tasks in industry and in research institutes. It also gives readiness to act as a teacher at different levels and as an expert in government, business, and organizations.

Master’s Programme in Biology

      Master’s Programme in Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining

        Master's Programme in Protein Science and Biotechnology

        Master’s Programme in Software Engineering

            Master’s Programme in Software, Systems and Services Development in the Global Environment

              Master's Programme in Biochemistry

              Health Sciences

              Graduates from the health sciences become experts in demanding health care tasks on both national and international level. Degree in health sciences offers graduates a range of career opportunities on different professional paths in research, administration, education, planning, and in other expert tasks.

              Master's programme in Health Sciences

              Engineering and Architecture

              Engineering studies educate experts to all fields of technology and environmental planning. Graduates work in specialist and lead positions for example in production, research and development, and in planning and design.