Studies at University of Oulu 2012-2013

The University of Oulu offers study opportunities with a solid academic foundation ranging from 5-6 year degree programmes and master’s programmes to doctoral training. There are also several possibilities such as open university studies, executive training and continuing education for developing and maintaining skills and competencies.

In addition to a variety of student exchange programmes, international master’s degree programmes in English are offered in six fields of study, making the university an international study environment.

International Master's Programmes

Master's Programme in Computer Vision and Signal Processing

This research oriented degree programme uniquely combines two disciplines, computer vision and signal processing. The students are provided with solid theoretical understanding and practical skills on digital information processing and analysis.  This information can be, for example, image, video, or audio signals that are perceived from the environment and processed using various operations such as filtering, compression and classification.

The students are introduced with the essentials of computer vision as well as image and signal processing methods and technologies. The programme will provide the graduates with the competence to continue as postgraduate students aiming to a doctoral degree or move to a wide variety of positions offered by research institutes and companies. The courses are mainly organised by the Center for Machine Vision Research that is a leading group of its kind in Finland, and it is renowned world-wide for its expertise in computer vision.

Kati Leinonen

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (MSc) Degree
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Software Designer
DSP Software Engineer
Project Manager
Location of Instruction: 
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
10 500 EUR / Academic Year


Application period: 
3.12.2012 to 31.1.2013