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 Synchrotron Radiation Based Science and Accelerator Physics

This programme provides a unified and comprehensive education in the core aspects in the field of synchrotron radiation (SR) and the possibilities to concentrate on theoretical aspects of research, or in instrumentation needed in experiments. SR is an ideal tool for studying the structure and physical properties of materials. The research targets range from surfaces to nanostructures and aerosols, as well as bio- and macromolecules. Graduates of this programme are experts in a wide range of applied research methods essential for an interdisciplinary scientific or R&D career. The graduates acquire solid knowledge of the properties of SR, the methods of its production and its use. Companies and research facilities dealing with physical, chemical, biological, or environmental sciences, materials science and medical research are typical employers of our graduates.

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (MSc)
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Product Developer
Beamline Scientist
Location of Instruction: 
+358 8 553 1324
marko.huttula (at)
+358 8 553 1331
sami.heinasmaki (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
10 500 EUR / Academic Year


Application period: 
3.12.2012 to 31.1.2013