Studies at University of Oulu 2015-2016

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.

5-6 Year Degree Programmes

Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering

The Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering focuses on electronic design, engineering physics, and communications technologies, which are global growth areas and areas where graduates’ employment rate is excellent. The Bachelor's degree provides a strong foundation in mathematics and natural sciences as well as a broad basic knowledge of electrical engineering. In the Master studies students can specialize in four options: electronics design, electronics, materials and components, photonics and measuring technology or telecommunications technology.

Apart from the chosen option and related advanced studies, the MSc degree typically also covers an extensive module in another option, as well as some electives. After the BSc degree there is also an option to specialize as a mathematics or physics teacher. Our MSc degree provides you in-depth information in the selected area, and you are able to apply your skills in product development, production, marketing and management of the field. During your studies you will develop a wide range of skills, particularly mathematical and scientific thinking and technical know-how. Problem-solving for large-scale complex matters, as well as project management skills, are integrated in the education. As a graduate with this degree, you will be at the forefront of developments in the field.

Part of the instruction at Master's level is in English.

Kati Leinonen

Basic information

Duration of Studies: 
5 years (3+2)
ECTS Credits: 
300 (180+120)
Language of Instruction: 
Additional Information Concerning the Language of Instruction: 
Part of the studies in English in M.Sc. phase.
Graduate Profiles: 
Electronics Designer
Project Manager
Test Engineer
Product Manager
Design Engineer
Location of Instruction: 
358 (0)294 482687
juha.hakkinen (at)
358 (0)294 482767
maritta.juvani (at)


Next Application Period: 
March 17th - April 9th 2015 at 15:00 / 3 p.m. (UTC+3)
The degree programme is applied for through the The language of instruction is Finnish. Applications are submittted in Finnish and Finnish skills are needed for studies. Applicants are asked to prove their Finnish language skills in the admissions process. Information on studies in English is available here.