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 Process Engineering

The process engineering degree programme includes courses on heat and mass transfer phenomena and mechanical and chemical unit operations, which are common in industrial applications. The educational programme provides skills to design and develop unit processes, chemical plants and process automation. Besides the core content of process engineering, the programme includes control engineering, economics and environmental aspects as well as industrial safety and ergonomics.

The degree programme consists of process and environmental engineering studies and in addition, mathematical and scientific studies. Furthermore personal skills are developed during the education. The programme provides all the necessary skills and knowledge for research and development tasks in process engineering.

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 Instruction at Master's Level is in English.
Graduate Profiles: 
Plant Engineer
(Chemical) Process Designer
Research and Development Manager
Development Manager
Production Manager
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 482438
jukka.hiltunen (at)
+358 (0)294 482371
saara.luhtaanmaki (at)


Next Application Period: 
March 17th 2015 – April 9th 2015 at 15.00 / 3 p.m. (UTC +3)
The degree programme is applied for through the The language of instruction in the degree programme is Finnish. Applicants have to both apply in Finnish and be able to study in Finnish. Applicants are asked to prove their Finnish language skills in the admissions process. Information on studies in English is available here.