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.

International Master's Programmes

Master's Programme in Architectural Design

The Oulu School of Architecture welcomes international applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in architecture to apply for the 2 year, full-time, Eglish conducted Master’s Degree Programme in Architectural Design, starting in September of each year. The degree awarded, Master of Science in Architecture, is a professional architect’s degree, providing the qualifications to work as an architect as well as eligibility to go on to doctoral studies.

The Oulu School of Architecture educates architects for demanding and versatile expertise and design tasks of the built environment, urban design and planning. The degree awarded, Master of Science in Architecture, is a professional architect’s degree, providing the qualifications to work as an architect as well as eligibility to go on to doctoral studies.

The school’s teachings respond both to local and global environmental issues as well as the latest features in the field of architecture. On the other hand, local building traditions and extreme climate conditions offer great resources and possibilities for research and creating new architecture for extreme northern climates. The far-north location of the school provides an excellent laboratory for teaching e.g. lighting design, which is one of the specific subjects offered in the Architectural Design Master’s degree programme.

The aim of the Architectural Design Master’s Degree Programme is to provide knowledge and skills in architectural design, design of urban spaces, architectural lighting, detailing of interiors and exteriors, and basics of research and theory of architecture. The goal is to encourage students to develop a personal relationship with architecture and design. The Master’s studies provide graduates with practical skills needed in the architect’s profession and expertise to participate in research and to carry out post-graduate studies.

Picture:
Nicolas Gustin, Diploma thesis project 2014: 'From Urban Village to Density', Shanghai China

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (Architecture)
Intake: 
10
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
120
Language of Instruction: 
English
Graduate Profiles: 
Architect
Location of Instruction: 
+358 294 484945
rainer.mahlamaki (at) oulu.fi
+358 294 484985
study.architecture (at) oulu.fi
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee

Applying

Next Application Period: 
December 15th, 2014 – January 30th, 2015 (at 4 p.m./16.00 GMT +2)
Admissions: 

Information on the admission requirements and procedure is available on the University of Oulu amdissions web pages.