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 Product Management

Degree programme in Product Management leads to Master of Science (Technology) in Product Management degree. The programme combines knowledge in engineering, economics and human behavior. The focus of the programme is the development and management of products (and services) throughout their life-cycles. More accurately graduates will have expertise in the following areas; new product development, rapid development and productisation. Courses will have the latest research knowledge: early phase of product development processes and relevant stakeholders at business case of products, business model and business ecosystem levels. Other focus areas include actual product management and product portfolios, introducing new products, product profitability, and product phase-out. In addition lean thinking and agile methods are included in the course contents. The courses cover product development related knowledge and knowledge management as a more abstract viewpoint, and product data management as a technical viewpoint. One of the latest interest areas is product development related procurement and purchasing. The programme aims to serve true business needs and pursuit academic excellence by producing relevant knowledge for high level education publications and research reports. The research is carried out in projects partially financed by companies.

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (Technology)
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Product Manager
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 48 2931
harri.haapasalo (at)
+358 (0)294 48 2773 (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee


Next Application Period: 
December 15th 2014 – January 30th 2015 (16.00 / 4 pm UTC +2)