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.

Other Master's Programmes (2015-2016)

Engineering and Architecture

Higher education and academic research in engineering and architecture field of science are a part of the multi-disciplinary University of Oulu. University of Oulu is situated in Linnanmaa campus area, except Architecture and Medicine. If a student wishes to include something other than engineering and architecture into his/her studies, here in Oulu it is easily available.

Engineering and architecture sciences are studied, taught and researched in Oulu in close cooperation with businesses, research units and the public sector. The success in high technology in Oulu Region is based on the valuable interaction between the scientific community and its regional partners.  

The engineering and architecture field of science in the University of Oulu offers following degrees: Bachelor of Science (Technology), Master of Science (Technology) and Master of Science (Architecture). There are seven Degree Programmes: Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, and Environmental Engineering. The new student annual intake for the programmes is about 400 students in total.

Why to choose engineering or architecture? Graduated Masters and Bachelors are provided with a solid mathematical and scientific knowledge base and it is easy to build on these skills throughout the whole career. The degrees are durable and the employment rate is almost 100%. Studying at the University of Oulu, in the field of engineering and architecture is certainly not a waste of time but rather an investment in the future!

At the University of Oulu, education in engineering and architecture field of science is offered between three faculties:

  • The Faculty of Technology (Degree Programmes in Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, and Environmental Engineering)
  • Oulu School of Architecture (Degree Programme in Architecture)
  • Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (Degree Programmes in Electrical engineering, and Computer Science and Engineering)


Basic information

Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 482071
mikko.malaska (at)
+358 (0)294 482003
sirpa.nelo (at)
Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 484945
rainer.mahlamaki (at)
+358 (0)294 483233
kari.kaskela (at)
Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 481893
petri.pulli (at)
+358 (0)294 482003
sirpa.nelo (at)


Application Period: 
December 15th 2014 - January 30th 2015 at 3 p.m./15.00 (UTC +2)

The Master's programme is applied though the The language of instruction in the Master's 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.