Studies at University of Oulu 2016-2017

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 Mathematical Sciences Teacher Education

The prerequisite to obtain a teacher's post in mathematical subjects (mathematics, physics and chemistry) is a completed Master of Science degree, including studies in two teaching subjects. In this programme, student's major teaching subject is mathematics. In addition the student must complete 60 credits of pedagogical studies organized by the Faculty of Education.

Note that one may also apply to the subject teacher education after starting the studies in the Degree Programme in Mathematical Sciences in Physics or in Chemistry.

Antti Ekola

Basic information

Duration of Studies: 
5 years (3+2)
ECTS Credits: 
300 (180+120)
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Secondary School Teacher in Mathematical Subjects
Subject Teacher in Mathematical Subjects
Location of Instruction: 


Next Application Period: 
16.3.2016 - 6.4.2016 (klo 15.00 UTC +3)

The degree programme is applied for through the joint application system at The language of instruction in the degree programme is Finnish. Read more detailed information about admission requirements and applying from Hakijan opas 2014 (in Finnish).