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.

International Master's Programmes

Master's Programme in Software, Systems and Services Development in the Global Environment

In the programme, student can combine multidisciplinary knowledge of Software Engineering and Information Systems orientation. The programme gives a broad perspective to understand IT-related issues in business, organisational, social and human contexts of information systems design and use. The software engineering oriented courses provide relevant theoretical background on software engineering topics and the open source and global software development aspects cross all the courses. The student will learn the core aspects of software engineering in close cooperation with ICT companies and other organisations. The programme is based on international standards of the ACM and IEEE.

Graduates from the programme have the competence to work as experts and managers in global context.

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (MSc)
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
IT Manager
Project Manager
Usability Expert
Software and Information Systems Analysts
Information Security Expert
Location of Instruction: 
marianne.kinnula (at)
+358 (0)400482855
marianne.kinnula (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee


Next Application Period: 
December 15th 2015 – January 29th 2016 (15.00 UTC +2)