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 Wireless Communications Engineering

30 years of groundbreaking research and cooperation with international telecommunication companies like Nokia, and Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) has been the foundation for the programme development in wireless communications engineering. This programme offers you relevant skills and core knowledge of the latest methods, tools and technologies related to the design on wireless communications networks. WCE studies are organized by our CWC's teaching unit.

Courses cover the subjects on advanced wireless communication systems, communication networks, stochastic signal processing methods, radio channel modeling, radio and antenna engineering, information theory, coding methods, as well as several electronics design, digital signal & video processing, computer engineering and Finnish language courses as elective studies.

As a graduate of the programme you will get foundational background in a growing, dynamic field of wireless communications including networking, systems, algorithms and technologies. The skills gained in the programme offer a solid academic training that answers to the demands of wireless communications industry. After graduating you can apply for study rights for doctoral training in University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS).

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Jussi Tuokkola

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (MSc) in Technology
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Radio System Engineer
Network & System Designer
Project & Program Manager
Research & Development Engineer
Sales Engineer
Location of Instruction: 
+358 294 482822
Jari.Iinatti (at)
+358 294 482848
Kari.Karkkainen (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee


Next Application Period: 
December 15th, 2015 – January 29th, 2016 (at 3 p.m./15.00 GMT +2)