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.

Other Master's Programmes (2016-2017)

Master's Programme in Electrical Engineering

In the degree studies of electrical engineering, the emphasis is on the electronics design, technical physics and / or telecommunications. For more than 25 years, ground-breaking research collaboration has been conducted between the University of Oulu and both local and international companies in the electronics and telecommunications industry. E.g., Polar Electro is an example of a spin-off company with roots in the research of electrical engineering.

The degree studies (120 ECTS credits) include the basic module of the selected study line (approx. 40 credits), one of the advanced modules of the study line (about 30 credits), and a supplementary module (approx. 20 credits), as well as the Master's thesis (30 credits). As a supplementary module one can choose a basic module of another study line, like a minor. Degree program content in detail is presented in the faculty study guide.

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (Technology)
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Finnish and English
Graduate Profiles: 
Electronics Designer
Project Manager
Test Engineer
Product Manager
Design Engineer
Location of Instruction: 
+358 294 482 822
jari.iinatti (at)
+358 (0)294 482767
maritta.juvani (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 / 3 pm UTC +2)

The languages of instruction in the master’s programme are Finnish and English. 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.