Electrical Engineering - Tampere University of Technology

Master´s Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Focus areas:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Smart Grids
  • Wireless Communications

Name of degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Language of instruction: English

Scope of degree: 120 ECTS

Duration of studies: 2 years

Study mode: full-time

Tuition fee: yes

Scholarship programme: yes

Application deadline: 25 January 2017

The application period for studies starting in autumn 2018 will start on 13 December 2017 and end on 17 January 2018. The instructions and admission criteria as well as the study options available in 2018 will be updated to this website in autumn 2017.

The Master's Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering, MSc (Tech), offers qualified students the opportunity to complete a two-year degree in one of the following areas: biomedical engineering, electronics, smart grids in electrical energy distribution, and wireless communications. It is one of eight master's programmes that are taught in English at Tampere University of Technology (TUT).

When applying for admission to the programme, you select your focus area (major) from among the following: biomedical engineering, electronics, smart grids or wireless communications. A rich variety of minor studies and supplemental courses are available as well as the opportunity to concentrate purely on major studies. Each degree is a unique combination of studies that individual students have found most interesting.

What do we offer?

The programme aims to provide you with the expertise needed to pursue a challenging career in today's high-tech business sector, academia or a broad range of other job opportunities. Furthermore, the programme equips you with a solid understanding of the fundamental facts and theories that underpin our engineering solutions today and in the future. The programme offers a multicultural and innovative study environment. When you attend courses that include laboratory and/or practical assignments, you will have access to our impressive research facilities at TUT. We believe in learning by doing!

Departments involved

The Master's Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering is run by the Faculty of Computing and Electrical Engineering and involves the following departments:

  • Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering

Who is eligible for admission?

Contact information

General questions about admission: admissions(at)tut.fi

Programme-specific questions:

Eligible to apply are students who hold a Bachelor of Science degree from an internationally recognized university either in electrical or electronics engineering, communications engineering or any equivalent discipline related to the programme and especially to the proposed major. Prior work experience is appreciated but not required. As all courses are taught in English, both oral and written proficiency is required.

About the degree

Students who satisfy all the requirements of the programme are awarded the degree of Master of Science in Technology. This degree is conferred in accordance with the official degree system of Tampere University of Technology and Finnish higher education regulations. Following the successful completion of the programme, you are eligible to apply for direct entrance to doctoral programmes in biomedical engineering, electronics, electromagnetics, communications engineering, digital and computer systems engineering, signal processing, power engineering or power electronics.

Updated by: Anna-Mari Viitala, 08.09.2017 12:28.
Content owner: Viitala Anna-Mari
Keywords: education and studies, master's degree programme in electrical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, smart grids, wireless communications, biomedical engineering