Tampere University of Technology

Introduction

Tampere University of Technology (TUT) conducts research in the fields of technology and architecture and provides higher education based on this research.

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An international scientific community

TUT is located in Tampere, the Nordic countries’ largest inland city, some 170 km north of the capital Helsinki. TUT’s campus in the suburb of Hervanta is a community of 8,300 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 1,700 employees. Internationality is an inherent part of all the University’s activities. Around 1,700 foreign nationals from more than 60 countries work or pursue studies at TUT.

TUT offers its students an opportunity for a broad, cross-disciplinary education. Competent Masters of Science of Technology and Architecture as well as Doctors of Technology and Philosophy graduated from TUT are in high demand among employers.

The University combines a strong tradition of research in the fields of natural sciences and engineering with research related to industry and business. Technology is the key to addressing global challenges.

A strong societal impact

TUT generates research knowledge and competence for the benefit of society. The University is a sought-after partner for collaborative research and development projects with business and industry and a fertile breeding ground for innovation and new research- and knowledge-based companies.

Finance

In 2015 the total funding of TUT Foundation, which operates as Tampere University of Technology, was 139 million euros. 43 % of the University’s funding was external funding, such as revenue from The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes), industry, the Academy of Finland and EU projects.

A foundation university

TUT started operating in the form of a foundation in the beginning of 2010. The independence of a foundation university and the proceeds of the 137 million euro foundation capital further promote the development of research and education at TUT.

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MSc

Master's Degree Programme in Business and Technology

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

The IEM programme focuses on business development in international sales and sourcing networks. Today’s companies operate in global networks. Managers and business development professionals need to understand how these networks function and can be managed. In order to help students grow into business development professionals, the IEM programme also offers a wide variety of courses related to management and leadership in an international, technology-driven business environment. [+]

Business and technology studies prepare for an international career

Technology businesses are going from local to global — they need young professionals with an intercultural mindset and an understanding of the latest technologies. We at TUT welcome engineers and engineering graduates from all over the world to study in our MSc Programme in Business and Technology (B&T) in an intercultural, business-oriented learning environment.

B&T focuses on business development in international sales and sourcing networks. Companies operate in global networks; both managers and business development professionals need to understand how such networks function and can be managed. In B&T you will develop a thorough understanding of the business processes characteristic to global business-to-business markets and the ability to apply business development practices in international networks.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Engineering Materials Science

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

The Master's Degree Programme in Engineering Materials Science offers multidisciplinary and flexible study opportunities that meet high standards. The programme provides you with an internationally-oriented and innovative study and research environment and prepares you for a broad range of professional and academic career opportunities both in Finland and abroad. [+]

Solving the issues of human welfare

Engineering Materials Science sets out to give universal solutions from science to various research challenges faced by industry. Our ambitious yet highly fascinating mission is to help find and develop the best possible materials for different purposes in all aspects of life. We are keen on utilizing new breakthrough materials in solving future issues related to the environment, energy and human welfare.

After graduating from our Engineering Materials Science Programme, you will be able to understand the technological and economic problems within the industry, analyse and refine the problems into scientific research questions, and use scientific methods to solve the problems to improve the competitiveness and performance of materials.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Factory Automation and Robotics

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

Want to become an expert in Factory Automation and Robotics? Join our international and inspiring learning environment and gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in academia or industry! [+]

Reach higher - choose Automation!

Want to become an expert in Factory Automation and Robotics? Join our international and inspiring learning environment and gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in academia or industry!

Innovative and practical studies

The studies involve not only conventional lectures but also many practical ways of learning, such as different laboratory assignments, hands-on exercises and practical studies in innovative learning environments. The programme ensures that you gain both theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in the field of automation.

A degree with diverse opportunities

After completing the programme, you will be qualified to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in different fields of automation. You will also have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in industry or continue studying towards a doctorate. ... [-]


Master of Science in Audio-Visual Signal Processing

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

Audio-Visual Signal Processing studies the processing and interpretation of digital signals and their information content and explores all kinds of speech, audio, image and video representations, compressions, processing and delivery. The methods are applied in the fields of media and entertainment, telecommunications, instrumentation and automation. [+]

Audio-Visual Signal Processing studies the processing and interpretation of digital signals and their information content and explores all kinds of speech, audio, image and video representations, compressions, processing, and delivery. The methods are applied in the fields of media and entertainment, telecommunications, instrumentation, and automation.

Suitable backgrounds for Audio-Visual Signal Processing students are previous studies in computer science, electrical engineering, control engineering, mathematics or physics.

Studies

Majoring in Audio-Visual Signal Processing will deepen students' theoretical and practical skills for analyzing signals and designing signal processing methods and systems. The studies provide the knowledge and skills needed to select optimal signal processing methods when confronted with a novel signal processing problem. The goal is to train students to design algorithms and hardware and software implementations of signal processing systems.... [-]


Master of Science in Communication Systems and Networks

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

The studies in Communication Systems and Networks place a special emphasis on Future Internet and evolving and emerging (4G, 5G and beyond 5G) wireless broadband and multi-service communication systems. While the focus is on radio access systems and networking levels, also physical layer digital communication techniques and system-level RF aspects are within the scope of the major. [+]

Digitalisation is here to stay. The on-going digitalization builds on an efficient communications infrastructure. Communication is not only for humans anymore: The Internet-of-Things and the Industrial Internet are the forerunners of a connected and programmable world where things are also able to communicate. The digitalization will, without doubt, impact highly industries such as energy, transportation, logistics and manufacturing.

Another prevailing trend in the society and industries is robotization. Modern inventions, such as self-driving cars and drones, also rely strongly on highly efficient and reliable wireless communications solutions.

The studies in Communication Systems and Networks place a special emphasis on Future Internet and evolving and emerging (4G, 5G and beyond 5G) wireless broadband and multi-service communication systems. While the focus is on radio access systems and networking levels, also physical layer digital communication techniques and system-level RF aspects are within the scope of the major. ... [-]


Master of Science in Data Engineering and Machine Learning

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

Data engineering tickles your curiosity: every day is an adventure in a jungle of new data challenges. Data-driven systems are at the center of modern computer engineering and hold many promises for the future. Data engineering is needed for solving challenging pattern recognition problems, such as intelligent search engines, self-driving cars, autonomous robots, or automatic car number plate recognition systems. [+]

Data engineering tickles your curiosity: every day is an adventure in a jungle of new data challenges. Data-driven systems are at the center of modern computer engineering and hold many promises for the future. Data engineering is needed for solving challenging pattern recognition problems, such as intelligent search engines, self-driving cars, autonomous robots, or automatic car number plate recognition systems.

Studies

The Data Engineering and Machine Learning studies combine machine learning techniques with efficient implementation skills. The courses combine theory and practice.

In addition to the mathematics of machine learning, real-life deployment skills require an understanding of databases, programming languages, and even hardware design; all aiming at the efficient handling of huge data masses.... [-]


Master of Science in Embedded Systems

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

In a modern world, embedded systems are everywhere — in cars, buildings, factories and roads. They make the world smart. Embedded systems work in interaction with their environment and other systems. They sense, process and communicate. They may even scavenge their energy from the environment. Embedded systems interact with people or work invisibly in the background. Many systems are designed to increase safety, like the automatic anti-collision braking in a car. Some are designed for fun, like a camera augmenting reality in an outdoor game. Embedded systems combine hardware and software expertise. As a student, we expect you to know the basics of electronics, digital logic, processors and programming. Optionally, you are familiar with computer networks and wireless communications. The applicants should hold a BSc degree in computer science, electrical engineering or software engineering. [+]

In a modern world, embedded systems are everywhere — in cars, buildings, factories and roads. They make the world smart. Embedded systems work in interaction with their environment and other systems. They sense, process and communicate. They may even scavenge their energy from the environment. Embedded systems interact with people or work invisibly in the background. Many systems are designed to increase safety, like the automatic anti-collision braking in a car. Some are designed for fun, like a camera augmenting reality in an outdoor game.

Embedded systems combine hardware and software expertise. As a student, we expect you to know the basics of electronics, digital logic, processors and programming. Optionally, you are familiar with computer networks and wireless communications. The applicants should hold a BSc degree in computer science, electrical engineering or software engineering.... [-]


Master of Science in Smart Grids

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

Our courses combine theoretical understanding and analysis with a learning-by-doing mentality in computer simulation and laboratory assignments. The Smart grids study module includes two options, Electric power engineering and Power electronics. [+]

Smart grids is a new way of designing and managing electrical power systems. Smart grids are designed to enhance the effectiveness, stability and reliability of the systems and to integrate distributed energy resources as a part of system management. They are essential for increasing the share of renewable energy sources without compromising the competitiveness and system security. The smart grids studies aim towards systemic thinking in combination with detailed technical design and analysis skills.

Suitable backgrounds are B.Sc. studies in Electrical power engineering, Power electronics, Electricity markets or Renewable energy sources.

Studies

As a smart grids student, you will become familiar with the existing practices, but also gain ideas for future design, implementation and maintenance of the smart grid. The studies combine technical skills of power electronics and electric power engineering with a broader understanding of controlling smart grids, electricity markets and ICT and automation. Our courses combine theoretical understanding and analysis with a learning-by-doing mentality in computer simulation and laboratory assignments. The Smart grids study module includes two options, Electric power engineering and Power electronics. The Laboratory of Electrical Energy Engineering is active in various research fields of smart grids, offering the latest know-how to our students.... [-]


Master of Science in Software Engineering - Web & Cloud

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

Software Engineering – Web & Cloud studies focus on software engineering, but contains programming technologies, especially the ones related to the web and cloud-based services. As a student, you will be provided with a solid understanding of software engineering, the ability to design and implement large software systems, and the competence to manage and improve software development processes. [+]

Computers are an integral part of our daily lives, and, hence, so is software. The interaction between people and computers takes different forms, as computers are integrated into different systems from mobile devices to clouds. The trend is towards more and more complex systems that are connected in various ways to form large distributed systems. As the systems and its component services are constantly evolving, understanding of the complexity and system integration is crucial — meaning there is a need for skilled software specialists in the field.

Applicants should hold a BSc degree in computer science, software engineering, or mathematics.

Studies

Software Engineering – Web & Cloud studies focus on software engineering, but contains programming technologies, especially the ones related to the web and cloud-based services. As a student, you will be provided with a solid understanding of software engineering, the ability to design and implement large software systems, and the competence to manage and improve software development processes. Studies also include relevant technologies and skills like networking, clouds, information security, user experience, big data and IoT.... [-]


Master of Science in User Experience

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

The studies give you a solid practical and theoretical background for understanding, analyzing, and designing human-centered technologies and their user interfaces. A special emphasis is placed on user-centered design methods and their integration in product development, as well as evaluating user experience with end users. [+]

Technology is everywhere. We all use various technological systems every day, and it is not indifferent how we experience the use. By studying User Experience at TUT, you will be prepared for the challenges that the design of increasingly complex technological systems has to offer. In addition to purposeful functionality, the systems need to be easy to control and satisfying to use.

Suitable backgrounds for User Experience students are software engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and information technology. Additionally, previous studies in design-related topics or human-computer interaction will be considered as a bonus. A strong motivation for a human-centered design approach is needed to become successful in this field. ... [-]


Master of Science in Wireless Communications and RF Systems

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

Our students will gain a deep competence, fundamental understanding and practical skills to act as an R&D engineer, designer or expert in wireless communications and related industries. [+]

Digitalisation is here to stay. The on-going digitalization builds on an efficient communications infrastructure. Communication is not only for humans: The Internet-of-Things and the Industrial Internet are the forerunners of a connected and programmable world, where things are also able to communicate. The digitalization will, without doubt, impact industries such as energy, transportation, logistics and manufacturing.

Another prevailing trend in the society and industries is robotization. Modern inventions, such as self-driving cars and drones, rely strongly on highly efficient and reliable wireless communications solutions.

Wireless communications and RF technologies enable the making of a wide variety of applications ranging from everyday consumer products to high-end industrial machines, robots and space science. The Internet-of-Things (IoT) and 5G mobile communication networks are the two most important application domains.... [-]


Master of Sciences in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

The applicants should hold a B.Sc. degree in computer science, mathematics, automation engineering, signal processing, or a related discipline. The student should be familiar with the basics of programming, digital logic and processors. Recommended prerequisites include familiarity with machine learning and control engineering. [+]

Robotics has long been the key to efficient manufacturing. However, current robots mostly perform rigid tasks in a production pipeline with no ability to operate in changing environments. Next generation autonomous robots operate among humans, which require completely new kinds of skills. Not only do they need to understand their surroundings, but they should also be able to co-operate with humans, and even predict future human actions.

The applicants should hold a B.Sc. degree in computer science, mathematics, automation engineering, signal processing, or a related discipline. The student should be familiar with the basics of programming, digital logic and processors. Recommended prerequisites include familiarity with machine learning and control engineering.... [-]


Master

Master's Degree Programme in Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

The surroundings we spend our time in have a great impact in our lives. Architects are in a key role in designing built environment and for that providing joy, safety and usability to people every day. [+]

The surroundings we spend our time in have a great impact in our lives. Architects are in a key role in designing built environment and for that providing joy, safety and usability to people every day.

Sustainability – and lots more

Master’s Degree Programme in Architecture provides you a broad understanding in fundamentals of architecture. The programme has focus in sustainability but it also covers all major fields of the profession from architectural and housing design to urban planning and restauration studies.

Develop your thinking in inspirational and supportive atmosphere

At the TUT’s School of Architecture, students' own ideas are highly valued. You are encouraged to develop your thinking independently yet with full support. Individual projects are developed in close dialogue with professors, assistants and fellow students in a proactive environment. Personal initiative, original ideas and creativeness are encouraged and supported.... [-]


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