Tampere University of Technology

Introduction

The University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology will merge on 1 January 2019. The new foundation-based Tampere University together with Tampere University of Applied Sciences will form a new higher education community in Tampere with competitive edges in technology, health and society.

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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Master's Degree Programme in Business and Technology

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

The technology industry needs young professionals with an intercultural mindset and an in-depth understanding of the latest technologies. We at Tampere University 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. [+]

Business and technology studies prepare you for an international career

The technology industry needs young professionals with an intercultural mindset and an in-depth understanding of the latest technologies. We at Tampere University 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 these networks work and how they can be managed.

In B&T, you will develop a thorough understanding of the business processes characteristic of global business-to-business markets and the ability to apply business development practices in international networks. As a special feature, our B&T programme emphasises problem-based learning in projects with the local industry. We are experts in combining theory and practice: in terms of graduate employment rates, B&T is the leading international MSc programme in Finland. An engineering background complemented with B&T is, therefore, an excellent starting point for a career in management.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Engineering Materials Science

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Our ambitious and fascinating mission is to identify and develop the best possible materials for different applications in all aspects of life. We utilise new breakthrough materials to address future challenges related to the environment, energy and human welfare. Upon completion of the programme, you will be able to understand the technical and economic challenges faced by the industry, analyse and refine them into research questions, and apply scientific methods to resolve the challenges and improve the competitiveness and performance of materials in engineering applications. [+]

Solving issues of human welfare

Our ambitious and fascinating mission is to identify and develop the best possible materials for different applications in all aspects of life.

We utilise new breakthrough materials to address future challenges related to the environment, energy and human welfare.

Upon completion of the programme, you will be able to understand the technical and economic challenges faced by the industry, analyse and refine them into research questions, and apply scientific methods to resolve the challenges and improve the competitiveness and performance of materials in engineering applications.

We develop solutions for all materials used in industrial applications, such as metals, ceramics, elastomers, composites and paper-based materials, as well as study and develop different engineering coatings and surfaces. We take pride in our excellent quality of education; our teachers, laboratories and research are at the cutting edge of materials science in Finland.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Factory Automation and Robotics

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Do you want to become an expert in factory automation and robotics? Join our international and inspiring learning environment! 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 your studies towards a doctorate. [+]

Reach higher – choose automation!

Do you want to become an expert in factory automation and robotics? Join our international and inspiring learning environment!

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 your studies towards a doctorate.

To be a successful student of Factory Automation and Robotics, you need to have a background in an applicable field of engineering. We also require proficiency in mathematics and physics and strong programming skills.

The studies consist of two majors that complement each other. The studies in factory automation and industrial informatics prepare you to apply systems thinking to design, develop and integrate factory automation and information systems. The robotics major provides you with skills and knowledge related to robotics and the technology involved, such as the fundamentals of robotics, the control of robotics and sensing/perception systems.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Sustainable Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

The Master's Degree Programme in Architecture provides you with a broad general understanding of the fundamentals of architecture on which to build your expertise. The programme equips you with in-depth knowledge of the cultural and practical considerations concerning the field and is oriented towards the themes of sustainability through a humanistic and all-inclusive approach. 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 uniquely combining architecture with various academic disciplines. Personal initiative, original ideas and creativeness are encouraged and supported. The School of Architecture enjoys an outstanding reputation and attracts students from all over the world. [+]

Creative thinking and problem solving

The Master's Degree Programme in Architecture provides you with a broad general understanding of the fundamentals of architecture on which to build your expertise.

The programme equips you with in-depth knowledge of the cultural and practical considerations concerning the field and is oriented towards the themes of sustainability through a humanistic and all-inclusive approach. 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 uniquely combining architecture with various academic disciplines. Personal initiative, original ideas and creativeness are encouraged and supported. The School of Architecture enjoys an outstanding reputation and attracts students from all over the world.... [-]


Master of Science in Communication Systems and Networks

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Digitalisation is here to stay. The ongoing digitalisation builds on an efficient communications infrastructure. The studies in communication systems and networks place special emphasis on Future Internet and the 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, the physical layer of digital communication techniques and system-level RF aspects also fall within the scope of this programme. [+]

Effective communication networking makes the world go digital

Digitalisation is here to stay. The ongoing digitalisation 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. Digitalisation will have an impact on a wide range of industries, such as energy, transportation, logistics and manufacturing.

Another prevailing trend in society and industry is robotisation. Modern inventions, such as self-driving cars and drones, strongly rely on highly efficient and reliable wireless communications.... [-]


Master of Science in Data Engineering and Machine Learning

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Data engineering tickles your curiosity: every day is an adventure in the jungle of new data challenges. Data-driven systems are at the centre of modern computer engineering and hold great promise 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. [+]

The key to the fourth industrial revolution

Data engineering tickles your curiosity: every day is an adventure in the jungle of new data challenges.

Data-driven systems are at the centre of modern computer engineering and hold great promise 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.

Study objectives

Our major studies in Data Engineering and Machine Learning combine modern machine learning techniques with efficient implementation skills. Real-life deployment skills are not only about the mathematics of machine learning but also require an understanding of databases, programming languages and even hardware design; all aiming at the efficient processing of huge data masses, with the best algorithms brought by modern machine learning.... [-]


Master of Science in Embedded Systems

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

In the modern world, embedded systems are everywhere: in cars, buildings, factories and roads. They make our world smart. Embedded systems work in interaction with their environment and other systems; they sense, process and communicate and even scavenge their energy from the environment. Embedded systems interact with people or work invisibly in the background. [+]

Your life depends on embedded systems

In the modern world, embedded systems are everywhere: in cars, buildings, factories and roads. They make our world smart.

Embedded systems work in interaction with their environment and other systems; they sense, process and communicate and even scavenge their energy from the environment. Embedded systems interact with people or work invisibly in the background.

Many embedded systems are designed to increase safety, such as the automatic anti-collision braking of a car, and some for fun, for example, a camera that augments 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. Having prior learning in computer networks and wireless communications is another option. 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 2019 Finland Tampere

Smart grids are 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 into system management. They are essential for increasing the share of renewable energy sources without compromising competitiveness and system security. The Master's Degree Programme in Smart Grids develops systems thinking skills and provides students with a comprehensive range of technical design and analysis skills. Suitable backgrounds include Bachelor of Science (Technology) degrees in electrical power engineering, power electronics, electricity markets or renewable energy sources. [+]

Smart grids for smart people and smart systems

Smart grids are 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 into system management. They are essential for increasing the share of renewable energy sources without compromising competitiveness and system security.

The Master's Degree Programme in Smart Grids develops systems thinking skills and provides students with a comprehensive range of technical design and analysis skills. Suitable backgrounds include Bachelor of Science (Technology) degrees in electrical power engineering, power electronics, electricity markets or renewable energy sources.... [-]


Master of Science in Software Engineering - Web & Cloud

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Computers and software are an integral part of our daily lives. The interaction between people and computers takes different forms as computers are integrated into different systems from mobile devices to clouds. Applicants should hold a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, software engineering, or mathematics. [+]

Creating the new digital world

Computers and software are an integral part of our daily lives. 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 their component services are constantly evolving, understanding the complexity and system integration is crucial, which means that there is a need for skilled software specialists in the field.

Applicants should hold a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, software engineering, or mathematics.... [-]


Master of Science in User Experience

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 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 2019 Finland Tampere

Digitalisation is here to stay. The ongoing digitalisation builds on an efficient communications infrastructure. 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. [+]

Wireless communications – connecting people and things

Digitalisation is here to stay. The ongoing digitalisation 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. Digitalisation will have an impact on a wide range of industries, such as energy, transportation, logistics and manufacturing.

Another prevailing trend in society and industry is robotisation. Modern inventions, such as self-driving cars and drones, strongly rely on highly efficient and reliable wireless communications while also utilising radio-based positioning and sensing/radar technologies. Wireless communications and radio frequency (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), 5G mobile communication networks and sensing/radar systems are the three most important application domains.... [-]


Master of Sciences in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Robotics has for 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 and require a completely new set of skills. Students should be familiar with the basics of programming, digital logic and processors. The recommended prior learning also includes familiarity with machine learning and control engineering. [+]

Intelligent robots of the future

Robotics has for 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 and require a completely new set of skills.

Not only do robots need to understand their surroundings, but they should also be able to cooperate with humans and even predict human actions. Applicants should hold a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, mathematics, automation engineering, signal processing, or a related discipline.

Students should be familiar with the basics of programming, digital logic and processors. The recommended prior learning also includes familiarity with machine learning and control engineering.... [-]


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