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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Master's Degree Programme in Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

The Tampere University of Technology’s (TUT) Master’s Degree Programme in Architecture aims to provide students with a broad general understanding of the fundamentals of architecture. Although the programme has its focus in sustainability, it also covers all major fields of the profession, from architectural and housing design to urban planning and restauration studies. [+]

The Tampere University of Technology’s (TUT) Master’s Degree Programme in Architecture aims to provide students with a broad general understanding of the fundamentals of architecture. Although the programme has its focus in sustainability, it also covers all major fields of the profession, from architectural and housing design to urban planning and restauration studies. The degree Master of Science (Architecture) corresponds to the Finnish degree of "Arkkitehti" and complies with the criteria established by the 2005/36/EC EU Directive, meaning it is listed among the recognised European Degrees. The degree confers eligibility to work as an architect in Finland and other countries, even though actual access to the profession may entail a training period, an internship or an examination, depending on local regulations. The Master’s Degree in Architecture also confers eligibility to apply for admission to doctoral studies. TUT’s School of Architecture offers postgraduate studies in architecture in the Doctoral Programme in the Built Environment. High quality education TUT’s School of Architecture enjoys an outstanding reputation and attracts students from all over the world. The quality of teaching offered by the School, combined with Finnish know-how in the design field, is known to provide an excellent foundation for working anywhere in the world. Instruction is offered by faculty members who are also pursuing research activities and are internationally recognised for their prestigious accomplishments as professional architects. This ensures access to the most up-to-date knowledge, which is a crucial necessity in today's rapidly changing work environment. Individuality through teamwork At the School of... [-]

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Master's Degree Programme in Automation Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

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

Want to become an expert in Factory Automation, Fluid Power or Microsystems? Join our international and inspiring learning environment and gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in academia or industry! Innovative ways to learn The studies included in the programme involve not only conventional lectures but also more practical ways of learning, such as different laboratory assignments, hands-on exercises, practical learning, and the use of machines and devices in innovative learning environments. The programme ensures that you gain both theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in the field of automation. Degree with diverse opportunities After completing the programme, you will be qualified to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in the different fields of automation. You will also have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in industry or continue working towards a doctorate. Here are some examples of the positions that our graduates have landed over the years: - Automation Engineer - Sales Engineer - Service Engineer - Control and Robotics Engineer - R&D Engineer - Product Manager Studies The Master's Degree Programme in Automation Engineering provides you with the following skills: the ability to apply your acquired knowledge and adopt a scientific approach to topical and concrete tasks the competence to take on different expert, development and management positions the competence to participate in societal debate pertaining to technology proficiency in the English language, communication and cooperation skills the ability to apply your knowledge of scientific concepts and contribute to societal debate in your field... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

The Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering offers you an international learning environment and the opportunity to complete a two-year master's degree taught in English. [+]

The Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering offers you an international learning environment and the opportunity to complete a two-year master's degree taught in English. Build your own degree and become an expert The programme provides you with the knowledge and skills to work as an expert in the field of modern molecular and instrumental life science technologies in industry or academia. It offers a multicultural and innovative study and research environment with content that is strongly based on natural sciences and bioengineering. The content of the programme is flexible and can be customized to meet your personal goals. Develop a set of skills and land a job Bioengineering is a rapidly evolving and multidisciplinary field that stands at the interface between science and industry. Specialists in bioengineering are in high demand in numerous industries in and around Tampere, including high-technology companies and research units. The degree is a perfect mix of theoretical knowledge and specialist skills and opens doors to countless career opportunities. Studies in Bioengineering Students enrolled in the Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering enjoy a great deal of freedom that comes with personal responsibility. The programme is organized into modules that also include elective components, so that you can select courses that match your personal interests and goals. The major module in bioengineering is compulsory for all students. You are free to choose your minor. As most of our teaching staff also conduct research, you are continuously exposed to the latest research. The expected learning outcomes of the... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

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). [+]

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! 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.... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 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. [+]

The global business community needs young professionals with an intercultural mindset and an understanding of the potential offered by the latest technologies. The Master’s Degree Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) welcomes engineers and engineering graduates from all over the world to study management in an intercultural and business-oriented learning environment. 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. The IEM programme and a background in engineering are a powerful combination that opens the door to diverse career opportunities in management. Many of our graduates find employment in the management of international sales and sourcing processes related to their own technical background. For example, mechanical engineers are great candidates for sales and sourcing positions in mechanical engineering companies and IT engineers for positions in the ICT sector (alumna Liudmila Zyaparova). In many cases, an engineering mindset combined with business skills is more important than the technical field itself. For example, a chemical engineer may go on to work in the field of business development in the electronics industry (alumnus Adnan Akram Zia). Information technology plays an important role in sales and sourcing processes. Some of our graduates with an IT background... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

The Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology offers you an international study environment and opens the door to diverse career opportunities that require an excellent command of the English language. [+]

The Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology offers you an international study environment and opens the door to diverse career opportunities that require an excellent command of the English language. The courses counted towards the degree develop the ability to conduct research in the field and perform the tasks of an IT engineer. The profession includes the design, implementation and technical applications of systems based on data processing, automation and data transmission. You will also acquire the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in research and teaching or take on management positions. In addition, you will be able to apply your expertise in other branches of engineering. The programme is available for all Finnish and international students who have completed a BSc degree in a field related to the discipline. The programme offers five alternative focus areas. The two-year programme leads to the degree of Master of Science in Technology. The degree makes you eligible for apply for admission to doctoral programmes. Competitive degree meets high international standards The Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology provides you with the professional knowledge and skills needed to take on challenging expert, development and management positions. In addition, the programme prepares you for the role of an expert capable of contributing to public debate pertaining to your field of study. Students who complete the programme possess good language, communication and cooperation skills and the ability to operate in a multidisciplinary and international community. In accordance with the fundamental objectives of the programme,... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Materials Science and Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

The Master's Degree Programme in Materials Science and Engineering 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. [+]

The importance of materials science has significantly increased as a result of rapid technological developments in the past few years. Modern materials science deals with scientific and engineering problems across a wide range of disciplines, exploring the properties and behaviour of materials from the nanoscale to macroscopic structures and buildings. Consequently, the demand for well educated materials scientists and engineers is growing rapidly. The Master's Degree Programme in Materials Science and Engineering 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. Completing the programme and the master's thesis usually takes 2 to 3 years. The programme is conducted entirely in English and leads to the degree of Master of Science in Technology. Students who successfully complete the programme are eligible to apply for admission to doctoral programmes. International Materials Science Professional At the moment, Materials Science and Engineering is the only programme at TUT that offers students the possibility to obtain an international double degree at the Master’s level. The double degree programme comprises a curriculum of 120 ECTS credits at Tampere University of Technology and at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). Students who successfully carry out their first year of studies at TUT or UPM will complete their degree by studying an additional 30 credits in the partner university, and have their Master’s thesis supervised and... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Science and Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

Applications of physics can be found in any field of technology from nanoscience to medical devices and space research. In addition, generic skills in physics are highly valued in the job market. The Master's Degree Programme in Science and Engineering allows you to study these fundamental sciences with an eye towards applications. [+]

Physics is the core of natural sciences, aiming at understanding the ingredients and laws of the Universe. Applications of physics can be found in any field of technology from nanoscience to medical devices and space research. In addition, generic skills in physics are highly valued in the job market. The Master's Degree Programme in Science and Engineering allows you to study these fundamental sciences with an eye towards applications. You may, for example: Predict the spread of pollution nanoparticles with the help of a parallel computer cluster Learn ways to understand biological systems and promote health with a physics background Design new types of laser sources for spectroscopy and microscopy – after graduation, you will be able to work as a specialist in industry or the public sector or continue your studies towards a doctoral degree. The Master's Degree Programme in Science and Engineering at Tampere University of Technology is administered by the Faculty of Natural Sciences. The faculty consists of four laboratories: Chemistry and Bioengineering, Mathematics, Physics and Photonics). Within physics research, the main areas of expertise include theoretical, computational, and experimental methods in nanoscience, in optics and photonics, as well as in aerosol science and technology. Focus areas Advanced Engineering Physics Physics is crucial to understanding both nature and engineering. This focus area generally prepares students for a career in academic research and also provides them with the competence to perform research and development work in industry. The curriculum consists of a number of courses common to all... [-]

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