Aalto University

Automation and Electrical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
Master's Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering is a broad multi-disciplinary programme providing graduates with an ability to work in and between a wide variety of fields - ranging from traditional Electrical Engineering and Energy sectors to Biomedical Engineering, Control Engineering and Robotics. This Automation and Electrical Engineering programme is offered by Aalto University.

About

Drawing from extensive research in mathematical and natural sciences, the curriculum is flexible and allows students to study a unique combination of courses to suit their own interests.

This Automation and Electrical Engineering programme is offered by Aalto University.

The key themes in the programme are sustainability, e.g. energy efficiency, intelligent transportation systems; distributed and networked systems, e.g. smart grid, smart living environment, safety and security in distributed/networked systems; sensing and perceiving the environment, e.g. microsensors, machine perception;transition from automation to autonomy and personal healthcare.

The programme provides students with knowledge and skills to apply scientific methods and theories in a broad variety of engineering and research careers, as well as in doctoral studies.

Career options

Graduates from the programme are equipped with knowledge and skills to work in a broad variety of engineering careers in both public and private sectors. The programme also offers excellent scientific basis for careers in research and academic professions, as well as other multi-disciplinary fields.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Digital and Optimal Control
  • Distributed and Intelligent Automation Systems
  • Embedded Real-Time Systems
  • Introduction to Master’s Studies at Aalto ELEC
  • Modelling, Estimation and Dynamic Systems
  • Project Work A – Theory
  • Project work B – Practice
  • Stochastic models and estimation
For more information, please visit programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GMAT score:

Required score: 550

The GMAT is specifically designed for admission to business or management schools, and is meant to test how prepared you are for a business degree programme

Admission Requirements:

The following background knowledge is required. This knowledge is typically obtained by studying a Bachelor degree at a research university with Electrical Engineering, Automation, Control Engineering or Materials Science as a major subject.

The required background subjects are:

  • mathematics (linear algebra, calculus, probability theory and statistics)
  • programming skills
  • physics and/or chemistry
  • project and team work
  • technical writing
For more information, please visit programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Citizens of EU/EEA countries are not required to pay tuition fees while studying towards a degree at Aalto University.

Living costs for Helsinki

910 - 1,400 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.