Study Design in Finland

Master's Degrees in
Design in Finland

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Studying Design

Design can fulfil functional as well as aesthetical purposes while also considering economical and social aspects. Design studies can have a very different focus and scale. Whereas industrial design is focused on designing products, urban design is considering the arrangement, appearance and functionality towns and cities.

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Studying in Finland

Finland is situated in northern Europe and neighbours Sweden, Norway and Russia. For an international student Finland is both an exotic and a safe target country. Finnish society is credible: a networked and transparent open civic society, where education is always a top first priority.

12 Design Master's degrees in Finland

M.A. New Media - Game Design and Production

Game Design and Production is a Major Subject within the Master’s Programme in New Media focusing on game design for interactive digital media. The New Media - Game Design and Production course is offered by Aalto University.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture
M.A. Creative Sustainability

The International Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability (CS) is a joint master’s degree programme at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Business and School of Engineering. This Creative Sustainability programme is offered by Aalto University.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture
M.A. Arctic Art and Design

The Arctic Art and Design master’s programme at University of Lapland  focuses on the intersection of art and design, using the strengths of both disciplines. 

Faculty of Art and Design
M.Sc. Mechatronic System Design

Increasing demands on the productivity of complex systems, such as manufacturing machines, requires the application of new methods in the product development process. Mechatronic System Design is gaining popularity in the machine design process and it is a key approach in product process of productive life cycle efficient machines. The programme is delivered by Lappeenranta University of Technology.

LUT School of Energy Systems
M.A. Design for Theatre, Film and Television - Design for the Performing Arts

The scenographer’s work involves constant recreation of the world and making things visible. The scenographer is an artist who works with the meanings, visual nature, functionality and dramatic properties of physical spaces. This Design for Theatre, Film and Television - Design for the Performing Arts programme is offered by Aalto University.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture
M.Sc. Leadership and Service Design

The Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership and Service Design answers the constantly growing competence requirements and needs in design, businesses and working life. The profile of the programme is on the combination of design thinking, business and society and the focus is on the area of service design. To learn to design, develop and implement the tasks by sharing information and communication in collaboration with the customers and stakeholders belong to the main objectives of this programme. The different professional and cultural backgrounds of the students will enable a dynamic and interactive learning environment.

Novia University of Applied Sciences, Campus Åbo
M.Sc. Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID)

The programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID) at EIT Digital Master School focuses on study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces and interactive systems taking into account human aspects, at the cognitive and sensory-motor levels, technological aspects, as well as business aspects.

M.A. Design for Theatre, Film and Television - Costume Design

The Master’s Programme in Design for Theatre, Film and Television - Costume Design delivered by the Aalto University, aims at creating the future professionals for the field of costume design, supporting the development of a dynamic artistic vision and a research-oriented approach for the performing arts and the film and media creative industries.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture
M.Sc. Geoinformatics

In the Master’s Programme in Geoinformatics at Aalto University, students learn the state-of-the-art in modern methods for acquiring, processing and utilising geographic information. 

School of Engineering