Study Design in Finland

Study Design in Finland

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.

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13 Design Master's degrees in Finland

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.

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.A. New Media - Game Design and Production

Are you interested in learning game design and production with leading professionals in an international atmosphere? 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.Sc. Architectural Design

The Oulu School of Architecture welcomes international applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in architecture to apply for the 2 year, full-time Master’s Degree Programme in Architecture, starting in September of each year. The Architectural Design program at the University of Oulu is instructed entirely in English and fully integrated with the domestic master level studies of the school.

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. 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.B.A. Service Innovation and Design

Laurea offers a cutting edge education in Service Innovation and Design - an ideal vehicle to create distinctive competences. The aim of the programme at Laurea University of Applied Sciences is to provide students with multidisciplinary knowledge in service innovation and design through advanced studies of different service theories and their implications for service innovation and design practice.

Master Programmes
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. The Master’s Programme in Geoinformatics at Aalto University combines technical, mathematical, computational and visual knowledge and offers the students the possibility to not only use geoinformatics technology but also develop and create new computational methods and applications.

School of Engineering