Aalto University

Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language
The Master's Programme in Mechanical Engineering empowers students to follow their interests in the field and become experts with versatile skillsets. The Mechanical Engineering course is offered by Aalto University.

About

Today's society relies on mechanical engineering for effective and safe solutions everywhere. The field covers a wide range of activities and technology sectors, from energy and transportation to medical devices and environmental protection. There is no shortage of tasks, challenges, and opportunities where mechanical engineers create innovative solutions. Mechanical engineering applies to everything from the smallest components to the largest assemblies, resulting in a persistent demand for mechanical engineering expertise.

Study programme

Aalto University's Master's Programme in Mechanical Engineering builds upon a thorough understanding of core mechanics subjects, which is complemented through advanced studies. Studies provide a solid engineering basis for working in an international, competitive and highly innovative environment.

The programme is flexible and versatile, offering many possibilities for specialisation or multidisciplinary combination as well as support in plotting your personal study path. Our teaching is based on problem-based learning, often solving practical real-world cases in co-operation with industry. The finished degree opens doors to a multitude of career paths in consulting, design, product development, research and management, or to a postgraduate position within Aalto University.

Specialisation

Specialisation in the programme is offered through advanced studies courses, which are organised into topic groups. You may follow pre-defined study paths within those topics or pick a less conventional mix of courses in accordance with your individual profile. To help you plan your studies, we offer a comprehensive system of academic support.

The Mechanical Engineering course is offered by Aalto University.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Arctic Technology
  • Engineering materials
  • Marine technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Product Development
  • Production Engineering
  • Solid Mechanics
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.

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  • 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

The selection process is competitive and paper-based. Applications that pass the eligibility check (administrative evaluation) of Aalto University Admissions Services proceed to the School's programme specific academic evaluation. The applicants are expected to have a high quality Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related discipline.The following academic evaluation criteria applies:

  • Degree and institution of higher education
  • Relevancy of studies
  • Academic performance
  • Motivation Motivation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
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 - 1400 EUR/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

Prospective students subject to tuition fees are eligible to apply for Aalto University Scholarship.

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.

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