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.

13 Design Master's degrees in Finland

M.Sc. Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID)

The Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID) programme offered by 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.B.A. Service Innovation and Design

Laurea University of Applied Sciences offers a cutting edge education in Service Innovation and Design - an ideal vehicle to create distinctive competences. The aim of the programme 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.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
MSc/MSSc/MA Urban Studies and Planning

The Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning from the University of Helsinki prepares you to excel as a professional capable of understanding and addressing complex urban development challenges. 

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.Sc. Leadership and Service Design

The studies are intended for active professionals in the fields of culture, business administration or hospitality management, who want to further their career development. The Master degree programme in Leadership and Service Design is offered by the Novia University of Applied Sciences.  

Novia University of Applied Sciences, Campus Turku
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. Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design

The programme deepens and extends the students’ skills in fashion, clothing and textile design on a high artistic and professional level. This Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design programme is offered by Aalto University.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture
M.A. Design for Theatre, Film and Television - Costume Design

The Costume Design Major of the Master’s Degree Programme in Design for Theatre, Film and Television at Aalto University focuses on the students’ personal development in artistic practice, through creative enquiry and collaboration, theoretical and critical thinking, and aims at their professional competence as costume designers

School of Arts, Design and Architecture
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. The programme is delivered by Lappeenranta University of Technology.

LUT School of Energy Systems
M.Sc. Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics engineers are always present when crucial decisions in our society are being made. The Geoinformatics programme is offered at Aalto University.

School of Engineering
M.A. Contemporary Design

The Contemporary Design Programme from the Aalto University enables designers to nurture an artistic mindset in a multidisciplinary environment that fuels design innovations as well as personal and business engagements.