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Geoengineering

Aalto University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
15000 EUR/year
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About

As one of the highest ranking programmes in its field, the Master’s Programme in Geoengineering from Aalto University provides world-class education in the disciplines of geotechnical engineering, highway engineering and rock engineering. 

Overview

The teachers in the geoengineering programme are well recognised in Finland and abroad. Many of them have been involved in challenging engineering designs and projects and maintain strong industry links. It guarantees that the courses provide  up-to-date knowledge close to the needs of the companies. 

Also, geoengineering professors actively pursue research, and don’t hesitate to introduce new novel methods in their teaching, keeping geoengineering graduates at the cutting edge of development. 

As a result, the daily studies include multiple learning methods like flipped classroom teaching, experiments in the above-standard laboratory facilities, field investigations (usually with machinery from industry, sometimes even with explosives), hands-on projects for the industry, visits to construction sites, and even certain projects carried out in tunnels under the campus or in virtual reality. 

Career opportunities

Thanks to the  Master’s Programme in Geoengineering from Aalto University outstanding links with the industry, geoengineering graduates have worked closely with industry companies and experts already during their studies.

The boundary between the industry and geoengineering studies is kept low to best serve the learning experiences of students as well as the future careers of graduates. Overall, the companies are extremely active in attracting geoengineering graduates as they represent a scarce and unique talent, highly sought after in Finland and Estonia, as well as in Europe and around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses Include

  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Numerical Methods in Geotechnics 
  • Environmental Risk Analysis
  • Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation 
  • Foundation Engineering and Ground Improvement
  • Project Course in Geoengineering 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scanned colour copy of the original Bachelor’s degree certificate
    • Scanned colour copy of the original official transcript of study records.
    • If you have any other higher education degrees you wish to be taken into consideration in admissions, scanned colour copies of degree certificate and official transcript of records. If documents are not in Finnish, Swedish or English, scanned colour copies of authorised translations are required as well.
    • Copy of a valid passport or an official government-issued identification card with photo and information on citizenship. 
    • Portfolio (electronic)
    • Demonstrating proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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