24 months
Duration
15000 EUR/year
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About

The Theoretical and Computational Methods programme offered by the University of Helsinki will give you a strong basis in the theoretical methods, modelling, and mathematical and numerical analysis within physics, mathematics, chemistry and/or computer science.

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Overview

The special feature of this Theoretical and Computational Methods programme taught at University of Helsinki is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme. 

It is well suited for the needs of fundamental and applied research. This programme requires a strong commitment from you to develop your own skills and plan your degree.  

You can tailor your programme according to your existing knowledge and interests, in cooperation with the programme professors.

Career:

The Master’s degree in theoretical and computational methods gives you an excellent basis for postgraduate studies or for work in many careers in Finland or internationally. Masters of Science employed within research and R&D in industry are very well paid.  On the other hand, a career at a university or a research institute lets you carry out academic research on a topic of your own choosing.

As a graduate with an MSc degree you could embark on a career in:

  • Industry, especially advanced technology corporations (applied research and R&D, leadership),
  • Universities and research institutes abroad and in Finland (basic scientific research)
  • Teaching in universities and universities of applied sciences
  • Software engineering, e.g. gaming industry
  • Various design and consultation jobs in the public and private sectors

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theoretical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Cosmology and Particle Physics
  • Computational Physics
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Laser Spectroscopy
  • Mathematical Physics and Stochastics
  • Applied Analysis
  • Software Engineering
  • Theoretical Computer Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 1 December- 15 January

Language

English, Finnish, Swedish

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You have completed by 31 July a first-cycle degree (e.g., bachelor’s degree) or second-cycle degree (e.g., master’s degree) or a postgraduate degree in Finland or abroad.
  • You have completed or will complete studies required for the master’s programme by 11 January. 
  • You are able to demonstrate your proficiency in English, Finnish or Swedish

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.

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the area and pursue their studies in English, are liable to pay tuition fees.

Funding

  • Fully Funded Grant (Tuition fee + 10 000 EUR)
  • Full Tuition fee Grant
  • Study Grant (10 000 EUR)

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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