• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) offered by the University of Vaasa  provides content, models and methods to design, develop, implement and operate complex processes and systems in the industry, and elsewhere. 

About

The Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) at the University of Vaasa includes data science and analytics, quality engineering, systems engineering, decision support, project management and industrial project work. The programme has close cooperation with hightech companies in the Vaasa region, the biggest energy cluster in the Nordic countries, with 140 companies and 11,000 employees in the energy industry.

By completing the programme you will be able to produce knowledge and insights from energy system data, develop, design and operate high quality standards for industrial operations and systems. In addition, you will learn how to include quantitative and qualitative input streams for decision making, and plan and manage projects in the energy field.

Learning Outcomes

By completing the programme you will be able to

  • produce knowledge and insights from energy system data
  • develop and operate high quality standard for energy operations
  • design and operate successful energy systems
  • include quantitative and qualitative input streams for decision making
  • plan and manage projects in the energy field

Programme Structure

Structure of the Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) programme:

  • Major Studies 60 ECTS (Modules in Major Studies 30 ECTS and Master's Thesis 30 ECTS). Students choose two modules from four alternatives: Project Module, Systems Module, Analytics Module, Service Module. 
  • Technology Studies 20 ECTS
  • Industrial Project Work 5-10 ECTS
  • Complementary Studies 20-21 ECTS, including e.g. language courses
  • Optional Studies 9-15 ECTS

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • an applicable lower university degree;
  • an applicable polytechnic degree; or
  • an applicable education completed abroad which in the awarding country gives eligibility for corresponding higher education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 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.
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No tuition fee for:

  • EU/EEA citizen
  • equivalent to EU/EEA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • residents of Finland on a permanent basis
  • holders of an EU Blue Card

Living costs for Vaasa

  • 680 - 990 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

University of Vaasa offers a generous scholarship programme for students who are subject to tuition fees. Each programme will provide one 100% tuition fee waiver to the best ranked tuition fee subjected student based on the previous academic merits reviewed during application process. Each programme will also provide five 50% waivers to the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth best ranked tuition fee subjected students. 

Every student proceeding with the studies in the target time (approximately 55 ECTS during the first year) is entitled to a 50% tuition fee waiver for the second year. Student who does not have a first year scholarship can apply for the second year scholarship during the studies.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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