24 months
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4400 EUR/year
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About

The Design and Technology Futures MSc programme offered at Tallinn University of Technology is built on the notion that a deep understanding of modern technology, an appreciation of cultural diversity, and a creative mind-set are the main driving forces of any successful innovation. It is a transdisciplinary programme merging the competencies and skills of technology and design. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Design and Technology Futures MSc programme offered at Tallinn University of Technology  is combining education and innovation into an enabling platform which at one hand collaborates with industry and government partners to search new ways out from the modern complex challenges and on the other hand, engages students with new and unique experiences out of their comfort zones in order to create innovation and new thinking. To find out what the future might be.

The challenges in the program are presented in an open format, encouraging students’ personal creative development and self-expression.

Why this programme? 

  • The programme offers an opportunity to acquire integrated practical and theoretical knowledge in design-driven innovation with an ability to spark, lead and perform future-oriented tech-intensive product, and service concept development;
  • Exiting cooperation projects with industry, government partners or society looking for new opportunities for technology development into promising product-service systems;

  • Teaching staff with high theoretical and practical experience.

Future Career

Entrepreneurs, innovation leaders, product and service developers and managers who are able to work in a wide scope of creative integrated development teams and run design-driven innovation projects integrating together the technological possibilities provided by industry with opportunities found on the market and in the society.

  • Applicants who are citizens of the countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – free studies in IT, Engineering and Science; no GRE test requirement
  • TalTech will offer tuition-free study places for programmes taught in English for countries of the OECD 

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Engineering for Natural Scientists
    • Internet of Things for Industry
    • Production Engineering - Planning and Control
    • Estonian Language and Culture 
    • Social Entrepreneurship
    • Venture Creation
    • Design for Sustainability

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details
    • 1 May - Application deadline for citizens from OECD member states, Georgia, Ukraine, and non-EU candidates who are residing in Estonia on a legal basis.

    Language

    English
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    6
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    55
    More about PTE Academic
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    75

    Credits

    120 ECTS

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GRE admission requirements GRE®
    150 (verbal)
    140 (quantitative)
    4.5 (analytical)

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    6
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    55
    More about PTE Academic
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    75

    Student insurance

    Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

    Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Tallinn University of Technology and/or in Estonia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in technology, design or innovation field. In order to qualify for the studies in Tallinn University of Technology an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
    • GRE general test
    • Motivation letter
    • Portfolio: The portfolio could include development sketches, engineering designs, photos of the models or finished products or other developments related to modern technology as user interfaces, apps, service design projects, marketing activities etc.
    • Online interview 

    Documents:

    • Officially certified copy of Bachelor's diploma in the original language
    • Officially certified copy of academic transcripts in the original language
    • Authorized translation in English of Bachelor's diploma
    • Authorized translation in English of academic transcripts
    • Simple copy of passport identification pages

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      4400 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4400 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • All Ukrainian citizens are waived from the application fee.
    • Ukrainian citizens who have a Temporary Protection from Estonian Police and Border Guard Board can study for free on any of the programmes TalTech offers in English.

    Living costs for Tallinn

    598 - 948 EUR /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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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    Design and Technology Futures
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    Tallinn University of Technology

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