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Information and Communication Technology - Smart Systems

University of Turku

24 months
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12000 EUR/year
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About

The Information and Communication Technology - Smart Systems major at the University of Turku subject provides a competitive skillset and profound knowledge in the highly relevant field of Internet of Things (IoT) based smart and autonomous embedded systems, with the main application areas in mobile robotic systems and smart environments. 

Overview

The Information and Communication Technology - Smart Systems programme at the University of Turku in Information and Communication Technology provides versatile and high quality ICT education in selected fields of ICT, with an established reputation in innovative interdisciplinary and international education. 

The Smart Systems major subject prepares its students for challenging software and hardware oriented research and development tasks on embedded intelligent systems in industry, society and academia. Graduates’ employment prospects are excellent in Finland, in Europe and globally. A student can tailor the orientation of his/her studies toward a hardware or software emphasis by elective studies in both major and minor subjects.

Job Options

The employment percentage of those holding an M.Sc.(Tech.) degree is high in Finland. Depending on the personal study plan of a student, the Smart Systems major provides competence for a wide variety of jobs, to mention a few for example:

  • embedded systems/solutions engineer/developer
  • embedded systems R&D test engineer
  • wireless embedded software engineer
  • robotic systems software engineer
  • internet of things solutions architect
  • hardware engineer
  • automotive systems enginee
  • autonomous vehicle systems engineer.

Programme Structure

  • The Smart Systems specialisation track covers the key concepts, technologies and methods needed in design of smart and autonomous networked systems. 
  • These include e.g. Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, energy efficient embedded and distributed computing platforms, edge and fog computing paradigms, intelligent multi-agent system concepts, as well as relevant software and hardware design methods. 
  • The content has a close connection with recent research in the field. The theoretical content is augmented with practical exercises in e.g. robotic and autonomous applications.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You are an eligible applicant for Master’s-level studies if

  • you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study,
  • your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. Please check the programme page for detailed degree requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Tuition fee Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland, for citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €12,000/academic year

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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