24 months
12000 EUR/year
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The Materials Engineering - Materials of Energy Technology programme from University of Turku trains professionals in materials engineering with a special focus in energy materials. 

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The Materials Engineering - Materials of Energy Technology programme from University of Turku gives you a general overview of the field of energy storage materials. The contents of the programme can be tailored towards your interests with suitable choices of thematic or minor studies, for example specialising in batteries.

The questions we are looking to answer are:

  • What kind of renewable energy production and storage methods are there?
  • How to choose the materials for these systems?
  • How do these choices affect the performance of the systems?
  • How to design renewable energy production and storage systems from both technical and economical point of view? 

All of these questions are in the center of the development of new materials and applications in the field of energy that are in the core of both the strategy of University of Turku as well as the wide expertise cluster in materials research in the Turku region.

In the Master’s Degree Programme in Materials Engineering: Materials of Energy Technology you will grow to be an expert in the field and learn to navigate in the vast field of energy technology and its applications.

Career options

During the programme you will learn a general overview of the field of energy materials, focusing on renewable energy production and storage. You can tailor your studies by selecting different suitable minor subjects or thematic subjects, for example to focus on

  • manufacturing and properties of battery materials
  • circular economy
  • sustainability
  • different biomaterials and nanomaterials etc.

The renewable energy sector is one of the crucial industries in the world for sustainable development. Materials in energy technologies cover wide range of applications, focusing on materials for renewable energy production and storage. Developing new materials and solutions in these areas contributes to realize sustainable electricity generation.

You will be equipped with skills that provide you with multiple career options. You will be able to join the industry in Finland or abroad or enter the public sector, for example, in various authoritative duties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • FEM Modeling
  • Imaging Methods for Materials Research (advanced studies)
  • Master's Thesis in Technology Seminar, Materials Engineering
  • Knowledge and Innovation Management
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Acquisition and Analysis of Biosignals 
  • Biomaterials Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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

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

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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