Information Networks

Aalto University

24 months
15000 EUR/year
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The Master’s Programme in Information Networks from Aalto University is a transdisciplinary study programme in engineering combining software, digital media, and management with a societal perspective.


The Master’s Programme in Information Networks from Aalto University provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the interaction between human beings and digital technologies on an individual, group, organizational and societal level. This is done by teaching social sciences, philosophy, design, management and software engineering.

Career opportunities

The Information Networks programme applies problem-based learning and collaborative group work, often conducted in real-life projects with companies and other organisations. This helps the students to establish contacts and professional networks already during their studies. Companies involved in these projects are global knowledge intensive companies, such as ICT companies, design and software consulting companies, other service or governmental organizations, and also start-up firms.

Typical roles or areas of expertise after graduation include service and UX designer, management consultant, academic researcher, teacher, product manager, IT-system architect, entrepreneur, media or social media creator, or a game developer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human-computer Interaction
  • Software Engineering
  • Enterprise Systems Architecture
  • Software Design and Modeling
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Architectures
  • ICT Enabled Service Business and Innovation
  • Seminar on Enterprise Information Systems

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master’s Programme in Information Networks is responsible for the academic assessment of the applications. Enrolment is limited to the maximum quota and the evaluation process is highly competitive. 
  • Concurrently, the programme has no minimum quota to be fulfilled. Thus, only the highest ranked, the programme-specific admission requirements best fulfilling applicants will be admitted.

The academic assessment bases on the following criteria:

  • Content of the previous degree(s)
  • Previous academic performance (grades)
  • Motivation and dedication to the programme
  • Language proficiency
  • Recognition of the home university
  • Relevant work experience or other relevant activity
  • Recommendations

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

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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