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Quantum Technology

Aalto University

36 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
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About

The Quantum Technology major from Aalto University takes you to the forefront of the ongoing quantum revolution in computation, communication, sensing, and simulation. Novel devices will outperform current technologies by exploiting quantum-mechanical phenomena. 

Overview

During the Quantum Technology major from Aalto University, you will

  • learn the fundamentals of quantum physics and understand its applications in real-world technologies;
  • acquire the necessary mathematical skills and physical theories to understand the quantum world from a technological perspective;
  • be able to carry out experiments on quantum systems and envision technological developments towards future applications; and 
  • know how to utilize and create computer algorithms and programs that exploit quantum-mechanical principles.

Throughout your studies, you will develop strong skills in mathematics, physics, computer science, and electrical engineering. After completing your degree, you have tools to tackle industrial challenges involving quantum physics and develop quantum technologies for the benefit of society.

Career opportunities

With a Quantum Technology Bachelor’s degree, you will have long-standing career prospects in areas that require strong expertise in quantum science and analytical skills. After the completion of a Master’s degree, quantum-technology students can find employment in a wide range of industries and research institutions. Quantum technology experts can work as research engineers in high-tech companies focusing on computation, communication, or sensing technologies based on quantum physics. Similar employment opportunities exist in governmental research institutions. Quantum technology experts may also work as patent officers focusing on quantum engineering. A doctoral degree in quantum technology is possible for those who wish to do research in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantum devices for advanced technologies
  • Quantum-information processing, communication, and algorithms
  • Quantum sensing and simulation
  • Nanoscale quantum circuits and processors
  • Low-temperature physics and materials science for quantum engineering
  • Theoretical description and understanding of quantum systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 ECTS

180+120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must fulfill the general eligibility requirements for higher education. You are eligible to apply if you have completed or will complete during spring one of the following degrees:

  • Finnish matriculation examination
  • International Baccalaureate degree (IB)
  • European Baccalaureate degree (EB)
  • Deutsches Internationales Abitur degree (DIA) or Reifeprüfung degree (RP) in Finland
  • A degree or qualification completed outside Finland that in the awarding country gives eligibility for university studies
  • A Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification, further vocational qualification or specialist vocational qualification as set in the Vocational Education Act 
  • Advanced International Certificate of Education -degree (AICE)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

€15 000 per academic year for master’s degree programmes 

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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