B.Sc. On Campus

Computational Engineering

Aalto University

36 months
12000 EUR/year
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Do you want to know how things work? Are you interested in simulating the physical world using computers? Come study Computational Engineering at Aalto University!


Engineers and scientists are now relying heavily on computational simulation techniques to develop new technologies and shape the world we live in. Ships, geothermal power plants, wind turbines and biomedical devices are a few examples of products where computer models are used to predict how new design ideas will behave in reality.  

The course in Computational Engineering at Aalto University will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to understand, use and develop these computational tools, preparing you to make accurate predictions regarding complex physical problems.

Career opportunities

Computational simulations now constitute an essential part of all technological industries. This means that you will be able to pursue a career in a wide range of fields including energy, construction, manufacturing, mechanical systems and more.  

Our students usually continue their education to the Master’s level.  After completing their studies, our graduates typically work for small, medium or large companies, governmental organisations or research institutions.  An academic position is also possible after completing a doctorate degree.  Professional titles that typically include possibilities for advancement to management duties include:

  • Civil engineer
  • Geoengineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Naval architect
  • Product designer
  • Production engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Structural engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Differential & integral calculus 
  • Matrix algebra
  • Programming
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Computer-aided tools in engineering
  • Numerical methods in engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS
  • Bachelor of Science (Technology) + Master of Science (Technology)
  • 180+120 ECTS


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

 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)
  •  You are not required to submit a separate language test result, in Admission Group II the SAT test results is sufficient proof of language proficiency.

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

    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.


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