• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

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 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

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Admission to the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology is based on either grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degree or SAT test results. 
  • In Admission Group I admission is based on the grades obtained in the Finnish matriculation examination, IB, EB or DIA/RP degrees. In Admission Group II admission is based on SAT test results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Helsinki

  • 975 - 1590 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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