• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Cities are inspiring arenas for business, culture and everyday life. However, they face complex challenges related to the environment and wellbeing of individuals. Bachelor´s Degree Programme in Sustainable Urban Development - Technology from Tampere University is a multidisciplinary programme developing skills needed to address these challenges.
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Overview

Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Sustainable Urban Development - Technology from Tampere University offers you a way to develop multidisciplinary expertise related to urban development and sustainability. This multidisciplinary programme consists of three fields of study: administrative sciences, social sciences and technology. 

The programme includes basic and intermediate studies in each of the fields. Knowledge of these fields will help you understand the complex phenomena related to sustainable urban development from several perspectives. In addition to the studies that are common for all students, the programme includes specializations studies, which develop the theoretical basis of the selected study field and for creating a professional profile.

In addition to multidisciplinarity, a unique aspect of this programme is the style of learning. Each year the students are engaged in real-life urban development projects. These projects are carried out in collaboration with companies and public organizations such as the City of Tampere. For example, we utilize a real-world laboratory, Hiedanranta, which is a future city district and a testbed for innovative projects related to smart and sustainable housing, energy, transportation and business.

Career

Graduates of the Bachelor’s programmes will obtain strong multidisciplinary skills and they will be well experienced to work in a multicultural environment. The programmes prepares the graduates to be professionals in matters related to the sustainable urban development, area that is growing and in demand.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Studies 
  • Basic Studies in Technology
  • Intermediate Studies in Sustainable Urban Development 
  • Free Choice Studies/ Preparatory Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

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General Requirements

  • Eligible applicants hold an upper secondary education certificate - the Finnish matriculation examination, the International Baccalaureate, the European Baccalaureate, Reifeprüfung/Die Deutsche Internationale Abiturprüfung or any other comparable upper secondary educational qualification which provides eligibility for University-level Bachelor’s studies in the country in question.
  • The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is obligatory in the admission group I. Admission is based on the results of SAT (sections Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: Reading and Writing and Language).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 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 Tampere

  • 869 - 1290 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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