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Engineering, Automation Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Do you want to start an international career in engineering? Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK) is the place to do it. 

The School of Technology is ranked among top 3 in student satisfaction in Finland for several years in a row, thanks to the professional staff and state of the art laboratories. All courses in the Automation engineering programme are taught in English.

The Engineering, Automation Engineering programme from SeAMK - Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences offers an international and innovative environment and great opportunities whether you seek for exchange programmes, double degree studies or even to continue at the Master level. 

The engineering students have one of the highest employment percentages in Finland, and our learning environment is seamlessly connected with the local industry.

As an automation engineer, you have a world of career opportunities ahead of you. The students have found various careers in the field of production, sales, research and development, supply chain management and many have even decided to stay within our School of Technology as teachers. SeAMK is known for its entrepreneurial approach to studies, and our university offers great platforms for future business owners.

Seinäjoki – Entrepreneurial, active and affordable city for students

The School of Technology is located at Frami campus of SeAMK, where students from all schools of SeAMK can interact and enjoy one of the most modern and beautiful campuses in Finland. Student housing and the city centre are a convenient walking distance from the campus. The Frami area is also a home to a number of high tech companies, which helps you get familiar with your future employers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Studying at a University of Applied Sciences 
  • Career planning and internationalisation 
  • Communication Skills 
  • ICT Skills
  • Business and Entrepreneurship 
  • Research and Project Work Skills 
  • Mathematics 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

  • an education completed outside Finland, that provides eligibility to apply for higher education in the country in question 
  • bachelor’s degree or master’s degree 
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma completed in an IB World School 
  • a European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma completed in a European School 
  • Reifeprüfung (RP) / Deutsches Internationales Abitur (DIA) –Diploma completed in Finland 
  • general upper secondary school syllabus and/or the matriculation examination completed in Finland 
  • upper secondary vocational qualification completed in Finland 
  • further or specialist vocational qualification completed in Finland

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Seinäjoki

  • 700 - 1100 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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