Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in Finland

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The field of Engineering can cover many industries and involves the application of science, mathematics, economic, and social aspects to design and build systems, machines, and structures. There are many career prospects for those that choose a Bachelor of Engineering, and Finland is an excellent choice for taking this degree. Finland has high quality academic institutions, excellent facilities, and many professional development opportunities both during school and after completing the degree.

A Bachelor of Engineering in Finland will include curriculum to provide a well-rounded education, with a focus on engineering principles. Depending on the student’s interest, they can focus on such areas as communications engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, or industrial engineering, to name a few. A Bachelor of Engineering in Finland will generally take a minimum of 4 years to complete and will involve coursework, practicum, projects, and research.

If you are interested in taking a Bachelor of Engineering in Finland, then take a look through the programs below and find the one that suits you best!

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Bachelor of Construction Engineering (BEng)

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Finland Hämeenlinna

A degree completed in English provides construction engineers with good language skills and international know-how, making it possible to work anywhere in the world. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in Finland 2017. HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile​​ About the Program The Construction Engineering degree programme allows students to focus on structural engineering or environmental technology. At HAMK, structural engineering focuses on steel construction. Steel Constructions studies include mechanics, mathematics, technical drawings and CAD. Understanding of the structures, and 3-D visualization skills will develop during the studies. During the studies (Steel Constructions) it is possible to achieve credits required by A-class structural engineer qualifications: Structural mechanics – 16 credits Concrete construction and technology – 8 credits Concrete structure engineering – 8 credits Steel structure engineering – 8 credits Wood structure engineering – 12 credits Construction physics – 5 credits Demand for international construction experts is increasing continuously in international construction projects in Finland and abroad. ​In addition to houses, construction engineering is applicable in our built-up environment to traffic corridors and water and waste management, for example. The tasks of engineering graduates may be related to the construction of new premises and to the repair of existing structures in engineering or project management in Finland and abroad. Daily tasks may involve design, product development, supervision in an official capacity, or trading. Construction professionals constantly monitor developments in the sector, they are familiar with the latest design and production techniques and can manage modern management techniques, and they are capable of applying them to practical situations at work. Construction engineers must have a view of the entire construction process in addition to their speciality. Work requires, in addition to professional knowledge management, problem-solving abilities, financial thinking, management skills, cooperation skills, IT skills and language skills. A degree completed in English provides construction engineers with good language skills and international know-how, making it possible to work anywhere in the world. There are additional possibilities to study abroad by completing a Double Degree, partly at HAMK and partly at Danish VIA University College. Students can also choose to study a part of their degree in Finnish in HAMK's Finnish- language construction engineering programme. Structural Engineering ​1st year 2nd year 3rd year ​4th year ​Orientation to Engineering studies, 15 CR ​Basics of Structural Design, 15 CR ​Renovation, 15 CR ​Profiling Module, 15CR ​Basics of Construction, 15 CR ​Residential Buildings, 15 CR ​Steel Structures 1, 15 CR ​Thesis, 15 CR ​House building, 15 CR ​Commercial Buildings, 15 CR ​Steel Structures 2, 15 CR ​Free timing ​Basics of Civil Engineering, 15 CR ​Reinforced Concrete Structures, 15 CR ​Timber Structures, 15 CR ​Work Placement, 30 CR Environmental Technology ​1st year 2nd year 3rd year ​4th year ​Orientation to Engineering studies, 15 CR ​Basics of Structural Design, 15 CR ​Monitoring, 15 CR ​Profiling Module, 15CR ​Basics of Construction, 15 CR ​Worldwide Enviromental Engineering, 15 CR ​Water Supply, 15 CR ​Thesis, 15 CR ​House building, 15 CR ​Energy in Construction Technology, 15 CR ​Waste Water, 15 CR ​Free timing ​Basics of Civil Engineering, 15 CR ​Waste Management, 15 CR ​Remediation, 15 CR ​Work Placement, 30 CR In the Environmental Technology studies good writing skills are important. Students also give many presentations. Mathematics is an important part of these studies. Environmental Technology students study for example chemistry, legislation, waste management, waste water treatment and water supply. Study modes Keeping students central is our principle in everything we do. In Construction engineering students will study together in weekdays monday to friday between 8-16. Studying is equivalent to working at a job: the student is present and works together with others in a diverse way. Daily learning situations could be: Traditional classroom learning. Laboratory work and exercises. Learning by doing practical exercises, projects etc. Learning at the workplace – projects from working life, an internship etc. E-learning at home or anywhere. [-]

Bachelor of Electrical and Automation Engineering (BEng)

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Finland Hämeenlinna

In the English-language degree for Electrical and Automation Engineering, the focus is on utilising automation engineering in new areas of application. The efficient and inexpensive new data technology devices in particular offer many interesting opportunities for automation technology. [+]

HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile​​ About the Program ​An engineer specialised in Electrical and Automation Engineering knows how to plan electrification and automation both for ordinary household appliances as well as complicated industrial production equipment. There are two alternate learning paths available for automation engineering students: production machinery automation and production process automation. The engineer knows how to utilise information and electrical technology in developing automation technology in new applications. Vehicles, shops, homes, industry, traffic control and street lighting are examples of the ​most common applications of electrical and automation engineering. Instruction in electrical and automation engineering focuses on wide-ranging studies in electrical engineering, the automation of production machinery and devices, and the maintenance of production facilities. The possibilities offered by new technology are utilised in the instruction, in the practical studies that include plenty of personal, first-hand activity. In the English-language degree for Automation Engineering, the focus is on utilising automation engineering in new areas of application. The efficient and inexpensive new data technology devices in particular offer many interesting opportunities for automation technology. An electrical and automation engineer typically works in a high-tech company in tasks involving planning and expertise, and later, as experience mounts, in various supervisory tasks. Such tasks are available in production facilities, design and consulting offices and companies specializing in software and hardware sales. The work is nearly always group work with experts from different fields in an international working environment. In Production Machinery Automation students learn about the most important functions and equipment for the production of parcelled goods as well as efficient and cost-effective equipment technology based on new-technology microcontrollers. Skills involving production equipment and new technology serve as a foundation for the planning and implementation of functional and efficient automation of production. ​1st year ​2nd year ​3rd year ​4th year ​Development of Technology, 15 CR Electric Power En​gineering, 15 CR​ Automation and Electrical Wiring Design, 15 CR Production Automation, 15 CR Natural Sciences in Electrical Engineering, 15 CR ​Programming and Information Security, 15 CR ​Applications of Automation Engineering, 15 CR ​Thesis, 15 CR Natural Sciences in Automation Engineering, 15 CR ​Embedded System, 15 CR ​Automation and Control, 15 CR Free timing ​Information Technology in Automation Engineering, 15 CR Profiling Module, 15 CR Profiling Module, 15 Work Placement, 30 CR In Production Process Automation students become familiar with the most important functions and equipment of the process industry, as well as industrial maintenance. Knowledge of a continuous process and its maintenance is the basis of successful planning and implementation of process automation. ​1st year ​2nd year ​3rd year ​4th year Development of Technology, 15 CR ​Electric Power ​​​En​gineering​, 15 CR Automation and Electrical Wiring Design, 15 CR ​Profiling Module, 15 CR ​Natural Sciences in Electrical Engineering, 15 CR Programming and Information Security, 15 CR Applications of Automation Engineering, 15 CR Thesis, 15 CR Natural Sciences in Automation Engineering, 15 CR Process Automation, 15 CR Maintenance, 15 CR Free timing ​Information Technology in Automation Engineering, 15 CR Profiling Module, 15 CR Automation and Control, 15 CR Work Placement, 30 CR The Industrial Management and Logistics Module is available to all students. The module is implemented virtually. This module is recommended especially to students who have chosen the profile production process automation. Professional Skills of Automation Engineering The professional skills of an engineer of electrical and automation engineering (B​Eng) consist of several sub-sectors. Their content is briefly described below. Basic skills in electrical and automation engineering comprise measuring technology, data and software technology in the electric and automation field, mathematical methods, physics and electronics. Planning skills include processes, methods, and tools for planning, simulation methods, sizing and choosing devices and components, drafting documents, applying standards, quality systems and life-cycle thinking. Electricity and equipment safety skills include key legislation, regulations and standards related to electricity and equipment safety. Corporate and production skills include project activities, people management, entrepreneurship, marketing, and maintenance. Application skills include electrical and electric energy systems, building automation process automation, production automation, and on a general level, the application of technology to new ranges of use. Process, equipment, and system skills include the most important methods and equipment for electricity production, the most common production processes and machinery, the sensors, transmitters, and regulating units to be used in them, as well as guidance and regulatory systems. Automation Engineering Study Modes ​​In Automation Engineering students will study together in weekdays monday to friday between 8-16. Studying is equivalent to working at a job: the student is present and works together with others in a diverse way. Daily learning situations could be: Traditional classroom learning. Laboratory work and exercises. Learning by doing practical exercises, projects etc. Learning at the workplace – projects from working life, an internship etc. E-learning at home or anywhere. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology (BEng)

Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OAMK)
Campus Full time 42 months Finland Oulu

The principal aim of the education is to provide students with good skills in programming. A graduate is able to design and program Internet services and applications for pc, linux and mobile environments. Students have essential web development skills related to current Internet technologies and protocols, web graphics and multimedia, web authoring and design and web programming. Courses cover the major... [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering in Finland 2017. Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology (BEng) The principal aim of the Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology (BEng) programme is to provide students with good skills in programming. A graduate is able to design and program Internet services and applications for pc, linux and mobile environments. Students have essential web development skills related to current Internet technologies and protocols, web graphics and multimedia, web authoring and design and web programming. Courses cover the major server frameworks, databases and associated development environments. They also include client side technologies together with user experience competence. Technical expertise focuses on the technology, applications, and future trends of Internet service development. Students learn to document their work and to manage in different communicative and interactive situations and apply international knowledge and competences in their own field. Foreigners learn basics of the Finnish language. Studies in mathematics and physics support the usage of multimedia tools. Software development skills and business knowledge are gained in real life projects in companies. Professional studies consist mainly of software development, web-technologies, user experience and business studies. This programme encompasses the major frameworks and software architectures on the Internet today. Course work provides comprehensive training for professional working on e-commerce, enterprise applications, and interactive websites. First the students get a basic knowledge of programming, databases, teamwork and communication. Then they are able to participate in a software project. Later they are able to study advanced programming and deepen their knowledge in server programming, mobile application features, different mobile systems, development environments, and mobile technologies. The students also learn about game development, design and tools. The students are able to work as members of a software development team, as designers, programmers and managers. Student Testimonial Career Outlook Graduates start their career in computing industry or set up their own businesses. They will find employment in companies of all sizes. Typically, they will have one of the following job titles as they start work: web developer/programmer/designer, web application developer or GUI designer. The practical teaching consists of lessons, workshops, project works, assignments,presentations, remote studies and company visits. Students learn mainly by doing. Practically oriented teaching methods and facilities corresponding to those of industry enable students to find and apply information as well as get them skilled at using professional tools and equipment. There are three large projects in the curriculum. Subjects for the projects are given by the enterprises in Oulu and Raahe region and can include tasks like e.g. software design, implementation and testing. These projects together with the practical training and the thesis give a possibility to work in a company for more than a year during the studies. This path is a good start to the professional career. Through project-based learning students can improve their problem-solving, research, and social skills. The evaluation is based on written exams, project and assignment reports, and workshop presentations. Multiculturalism and English as a working language are adopted on our international campus. Students can also study abroad at the partner universities and include completed studies in the degree. The degree programme in Information Techonology gives you versatile career possibilities. After graduating students will have diverse knowledge and skills to act in software designing, product developing and as an expert in the field of information industry. The job title could be one of the following: Web developer or programmer Web designer Web application developer User interface designer Project manager Senior software engineer [-]

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time August 2017 Finland Helsinki

Studying electronics in a truly multicultural environment in Metropolia gives you a perfect start towards an international career in a challenging and fast developing field of technology. The degree gives you a solid basis to work as an engineer anywhere in the world in various positions. [+]

Aims Studying electronics in a truly multicultural environment in Metropolia gives you a perfect start towards an international career in a challenging and fast developing field of technology. The degree gives you a solid basis to work as an engineer anywhere in the world in various positions. Subjects Your studies in the Degree Programme in Electronics include extensive core requirement studies in natural sciences and a diverse range of electronics professional studies. You can specialise in the following areas of electronics, among others: embedded systems, sensors, wireless telecommunications, and electronics and EMC. Professional qualifications are supplemented with project management, language and communication and IT studies. You will become familiar with intercultural aspects due to the multi-cultural study environment and student community. Career Prospects By studying electronics in Metropolia you can become an expert for example in designing and implementing wireless sensor systems for environmental control and energy efficient housing. As electronics engineer you will work for example as an electronics designer in a research laboratory with other specialists. You and your team design electronic circuits for different applications. You could also work in the factories manufacturing and testing devices. As an engineer you can be a manager running a team of specialists responsible for the manufacture. In this role the environmental issues are also strongly emphasized. As electronics engineer you can also work in the actual use, sales and marketing of the devices, since many of the devices are so complex that the deep knowledge of the engineer is needed in these activities. Studying electronics in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences gives you the keys to succeed in any of these interesting fields. Scholarships Per each degree programme it is agreed that 50% of the applicants coming outside EU / EEA countries, having the most successful results in the entrance examination, will receive a full exemption from the tuition fee in the first academic year. During the 2.-4. academic years, a scholarship covering 75% of the yearly tuition fee will be granted provided that the student has accrued: a minimum of 55 credits (ECTS) during the previous academic year (ending on 31st July​) in a Bachelor degree programme a minimum of 20 credits (ECTS) during the previous semester (autumn semester ending 31.12. and spring semester ending 31.7.) in a Master degree programme In years 2-4, the remaining 25% of a student’s tuition fee may be waived if the school determines that it is justified based on social, health, or other reasons. [-]