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Sustainable and Autonomous Systems

Smart Systems Developers Sustainable and Autonomous Systems, Master of Science in Technology

Are you curious about sustainable living and autonomous systems? Do you want to learn how to build robotized solutions to various industries? Do you wish to broaden your expertise in real-time embedded systems, wireless communication, computer vision and other systems for environmental monitoring?

With our studies in Sustainable and Autonomous Systems, you will become an expert who can consider the needs and opportunities of sustainable development in autonomous systems.

After completing the degree, you will know how to:

  • apply the advanced knowledge and related technologies of sustainable autonomous systems to conduct research and product development,
  • develop solutions and new knowledge to benefit the society and industry while considering sustainable development and engineering ethics,
  • acquire the latest knowledge in one’s own and new fields and use it for product development, research and specialist tasks

In addition, the programme provides eligibility for doctoral studies in the field of communications engineering, electrical and computing engineering, automation engineering, or in related technical fields.

The education is a joint effort of the University of Vaasa and the University of Oulu, and it will be offered by both universities through various teaching methods. You can build a unique study path combining courses from these two Finnish universities strong in the field of engineering at the same time. Regardless of the city you choose, you will get the full on-campus experience.

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The major in Sustainable and Autonomous Systems is a part of the master’s programme in Computing Sciences. The duration of studies is 2 years (120 ECTS credits). For a detailed degree structure, see our Study Guide.

Having previous studies in subjects like communications engineering, electronics or electrical engineering, computer engineering, automation engineering, or similar, granted by an academic, higher education institution, will set you up for success. Check out the detailed eligibility criteria for this programme in joint and rolling admission for further guidance.

Admissions criteria and instructions for how to apply

Want to learn more? Read our detailed guide on how to apply. Ready to apply? Go to the Studyinfo portal to submit your application.

Meet the teaching staff

University education is founded on scientific research. We maintain a continuous dialogue with businesses and society to ensure that we offer the most recent knowledge and insights, now and in the future. Get to know your teachers beforehand by reading more.

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