Master's Programme in Space Science and Technology

Starting your studies

Orientation to studies is an important phase. During orientation you will get all the relevant information regarding the studies and study environment in Aalto and in the School of Electrical Engineering. To ensure a smooth start for your studies, you should attend all orientation activities.

If you have completed your BSc degree in Aalto, most content in the orientation week is already familiar to you. However, you can attend all activities but please read especially the final chapter in this page.

Orientation to studies

Orientation to studies consists of

  • Self-study preorientation course online. In this online material you learn basic essential things about Aalto university and the study environment here. The course-space is accessible after you have activated your Aalto user account (starting from July 2024). You must go through the preorientation materials and exercises before the orientation week.   
  • Orientation week for new students on campus. Orientation week is organized on 26 - 30 August 2024. During the orientation week you will get a deeper understading on the studies in Aalto, meet programme staff and fellow students and start your journey as a member of the Aalto community! Orientation week is arranged by the Learning services together with the student associations in the School of Electrical Engineering.

Revision of previous studies

To make your start in your programme as smooth as possible, you may consider refreshing some topics from your previous studies. Take a look at the recommendations of the programmes in the School of Electrical Engineering here:

Orientation week 2024

The orientation week is organised on 26 - 30 August 2024. All new students are expected to participate! 

The preliminary programme listed here is subject to changes and the final detailed schedule will be available in early August 2024.

Orientation to studies for Aalto BSc graduates

The master's programmes are planned as 2-year programmes starting in Autumn. The model schedules and course timetables have been designed based on this 2-year plan. However, if you start your MSc studies during Spring term, it is recommended to first complete the degree elective courses or minor studies.

All students who have graduated as a BSc from Aalto are invited to participate in the orientation of the master's programme. The content of the orientation week is mainly already familiar to you but are welcome to attend the welcome session of your programme and a specific info session for Aalto bachelor-graduates (see programme above - session is organised on Thursday 29 August).

Masters students

Information for new masters students

Opiskelijan oppaan kuvituskuvaa

Campus maps, addresses and opening hours in Otaniemi

Here you will also find restaurants, the map, the Aalto Space mobile app, access control - all practical information on one page! You can also visit the campus virtually.

Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

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