School of Arts, Design and Architecture

School of Arts, Design and Architecture graduates in working life

School of Arts, Design and Architecture Master's graduates are successful in finding jobs corresponding to their education. On this page you can find information on job titles, job sectors and career development of our graduates.
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Career monitoring surveys

Aalto University Career Services follows the career development of our graduates five years after graduation. Career development monitoring is conducted as a part of a national survey on academic graduates with the Aarresaari Career Services network representing 13 Finnish universities. The information on this page is based on data deriving from this survey.

Employment of the graduates

The situation in the labour market of our Master's degree graduates according to the survey conducted five years after graduation. 

91 % of the employers value the degree and 93 % of the respondents would recommend the degree.

86 % are satisfied with the degree in relation to their own career.

More than a quarter (27 %) of the graduates work in small or medium-sized companies. 23 % work in large companies. Municipalities employ 13 % of the respondents and 16 % work as entrepreneurs. 10 % work in universities of the ARTS career monitoring survey respondents of 2016.  

96 % of the graduates were employed or were entrepreneurs five years after graduation. 1 % of them were given a grant.

The average salary in 2016 respondents are 4002 € (medium 3800 €)

The survey was conducted in autumn 2021.

More information:
Riikka Heinonen
Manager, Data Driven Development
Career Services and Alumni Engagement
Aalto University Advancement and Corporate Engagement
[email protected] 

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