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The School of Science at Aalto University is all about tomorrow's technology and innovations. Our courses are centred around data science & AI, advanced energy solutions, condensed matter physics, and health technology
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Master's programmes at the School of Science

Application period for Master's Programmes is 2.12.2019—3.1.2020. Find our study options below or check all the master's programmes at Aalto University here. 

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Master's Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management

The Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) programme provides students with the essential skills and entrepreneurial mindset to create and transform technology-based businesses. The programme is a unique combination of engineering, business and leadership studies that empower top-tier future leaders to create value and sustained competitive advantage for organisations. Graduating engineers from the programme are prepared for challenging positions to solve the most complex business problems including crafting strategies, developing daily operations and designing future organisations.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Software and Service Engineering

Studies in Software and Service Engineering teach students how to design, develop, and manage digital products and services.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Security and Cloud Computing

Studies in Security and Cloud Computing give students a broad understanding of the latest and future technologies for secure mobile and cloud computing systems.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Machine learning is one of the strong points of Aalto University. This solid education in modern computational data analysis gives you excellent opportunities for a career in research institutions or in the private sector in the rapidly developing fields of machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Human-Computer Interaction

How can artificial intelligence change the way we interact with computers? What will come after the mouse and keyboard? Human-Computer Interaction educates future leaders who study, innovate, and improve information technology for the benefit of the people and society. The study option distinguishes itself internationally by a focus on computational and engineering methods. The rigorous curriculum offers a unique opportunity for students of computer science and engineering to learn how to apply technical approaches in human-computer interaction. The study option is based on outstanding HCI research at Aalto University. The university was recently ranked #21 worldwide in research impact in the area of HCI.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Computer Science

Computing is one of the technologies thoroughly transforming our future, with software pervading all areas of human activity: industry, commerce, healthcare, media, and even art. Disruptive computing technologies, such as artificial intelligence, big data, blockchains, cloud computing and the web lead to revolutionary innovations, and pushing the boundaries of computation gives rise to fascinating scientific challenges.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Game Design and Production

Game Design and Production is a multidisciplinary major that tightly integrates students from different backgrounds. Students of the programme get to create and analyze games, experiment with new technologies and design approaches, and meet brilliant people with whom to build the future.

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Master's Programme in Engineering Physics

The studies in Engineering Physics create a basis for technological applications in physics and open the door to a variety of careers in industry, science and research.

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Master's Programme in Information Networks

The Master’s Programme in Information Networks is a transdisciplinary study programme in engineering combining software, digital media, and management with a societal perspective.

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Master's Programme in Life Science Technologies

The Master's Programme in Life Science Technologies offers a multidisciplinary curriculum focusing on important technologies for current and future biomedical research.

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Master's Programme in Mathematics and Operations Research

The Master's Programme in Mathematics and Operations Research educates experts who have a broad knowledge of mathematical methods and strong problem solving skills to tackle challenging problems in science, industry, and society.

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Master's Programme in International Design Business Management - MSc in Technology (CHEM, ELEC, ENG, SCI)

IDBM is a pioneering and renowned study programme that truly embodies the vision of Aalto by integrating design and technology with global business development. Through transdisciplinary teamwork and real-life business challenges provided by our prominent industry partners, the programme prepares students as the next generation of creative professionals. IDBM is uniquely positioned as the only programme offered in all six schools of Aalto, allowing programme graduates to earn a Master’s degree in either business, design or technology.

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Bachelor's level study options at the School of Science

Application period for Bachelor's Programmes is 8.—22.1.2020. Find our study options below or check all the bachelor's programmes at Aalto University here. 

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Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology - Data Science

Data science gives you the foundations to become a top-level expert in the modern knowledge society. You will obtain the required skills to solve real-world problems using methods of algorithm design, machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistical inference, operations research, and optimization.

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Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology - Quantum Technology

Are you fascinated by quantum physics? Do you want to create real-world applications? Come study Quantum Technology at Aalto University!

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Double-degree programmes at the School of Science

We offer five international joint degree programmes. Check out the admissions dates from the study option pages.

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Master's Programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability (EIT Raw Materials)

Students will acquire an understanding of the full raw materials value chain and create a mindset for innovation and entrepreneurship focusing on sustainability. The programme covers the following themes: substitution of critical or toxic materials in products and for optimized performance, material chain optimization for end-of-life products, and product and service design for the circular economy.

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Master's Programme in ICT Innovation (EIT Digital Master School) – Visual Computing and Communication

Visual Computing and Communication is an interdisciplinary programme at the intersection of computer science and information technology focusing on the acquisition, processing, analysis, transmission, and rendering of visual information, including aspects of learning and decision making.

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Master's Programme in ICT Innovation (EIT Digital Master School) – Human-Computer Interaction and Design

The Human-Computer Interaction and Design (HCID) master’s programme is an interdisciplinary programme where our User-Centred Design approach places the users at the centre of the design process. By combining human aspects to technological and business aspects, we create new products and services with great usability and user experience.

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Master's Programme in ICT Innovation (EIT Digital Master School) - Data Science

The Data Science Master’s offers a unique two-year academic programme, where students study data science, innovation and entrepreneurship at two different leading European universities.

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Master's Programme in Security and Cloud Computing (SECCLO) (Erasmus Mundus)

The world is becoming more digital. Can you keep up with its security and privacy needs? SECCLO is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme in the field of computer science, in information security and cloud computing. We combine practical engineering skills with a strongly research-based curriculum. The emphasis is on combining security knowledge with hands-on R&D skills in a specific technical area, cloud computing.

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