Master’s degree in Engineering (MEng), Printed Intelligence

Oulu University of Applied Sciences has a Master’s Degree Programme for students to familiarize oneself with designing and applying of printed intelligence. The printed technology is utilized in more and more fields, such as construction, automotive and healthcare technologies. Printed intelligence is used e.g. in sensors, rapid diagnostics, control panels and smart clothes. Studies are mostly carried out online, with only one intensive period when contact teaching is organized at Kotkantie campus in Oulu.
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The language of instruction is English and studies can mainly be carried out flexibly as online learning within 1-2 years, which enables working at the same time. The studies include a practical contact learning period where the student can develop one’s designing skills and  produce printed electronics at PrinLab of Oulu University of Applied Sciences. The Degree Programme includes a 30-credit Master’s thesis, which will be started at the beginning of the studies. Studies can also be oriented towards the requirements of the thesis.

Degree Programme in Printed Intelligence 60 ECTS:

  • Advanced Generic Competences (15 ECTS):
    • Project Management 5 ECTS
    • Quality Management 5ECTS
    • Virtual Business Simulation and Management 5 ECTS
  • Advanced Professional Competences (15 ECTS):
    • Printed Electronics 5 ECTS
    • Printed Electronics Methods and Applications 5 ECTS
    • Printed Intelligence Product Development 5 ECTS
  • Master´s Thesis 30 ECTS

Tuition fee and scholarship

For Finnish and EU/EEA citizens there are no tuition fees to participate in the programme. Also international applicants with the Finnish residence permit A or P are exempt from the tuition fee.

For non-EU students, the tuition fee is 10,000 € for one academic year and 5000 € for each additional semester to complete the program. Please note that a supplemental scholarship is provided by Oamk to tuition-paying students who accomplish the studies within the set target time (1 year/60 credits, 1,5 year/90 credits). The scholarship is 2500 € for one academic year and 1250 € for one semester. The scholarship is applied and awarded retrospectively.

Application Period

The application period is 8-22 January 2020 and the studies will begin in the autumn of 2020. The applicant will be scored in the scale of 0-100 points based on the preliminary assignment written in English. The assignment consists of three parts: motivation letter, CV and preliminary plan for the development task.

  • The motivation letter (maximum 500 words) must show interest in this education, evaluate the current skills related to the curriculum of this education and express the career plans dealing with this education.
  • The CV must contain prior studies, work history and special merits.
  • The preliminary plan for the development task (maximum 1,000 words) must describe a work-related development target that can be processed during studies. This development task can also be the topic of the future Master’s thesis.

The preliminary assignment must be returned as an electronic document by 29 January 2020 at 3 pm Finnish time at the latest. The minimum admission point score is 20 points from the preliminary assignment.


1-2 years




10 000 for non-EU/EEA students

Scholarship AVAILABLE


Kotkantien kampus
Kotkantie 1
90250 Oulu

Head of Degree Programme, Senior Lecturer, Mechanical engineering team

040 6307641

Senior Lecturer, Information technology, new technologies

050 5996612


Funding from

Printocent | VTT, Kaitoväylä 1, 90571 Oulu, Finland

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