Novia UAS introduces new degree program Master of Engineering, Structural Engineering

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This programme in Structural Engineering equips you with insights and tools needed to take a central role in creating sustainable and climate-smart buildings to meet European Fit for 55 and global targets for carbon neutral societies as soon as possible.

It is based on requirements for the scope of studies in building technology and structural design of wooden structures for demanding structures, as well as study requirements in building mechanics and building physics, in order to have sufficient competence for demanding wooden structures. The education meets the requirements of the Finnish Ministry of the Environment guidelines on the qualification of building designers YM2 / 601/2015 and FISE's requirements and criteria for wooden structures and load-bearing structures in wood as well as building physics.

“This programme Master of Engineering, Structural Engineering deals also with fire dimensioning, stiffening and sound technology in wooden structures as well as the climate footprint and life cycle calculations of wooden buildings. An important goal in this education is that it prepares you to take a central role in creating sustainable and climate-smart buildings”, says Vice Dean Mats Lindholm.

These studies are optimized for flexible learning and studying, parallel with fulltime employment preferably at an Engineering Company. A major part of the studies are conducted online, in combination with self-studies and teamwork. The extent of the study program is 60 ECTS. The degree program is located in Raseborg.

To be able to apply you need an appropriate UAS Bachelor’s degree or another appropriate higher education degree. An appropriate Bachelor's degree for this programme can be a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Technology (Ingenjör (YH)), e.g. Construction Engineering or Civil and Construction Engineering or Mechanical and Production Engineering or a Master’s degree in a similar field or another appropriate Bachelor’s/Master’s degree. You also need at least two years of work experience obtained after your Bachelor degree that can be verified by employment certificates issued by your employer.

An entrance examination will be held in the form of an online group interview 8-10 March 2022. The exact time of the online group interview will be included in the invitation. Only eligible applicants with an approved pre-task will be invited to the entrance examination. The pre-task consisting of a CV and a motivation letter has to be uploaded to the online application form no later than 26 January 2022 at 3 pm Finnish time.

Application: 5-19 January 2022 online at www.studyinfo.fi

For more information
Novia UAS, Vice Dean Mats Lindholm,  mats.lindholm@novia.fi
Mobile +358 44 762 3760

Novia UAS, Head of Degree Programme Towe Andersson, towe.andersson@novia.fi
Mobile +358 44 449 8261

Novia UAS, Head of Communication Jenny Svartsjö, phone + 358 50 561 7803

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