The bachelor’s program in Mechanical Engineering prepares you for an international career in the fields of machine and automation design, production planning, and research and development.

The LAB University of Applied Sciences is an active partner in the forest cluster and metal industry, which meets the requirements of the local and global industry as well as business life. The graduates of the program will work as technological experts, managers, designers, developers and sales engineers in the metal and forest industries, automation and information technology in Finland.

At LAB, you will study mechanical engineering in an international environment. To facilitate your adaptation to the new learning environment and processes, we will arrange an individual orientation consultation with you to prepare your personalized curriculum. Some studies will be carried out in co-operation with LUT University.

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Degree info

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • 4 academic years / 240 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 8 000€ / academic year
  • Campus: Lappeenranta

Edunation application period

Rolling Admissions
Regular Admissions
•27.12.2023 - 12.01.2024
Pathway to Finland program
• Online studies: 31.07.2024
• Study hub in Finland: 20.05.2024

Students learn how to design, develop and manufacture products and mechatronics equipment, design and dimension machine elements, develop modern automation, control and information systems, act as project managers or leaders of individuals and larger teams, communicate, work and negotiate with people having a different cultural and linguistic background.

  • Core studies 15 ECTS
  • Professional and complementary studies 180 ECTS
  • Practical training 30 ECTS
  • Thesis 15 ECTS

After earning the degree, you can apply for work in private sector businesses as well as public sector organizations that require an applicable university degree.

This international degree program gives good possibilities to work in Finland, in Europe and all around the world.

Our Edunation Pathway to Finland program offers guaranteed access to LAB’s bachelor programs and you can get accepted within 2 days.

The admission requirements are:

  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records
  • Proof of English language: from IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70-86, or equivalent (not Duolingo)
  • Copy of passport ID page

You can find more information about the English language requirement on our page.

Students are pre-screened on a first-come, first-served basis.

The admission requirements for the program can found on the university page.

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can found on the university page.


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