Are you curious about product innovation? Would you like to learn how to develop and design smart and sustainable products by using the right, functional materials? Do you appreciate a dynamic and research-oriented atmosphere? This degree program at Arcada University of Applied Sciences may be just the right one for you!

  • Objectives

    The degree program in Materials Processing Technology at Arcada has a clear focus – functional materials and engineering design. You may already have heard about products with smart or functional properties. In many cases, the smartness lies in the materials. Polymers often offer the perfect combination of properties – the light weight, mechanical strength, elasticity and low costs of processing are just a few benefits of polymer-based material solutions. During your studies, modern polymer technology and processes are combined with sustainable development and design. You will become an expert in product innovation based on functional materials.

  • Structure

    During your studies, you will be taking the following modules:

    • General Studies 30 ECTS
    • Mathematics and Mechanics 30 ECTS
    • Materials Processing 30 ECTS
    • Materials 30 ECTS
    • Design 30 ECTS
    • Entrepreneurship 15 ECTS
    • Finnish 15 ECTS
    • Advanced Materials and Design 15 ECTS
    • Online and External Courses 15 ECTS

    Upon completion of these modules, you are expected to do a practical training worth 30 ECTS and write your bachelor’s thesis, which is also worth 30 ECTS.

  • Career opportunities

    Arcada’s Materials Processing Technology degree program opens the doors to a booming field where engineers are in constant demand. Material and engineering specialists are needed in practically every business field, from the manufacturing industry to their supply chains, as well as in the public sector. Below, you find a few of the possibilities which will be open to you upon graduation:

    • Process Engineer
    • Product Engineer
    • Design Engineer
    • Laboratory Engineer
    • Material Engineer
    • Sales Engineer

Quick facts

Semester starts:

Degree info:
Bachelor of Engineering
4 academic years / 240 ECTS
Language of instruction: English

Application period: to be announced

Tuition fees

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