Electronics, Bachelor's Degree

Degree
Bachelor of Engineering
Duration
240 ects credits
Time
4 years
Mode of studies
Language
English
Price
Tuition fees might apply

Studies

Aims

The degree program in Electronics provides an inspiring and diverse learning environment for future experts and designers in the fast developing field of electronics. The degree program provides you the skills and knowledge to work as an engineer anywhere in the world in various positions.

Subjects

The expertise in the field of electronics is based on a broad and in-depth theoretical knowledge, which is built during the first two years of studies. During this time, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of electronics as well as the related physics and mathematical analysis. This equips students with the necessary tools to analyze and solve complex theoretical and practical problems.

In addition to theoretical studies, the implementation of the studies contains vast amount of practical exercises and projects, which enhance students' problem-solving skills and prepare them to work effectively with various systems and technologies.

You can specialize in the following areas of electronics, among others: embedded systems design, sensor technologies, radio technology, wireless communications, and electronics design and testing. Professional qualifications are supplemented with topics in project management, sustainable development, language and communication and information techology.

You will become familiar with intercultural aspects due to the multi-cultural study environment and student community.

See Electronics curriculum in Studyguide

Career Prospects

Upon graduation, students have a strong expertise in the field of electronics. They are capable of analyzing, designing, and implementing electronic systems for various application areas, such as communications, consumer electronics, medical devices, and automation. Depending on their interests, they can work in various roles such as design and technical specialists, technical sales, application engineers, or project managers.

As electronics engineer you may work for example as an electronics designer in a research laboratory with other specialists. You and your team design electronic circuits and systems for different applications in healtcare or energy management to mention a few.

You may also find yourself working in the field of production, quality control and testing as a system specialist or a team manager. In this role the environmental issues, sustainability and green energy are also strongly emphasized.

Studying electronics in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences gives you the keys to succeed in any of these interesting fields.

Scholarships and tuition fees

Annual tuition fee

  • 12 000 € for those, whose right of study starts before 1 August 2022
  • 11 000 € for those, whose right to study starts after 31 July 2022.

This fee applies only to non-EU/EEA degree students.

Read more on tuition fees and scholarship

What is it like to study Electronics

See what Maxim tells about his experiences in Electronics programme.

Ask Head of Degree Programme about studies

Applying

  • Application period
    1.5.2024 at 08:00 - 15.5.2024 at 15:00
    Start of studies
    Syksy 2024
    • Day-time studies

    The transfer application is aimed at all students enrolled in studies leading to a Finnish higher education degree and:

    • who wish to transfer their study rights from one Finnish higher education institution to Metropolia so that the degree title remains the same or changes

      OR
    • who wish to transfer their study rights within Metropolia from one degree programme to another, so that the degree title changes.

    Students transferring within Metropolia in such a way that the degree title remains the same, are not considered as "transfer students" and have their own separate application procedure available on Metropolia intranet (OMA). Please note that it is not possible to transfer from abroad.

    Students applying for a transfer should note that their maximum study period or the period for which they are entitled to receive student financial aid will not be extended due to the transfer. The maximum study period is calculated from the date on which the student accepted the study place in the previous higher education institution.

  • Application period
    1.5.2024 at 08:00 - 15.5.2024 at 15:00
    Start of studies
    syksy 2024
    • Day-time studies

    The Application on the Basis of Metropolia’s Open UAS Studies is aimed at those who have completed open UAS studies at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. Studies are considered to be Metropolia's if they are entered in the Metropolia's study register, and open studies if they have not been completed with the right to study for the degree-leading education.

    Application period: 1 May 2024 at 8:00 am - 15 May 2024, all times refer to local time in Finland https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki.

    Application instructions: published at Studyinfo.fi

  • Application period
    1.5.2024 at 08:00 - 15.5.2024 at 15:00
    • Day-time studies

    The Application on the Basis of Finnish Higher Education Studies is aimed at those who have completed higher education studies in Finland. Studies are taken into account regardless of whether they have been completed as open studies or in education leading to a degree, or whether the right to study is valid or has expired.

    Application period: 1 May 2024 8:00 am - 15 May 2024, all times refer to local time in Finland https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/finland/helsinki.

    Application instructions: published at Studyinfo.fi

More information

For more information on the application process please contact

Metropolia's Student and Admission Services:
+358 40 712 5100
admissions [at] metropolia.fi (admissions[at]metropolia[dot]fi)

Starting studies

How to start your studies in Metropolia

Welcome to study for a degree at Metropolia!

Congratulations! You have been admitted to Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and we are delighted to have you as a new member of our vibrant community of more than 16 000 students!

You have made an excellent choice - Metropolia offers you unique multidisciplinary opportunities throughout your studies with its strong connections to working life and active role in innovations built around socially significant phenomena.

We are happy to have you with us and help you with any questions you might have. Welcome to Metropolia!

The below information applies to students who have been accepted to study for a full degree at Metropolia. Make sure to complete all the steps in order to secure your study place.

Starting Electronics studies

Congratulations!

Welcome to study Electronics! You have made a great choice and we are happy to have you join our degree.

As a new student, you are bound to have questions. Please read carefully all the information on above in order to make the beginning of your studies as smooth as possible. Many of your questions will be answered at the beginning of your studies at the orientation day and during the orientation course.

The extent of the Degree programme in Electronics is 240 ECTS credit points (4 years). After completing all the required studies, you will be awarded a Bachelor of Engineering.

Electronics tuition takes place on Metropolia Myyrmäki campus (Leiritie 1, Vantaa). Your studies will include studies in natural sciences, range of electronics professional studies as well as project management, language and communication and IT studies.

Please familiarize yourself with Electronics curriculum before studies begin. You study group is TXD24S1.

Commencing your studies

Your studies begin with Orientation days on 14th and 15th August at Metropolia's Myyrmäki campus in Vantaa.

We hope all new students will take part in the orientation day. You will receive essential information and advice concerning your studies in Metropolia UAS. You will enroll in your autumn courses and get you study schedules during the orientation day. At the orientation days you get to meet your fellow students, student tutors and mentors, and staff members.

It is absolutely essential that you contact the programme coordinator, if you are unable to attend the orientation days. If you cannot arrive in Finland before the start of studies, we can offer an alternative way to begin the studies.

Study schedule

Tuition will start according to the schedules on Monday 19 August 2024.

Please make sure that you will be able to join the study group in August. If you are required to apply for a residence permit, make sure to start for the application process as soon as possible. Studies are arranged at Metropolia UAS Myyrmäki campus require attendance from Monday to Friday. If you won't be able to arrive in Finland before your studies begin, make sure to contact the programme coordinator.

Arrangements before studies

Please start all the necessary arrangements (such as residence permit, housing, insurance etc.) as soon as possible after receiving the acceptance letter, so that you are able to commence your studies in August 2024. Make sure to see the general information on Metropolia's website.

Further information

If you have any questions concerning commencing your studies, please do not hesitate to contact:

Ms. Jenni Pöllönen
Programme Coordinator
Degree programme in Electronics
jenni.pollonen [at] metropolia.fi (jenni[dot]pollonen[at]metropolia[dot]fi)

The programme coordinator will be on summer vacation during 1.7. - 5.8.2024