Career prospects

Welded metal structures currently play a key role in the Finnish economy and especially in the export industry, laying a foundation for the future prosperity of the Finnish society.

By choosing welded metal structures you will acquire the skills required for tasks in the concurrent engineering of design and the fabrication of innovative welded structures for demanding applications. You can specialise in design, welding technology or laser technology.

In addition to profound theoretical knowledge, you will acquire expertise in modern design methods and analysing tools, such as fatigue design and FEA, or modern structural materials and manufacturing processes, such as smart adaptive robotic welding and laser based production.

This wide field of demanding applications will undoubtedly need new experts in Finland, but it will also open doors for you globally. You can find employment as a designer, strength analyser, welding coordinator, laser system integrator, workshop manager, R & D expert, teacher, or entrepreneur. The education will also give you the readiness to continue your studies towards a doctoral degree.

LUT offers a unique university-level possibility in Finland to specialise in the design of metal structures, welding technologies and laser-based production in the field of mechanical engineering.

In this discipline you will learn to combine theories and practice, and after graduation your possible employers will include market-leader companies such as Konecranes, Andritz, Wärtsilä, Metso, Timberjack, Mantsinen, Ponsse, Cargotec, Technip, BHM, Sandvik, Meyer, SSAB, Outotec, Pemamek, Kemppi and Rofin or their international counterparts.

Advanced Structural Design and Robotised Welding

Degree
Master of Science in Technology

Credits
120 ECTS credits

Duration
2 years

Language
English

Tuition Fees and Scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic Unit
LUT School of Energy Systems

Campus
Lappeenranta

Regular Admission
2 December 2019 − 22 January 2020
at 15:00 (UTC+2)

Rolling Admission
1 October 2019 − 31 May 2020