Cold Climate Engineering (Nordic Master), Master of Science (Technology)

Study Discipline: Engineering & Technology
Study Programme Details
City: Otaniemi
Country: Finland
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a unique educational journey with the Nordic Master in Cold Climate Engineering, designed to equip engineers for the challenges of the Arctic. The Arctic, with its delicate ecosystem, harsh weather, and limited infrastructure, serves as a demanding testing ground for engineers. Immerse yourself in this unparalleled learning experience by venturing into the Arctic regions of Svalbard or Greenland, applying your skills firsthand. Cold climate engineering is increasingly vital for sustainable Arctic development, with emerging shipping routes and mining possibilities. Rapid industrial growth in the Arctic demands engineers with specialized competence, and graduates of this program emerge ready to meet these industry demands while navigating the fragile Arctic environment.


The Nordic Master in Cold Climate Engineering focuses on providing students with a profound understanding of how their specialized knowledge can be applied in roles such as researchers, consultants, or practicing engineers in the Arctic. This comprehensive program equips students with the skills needed to navigate the unique challenges posed by cold climates, making them adept at contributing to Arctic development sustainably. Explore the intersections of technology, innovation, and environmental responsibility in the Arctic through this pioneering master’s program.

Admission Requirements

  • The bachelor’s degree must be equivalent to 180 ECTS credits or three years of full-time study.
  • The degree must give eligibility to apply for master’s degree studies at university in the awarding country.
    IELTS Academic: overall score 6.5, and writing score 5.5.
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test): 92, and 22 for Writing
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A): 62, and 54 for Writing

Before your arrival the international departments of University 1 will have sent you various relevant material. They have also helped you with housing and signing up for courses for your first semester. Moreover, they will make welcome arrangements for you as well as for all other international students, so you can get easily and quickly comfortable in your new surroundings.

For more information, please visit perspective university.

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Nordic Master in Cold Climate Engineering can anticipate dynamic career outcomes, from becoming influential Arctic Infrastructure Engineers to leading Environmental Consultants and Renewable Energy Specialists. The program positions graduates as experts contributing to the sustainable development of the Arctic, playing a crucial role in addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by cold climates.

Visa Requirements:

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