Master's Degree Programme in Construction, 60 ECTS credits

> Course structure and key learning outcomes


- Construction Engineering (Structural Design)
- Construction Engineering (Production)

Qualification awarded

Master of Engineering

Level of qualification

The degree programme leads to a higher education degree which is a second cycle Master-level degree in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). According to the eight-level classification of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) the degree represents level 7.

Specific admission requirements

Please see the website

Application and instructions are in Finnish language for the degree programmes taught in Finnish.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning (RPL)

The arrangements are based on the general RPL guidelines established at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

Qualification requirements and regulations

Please see the Degree Regulations of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

Profile of the programme

The university of applied sciences master’s degree is designed to enhance the expertise of professionals and to answer to the needs of the working world. The studies provide participants with readiness to obtain, process, and apply research information associated with their own field to develop and utilise in their profession. The degree deepens and expands student’s knowledge of their profession and it is closely intertwined with the working world. The university of applied sciences master’s degree produces the same qualifications for public offices as the academic master’s degree in other universities.

Occupational profiles

The aim of the degree programme is to provide graduate students with readiness to work in demanding duties, such as project management, production and designing, in the field of construction. Construction businesses need employees with a master’s degree, and therefore those who have completed a master’s degree have excellent opportunities to advance to management positions in the field’s enterprises and organisations.

Studies in structural design provide students with AA level competence based on theoretical studies. Teaching concentrates on designing according the Eurocode system (timber, steel and concrete structures), Structural Mechanics and Building Physics.

Studies in production provide students with competence in Business Economics in Construction, Accounting in Construction and Project Management in Construction.

Access to further studies

Eligible for doctoral studies.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Please see the Degree Regulations of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

Graduation requirements

Please see the Degree Regulations of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

Mode of study

This programme is a part of our adult education. Students attend part-time and teaching takes place through various modes.

Contact persons

Head of degree programme

Technology Director Mr Pauli Huhtamäki, tel.:+358 (0)40 830 4151, pauli.huhtamaki(at)

Student services

Students Affairs Office, tel.: +358 (0)20 124 5327 and +358 (0)20 124 4903, tekniikka(at)