Launch your career in technology
Studying at the Aalto University gives you many possibilities for your future career. Our programme provide graduates with an ability to work in and between a wide variety of fields.
The Largest IT programme in Finland
The new Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences (CCIS) offers both broad and focused majors. It is the largest IT programme in Finland both in number of students and size of faculty!
A large part of our students do their Master's thesis in industry and start their career in R&D positions. Later on they may move to management, sales, etc. Many students become also entrepreneurs. In fact, Aalto University has one of the largest startup hubs in Europe.
The programme provides also an excellent basis for doctoral studies. Many successful students work first as research assistants, then complete their Master's thesis at the department, and later continue as doctoral students.
The new Master's programme CCIS started 1 August 2015.
The Department of Communications and Networking provides most of the courses of Communications Engineering major, which focuses on communications and networking technology, networking business, and human centric communications.
International master's level education since 90's
Having started the first international master's program at Helsinki Unversity of Technology in 1999, the department is still providing a competitive teaching.
The department provides mainly master's and doctoral level education, but also has the responsibility for the courses related to communications and networks (ICT) in the bachelor's level Degree Programme in Automation and Information Technology for native students.
Honours Programme in Communications and Networking
The Department of Communications and Networking (Comnet) invites exceptionally qualified Master's students to join the department's honours programme. Students admitted to the honours programme are associated to one of the department's research groups, and will have the opportunity for part-time employment during semesters in research-related work.