LUT Mechanical Engineering is an internationally renowned expert in mechanical and metal industry applications. The core competence involves digital design and production of innovative products, research of sustainable fibre based materials as well as development of welded metal structures for demanding applications. LUT's expertise forms an entity that conforms to the product lifespan concept, where the design, material choices, manufacturability, assemblability, serviceability and reuse of the product are all considered interactively.
In academic year 2021-2022 the degree programme in Mechanical Engineering has a Bachelor's programme (taught in Finnish) and two Master's programmes. The Master´s programmes are Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering (on Lahti Campus). The Master´s Degree programme in Mechanical Engineering has been running since 2003 and our first foreign students have graduated in 2005.
The degree programme in Mechanical Engineering offers also two MSc programmes (JEDI and MEC) which are suitable for distance learning. These MSc programmes are available only in Finnish.
As a graduate of MSc programme in Mechanical Engineering, you will have excellent career prospects in a broad field of mechanical engineering-related industries and provides an excellent foundation for those wishing to undertake doctoral studies. The programme aims to give to students both strong professional know-how in mechanical engineering and good leadership and management skills for industrial positions.
As a graduate of MSc programme in Industrial Design Engineering, you will have diverse possibilities for a career in companies' design departments as an industrial designer, brand manager, product designer, production manager, design engineer, interaction designer or packaging designer, in research or even in a design firm of your own.
The MSc studies in mechanical engineering will also give students the readiness to continue studies towards a doctoral degree.