Engineering

The departments in engineering are offering various exchange study programmes in English during 2018-2019. The exchange programmes consist of field-specifc courses and project works in English. You can also study Finnish Survival Course! It is also possible to pursue interdisciplinary project studies in Oamk LABs, if suitable. 

All courses listed are instructed in English. Only courses from one programme can be taken due to timetabling constraints.

 

 

Automation Engineering

Automation is present everywhere: in cars, at home, in heating and security solutions, and in any systems that ensure the supply of clean water, energy and food. As an exchange student, you are studying at the Energy and Automation department. Your studies consists lessons, laboratory work and large projects. You study together with our 3rd year students.

The courses given in English on Autumn 2018 are:

  • 5W00BB51-3001     Control Engineering, 14 ECTS
  • 5W00BB49-3001     Production Automation project, 14 ECTS
  • T310503-3003        Optional CAD, 3 ECTS
  • T528405-3007        Finnish construction industry, 5 ECTS
  • T000103-3010        Intercultural competences, 3 ECTS

You need to have at least 5 ECTS basic knowledge of automation systems. We strongly recommend that you are 3rd year student.

Building Services

In the degree program of building services engineering the focus is in heating, plumbing and ventilation engineering of real estate. The aim is to educate engineers, who master technical systems of buildings. Climate change and increasing energy requirement are the issues, that specialists in the field of heating, plumbing and air conditioning are searching solutions for.

As an exchange student you will study spring semester in a project, in which you design heating, plumbing and ventilation for particular buildings. In project you use software, which are used also in companies in the field of HVAC engineering: CADS and MagiCAD. Project studies provide you good skills, if you want to work in design of heating, plumbing and ventilation or in contracting as a project manager.

The prerequisites for the project are as follows:

  • dimensioning of ventilation pipes, dimensioning of cooling and choice of the devices needed
  • knowledge of the building regulations and fire regulations
  • in heating technique, basis for the heat production and dimensioning, dimensioning of pipe systems, choice of batteries and of other devices 
  • basis for the water supply systems and sewer systems.

You should be at least 2nd year student in engineering degree programme (BEng) and have a basic knowledge in energy technology. Courses in the project are on 3rd year in our curriculum. The studies will be located in our Kotkantie Campus.

The courses given in English on Autumn 2018 are:

  • 5Y00BC58-3003                            Laboratory Work in Energy Technology, 3 ECTS         
  • T310503-3003                               Optional CAD, 3 ECTS
  • T528405-3007                               Finnish Construction Industry, 5 ECTS                      
  • T630009-3001                               Energy Technology Project, 9 ECTS

The courses given in English on Spring 2019 are:

  • T680410-3005                               Design of Ventilation, 10 ECTS               
  • T680610-3004                               Design of Plumbing, 10 ECTS                  
  • T680910-3005                               Design of Heating, 10 ECTS
Civil Engineering

”The North is an inspiration to Civil Engineering”

The aim of the Degree Program in Civil Engineering is to educate professionals in civil engineering for local and national as well as international construction industry. The students are prepared to work in design and leadership positions at building sites as well as in management duties in construction projects.

The Degree Program in Civil Engineering is actively involved in different international projects in order to ensure that the education remains closely in line with the international construction trends. The courses also include building site visits and specialist lectures given by visiting representatives from working life.

In the Degree Program in Civil Engineering you can study House Building Engineering or Municipal Engineering. Exchange students can study either during the Autumn term (30 credits) or the Spring term (30 credits), or it is also possible to study the whole study year (60 credits).

To exchange students we offer Bachelor-level house building and municipal engineering modules of the different study years.

The courses given in English on Autumn 2018 are:

  • 5F00BH67-3003                  Soil Construction, 4 ECTS
  • 5F00BK84-3003                  Quality Management in Construction, 3 ECTS
  • 5F00BH60-3004                  Renovation 1, 4 ECTS
  • T535705-3005                    International Water and Environmental Management, 5 ECTS
  • TF00BN77-3004                  Technical Drawing and Building Modelling, 5 ECTS
  • TF00BN91-3005                  Basics of Geotechnics, 5 ECTS
  • T528903-3005                    Wooden Structures 1, 3 ECTS
  • 5Y00BH15-3020                  Engineering English, 3 ECTS
  • T528405-3007                    Finnish Construction Industry, 5 ECTS
  • YY00BH04-3023                  Entrepreneurship, 3 ECTS
  • T000103-3010                    Intercultural Competences, 3 ECTS


The courses given in English on Spring 2019 are:

  • 5F00BH61-3002                  Application Software for Structural Engineering, 3 ECTS
  • TF00BO14-3001                  Soil Construction, 5 ECTS
  • T518905-3007                    Renovation 2, 5 ECTS
  • T535705-3004                    International Water and environmental Management, 5 ECTS
  • TF00BN77-3005                  Technical Drawing and Building Modelling, 5 ECTS
  • T528803-3003                    Concrete Structures 1, 3 ECTS
  • TF00BN76-3004                  Building Projects and professional English, 5 ECTS
  • TF00BN80-3001                  Modern Construction Management, 5 ECTS
  • T528405-3008                    Finnish Construction Industry, 5 ECTS
  • YY00BH04-3024                  Entrepreneurship, 3 ECTS
  • T000103-3009                    Intercultural Competences, 3 ECTS
Construction Architecture

"Creativity rises from Nordic nature."

The degree program in Construction Architecture provides students with strong competence in construction design especially for housing construction in northern areas and with knowledge of the structural and technical basics of building design. The studies proceed to implementation and construction drawings of buildings. The focus is on energy efficiency, refurbishment, building information modeling (BIM) and visualization.

As an exchange student you can choose a study entity for the Autumn term given to  3rd-year students  in the Degree Program in Construction Architecture. In addition, you can choose courses that are common with the civil engineering students.  Project learning is utilized in many of the courses, meaning that real problems commissioned by companies are solved. The courses also include building site visits and specialist lectures given by visiting representatives from working life.

The courses given in English on Autumn 2018 are:

  • 5F00BB06-3002                  Basics of Building Economics for Architects, 5 ECTS
  • 5F00BH21-3002                  Architectural Building Design 3, 12 ECTS
  • 5F00BH60-3004                  Renovation 1, 4 ECTS
  • 5Y00BH15-3018                  Engineering English, 3 ECTS
  • T528405-3007                    Finnish Construction Industry, 5 ECTS
  • YY00BH03-3044                  Introduction to Project Working, 3 ECTS
  • YY00BH04-3022                  Entrepreneurship, 3 ECTS
  • T000103-3010                    Intercultural Competences, 3 ECTS
Electrical Engineering

Electricity is present in our daily lives. There is no field in the industry, whose operation and development would not depend on electro-technical solutions. 

As an exchange student, you are studying at the Energy and Automation department. Your studies consists of lessons, work in laboratories and work in a project. You will participate in a Building Automation project.

The courses given in English on Spring 2019 are:

  • 5W00BB45-3002                          Control Technology Project, 6 ECTS
  • 5W00BJ39-3002                           Distributed Energy Production, 3 ECTS
  • 5W00BK28-3002                          Building automation project, 6 ECTS
  • T175203-3002                             Heating and Lighting Technology, 3 ECTS     
  • T192404-3004                             Laboratory Course in Electric Power Engineering, 4 ECTS    
  • T528405-3008                             Finnish Construction Industry, 5 ECTS

You should at least  have  a two year's background in electrical engineering studies in engineering degree programme (BEng) and have a basic knowledge in electricity and laboratory skills. The courses in the project are on 3rd year in our curriculum.

Energy Technology

Energy is a major part of today's life and present almost all human activities. The aim of the energy technology degree program in Oulu University of Applied Sciences is to provide the ability to design small and regional energy production systems and energy applications of various energy systems.

The studies will be located in Kotkantie Campus. Our courses for the autumn 2018 are:

  • 5Y00BC58-3003                           Laboratory Work in Energy Technology, 3 ECTS
  • T310503-3003                             Optional CAD, 3 ECTS   
  • T528405-3007                             Finnish Construction Industry, 5 ECTS  
  • T619505-3002                             Hybrid Systems, 5 ECTS
  • T630009-3001                             Energy Technology Project, 9 ECTS    

As an exchange student, you are studying at the Energy and Automation department for a spring semester energy project, which solves real business problems. During the project, student groups contact companies, learn project work and create documentation, solve real problems and learn a whole new dimension of energy field. Spring semester will culminate at Energy exhibition, where the students present their project and results. The studies will be located in our Kotkantie Campus

Spring project consists of these courses, which are all mandatory for students:

  • Energy technology project 12 ECTS
  • Introduction to project working 3 ECTS
  • Work community skills 3 ECTS
  • Solar Power 3 ECTS
  • Engineerig English 3 ECTS
  • Research and Development 3 ECTS
Mechanical Engineering

Passion for mechanical design combined with top know-how and long traditions since 1894. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is, despite its great age, a very trendy and active player in the latest technical development. We educate inventive and creative experts to meet the needs of various lines of businesses. 

We also provide a double degree with Ulm UAS, Germany, take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGWKzM5woC8&t=8s

In co-operation with the local industry, we have extensive projects, e.g. Tehoja and Ultra.

The studies will be located in Kotkantie Campus. Our courses for the Autumn 2018 are:

  • 5K00BI96-3001                           Prototype Engineering, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BI97-3002                           Plant Simulation, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BJ02-3001                           Welding Engineering 2, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BJ03-3001                           Corrosion Prevention and Finishing Technique, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BL50-3005                           Business Economics, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BL69-3002                           3D-CAD 3, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BL72-3002                           Electronics Production and Materials, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BL73-3001                           Maintenance Engineering 2, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BL74-3001                           Heat Treatment Techniques, 3 ECTS
  • 5Y00CG05-3001                           English for Mechanical Engineers, 3 ECTS
  • T000103-3010                             Intercultural Competences, 3 ECTS
  • T000305-3006                             Project Work, 5 ECTS
  • T000310-3005                             Project Work, 10 ECTS
  • T000315-3004                             Project Work, 15 ECTS
  • T310503-3003                             Optional CAD, 3 ECTS
  • T312803-3003                             Production Planning, 3 ECTS    
  • T341003-3003                             Product Cost Analysis, 3 ECTS
  • YY00BH04-3026                           Entrepreneurship, 3 ECTS

Our courses for the Spring 2019 are:

  • 5K00BJ23-3002                           Engine Laboratory Measurements, 3 ECTS     
  • 5K00BL50-3006                           Business Economics, 3 ECTS
  • 5K00BL75-3002                           Adjustment of Cars, 3 ECTS  
  • 5Y00CG05-3002                           English for Mechanical Engineers, 3 ECTS
  • T000103-3009                             Intercultural Competences, 3 ECTS      
  • T000305-3007                             Project Work, 5 ECTS  
  • T000310-3006                             Project Work, 10 ECTS 
  • T000315-3005                             Project Work, 15 ECTS
  • TK00BP45-3005                           Innovative Product Development, 10 ECTS
  • TK00BP63-3001                           Plastic Product Engineering, 10 ECTS

 

You may obtain detailed course descriptions from the search tool. Change language to English, and enter the search query (code or name of the course).

Specific information for 2018-2019 has been updated here in March 2018, but some changes may still occur. In case of questions, feel free to contact the International Coordinator Marianne Isola.

 

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