|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Awards||MSc (Master of Science in Engineering)|
Full tuition fee waivers available
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
The application fee is non-refundable!
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in technology, design or innovation field.
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The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail, according to the instructions given by the institution. Important! Never send original documents by post!
Tallinn University of Technology
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A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
A portfolio should give an overview of the applicant’s professional capabilities and should include the best examples of his/her designs and other creative work. You do not need to include classical paintings and drawings in the portfolio, but you should include development sketches, engineering designs, photos of the models or finished products, developments related to modern technology (e.g. user interfaces, apps, service design projects, etc.). We will evaluate the quality of the designs submitted and the portfolio as a whole.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Students who require a visa for entry to Estonia will have to apply separately for a Temporary Residence Permit at their local Estonian Embassy. Please find information about the terms of the Temporary Residence Permit for study in Estonia at the web page: ttu.ee/temporary-residence-permit/
Design and Technology Futures (D&TF) is built on an understanding that disciplinary, cultural and intellectual diversity combined with creative and open mindset drives successful innovation. It is a transdisciplinary programme merging the competencies and skills of technology and design. D&TF is combining education and innovation into an enabling platform which at one hand collaborates with industry and government partners to search new ways out from the modern complex challenges and on the other hand, engages students with new and unique experiences out of their comfort zones in order to create innovation and new thinking. To find out what the future might be.
The challenges in the program are presented in an open format, encouraging students’ personal creative development and self-expression.
- The program offers an opportunity to acquire integrated practical and theoretical knowledge in design-driven innovation with an ability to spark, lead and perform future-oriented tech-intensive product- and service concept development;
- Exiting cooperation projects with industry, government partners or society looking for new opportunities for technology development into promising product-service systems;
- Teaching staff with high theoretical and practical experience;
- Semester or internship abroad in world-leading universities by the support of Erasmus+ program;
- Scholarships available for the best students.
The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:
General Studies (12 ECTS)
Design (12 ECTS)
Engineering (12 ECTS)
Entrepreneurship (6 ECTS)
Elective Studies (6 ECTS)
Specialisation Projects (42 ECTS)
Free Choice Courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation Thesis (24 ECTS)
Entrepreneurs, innovation leaders, product and service developers and managers who are able to work in a wide scope of creative integrated development teams and run design-driven innovation projects integrating together the technological possibilities provided by industry with opportunities found on the market and in the society.