Degree title

Bachelor of Engineering

Educational field


Mode of teaching

Full-time studies

Language of tuition



240 credits

Application period

8 Jan - 22 Jan 2025

Studies begin


Location of studies



4 years



Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students

10,500 €

Admissions procedure

Certificate-based selection


What does your studies involve?

What do you find intriguing? Is it the evolving world of technology and the endless possibilities to create a better future? The Mechatronics specialization in engineering provides you with in-depth knowledge of structures for devices, equipment and systems, which are essential part of our modern lives. Mechatronics engineering is a multidisciplinary branch focusing traditionally on the engineering of both electrical and mechanical systems. The focus in our degree programme is on machine automation. The modern concept of mechatronics includes a combination of automation, robotics, smart operating devices, and hardware-oriented programming as well as controlling systems and mechanical engineering in order to produce design solutions unifying the subfields and to create smart systems.

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Skip embed: Mechatronics students share their experiences about SAMK. Also Head of Teaching, Marcel van Geffen, gives deeper insight about the degree programme.

Tuomas and Jenna, Mechatronics students, share their experiences about SAMK. Also Head of Teaching, Marcel van Geffen, gives deeper insight about the degree programme.


What are your options for specialisation?

The demand for engineering professionals extends far beyond Finland, encompassing the entire world. As populations continue to rise, the role of engineers becomes increasingly vital in guaranteeing that our urban environments are equipped with sufficient transportation, energy, water, telecommunications, and healthcare systems.

Automation and Robotics

One of the hallmark applications of mechatronics is in the realm of automation and robotics. Studying mechatronics equips students with the knowledge and skills to design and implement automated systems, ranging from manufacturing processes to smart homes. As industries increasingly embrace automation for enhanced precision and efficiency, mechatronics professionals play a crucial role in advancing the capabilities of robotic systems.

Interconnected Systems Understanding

Mechatronics emphasizes the integration of various components into interconnected systems. This holistic approach ensures that students not only master individual engineering disciplines but also develop a profound understanding of how these components interact. This interconnected system understanding is vital in the design and optimization of complex systems where mechanical, electronic, and computational elements collaborate seamlessly.

Career opportunities

Where can you work after graduation?

The applicability of mechatronics extends across various industries, making it a highly relevant and sought-after field of study. Graduates with expertise in mechatronics find opportunities in automotive engineering, aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare, and many other sectors. The versatility of mechatronic skills positions individuals to address the evolving demands of modern industries, where automation and smart technologies play a pivotal role in enhancing efficiency and productivity.

An example of job titles are:

  • Robotics engineer/technician
  • Automation engineer
  • Control system design/troubleshooting engineer
  • Electronics design engineer
  • Mechanical design engineer
  • Data scientist/big data analyst
  • Instrumentation engineer
  • Software engineer.

Contact Person

Marcel van Geffen

Head of Teaching
+358 44 710 3186
Faculty of Technology
Operating unit
IntellIgent Industry
SAMK Campus Pori
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