Students can apply for the master's degree, when all courses required for the master's degree have been completed and the master's thesis is done. Students can apply for the approval and evaluation of the master's thesis and for the master's degree graduation at the same time. Thesis will be approved by the degree programme committee and the graduation by the dean.

Submit the request for degree certificate electronically

Fill in the online request form according to the instructions and submit it for processing.

Enter the online form here

Answer the survey for new graduates

Please, answer the survey for New Graduates in Technology.

With this survey Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering collects feedback about the studies and employment of the new graduates. The survey is carried out in cooperation with Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland - TEK, who will use the data to follow the employment and salaries of recently graduated technology professionals in Finland.  In order to develop the study programs and university functions in the future, it is crucial to hear the voice of the students. Thus, we ask you to allocate about 20 minutes to fill out this survey. All responses are confidential.

Grouping of your courses

Notice that courses will be grouped according to a valid study plan (HOPS in Finnish).

Courses are grouped according to approved OodiHOPS. Make sure that your OodiHOPS is updated.

Schedule for graduation

Applications/ Requests for degree certificate are considered according the study administration schedule. Please, check the application deadlines from the schedule. The Dean grants the degrees after the Degree Programme Committee meeting and students will be informed of their graduation within a week after the meeting. The eAge system will send an email notification of the result to those students who have given permission for email notifications, other students will receive a letter by post.

 Instructions regarding the graduation ceremony

In the School of Chemical Engineering, the graduation ceremony is held four times a year; two ceremonies in the autumn term and two ceremonies in the spring term. The graduation dates as well as the graduation ceremony dates are available in the study administration schedule. Invitations to the graduation ceremony are sent by the study affairs secretaries of the degree programmes; more specific instructions about confirming one's participation in the ceremony are given in the invitation.

The dress code for the graduation ceremony is dark suit with colours. The graduates may bring guests to the ceremony. Please note that the number of guests may be restricted for reasons of space.

Before the start of the ceremony, the graduates gather and form up in a separate meeting room. The graduates move to their seats in the lecture hall in alphabetical order, to the seats marked with “reserved” signs. The guests settle in the vacant seats before the roll call. There are members of the student services' staff present in the ceremony, guiding the participants to their seats.

The schedule of the graduation ceremony is generally the following:

  • Music
  • Speech of the Dean and presentation of certificates
  • Speech of a graduate
  • Address of TEK (Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland)
  • Coffee and cake service

If you cannot make it to the graduation ceremony, the degree certificate can be picked up at the Student Services’ Service Desk starting from the day after the graduation ceremony. Please remember to take your passport or official ID-card with you to the service desk.

The degree certificate can be sent to the graduate by mail, but only with written authorization: Authorization to send degree certificate