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The Campus Library autumn 2013. First week for the new students

Engineering programmes, first choice for many prospective students

Published: 6 May 2014

The number of applicants to Luleå University of Technology in Skellefteå has steadily increased during the recent years. Last years record together with this years high amount of applications will probably double the number of students since 2010 studying at Luleå University of Technology in Skellefteå.

The Bachelor of Science programs at the University have generally risen sharply. The Computer Engineering programme increased this year by 29% and The Mechanical Engineering programme  with 45%.

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Philip Björk Engstrom and Eleonor Ekfeldt who both started the Computer Graphics programme autumn 2013

The arts programs where portfolios are required attracts as previous years large number of applicants, Computer Graphics programme 62 candidates for 20 education places, Prop making 32 and Scenography 11 candidates for each 8 education places. Bachelor in Business and Economics, Preparatory Programme, Computer Networking Programme, Electric Power Engineering, Energy Engineering programme has as previous years many applicants.

The distance programme Bachelor in Systems Sciences has 128 applicants. We hope that many of those will have Skellefteå as their main campus.