The bachelor program in Environmental Technology allows development of specialist knowledge while maintaining a broader inter-disciplinary context. The core of the curriculum are climate change and circular economy issues.

At LUT University, students learn how to influence the way people produce and consume products. They will solve problems by creating new business models and sustainable operating systems.

Students learn how to use material resources more efficiently, with the purpose to create more environmentally friendly systems that take into account the full life cycle of a product.

Environmental Technology is based on multidisciplinary sustainability research, combining technology, economics, science, social sciences and legislation. Studies in Environmental Technology can lead to careers in industry, services, consulting firms, government and non-governmental agencies.

  • Credit structure
    Credit Year
    Language and Communications Studies (Total 15 Credits)
    Finnish Culture and Language 1 5 1
    Academic Writing 3 2
    English for Professional Development (Technology) 4 2
    Finnish Culture and Language 2 3 3
    General Studies (Total 101 Credits)
    Introduction to B.Sc. Studies 1 1
    Engineering Mathematics I 6 1
    Engineering Physics 3 1
    Introduction to Computational Science 3 1
    Introduction to Nuclear Power Engineering 3 1
    Fluid Mechanics 3 1
    Basics of Renewable Energy Engineering 3 1
    Principles of C-Programming 3 1
    Basics of Electrical Engineering 3 1
    Manufacturing 3 1
    Materials 3 1
    Engineering Mechanics 1 5 1
    Energy Systems 5 1
    Electric Circuits 4 1
    Climate Change 5 1
    Engineering Mathematics II 6 2
    Engineering Thermodynamics 6 2
    Engineering Mechanics 2 5 2
    Technical Documentation and 3D Modeling 3 2
    Measurement and Control Systems 5 2
    Introduction to Electrical Drives 3 2
    Introduction to Circular Economy 5 2
    Introduction to Business and Sustainability 3 2
    Introduction to IoT-Based Systems 4 2
    Engineering Design 3 2
    International Co-operation Course Module 5 2
    Intermediate Specialist Studies (Total 64 Credits)
    Measurements in Energy Technology 2 2
    Machines and Processes in Energy Technology I 3 2
    Machines and Processes in Energy Technology II 3 2
    Introduction to Sustainable System Transition 3 2
    Basic Course in Life Cycle Assessment 4 2-3
    Introduction to Sustainable System Transition 3 2
    Project Work 1 5 3
    Internship 4 2-3
    Environmental Labelling 4 3
    Sustainable Cities 6 3
    Project Work 2 15 3
    Bachelor’s Thesis 10 3
    Bachelor’s Thesis Seminar 2 3
  • Career opportunities

    After completing the bachelor degree, you will be ready to solve multidisciplinary engineering problems, manage projects, work in multicultural teams or become an entrepreneur. You also have the possibility to continue your studies further in Master programmes at the university, like

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Semester starts:
August

Degree info: 
Bachelor of Science in Technology
3 academic years/ 180 ECTS
Language of instruction: English

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