Career prospects

Graduate engineers in energy technology are needed for well-paid jobs to take care of safe, economical and low-emission energy production.

Energy is always needed, whether it is a recession or a boom, so there is a need for experts in the field now and in the future.

Extensive knowledge of the energy industry is a trademark from which LUT University graduate engineers are known. They are mainly employed in development, operation and management positions in the energy industry and production, as well as in research and consulting positions.

Work tasks are often related to energy economics, the environmental impact of energy production, emission mitigation, renewable energy sources, the construction and safety of nuclear energy, and the operation and control of power plants.

Master's graduates from Energy Technology have gone on to become:

  • research and development engineer
  • senior design engineer
  • export manager for energy technology manufacturer
  • reactor engineer at nuclear power plant
  • nuclear safety specialist
  • biomass boiler sales director
  • technical planer for wind farm
  • energy sector consultant
  • energy production specialist for industry and government


Energy Technology

Bachelor of Science in Technology, double degree

180 ECTS credits

3 + 2 years
(3 years of Bachelor's studies + 2 years of Master's studies)

Start date
August 2021


Academic unit
LUT School of Energy Systems


Tuition fee
EUR 9 000/academic year
(non EU/EEA students)

Available from the second year

Next application period
7 – 21 January 2021

Contact information (programme content)
Michael Child, Head of the Programme
tel. +358 50 467 6898