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 of LUT University graduate engineers. They are mainly employed in development, operation and management positions in the energy industry and production and 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 engineers
  • senior design engineers
  • export managers for energy technology manufacturers
  • reactor engineers at nuclear power plants
  • nuclear safety specialists
  • biomass boiler sales directors
  • technical planners for wind farms
  • energy sector consultants
  • energy production specialists for industry and the government.

Energy Technology

Degree
Double degree from LUT and HEBUT,
Bachelor of Science in Technology +
Master of Science in Technology (optional)

Credits
180 + 120 ECTS credits

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

Start date
August 2022

Language
English

School
LUT School of Energy Systems

Locations:
Lahti campus (Bachelor's) +
Lappeenranta campus (Master's)

Tuition fee and scholarships
EUR 9 000/academic year
(non EU/EEA students)
Scholarships are available from the second year

Rolling admission
1 November 2021 – 31 May 2022

Regular admission
5 January – 19 January 2022

Contact information:
programme content

Aleksi Mankonen, Head of the Programme
e-mail: aleksi.mankonen@lut.fi
tel. +358 50 467 5127

application process
e-mail: admission@lut.fi
tel. +358 46 920 9173