Career prospects

There is a great demand in the labour market for mechanical engineering experts.

Mechanical engineering degree opens the door to a wide range of tasks: you can work in the metal or automotive industries, for example, but also in industries related to food, healthcare, energy production, transport or climate change mitigation.

You can work in management and expert positions, as a design or production engineer, or in the development of consumer goods, machinery, equipment and their parts. With a Master's degree in mechanical engineering one can also research and develop manufacturing methods and apply them to production.

Work may also involve training, research and marketing tasks, for example in industrial projects or in one's own company. Master's graduates in mechanical engineering have gone on to become:

  • heads of virtual design firms
  • design managers of international energy companies
  • production managers of pulp and paper plants
  • mechanical engineers
  • quality control managers in the metal industry

Mechanical Engineering

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

180 + 120 ECTS credits

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

Start date
August 2022


LUT School of Energy Systems

Lappeenranta campus (Bachelor's) +
Lappeenranta or Lahti campus (Master's)

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

Rolling admission
1 November 2021 – 31 May 2022

Regular admission
5  – 19 January 2022

Contact information:
programme content

Michael Child, Head of the Programme
tel. +358 50 467 6898

application process
tel. +358 46 920 9173