Learning outcomes

After graduation, you will be a competent professional in the rapidly developing, multidisciplinary area of water and the environment.

During your studies, you will learn how wastewater is treated not only efficiently, but also in a sustainable and economical manner. You will obtain knowledge and skills to solve water-related challenges in the future.

You will acquire:

competence in critical and relevant theories and techniques, problem-solving skills, and an ability to use knowledge, equipment and tools independently for the design and development of practical water treatment applications;

understanding of the best available techniques (BAT) and advanced water treatment technologies, covering conventional water purification, advanced oxidation, and various separation methods;

knowledge of the impact of conventional and emerging aquatic pollutants on environment and human health;

knowledge of sustainable water treatment and water reuse as well as recovering valuable compounds from treated water (wastewater, seawater);

a professional network through practical assignments with real companies throughout your studies in this programme; for example, a research project can be based on a real case provided by an industrial partner.

Water Technology

Distance learning programme

Master of Science in Technology

120 ECTS credits

2 years

Start date
August 2022


Tuition fees and scholarships
EUR 13 500 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Engineering Science

Lappeenranta campus

Regular admission
1 December 2021 − 19 January 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+2)