Intended learning outcomes

Teaching in this Master's programme is based on existing and future water treatment challenges. Novel and advanced technologies are at the core of the studies, and course contents are planned based on the industrial and municipal requirements as well as the most recent scientific discoveries.

Diverse teaching methods and students with versatile backgrounds ensure that you will study in a multicultural and multidisciplinary group. There are both Finnish and international students in this programme.

You will:

  • have a comprehensive understanding of the BAT and future water treatment technologies, covering conventional water purification, advanced oxidation, and various separation methods;
  • have a broad knowledge of sustainable water treatment and water reuse as well as recovering valuable compounds from the treated water (wastewater, seawater);
  • be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of process and environmental analytics and monitoring;
  • be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of 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;
  • be able to work with others in task-orientated groups in a productive manner;
  • be able to logically think through a problem and solve it.

During your studies, you will learn how waters are purified 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 become a competent professional in the rapidly developing, multidisciplinary area of water and the environment, and you will be eligible to continue your studies in doctoral programmes.

Water Technology

Master of Science in Technology

120 ECTS credits

2 years

Start date
August 2021


Tuition fees and scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Engineering Science


Next regular admission
1 December 2020 − 20 January 2021

Rolling admission
1 October 2020 − 31 May 2021