Degree structure and studies

The Master's Programme in Bioenergy Systems is a two-year programme.

It leads to the degree of Master of Science in Technology, M.Sc. (Tech.), which is 120 ECTS credits. The programme includes core, advanced specialisation, minor and elective studies a well as a Master's thesis.

Core studies, 26 ECTS credits, include courses on bioenergy, technology and society, and energy economics.

Advance specialisation studies, 42-65 ECTS credits, include compulsory and alternative studies:

Compulsory studies: energy systems engineering, bioenergy technology solutions, energy economics, steam boilers, fluid machinery, power plant design.

Alternative studies: district heating, advanced modelling of transport phenomena, energy scenarios, steam turbines, renewable energy technology, design of fluid machinery.

Minor studies, 0-32 ECTS credits, include topics in environmental responsibility, the modelling of energy systems, and bio-based chemical engineering.

Elective studies can be chosen from any discipline at LUT to complement your studies.

The Master's thesis, 30 ECTS credits, is an advanced research project completed during the fourth semester. The Master's thesis requires approximately six months of full-time work.

You can find the most recent information about degree structures and courses in the LUT study guide 2021/2022.

Double degree studies for LUT degree students

The programme also offers a possibility for double degree studies. Students admitted to the double degree programme receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities involved.

Students admitted to complete the Master's degree in this programme at LUT may apply to the double degree programme with the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical University.

More information about the double degree studies

Double degree studies for students from partner universities

Students from partner universities are able to study as double degree students at LUT. Students admitted to the double degree programme receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities.

The programme's double degree partner universities are the following:

  • Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Russia
  • Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical University, Russia
  • St. Petersburg Mining University, Russia
  • Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia

More information about double degree application process

Bioenergy Systems

Degree
Master of Science in Technology

Credits
120 ECTS credits

Duration
2 years

Start date
August 2022

Language
English

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

Academic unit
LUT School of Energy Systems

Location
Lappeenranta campus

Rolling admission
1 November 2021 − 31 May 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3)

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