Degree structure and studies

The Master's Programme in Energy Conversion 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 and specialisation studies.

Core studies (20-23 ECTS credits) include courses on technology and society, turbomachinery and steam boilers.

Specialisation studies (100 ECTS credits). Specialisation studies include obligatory and elective studies:

Obligatory specialisation studies (55 ECTS credits) include courses on turbomachinery in renewable energy, maintenance management, energy systems engineering and steam turbines.

Elective specialisation studies (42 ECTS credits) include courses on bioenergy and energy use in the forest industry, turbulence models, computational fluid dynamics, energy economics, renewable energy technology and nuclear power plant engineering.

The Master's thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, is a part of specialisation studies. The thesis an advanced research project, which requires approximately six months of full-time work. It is completed during the fourth semester of the degree programme.

Double and triple degree studies for LUT degree students

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

Students admitted to complete the Master's degree in this Master's programme at LUT may apply for the double degree programme with the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical University or the triple degree programme with the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical University and Leibniz Universität Hannover.

More information about the double degree studies

You can find the most recent information about available courses, teaching schedules and degree structures from the LUT study guide.

Double degree studies for students from partner universities

Students from partner universities are able to study as a double degree student 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:

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

The programme's triple degree partner universities are Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical University and Leibniz Universität Hannover.

More information about double degree application process

Energy Conversion

Degree
Master of Science in Technology

Credits
120 ECTS credits

Duration
2 years

Language
English

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

Academic unit
LUT School of Energy Systems

Campus
Lappeenranta

Regular Admission
December 2019−January 2020

Rolling Admission
1 October 2019−31 May 2020