Degree structure and studies

The Master's Programme in Sustainability Science and Solutions 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, specialisation, minor and elective studies.

Core studies (31-41 ECTS credits) include studies on life cycle assessment, sustainable innovation and system transition.

Specialisation studies (56 ECTS credits) include studies on air pollution control, sustainable water use, waste treatment technology and climate finance and carbon markets.

Minor studies (min. 20 ECTS credits) can be selected from minor subjets offered by other LUT degree programmes. Minor studies from energy technology, electrical engineering and industrial engineering and management are recommended.

Elective studies are studies from any disciplines at LUT, including language courses.

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

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.

Sustainability Science and Solution 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

More information about double degree application process

Sustainability Science and Solutions

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