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
Sustainability Science and Solutions
Master of Science in Technology
120 ECTS credits
Tuition Fees and Scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
LUT School of Energy Systems
December 2019−January 2020
1 October 2019−31 May 2020