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Environmental Engineering

Tampere University

Future is in your hands

The world needs people who have the courage and skills to tackle environmental and sustainability challenges around us and find solutions. Be one of us!


Master's degree (University)

Degree earned

Master of Science (Technology)

Planned duration

2 years

Extent of studies

120 ECTS



Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens

12000 € per academic year

Link to scholarship programme

Our two-year Master's Programme educates professionals in environmental engineering and circular economy. With us you will gain a holistic understanding of environmental problems with skills and knowledge to tackle the challenges. You will learn to design and model environmental technologies and also to use different approaches to evaluate and advance sustainability.

To be a successful student in our Master’s Programme, you should have a background in an applicable field of engineering, for example in environmental engineering, civil engineering or natural sciences. We appreciate proficiency in mathematics, a strong motivation and a vision for the future.

We offer a variety of courses, allowing you to specialize in areas like water technologies or circular economy. You will start building your career and industry connections during your studies.

With the knowledge and an engineering mindset you gain, you'll have promising career opportunities in environmental engineering, including roles such as process engineer, consultant, or project manager. For those interested, pursuing a doctoral degree is also an option.

Specialization themes

There are two specialization themes in the programme: Sustainable Solutions for Water and Waste Management and Advanced Bioprocesses for Circular Economy.

Meet our teachers and students

Get a sneak-peek to our students, teachers and research. The students' guild YKI organizes activities to get to know each other. Teachers share up-to-date info about teaching and teaching-related activities, such as field trips and board-game events.

For more information

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