M.Sc. On Campus

Water and Environmental Engineering

Aalto University

24 months
15000 EUR/year
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The Master's Water and Environmental Engineering at Aalto University combines a strong technical basis with a sound understanding of broader social contexts to educate future change makers. The emphasis in the programme is on water-related aspects, including their relation to the environment. 


The Master's Water and Environmental Engineering at Aalto University combines interactive study methods with high quality teaching in order to educate graduates with a variety of skills that correspond to the challenges of future society. 

Career opportunities

Many of our students work with companies and experts of the field already during their studies, as we have good connections both to public and private sector through our research and teaching.

Our graduates work in numerous positions as e.g. planners, technical experts, and managers, and also have good possibilities to advance in their career.

 As experts of water and environmental engineering, our graduates have good opportunities to effect societal change, promote sustainability and ensure some of the most essential functions of the society through their work. Employers of our graduates are diverse, including the private sector, public sector, civil society as well as academia. 

Programme Structure

Themes Include:

  • Water and Environment Engineering
  • State of the World and Development
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Sustainable Built Environment
  • Urban Water Systems
  • Sustainability in Environmental Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scanned colour copy of the original Bachelor’s degree certificate
    • Scanned colour copy of the original official transcript of study records.
    • If you have any other higher education degrees you wish to be taken into consideration in admissions, scanned colour copies of degree certificate and official transcript of records. If documents are not in Finnish, Swedish or English, scanned colour copies of authorised translations are required as well.
    • Copy of a valid passport or an official government-issued identification card with photo and information on citizenship. 
    • Portfolio (electronic)
    • Demonstrating proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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