Environmental Engineering, M.Sc. | Tampere University | Tampere, Finland
24 months
12000 EUR/year
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The two-year Environmental Engineering programme from Tampere University educates professionals in environmental engineering and circular economy.   With us you will learn about processes and technologies to produce clean water, to recover nutrients and metals and to minimize pollution and to support sustainable use of natural resources. 

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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, biotechnology or natural sciences. We appreciate proficiency in mathematics, a strong motivation and vision for the future.

The courses provide a wide range of topics from molecular biology level up to waste and wastewater treatment and their automation. This allows you to sharpen your focus on, for example sustainable environmental technologies, digital applications, advanced bioprocesses or governance for circular economy. The professional training and Master’s thesis work allows you to start building your career and networks in the environmental sector.

With the acquired tools and understanding of environmental sustainability, and with the engineering mindset, you will have excellent career opportunities in different fields of environmental engineering. The graduates can be employed for example as process engineers, consultants or project managers in industries and municipalities. If you want, you may also continue your studies towards a doctoral degree.


After completing the Environmental Engineering programme from Tampere University  , you will be qualified to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in the different fields of environmental engineering and circular economy. Our graduates are eligible to work for example in municipalities, companies and organizations as a developer, process engineer, consultant, researcher or project manager in positions where knowledge and skills in environmental engineering are required. Following the successful completion of the programme, you will also be eligible to apply for admission to doctoral programmes in Finland or abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Studies for Environmental Engineering and Photonics Technologies
  • Career Planning
  • Professional Training in Environmental Engineering
  • Thesis Seminar in Environmental Engineering
  • Vectors and Matrices
  • Differential and Integral Calculus
  • Probability and Statistical Inference

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 7 December 2022 – 11 January 2023


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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree

  • an applicable bachelor’s degree at a university or a university of applied sciences in Finland
  • a bachelor's degree completed in a university outside Finland which provides eligibility for equivalent University master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded. With a minimum scope of 180 ECTS credits, three to four years of full-time study. From a relevant field for the master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. From a recognised institution of higher education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 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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