M.Sc. On Campus

Creative Sustainability

Aalto University

24 months
15000 EUR/year
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The Creative Sustainability from Aalto University provides students with the skills and knowledge to promote sustainable development through engineering and material science. Sustainability is pertaining to all fields of engineering. 


The Creative Sustainability from Aalto University brings together students who are devoted to developing systemic solutions, working in multidisciplinary teams and challenging themselves with practical learning tasks. The studies include state-of-the-art knowledge about the interlinked environmental, economic and socio-cultural aspects of sustainability coupled with learning in practical projects conducted together with partner organizations.

Career prospects

Sustainability considerations arise in all business and industrial context and thus there are several possible career options for someone with expertise on sustainability and material science. 

Graduates of Creative Sustainability from Chemical Engineering can work as sustainability and business development managers in industries facing and dealing with major ecological challenges (e.g. bioproducts) as well as in the development of new material solutions for sustainability and circular economy. The studies provide a good basis for managing stakeholder relations in different business and social contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Site Monitoring 
  • Architectural Design
  • Sustainability Tools for Building Designers 
  • Building Design
  • Building Design Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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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