Master On Campus

Environmental Health and Technology

University of Eastern Finland

24 months
8000 EUR/year
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Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Health and Technology at the University of Eastern Finland is a highly multidisciplinary and research oriented programme, aiming at combining comprehensive understanding of human exposure and health effects with technological solutions to reduce the effects.


Key facts:

  • Focus is on environmental agents such as air pollutants, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals as well as methods needed to produce meaningful risk assessment from such information. 
  • The Environmental Health and Technology program at the University of Eastern Finland is suitable for students who wish to pursue a career in environmental health research, consulting or in environmental health agencies and for those who are interested in pursuing doctoral studies in environmental sciences.

Programme Structure

  • The programme consists of lectures, exercises, book exams and hands-on training in research groups. Students will achieve comprehensive knowledge in at least one specialized area of research (air pollutants, aerosols, radiation, water, informatics), generic core competencies for scientific research, and skills to apply field-specific methods in the laboratory. 
  • The Masters thesis includes an experimental element. The aim is to improve the students skills in data collection, data analysis and to evaluate the students ability to report and discuss the observed results scientifically in relation to existing data and knowledge.  In the beginning of the studies, a personal study plan (PSP) shall be prepared for each student with the assistance of the teacher tutors. In order to facilitate the preparation of the PSP, the courses are organised in modules based on their subject and level (basic/advanced).  

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

  • A certified copy of Bachelors degree certificate or temporary degree certificate and translation of it, or a statement concerning the expected date of graduation
  • The official course transcript (not needed if submitted electronically)
  • Letter of motivation
  • Certificate or proof of English language skills.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) of the applicant.
  • A copy of passport's information page or a copy of an official ID card,
  • Optional but recommended: Abstract of BSc thesis in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8000 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 Joensuu

700 - 1000 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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