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Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering

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Contact
Head of Degree Programme
Mr Mika Nieminen
tel. +358 40 637 6048

Study Councellor
Ms Merja Hanhimäki
tel. +358 40 836 3178

Qualification Awarded and the Level of Qualification

Bachelor of Engineering, EQF 6

Special Admission Requirements

General admission criteria, please see TAMK’s website.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It is possible for students to have their prior competence recognised.

See TAMK’s credit transfer guidelines

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Completion of Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering curriculum studies and achievement of related competence objectives. The amount and quality of the natural sciences studies fulfill the requirements of the FEANI (European Federation of National Engineering Associations).

Further information:

TAMK Degree Regulations

Ministry of Education and Culture (in Finnish)

Profile of the Programme

The degree is a Bachelor's Degree -level professional higher education degree.

The degree complies with the criteria set by the Finnish national degree system as well as with the European framework for degrees and other competences.

Ministry of Education and Culture

Key Learning Outcomes

This degree programme is designed to educate internationally oriented environmental engineering professionals who are needed in private sector, public administration and NGOs.

After graduating as Bachelor of Engineering you will:

• Be able to plan and implement surveys and field studies involving environmental monitoring and remediation, form conclusions and make suggestions for further actions.

• Be able to steer the processes of industrial and public production and services in a sustainable manner.

• Have skills and competence to construct and develop quality, environmental and sustainability management systems for organisations.

• Know how to monitor emissions into air, water and soil, treat and monitor contaminated soils, wastewater or water, and carry out environmental sampling and analyses in field and laboratory.

Studying in a truly international atmosphere gives you unique possibilities to gain the confidence to work in different working environments, both as a team member and independently, all around the world.

In the optional professional studies, you can achieve advanced knowledge and skills for working towards your personal career goals in any of the following sectors: environmental forensics and consulting, energy technology and management, logistics and environment, and business management and entrepreneurship.

STRUCTURE OF STUDIES

The Energy and Environmental Engineering Degree Programme consists of the following parts:


  • Basic and Professional Studies (180 ECTS credit points)

  • Free-Choice Studies (15 ECTS credit points)

  • Practical Training (30 ECTS credit points)

  • Bachelor's Thesis (15 ECTS credit points)



The annual themes of the Degree Programme are:

FIRST YEAR

The theme of the first-year studies is to create strong foundation to the structure and function of the industrial and natural environments. Development of environmental thinking in engineering is emphasized and general engineering skills of students are strengthened. After completing the studies of the first study year students will have competence to work as assistants with simple, routine environmental monitoring, LCA and EIA processes when instructed and supervised.

SECOND YEAR

The theme of the second-year studies is to strengthen both the general engineering skills and gain working life skills with different environmental engineering and management practices. After completing the studies on the second year, students have competence to assist as supervised in different environmental monitoring and management projects, environmental engineering industry, management and administration.

THIRD YEAR

The theme of the third year is to deepen the environmental engineering skills and get competences in project work and practical environmental engineering tasks. After completing the studies of the third year, students have competence to work as a member of a team in environmental monitoring, environmental management projects and various jobs in environmental engineering industry, management and administration.

FOURTH YEAR

The theme of the fourth year is to advance students' competences through selected study modules and prepare them for challenges in working life. After completing the Degree Programme, students have competences to monitor and report environmental quality (air, water, soil) for the industry and public administration. They have competences to work in international environment, develop industrial processes in environmental monitoring, environmental management and development in various jobs in environmental engineering industry and environmental administration.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

Our graduates typically work in consulting companies engaged in projects requiring skills in environmental monitoring and soil remediation. Other examples include titles like environmental coordinator and environmental manager. Field of employers interested in our graduates is diverse, ranging from everywhere between regional and state environmental administrations, private companies and NGOs.

Access to Further Studies

After the graduation, you will be eligible to apply for Master’s Degree programmes in Finland or abroad.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Assessment of study performances is based on TAMK’s assessment criteria

The detailed assessment criteria can be found in course implementation plans. The teaching and assessment methods are agreed on with students at the beginning of each course.

TAMK Degree Regulations

Graduation Requirements

Completion of studies and achievement of competence objectives in the extent set by the curriculum.

Mode of Study

Day-time teaching

Development of the Programme

The Ministry of Education and Culture’ definitions of policy and TAMK’s strategy have been considered in the curriculum.

The Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering is continuously developed based on the feedback from the students, alumni and other stakeholders.