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Savonia University of Applied Sciences Master of Engineering, Energy Engineering
Savonia University of Applied Sciences

Master of Engineering, Energy Engineering

Varkaus, Finland

18 Months

English

Part time

17 Jan 2025

Aug 2025

EUR 9,000 / per year *

Distance Learning

* Non-EU/EEA/Swiss Citizens: 7000 euros / academic year.

Introduction

Clean Nature, Green Energy

  • Name of the study programme: Master's Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
  • Degree title: Master of Engineering
  • The extent of the study programme: 60 ECTS, 1,5 - 2 years
  • City: Varkaus
  • Mode of teaching: Part-time
  • Language: English
  • Study places: 30

Study objectives

The focus of the Master Degree Programme in Energy Engineering is to educate professionals in engineering and business management in the field of international energy engineering projects. The aim of the programme is to create highly skilled specialists for the following fields of expertise: managing international technology projects and supply chains, developing advanced energy production systems, intercultural communication and language skills, and specialized themes in engineering.

The curriculum of the degree programme in energy engineering has been drawn up, so that

  • the degree produces the degree of competence required in work-life
  • the education ensures the development of the student’s expertise
  • the education enhances lifelong learning

The student

  • draws up to support his/her studies an individual study plan in which earlier acquired competence is identified
  • is responsible for the progression of his/her studies.

Savonia’s teachers and other personnel facilitate and support in the defining and achieving of individual goals. The student starts the planning of the thesis in during the first semester.

The competence objective is that the student is able to evaluate and make use of national and international networks. In addition, she/he creates multi-professional partnerships in the energy engineering field. She/he is able to direct and develop partnerships and brings one’s expertise in interdisciplinary networks/groups.

Choosing a main subject or field of specialisation

At the beginning of the studies, you will choose 30 ECTS from common and field-specific professional studies in accordance with your personal study and career plan. You will receive guidance and counselling from the responsible teacher of the programme as well as from other members of Savonia staff in view of defining and achieving your personal goals.

Qualification

The Master’s degree at a university of applied sciences qualifies you for working in a public sector post. The qualifications equal those attained at a university.

Thesis

At Savonia UAS your thesis work will be working- life-related. This gives you the possibility to network with experts and employers in your own field as well as in other fields during your studies. You will prove to be able to recognize, evaluate and solve working-life related challenges independently.

The student starts the planning of the thesis during the first semester. The competence objective is that the student is able to evaluate and make use of national and international networks. In addition, she/he creates multi-professional partnerships in the energy engineering field. She/he is able to direct and develop partnerships and brings one’s expertise in interdisciplinary networks/groups.

There are excellent possibilities also to carry out the Final Project in the Energy Research Centre of Savonia UAS where it is going on several research works related to environmental energy production.

Internationalisation

Savonia UAS is a multicultural and international community. You can also take part in your studies abroad. The student group can also attend possible international seminars, conferences and fairs.

Cooperation

As a Master’s degree student, you may combine assignments of courses and your thesis either to development projects of your own or to some other organization. In addition, there are a lot of interesting topics available in research and development projects going on at Savonia UAS.

Postgraduate study opportunities

The possible postgraduate studies are licentiate and doctoral studies at a university.

Research focus

The research and development work in the Energy Engineering field at Savonia UAS is focused on the development of environmentally friendly energy conversion processes.

More about the Language of Instruction

The language of Instruction is English.

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