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MScEnvironmental Engineering and Management

Tallinn University of Technology
Estonia, Tallinn
School of Engineering Estonia, Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn, 19086
Tuition fee €3,300 per year

Free for EU students

Full tuition fee waivers available
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Application fee €100 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable!
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Overview

Industrial production has an enormous impact on the environment, and society’s awareness of such effects is constantly growing. The course offers an integrated approach towards current and long term strategic environmental issues, focusing on technologies and concepts in environmental planning and management for the sustainable development of industrial production systems. This programme provides interdisciplinary solutions in a market-based economy through the integrated management of water, wastewater, solid wastes, and air pollutants.

Programme structure

The programme aims to provide students with needed skills to enable interdisciplinary approach when applying environmental technologies and using environmental management tools, based on the principles of sustainable development and environmental sustainability. The curriculum aims also to deepen knowledge and understanding of the major trends in environmental technologies, environmental protection and sustainable production, linking environmental problems with engineering and economic aspects.


The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:

General studies – cover environmental assessment, hydrochemistry, entrepreneurship, business planning, statistics, languages, etc.
Core studies – include courses about life cycle, environmental policy, environmental impact assessment and eco-design.
Special studies – consist of engineering courses about sludge, wastes, wastewater treatment, air pollution, environmental technologies, sustainable production and water management, internship, etc.
Free choice courses – students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered at the university.
Graduation thesis – an engineering project that allows applying theoretical knowledge to solve practical problems.

Career opportunities

The curriculum offers knowledge and skills in various fields of environmental technology (air protection, water management, waste handling) that enable graduates of Masters to:

  • advise, guide the company in introducing environmentally friendly and sustainable engineering solutions, increasing material, water- and energy efficiency and reducing emissions;
  • successfully work as an enterprise environmental councillor, environmental specialist in local municipalities, water service companies, consultancy firms, public institutions (ministries, environmental boards, inspectorates, research and scientific institutions as well as applying for doctoral studies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application start
Dec 1, 2019
Application deadline
Apr 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Aug 31, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States