MScEnvironmental Engineering and Management
|Study location||Estonia, Tallinn|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MSc (Master of Science in Engineering)|
|Course code||3119, EABM|
|Tuition fee||€4,400 per year
Free for EU/EEA citizens
You can see available scholarship options here: www.taltech.ee/scholarships
|Application fee||€100 one-time
The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programmes. The application fee is non-refundable!
More information here: www.taltech.ee/apply
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
In order to qualify for the studies at Tallinn University of Technology, an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
For detailed information about requested documents and suitable qualifications, please take a look at country specific requirements.
GRE General Test result must be presented as it is a preliminary requirement for applying. The required threshold score, exemption criteria and other necessary information are available here.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
It is required to upload the official translations along with the original education documents to the online application system.
To apply for the studies, an adequate proof of English language proficiency must be presented. Accepted certificates and required results are specified on our homepage.
The proof of English may only be waived if a candidate has finished International Baccalaureate (IB) or European Baccalaureate (EB) programme or completed secondary or higher education taught fully in English in one of the following countries: EU/EEA member states, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom. If you have completed studies in English but not on-site in the country named above, we ask you to present an internationally recognised test indicated on our homepage.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
For each programme you apply to, an individual motivation letter (statement of purpose) must be inserted.
Please provide the following:
NB! It is important to properly cite and reference any sources used in your motivation letter (quotations, publications, ideas etc. that are not your own). Neglecting the rules of referencing and citation is considered plagiarism and will result in the disqualification of your application.
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.
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.
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.