Degree: Energy Technology (EnBScLah_DD)
Period: 2022-2023

Learning outcomes:

At the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic physical phenomena related to energy technology
  • Apply basic equations of thermal engineering in the examination of energy conversion related processes
  • Describe the structure and operation principle of the equipment related to energy technology (boilers, turbines, compressors, fans, heat exchangers)
  • Calculate operating values of equipment, define their design values, and understand their design principles
  • Describe the operation and design principles of various energy conversion processes
  • Compare the applicability of various energy conversion processes to different applications from technological, economic and environmental perspectives
  • Acquire information from various sources and evaluate their quality and reliability
  • Communicate both orally and in writing in national and international context.



  • This BSc is taught in English.
  • This is a Tekniikan kandidaatti (TkK), Bachelor of Science in Technology (B.Sc. Tech.) degree amounting to 180 ECTS.
  • A lower university degree gives eligibility to apply for Master's studies.
  • The BSc education is arranged so that full-time students can complete the degree in three academic years.

Degree Structure

The BSc in technology 180 ECTS consists of

  • common obligatory general studies of 77 ECTS, include introductory course as well as courses in mathematics, physics, engineering design, mechanics, control systems, programming and electricity.
  • language and communication studies of 10-19 ECTS in Chinese, Finnish and English.
  • intermediate specialisation studies of 61 ECTS of thermodynamics, heat transfer, nuclear power engineering, power plant engineering and energy economics. The specialisation studies include a Bachelor's thesis and seminar totalling 12 ECTS.
  • minor min. of 20 ECTS, in sustainability science; practical engineering, innovation and entrepreneurship; and Chinese business, culture and technology.

  • elective studies.

General Studies77,00
Language and Communication Studies10,0019,00
Intermediate Specialisation Studies61,00
Minor Studies20,00
Elective studies0,00