Degree: Sustainability Science and Solutions (YmDSSS_DD)
Period: 2021-2022

Learning outcomes:

Students who have completed their M.Sc. (Tech.) degree in Sustainability Science and Solutions are able to:

  • take responsibility for managing environmental issues
  • take responsibility for developing environmental issues
  • anticipate the importance of sustainability challenges in the future
  • work as a public environmental authority

Students will

  • recognise the most significant environmental impacts of products and processes and their importance in terms of business
  • understand the requirements of systemic change
  • analyse how competitive in terms of environmental impacts and costs a certain technology, product or service is in different operating environments
  • assess the technical possibilities of industrial, service, community, and primary production processes and systems to minimise environmental impacts
  • explain the complex interdependencies of both local and global environmental problems
  • apply theories and the most recent scientific knowledge to solve problems involving environmental aspects
  • work as an environmental expert in a range of decision-making situations and produce and convey information to support stakeholders in environmental decision-making
  • adopt and innovate new technical solutions to develop the environmental sector
  • apply theories to find the most sustainable product or process design



  • Degree Master of Science in Technology (M.Sc. Tech.), (Diplomi-insinööri in Finnish)
  • Higher university degree, gives eligibility to apply for scientific doctoral studies
  • Extent 120 ECTS credits

Degree Structure

The Master's degree (120 ECTS) consists of advanced specialisation studies, elective studies and credit transfer. The Master's Thesis and Seminar is included in the advanced specialisation studies.

Core studies0,00
Language and communication studies0,00
Advanced specialisation studies63,00
Completed in other university0,0050,00
Elective studies7,00