B.Eng. On Campus

Environmental Engineering

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

48 months
6000 EUR/year
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Are you interested in the state of the environment, environmental safety, clean technology, environmental management and sustainable development? Environmental Engineering program at South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences provides you with a wide perspective  to the professional field of environmental technology.


You learn about the causes, consequences and prevention of environmental problems from local oil spills to global problems, such as climate change and microplastics in waters.

The field of environmental engineering is expanding and developing rapidly around the world for ensuring good living environment in the future.

After graduation you can work in different positions of environmental research, supervision, planning and management.

You may develop and improve recycling solutions for cities, or conduct investigations and remediation measures in contaminated areas. Other tasks could be water and soil sampling, environmental monitoring or you may plan and organize water acquisition and treatment processes.

The future employers include private companies, development agencies as well as research and development organisations.

Career opportunities

In Finland clean technologies (cleantech) have become a priority area of the national economic strategy (Ministry of Industry and Employment) and the number of the companies and internationalization have grown rapidly during the past years. Furthermore, the demand for environmental knowledge and know-how has been increasing in new areas, such as event management and the production and management of supply chains.

The Environmental Engineering program at South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences gives you competence to work as a specialist in private companies, development agencies, associations and educational and research institutions.

Professional positions are for example the following:

  • quality manager
  • environmental manger
  • project engineer
  • planning, research or development engineer
  • environmental protection assistant
  • environmental planning officer
  • environmental supervisor
  • environmental advisor
  • environmental specialist
  • consultant
  • trainer

Programme Structure

The programme consists of two main topics: 

  • Sustainable environmental technologies and 
  • Environmental management. 
Both topics are key parts of the studies.

Optional studies include for example the following:

  • Green engineering
  • Energy processes and markets
  • Media content
  • Digital services and information management
  • Russia studies
  • Innovation studies
  • Entrepreneurship studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You can apply to a Bachelor’s degree programme if you have completed

  • the Finnish general upper secondary school syllabus and/or the matriculation examination
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  • a European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma
  • a Reifeprüfung (RP) Diploma
  • an applicable Finnish vocational qualification
  • foreign qualification that provides eligibility for higher education studies in the country in question.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mikkeli

600 - 750 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The scholarship scheme at Xamk rewards you for good progress in studies. You can get a 50% refund on the tuition fee by progressing in the studies well.

Sufficient progress means completing 55 ECTS credits during the academic year (August-July), except for the degree programmes beginning in January where the student needs 27 ECTS credits from the first semester to qualify for the scholarship. 

The refund is paid yearly on the basis of the studies (credits) completed during the previous academic year.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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