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BIOREFINERIES »» Specialise in modern biorefining technology, products and raw materials. »» Mitigate climate change and save scarce natural resources with new approaches. »» Learn to use renewable raw materials where technically and economically feasible.

»» Acquire skills in designing, planning, assessing and operating sustainable, environmentally friendly biorefining processes and products.

This is a distance learning programme that includes some classroom sessions on campus. More about the programme, learning outcomes, career prospects and admission at

Programme content »» Core studies, 12 ECTS credits: research methodology, technology and society »» Specialisation studies, 68-95 ECTS credits: Obligatory studies, 68 ECTS credits: biorefineries, solid-liquid separation, bio-based materials and advanced organic chemistry, bioeconomy Alternative studies, 0-30 ECTS credits: environmental and industrial analytics, membrane technology, advanced water treatment, biological waste water treatment The specialisation studies include a Master’s thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits »» Minor studies: min. 20 ECTS credits; recommended minor studies are energy technology, circular economy, business studies (suitable for distance learning). »» Elective studies: select from any disciplines at LUT


Degree: Master of Science in Technology Duration: 2 years Language: English Credits: 120 ECTS credits Campus: Lappeenranta

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Admissions Guide 2019-2020 | LUT University, Finland  

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