The degree structure of the Bachelor’s Programme in Technology and Engineering Science 2019-2020
The BSc in technology 180 ECTS consists of
- common obligatory general studies of 101 ECTS
- language and communication studies of 15 ECTS
- intermediate specialisation studies of 64 ECTS of electrical engineering, energy tecgnology, environmental technology or mechanical engineering
- there are no minor studies or free elective studies.
General studies include introductory course as well as courses on engineering mathematics and physics, engineering mechanics, engineering thermodynamics,
technical documentation and 3 D modelling, electrical drives, renewable energy engineering and circular economy.
Language and Communication studies of 15 ECTS/Updated 18.9.19/ml
In the obligatory L&C studies, options A, B and C are alternative to each other:
A) Finnish Culture and Language, 5 ECTS OR
B) Svenska i arbetslivet (teknik), 2 ECTS and Työelämän viestintä (tekniikka), 3 ECTS, a total of ECTS. Option B is obligatory for those Finnish students, who have studied Swedish in general upper secondary school OR
C) Työelämän viestintä (tekniikka), 3 ECTS and 2 ECTS of any other language than English or basic Finnish. Option C is obligatory for those Finnish students, who have not studied Swedish in general upper secondary school.
English for Professional Development (Technology), 4 ECTS and Academic Writing, 3 ECTS are obligatory to all.
Additionally, students must choose a min of 3 ECTS cr from any other language than English.
Information on language studies for LUT students
Intermediate specialisation studies
During the second academic year, students can freely specialise in one of four fields: Energy Technology, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Technology or
Energy technology specialist courses include basics of power plant engineering, heat transfer, and laboratory work.
Electrical engineering specialist courses include introduction to embedded systems, digital design, and laboratory work.
Environmental technology specialist courses include life cycle assessment, environmental labelling, and sustainable cities.
Mechanical engineering specialist courses include mechatronics, robotics, production engineering and basics of FE-analysis.
The specialisation studies include Project Work totalling 20 ECTS, an Internship of 4 ECTS, and a Bachelor's thesis and seminar totalling 12 ECTS.
- BH60A5400 Introduction to Circular Economy will be taken in second year of studies (B.Sc. (Tech.) 2, periods 1-2)
- BH60A5200 Introduction to Business and Sustainability will be taken in second year of studies (B.Sc. (Tech.) 2, period 3)
- BH60A4400 Introduction to Sustainability will be taken in third year of studies (B.Sc. (Tech) 3, period 1)
- BH60A5300 Introduction to Sustainable System Transition in second year of studies (B.Sc. (Tech.) 2, period 3)