Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering in Stockholm in Sweden

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Environmental Engineering

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Environmental engineering refers to the branch of engineering that aims to bring long-lasting environmental solutions to global problems, such as a lack of clean water, pollution and waste treatment. Environmental engineers work with companies to develop solutions to these problems while also devising plans to prevent future contamination.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Being the largest city in Sweden, Stockholm has over 1.3 million people in the urban area. The city comprises of several Islands and it is the capital city of Sweden. Stockholm has over 10 universities and colleges.

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Master in Energy Innovation

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

There are five joint Master's programmes in Energy Innovation offered at KTH through KIC InnoEnergy. All programmes are in the field of sustainable energy and give a rare combination of engineering and entrepreneurship. The programmes deliver [+]

Masters in Environmental Engineering in Stockholm in Sweden. There are five joint Master's programmes in Energy Innovation offered at KTH through KIC InnoEnergy. All programmes are in the field of sustainable energy and give a rare combination of engineering and entrepreneurship. The programmes deliver cutting-edge knowledge in fields crucial to meeting today’s global energy challenges and enables you to study at two universities in two different European countries, receiving a double degree. KIC InnoEnergy has created seven Master's programme joint between European top universities. Five of these programmes are partially hosted by KTH. - Energy for Smart Cities (SMCS) - Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) - Nuclear Energy (EMINE) - Renewable Energy (RENE) - Smart Electrical Networks and Systems (SENSE) Energy for Smart Cities (SMCS) The programme is ideal for graduates who are fascinated by energy technology and interested in environmental and socio-economic factors, as well as the electrical and thermo-mechanical aspects. It focuses on end-users of the electrical value chain; the citizen, the company or the city. During your first year, electrical and mechanical engineering courses are combined with general socio-economic, but still energy-related, subjects. An integrated project is also included. Your second year continues with a Master’s degree project and some elective courses, both general, broadening and option specific. The programme also organises a summer school to sharpen participants’ entrepreneurial skills in the energy sector. It includes soft skills such as team-building, networking, leadership, entrepreneurship and intercultural communication skills, all fuelled by interesting conversations with professionals from the energy industry, consultancy firms and municipalities. Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems Sustainable energy services is one of the key issues for humanity, considering the complete environmental footprint for the services delivered. The programme starts from the concept of basic renewable energy sources (sun, wind, geothermal) and considers the pathways towards a future sustainable energy system. The curriculum rests on a strong foundation in thermal sciences, emphasising the thermodynamic tools of exergy and thermoeconomic analysis. The programme is operated by a consortium consisting of seven universities and their associated industry partners. It offers extended industrial contacts integrated throughout the whole programme, especially as part of internships and seminars/workshops. The curriculum is jointly offered with teacher mobility for certain common lectures, but also remote teaching by specialist teachers. The programme offers modern and interactive learning material including virtual workshops which enhances the student learning process. Each year a kick-off and a spring seminar bring together first and second year students from all partner universities. These events give the students the possibility for networking and group discussions in an international setting. Nuclear Energy (EMINE) As a significant contributor to energy supply security and diversity, the nuclear industry is a key component of EU energy policy. For example, the price of nuclear electricity is competitive and predictable, and carbon emissions are low and comparable with the best renewable. Nuclear energy is also a potential low-carbon substitute for fossil-fuel-based combined heat and power production. The programme will help provide the industry, which already employs around 400,000 people in Europe, with the highly-qualified engineers required to meet the ambitious nuclear expansion plans that many countries are now drawing up. As a student, you receive the high-level technical education required to master the engineering complexities of nuclear power generation, as well as business training related to innovation issues and energy management. The programme thus helps you integrate the technical aspects of the nuclear industry with key political, economic and social issues. The uniqueness of the programme lies in the involvement of its industrial partners. Four major players of nuclear energy, AREVA, EDF, ENDESA and Vattenfall, take active part in the master programme. The CEA is also actively involved in EMINE, thus contributing its expertise as one of the most important research centres in nuclear energy in Europe. Renewable Energy (RENE) Thanks to the strong partnership between universities, innovation centrers and energy companies, the programme will provide you with a holistic understanding of the renewable energy field. You will gain state-of-the-art knowledge and expertise in fundamental renewable energy disciplines covering the value chain from power generation to storage and transmission. Mobility is a key part of the KIC InnoEnergy educational and innovation strategy. The programme offers you the opportunity to study in two top technical universities and a business school, in a friendly and multicultural environment, and the opportunity to carry out the Master's degree project through an internship at leading companies in renewable energy. Smart Electrical Networks and Systems (SENSE) The programme focuses on understanding, modelling and analysing the principles behind electric power generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation on a broad scale. Topics range from the design, operation, control and monitoring of individual components to national power systems in their entirety. The programme gives you a highly relevant and advanced education within the smart grid concept. Smart power grids are the electrical power system of the future. They operate in accordance with many of the key requirements that a sustainable energy system must meet – capacity, decarbonisation, efficiency, flexibility, reliability and sustainability. Existing technologies make up the bulk of the course content, but strong emphasis is also given to novel and innovative technologies that may stimulate the evolution of existing power grids into a ‘Smart Grid’. The innovation process itself, plus the route towards new business development in the electric power area, is addressed. [-]

Master in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master’s programme in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure provides students with the tools to solve future environmental problems and water issues. The courses in, for example, environmental assessment and water resources [+]

Master in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure The Master’s programme in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure provides students with the tools to solve future environmental problems and water issues. The courses in, for example, environmental assessment and water resources engineering are prepatory for careers as environmental engineers. Students will increase their understanding of the properties and functions of water and ecosystems, learn how to assess the local and global environmental impact of human activities, and apply advanced methods, techniques and modelling tools to describe, quantify and solve environmental problems. The scope of the programme is international and interdisciplinary. Programme outlineTo enable students to specialise in sub-disciplines, the programme contains seven course sequences. Each sequence contains three or four courses that are recommended for a certain specialisation, and the student can follow two such sequences in full. These are:1. Water Technology; water systems, hydropower, effects of climate change.2. Environmental Geotechnology; contaminated areas, environmental geology, geotechnical aspects.3. Water and Wastewater Engineering; managing our water resources (drinking water and wastewater).4. Environmental Management and Information; environmental monitoring, measurement techniques.5. Sustainable Infrastructure; managing infrastructure and natural resources in a sustainable way.6. Environmental Systems Analysis; environmental assessment, life cycle assessment.7. Sustainable Societies; social and economic mechanisms that affect sustainable development.Degree projectThe Master's thesis provides students with the opportunity to investigate a problem in –depth, under the supervision of experienced practitioners and researchers. The topic for the Master's thesis should be within the scope of the programme and relate to knowledge acquired in the courses. The thesis work is carried out in Sweden or abroad, and can be oriented towards research (e.g., laboratory / field work within a research project), technological development (at a company or organisation), or a combination of both.Career prospectsOur society has major challenges in managing a changing climate, developing and securing good water quality, developing systems for recycling materials and nutrients, and developing renewable and environmentally smart energy solutions.The needs for environmental engineering expertise are therefore almost endless, and the labour market is very diverse. Students will be able to work privately and publicly – in environmental consultancies, with contractors, energy companies or government agencies; internationally, nationally or locally. Some examples of employers who hire students from this programme are SWECO, Stockholm Vatten, WSP, Swedish EPA, Tyréns, Geosigma, Ramböll, Vattenfall, and SIDA, as well as a number of international agencies.... [-]


Master in Environmental Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Environmental management is an essential part of Environmental Engineering and concerns the interaction between human society and our surroundings. In order to meet the challenges of sustainable management of natural resources, there is a need for multi-skilled [+]

Master in Environmental EngineeringEnvironmental management is an essential part of Environmental Engineering and concerns the interaction between human society and our surroundings. In order to meet the challenges of sustainable management of natural resources, there is a need for multi-skilled professionals who are able to combine in-depth knowledge of local and global environmental impact, with expertise on strategies and tools aimed at reducing this impact on nature. This requires, among other aptitudes, knowledge of models and methods for collecting and analysing environmental information; knowledge of the interdependencies between society and environmental problems; and knowledge of the tools necessary for changing human behavior for greater sustainability.Programme outline The Environmental Engineering Nordic Master's programme is a joint, two-year Master's programme offered by the Nordic Five Tech (N5T) – an alliance between the leading Nordic technical universities. The programme offers four tracks in total, one of which is the KTH Environmental Management track which is supplied jointly with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).Since this programme results in a double degree, students should complete their  coursework at KTH and DTU respectively. Students who apply to the Master's programme in Environmental Engineering at KTH will start their first year of studies on the Environmental Management track at KTH and continue at DTU to complete their second year of studies, including a degree project. Another option it to start at DTU and complete the first year, then continue the second year of studies at KTH. For this option students should apply to DTU.Degree projectThe degree project provides students with the opportunity to investigate a problem in-depth, under the supervision of experienced practitioners and researchers. Students who start their studies on the Environmental Management track will conduct their degree projects at DTU with a supervisor from DTU and a co-supervisor from KTH. Supervision from each of the two degree-awarding institutions involved in the programme ensures the integration of all programme components.Career prospectsEnvironmental technologies are experiencing very strong growth and form a megatrend in technological development. This rapid growth is fuelled by innovation, as companies develop new products to satisfy societal demands. The Nordic Five Tech universities are ideally positioned to offer the education and tools necessary for future engineers to take advantage of this expanding market.... [-]