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Master's programme in Environmental Engineering for Sustainable Development

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  • home Study location Independent of location
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  • access_time Time 2 years  (full time)
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Our world is under threat from climate change, overconsumption, and ever-increasing pollution. Are you interested in contributing to the solutions of these in a sustainable way? If so, then the online Master's programme in Environmental Engineering for Sustainable Development is a great choice!

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The Programme

This online programme is one of the first international Master's programmes in Environmental Engineering in Europe. It will give you enhanced knowledge about environmental challenges, including how to address these issues while contributing to sustainable development.

We strive to develop state-of-the-art knowledge, models, and processes that form the core of the environmental engineering discipline. Our goal is to contribute to a sustainable solution to these problems by equipping the next generation of environmental leaders with the knowledge you will need to succeed.

Entirely online

Though the programme is based entirely online, we provide ample opportunities for interaction with fellow classmates as well as lecturers in the programme, through our modern digital platforms.

Visit the digital platform to learn more about the programme. External link.

Strongly correlated with ongoing research

This Master's programme is hosted by the Division of Environmental Engineering and Energy Processes at Mälardalen University, where a group of internationally recognised researchers investigate the most significant environmental challenges facing us today.

Our Master’s programme is strongly correlated with our ongoing research, allowing us to provide insight into the current state of the field as well as emerging technologies. You will thus be well prepared for a future career in environmental engineering, including working or conducting research in related fields.

Employment and Future Prospects

This programme will give you an in-depth understanding of current and future environmental challenges, and provide you with tools to meet these challenges through a lens of sustainable development.

Future employers of our graduates include industry, consulting firms and public organisations (such as municipalities and government agencies) in fields related to environmental engineering.

You can also choose to continue your career as a researcher by applying for postgraduate studies after you have completed your degree.


Course overview for programme

Year 1

Environmental Engineering

87,5 %

Mathematics/applied mathematics 12,5 %

Year 2

Elective, Environmental Engineering

25 %

Elective, Environmental Engineering

25 %

Degree project

50 %

Questions about the programme?

Contact me if you have questions about the programme or want to know more.

Associate Senior Lecturer

Jan Skvaril



Occasions for this programme

Autumn 2022

  • Master's Programme in Environmental Engineering for Sustainable Development


    120 credits


    Autumn 2022 (start 2022-08-29)

    Time and study pace

    2 years (full time)

    Education ordinance

    Second cycle

    Application code




    Study location

    Independent of location

    Teaching form

    Distance learning

    Specific requirements

    A completed Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education of three years or more, equivalent to at least 180 credits with a major in engineering or science. Students with a degree in a subject other than engineering or science must have at least two years of working experience in an engineering field. A TOEFL test result, with a minimum score 575 with a TWE score of at least 4.5 (PBT) or 90 with a TWE score of at least 20 (iBT), or an IELTS test result with an overall band score of at least 6.5 and no band score below 5.5, or equivalent is required.


    University credits



    Tuition fee

    For students outside EU/EEA
    Per installment prior to each semester: 67500 SEK
    Annual tuition fee: 135000 SEK
    Total programme fee: 270000 SEK


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