Bachelor of Engineering | Environmental Chemistry and Technology | full-time studies
The bachelor’s degree programme in Environmental Chemistry and Technology provides the student with extensive knowledge in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and excellent employment possibilities in Finland and abroad. Kokkola has the largest concentration of inorganic chemical industries in the northern countries. This means that there are various practical training possibilities, study projects and topics for bachelor’s theses available, as well as lots of work possibilities for students and graduates.
During your studies, you will study chemical and process technology, which includes courses on automation technology and energy technology. Circular economy thinking, ethical responsibility, the financial orientation of the chemical industry, and the development of profitable businesses will also be part of your future expertise after you have completed your chemical engineering studies at Centria. During your studies, you get to choose whether you want to specialise in Environmental Chemistry and Technology or in New and Traditional Fuel Production.
In Environmental Chemistry and Technology studies, you will dive deeper into energy and environment and environment protection. You will also familiarize yourself with wood chemistry and biotechnology. You will use Centria’s unique Chemplant pilot plant for learning new techniques. You get the chance to study environmental monitoring and cleaning techniques. You will also study the design of water and wastewater plants. You will also get to learn about environmental legislation and administration.
In the specialisation option of New and Traditional Fuel Production, you will learn about oil refining and biofuel production. You will get to know process simulations and practise your skills in fuel production projects.
At Centria, students complete a part of their studies in development projects that are carried out for different businesses, so you get to network with employers already during your studies. Besides, chemical engineers have great employment opportunities, and many students get a permanent position already during their studies.
Our bachelor’s degree in environmental chemistry and technology gives you the know-how to work in different positions in Finland and abroad. Centria’s chemical engineering alumni work in different chemical engineering positions in factories and plants. Some of our alumni work in sales and technical support positions, administrative positions, and as teachers. The work possibilities are vast as chemical engineering expertise is needed in many different fields and positions.
Your future occupational titles can be
Advisor in environmental technology.
In order to apply to a degree programme, please fill out the online application form which is available on www.studyinfo.fi. Application period is in January.
Degree / diploma
Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)