Sustainable Engineering and Ecotechnology

Sustainable Engineering and Ecotechnologies study programme is designed for everyone, who is concerned about environment. It prepares environmental specialists, who have knowledge of general engineering, understand environmental processes and environmental technologies, principles of sustainable development, environmental economics and law. Study programme does not contain narrow specializations: studies provide complex knowledge and expand employment possibilities.

Code 6121EX003
Location Kaunas
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Cycle First cycle
Field Environmental Engineering
Language Lithuanian
Study mode and duration Full-time studies - 4 y.
Degree awarded Bachelor of Engineering Sciences
 

Values

Studies

Wide profile environmental knowledge

This study programme provides complex knowledge, including environmental processes, technologies for reduction of air pollution, water treatment and waste treatment, sustainable development, environmental research and legal regulation of environmental protection.

Skills

Good understanding of environmental technologies and legal requirements

Graduates of these studies have theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills of selection of technologies for pollution reduction, design of equipment and assessment of environmental impact. They understand legal regulation of environment quality and application of requirements to companies.

Career

Wide range of work areas

Graduates are welcome in specialized environmental companies, industrial sector, laboratories for studies of environmental quality, companies, which design equipment of pollution reduction, municipal environmental offices, Ministry of Environment, consultancy companies, etc.

Infrastructure

Contemporary equipment of process engineering, specialized laboratories of environmental technologies

During studies, students acquire practical skills in one of the most modern process engineering laboratories, in specialized laboratories for air pollution reduction, water treatment, waste management, and in analytical laboratories for chemical and instrumental analysis.

Environment

Socially involving and creative environment of studies

This programme involves students in promotion of environmental protection and solving of real issues. Not only such environment helps to learn theoretical knowledge and acquire practical skills, it also shapes personal qualities of the graduates.

 

Skills

Environment – processes, condition, change, modelling
Pollution – sources, characteristics, dispersion, toxicity
Control – waste water treatment, waste management, reduction of air pollution
Prevention – sustainable development, lifecycle, eco-design
Understanding, Assessment and Modelling of Environmental Systems Understanding of Traditional Environmental Technologies Preservation of Production Resources, Pollution Prevention Legal Regulation of Environmental Protection and Economic Assessment

Testimonials

Povilas Reškevičius

Technologist at UAB "Kauno vandenys"

 

Every day at work I use the knowledge I have acquired during studies. Systematic thinking, formed at the university, and acquired technological knowledge of waste water treatment, preparation of drinking water, and general knowledge of environmental engineering are very important.

Marius Mockus

Environmental Specialist at UAB "Kauno termofikacijos elektrinė"

 

Industrial companies need environmental specialists with systematic approach and critical technological thinking. Versatility is better than a narrow deep specialisation.

Career

Student’s competences
– Understanding of environmental systems, assessment of environmental quality and modelling;
– Knowledge of technologies for improvement of environmental quality and recovery of resources;
– Implementation of sustainable development principles, knowledge of circular economy and environmental law.

 

Student’s skills
– Able to identify the most relevant environmental problems and climate change processes;
– Able to select technological and organisational measures for management of climate change and improvement of environmental quality;
– Able to apply principles of mathematical, physical and empirical modelling and select the most suitable method for modelling of environmental processes;
– Able to follow occupational safety principles.

 

 

You may become

– Application of sustainability assessment methods and measures (lifecycle assessment, analysis of materials flow, etc.) for reduction of the environmental impact of technologies;

– Development and application of technologies for quality control and management in various environmental media;

– Development of resource recovery technologies and process management.

– Assessment of environmental impact of human activities, preparation of plans and programmes for environmental protection and restoration;

– Environmental quality assessment, preparation of research programmes;

– Assurance of the company’s compliance with environmental requirements, application of principles of pollution prevention and circular economy.

– Analysis of good practice, preparation of recommendations of environmental policy;

– Enforcement of legislation;

– Initiation and implementation of environmental programmes and projects.

– Performance of inspections at the companies to ensure their compliance with the law and legislation and governing documents related to environmental pollution;

Initiation of the actions for prevention and reduction of water, air or soil pollution.

– Establishment of production methods, materials, quality and control standards and assurance of compliance with technical specifications;
– Performance of laboratory research and tests at various stages of products’ production.

 

Minimum requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B1, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
High school certificate

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.

 

Score structure

Subject Coefficient Type
First subject

Mathematics

0,4

Final exam

Second subject

Physics or Chemistry

0,4

Final exam

Third subject

English language

0,2

IELTS, TOEFL, CEFR or equivalent

 

Tuition fee

Full-time studies 3200 €
Price per credit 53,33 €
 
Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens
Full-time studies 2595 €
Price per credit 43,25 €

 

Financial support