Degree Programme in Civil Engineering

The building industry employs a variety of professionals, and the need for construction and renovation will never end. Although many of today's building companies operate internationally, building sites are nevertheless always local operations.

Construction engineer graduates will in the coming years have plenty of challenging work to do in a number of building sectors.

The Degree Programme in Civil Engineering consists of consist of 240 ECTS credits and takes four years to complete. The building industry employs a variety of professionals, and the need for construction and renovation will never end.

Although many of today's building companies operate internationally, building sites are nevertheless always local operations. Construction engineer graduates will in the coming years have plenty of challenging work to do in a number of building sectors. In addition to active new construction, rehabilitating old buildings is also increasing, and as more and more people are retiring, there is a great demand for professionals in both design and construction.

Specialisation options

  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction and Site Management
  • Environmental Construction

Objectives

The purpose of the Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is to train construction professionals with the ability to work in a variety of building industry jobs. The graduates have wide expertise and a general understanding of the theory, practice and methods in their field and a deep understanding of their area of specialisation. Construction engineers not only need good professional expertise but also problem-solving skills, mathematical and financial judgement, teamworking and supervisor skills, good IT skills, an ability to communicate clearly, and language skills.

Typical jobs

Construction engineers may design housing or business or industrial buildings, be in charge of building site construction, maintenance and renovation projects or engage in the building of infrastructures.

Address

Agricolankatu 1-3, 00500 Helsinki

For further information, please contact

Head of Degree Programme
Timo Leppänen
Tel. +358 50 4120735

E-mail addresses: firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi