Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering
The Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering from FEUP is one of the top qualifications dedicated to key issues in environmental engineering, including the capacity to design and implement preventive, intervention, reduction or rehabilitation technologies to mitigate or eliminate the effects of pollution and to reduce the intensity of natural resource usage, minimising the negative impacts of human activity on the Environment. The course provides wide-ranging education in the major scientific and technical fields of Environmental Engineering, ensuring in-depth exploration of its essential educational elements. In addition, students will broaden their understanding of their individual topics of interest through their elective course units.
The graduates of this programme are ready to fully and immediately practice Environmental Engineering in industries, companies in different fields, as well as in municipal services and governmental agencies.
As Environmental Engineers, graduates are able to perform various assignments related to:
Water resources management
Design and management of water distribution and water/wastewater treatment plants
Design and management of solid waste treatment systems
Rehabilitation of soils and aquifers
Climate change and air quality
Acoustics and vibration
Planning and land management
Energy usage and it’s effects in the environment
Environmental health and work safety.