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Civil and Construction Engineering (Engineer) h21, Full-time, Ekenäs, Structural Design


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Project Building Wooden Structures 6
Starting and Running Your Own Business 3    
Introduction to Academic Studies 1
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Geometry and Vectors 3
Functions and Equations 2 3
Applied Differential and Integral Calculus 3  
Linear Algebra 3  
Introduction to Building Techniques
Building Materials and Techniques 5
Concrete Technology 5
AutoCAD Drawing 3
Introduction to Structural Design 3
Introductory Work Safety and Construction Law 3
Basic Physics for Construction 3
Fundamentals in HVAC and House Technology 3
Residential and Public Buildings
Digital Tools for 3D Planning 3  
Building Design 3  
Soil Mechanics and Foundations 3  
Foundation Engineering 3  
Concrete and Masonry Structures 1 5  
Wooden Structures 1 3  
Steel Structures 1 5  
Cost Calculation 3  
Life Cycle Analysis for Buildings 3  
Indoor Climate and Healthy Houses 3  
Building Physics in Housing Production 3  
Construction Chemistry 3  
Structural Engineering
Project Management and Quality Assurance 3    
Building Information Modeling 3    
Concrete Work 3    
Foundations 6      
Concrete Structures 2 6    
Wooden Structures 2 6      
Steel Structures 2 6    
Soil Mechanics 3      
International Construction Engineering 3      
Renewable Energy 3      
Structural Engineering at an Engineering Office 8    
Building Mechanics
Structural Mechanics 1 5  
Mechanics of Materials 1 5  
Advanced Structural Mechanics and Building Physics
Structural Mechanics 2 3    
Mechanics of Materials 2 3    
Building Physcs in Structural Design 3      
Building Conservation
Surveying Buildings and Plan for Maintenance 3    
Technical and Physical Measurements in Buildings 3    
Student Internship 1 10
Student Internship 2 10  
Student Internship 3 10    
ELECTIVE STUDIES 10                                                      
Elective Studies 10 credits
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Degree Thesis 15      
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 62 66 60 52 29 33 25 41 24 36 30 22 10.5 18.5 8.5 14.5 10 14.5 10.5 14.5 16.5 10 10.5 13.5 12.5 13.5 10 19 16 14.5 12.5 0

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Civil and Construction Engineering (Engineer) h21, Full-time, Ekenäs


In this degree program, engineers are trained for many different tasks related to construction and a sustainable development of society's built environment.

The engineering profession is technically focused, but also human-minded. This is because the work is always carried out in collaboration with many other professional groups involved in joint projects. The goal of construction and renovation and care of buildings is to create conditions for a good living environment and promote ecologically, economically, socially and culturally sustainable development.

In addition to building technology and materials and HVAC and house technology for healthy houses, the studies include: economics, environmental aspects, leadership, project work and individual work as well as sustainability in construction and social development.

In this engineering program, students specialize in the STRUCTURAL DESIGN of buildings,or in HVAC DESIGN.

Structural design and planning is the question of designing, ie creating and dimensioning the structural solutions that enable both ordinary smaller and large stately buildings in both concrete steel and wood.

HVAC design and planning is the issue of designing HVAC and house technology and automation in the buildings to ensure that there will be healthy houses with a good indoor climate and technically correct and ecologically sustainable managed water and drainage.

The studies in the program are realized through lectures and exercises, both in groups and independently. It also includes excursions and compulsory internships and corporate studies for all engineering students in leading consulting companies in the industry. Partly included are virtual studies. The corporate studies are usually located in the metropolitan area or other major cities.

The central part of the studies is that they prepare you to have a central role in the construction industry in creating a sustainable and climate-smart society. Issues related to sustainability and a climate-smarter society are included in many of our courses, sometimes as central content, sometimes as a framework. Of the UN's 17 goals for sustainable development according to AGENDA 2030, numbers 3 (Good health and well-being), 11 (Sustainable cities and communities), 12 (Responsible consumption and production) and 13 (Climate action) are most central in our education.Objectives 6 (Clean water and sanitation), 7 (Affordable and clean energy), 8 (Decent work and economic growth) and 9 (Industry, innovation and infrastructure) are also treated in particular in our courses.

The characteristic of the engineering profession is that you have to work long-term with issues of crucial importance for sustainable development. The result of the work is lasting for many decades.


The student learns sufficient knowledge in building and civil engineering to understand and master engineering tasks in building planning and production, development of construction, structural engineering, management of construction projects and economic thinking. The student understands his central role as an engineer in the construction industry to create a sustainable and climate-smarter society.

The student understands and masters engineering tasks both for new construction and how to improve energy efficiency and, based on circular economy, sustainably develop the already built environment throughout its life cycle using, among other things, building information models.

The student can choose either STRUCTURAL DESIGN or HVAC DESIGN as his specialization.

Within the field of STRUCTURAL DESIGN, the student learns to understand and master the demanding structural engineering of concrete, wood and steel structures in order to create and dimension the construction engineering solutions that enable stable, safe, healthy and ecologically sustainable buildings.

Within the specialization HVAC planning, the student learns to understand and master the demanding planning of HVAC and building technology as well as automation in the buildings to ensure that there will be healthy houses with a good indoor climate and technically correct and ecologically sustainable heating, cooling, water supply, and ventilation system.

Structural Design

The specialization Structural Design contains the courses that,
in combination with a bachelor of engineering degree in construction engineering, provide the competence required for eligibility for demanding design tasks in design of load-bearing structures in concrete wood and steel.