Arcada launches new study package for engineers of the future

Published: 06.07.2021 / Press release

Arcada University of Applied Sciences offers a new set of courses to meet society's demand for engineers with knowledge in circular economy and sustainability. 

The understanding of resource-efficient, digital and ecologically sustainable solutions is becoming increasingly important in the field of engineering. 

Arcada wants to offer graduated engineers the possibility to gain new knowledge within these areas and is launching the course package Circular Economy for Engineers starting in August. 

- The need for engineers with broad expertise is massive today. We want to offer those already in working life an opportunity to update their expertise within circular economy and sustainability, says Lotta Wikman, Director of Contract Education and Continuous Learning at Arcada. 

The study package consists of three courses that allow the engineers to develop a whole new set of skills within circular economy, life cycle assessment and sustainable engineering. 

- Circular economy is one of our fields of strategic focus and sustainability is the very core of our strategy. For these reasons launching this course package feels like the logical next step for us, says Wikman. 

The course package Circular Economy for Engineers of 15 ECTS is offered in English. It is possible to either take the entire course package as a whole or to choose separate courses within the package.

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