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Digital water

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Course contents

The course will cover current and relevant topics in digitalization of the water treatment sector. The course is an entry-level introductory course supporting life-long learning.


The aim of the course is to introduce a chemical engineering professional with the multiple opportunities of digitalization in the water treatment sector.

After completing the course, the student

  • Will have identified his/her own skill gap in applying digitalization in the water treatment sector
  • Will have developed domain-specific knowledge on the possibilities of digitalization to further innovate in his/her domain

Study materials

All the materials are available in Moodle.

Teaching Methods

Online lectures and interview clips 10 h, self-study 27 h, self-guided exercises 17 h. Total workload 54 h.

Course schedule

You can register for this course anytime and start doing this course as soon as the registration process is completed and you get a notification that you have been added to the course at LUT Moodle. After registration you can complete the course at your own pace during a six month period.

Assessment scale and assessment methods

Pass/Fail, Moodle exam, contributions to discussion forums in Moodle, and a learning diary.

More information in the LUT University study guide.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

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Responsible teacher

LUT University
Ehsan Daneshvar, PhD

Further information about the studies

LUT University
Uolevi Nikula, ICT coordinator

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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ICT Studies
Chemical process and environmental engineering,
Course code:
0 €
Teaching period:
Continuously on-going
Application deadline:
Continuously on-going
Host university:
LUT University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
General prerequisites:
Knowledge and understanding of the water sector and the nature of processes and operations within the water sector, typically either B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree from a relevant field.
Study suitable for:
Professional working within the water sector, especially those with process, environmental and chemical engineering background.
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