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Civil Engineering 

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
15000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc programme in Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) helps make future construction projects more exciting, secure and sustainable.

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MSc graduates in Civil Engineering are responsible for the planning, design, risk assessment, construction, and maintenance of buildings, infrastructure, and entire cities. 

This challenge requires profound knowledge and understanding of a number of different areas - including roads, railways, bridges and tunnels, houses, load-bearing structures and facades, heating, lighting, acoustics and fire safety, water supply, drains and sewers, canals, harbours and offshore structures as well as urban planning.

Study programme focus

Civil Engineering focuses on the development, planning, design, and construction of building and engineering structures.

The MSc programme in Civil Engineering at theoffers a wide range of courses in mechanics, material science, energy technology, heat and mass transfer, fire safety, hydraulics, acoustics, risk assessment, computer modelling and simulation, 3D visualization, communication, and management.

The study programme offered at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) alternates between theory and practice, providing you with an overview of all stages of the construction process—from calculation and computer simulation to project management and construction of buildings.

Career opportunities

Civil Engineering graduates typically start their own business or are employed by, for instance:

  • consulting engineering firms or contractors
  • manufacturers
  • local authorities
  • public agencies
  • educational and research institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Heat and Mass Transfer in Buildings
  • Advanced Concrete Structures
  • Probabilistic Modelling in Civil Engineering
  • Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
  • Concrete Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to a Master's degree program at DTU you must be either:

  • bachelor's degree in technical science or
  • diploma engineer or
  • bachelor in science.

The bachelor degree must be less than 10 years old.

The individual MSc Eng programme states in detail which bachelor programmes qualify and whether applicants have to complete supplementary educational activities.

Requirements for supplementary educational activities can equate to up to 30 ECTS credits and are specified in the form of a list of courses under the individual MSc Eng programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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