Civil Engineering, M.Sc. | Technical University of Denmark (DTU) | Copenhagen, Denmark
24 months
15000 EUR/year
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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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The modern practice of civil engineering requires a body of knowledge that is multi-disciplinary, covering numerous interrelated areas such as construction materials and processes, structural mechanics, geotechnics, energy technology, safety, indoor climate, acoustics, hydrology, geology, environmental sciences, and project management.

MSc graduates in programme in Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is geared towards developing lifelong skills within these knowledge areas. The education is unique, emphasising close collaboration among students and with researchers, and access to top-notch experimental facilities.

Study programme focus

The MSc Eng programme in Civil Engineering has the goal of preparing students for a long-lasting engineering career. To achieve this, the programme offers a rich and adaptable curriculum that combines theoretical studies, mathematical modelling, computer simulations, and hands-on experiments in the laboratory and field.

The program alternates between individual work and group work, and exposes the students to industry and research. The study process emphasizes creative thinking, systematic problem solving, collaboration with seasoned professionals, and bigger-picture comprehension.

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
  • Computational Structural Modelling 2: Non-linear Finite Element Method
  • Advanced Concrete Structures
  • Probabilistic Modelling in Civil Engineering
  • Advanced Geotechnical Engineering

  • Concrete Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • May be admitted after an individual evaluation of their academic qualifications, provided they fulfill the requirements. Details on the academic requirements are given below.
  • A strong, working knowledge of mathematics, structural design and programming is a prerequisite. A year's full time study at DTU amounts to 60 ECTS points. The MSc programme builds on a bachelor of science curriculum with at least the following content of mathematics and engineering sciences:
  • Mathematics (25-30 ECTS) - e.g. 01005, 01035, 02405
  • University Physics and Chemistry (10-15 ECTS) - e.g. 10022, 26028
  • Programming & the Finite Element Method (5-10 ECTS) - e.g. 02601, 11305
  • Statics, continuum mechanics etc. (10-15 ECTS) - e.g. 11341, 11342, 11343
  • Structural design & geotechnics (10-15 ECTS) - e.g. 11311, 11318, 11411, 11463
  • Material science for Civil Engineers (5-10 ECTS) - e.g. 11562, 11561

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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