• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The MSc programme in Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) allows you to participate in work at all levels, including advanced theories, methods, and components for practical systems and applications in: satellites, robots, and wind turbines. You will learn to understand the theory and apply mathematical methods for designing or analysing problems in a given area. 


Electrical Engineering—from power production through electrical equipment to wireless communication and robots—has a significant impact on societal development. This development calls for highly qualified engineers with specialized expertise in one of the many disciplines of electrical engineering.

Study programme focus

Focus is on systematic problem solving and synthesis, and you will acquire specialized knowledge in an area of your own choice. More specifically, the study programme will provide you with sound hands-on experience through laboratory work and the application of IT-based design tools.


The MSc programme in Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) allows you to specialize in one of the five study lines:

  • Acoustics    
  • Automation and Robot Technology
  • Electric Energy Systems
  • Space Technology
  • Wireless Engineering

Career opportunities

The MSc in Electrical Engineering offers extensive career opportunities. You can be employed with all types of companies—from large multinational groups to small businesses with few employees. You can also pursue an international career, either through a Danish company or directly with a company abroad. Furthermore, you can become self-employed and start your own business.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Spacecraft Systems and Design
  • Electroacoustic transducers and systems
  • Linear control design
  • RF communication circuits
  • Advanced microwave techniques

Detailed Programme Facts

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General Requirements

  • Applicants to DTU’s MSc programme in Electrical Engineering must have completed a BSc in Electrical Engineering or another relevant course of study. 
  • Applicants should possess good qualifications in basic mathematics and physics as well as in electrical, electronic and electromagnetic technology. It is also recommended that applicants are acquainted with signal processing, programming and control. It is also important have experience with theoretical and experimental work.
  • Other applicants must be able to document that they possess corresponding qualifications and will be assessed individually.
  • The bachelor degree must be less than 10 years old.

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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Living costs for Copenhagen

  • 7928 - 13460 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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