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In the coming decades, global energy systems will undergo major changes, and their sustainability will prove to be of the utmost importance environmentally, economically, and socially. DTU is at the cutting edge in Europe when it comes to research in sustainable energy.
Study programme focus
During the course of study, you will acquire extensive expertise on various energy technologies and systems with focus on sustainability.
The first semester consists of three courses covering the main aspects of sustainable energy systems:
- energy economics, markets, and policies;
- modelling and analysis of sustainable energy systems using operations research;
- energy and sustainability.
Within this framework, you can choose between the six study lines below.
- Bio Energy
- Electric Energy Systems
- Energy Conversion and Storage
- Energy Savings
- Energy Systems Analysis
- Solar Energy
- Thermal Energy
- Wind Energy
Sustainable Energy graduates are thus able to find employment with the following companies, authorities, universities, and organizations:
- DONG Energy, Københavns Energi, Vattenfall, Dansk Energi
- Utility companies and district heating companies
- Maersk, Danfoss
- The Danish Energy Agency
- International organizations such as the EU, IEA, and EWEA
- National TSOs (Transmission System Operators) and DSOs (Distribution System Operators)
- Consultancy firms such as Cowi and Rambøll
- DTU and other universities
- NGOs such as Greenpeace
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- Modelling and Analysis of Sustainable Energy Systems using Operations Research
- Energy Economics, Markets and Policies
- Energy and Sustainability
- Feasibility studies of energy projects
- National energy system modelling with TIMES
- Power system balancing with large scale wind power
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.