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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 and Sustainability
- Feasibility studies of energy projects
- Energy systems analysis and scenarios
- Power system balancing wth large scale wind power
- Energy storage and conversion
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesSustainable Development Sustainable Energy View 12 other Masters in Sustainable Development in Denmark
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Only applicants holding either a relevant Bachelor of Science in Engineering, a Bachelor in Engineering (diplomingeniøruddannelse) or a Bachelor of Natural Science degree can be admitted to a Master of Science in Engineering programme. The bachelor degree must be less than 10 years old.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Copenhagen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.