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  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

Study programme focus

Lecturers on the Wind Energy programme are elite researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) specializing in wind energy, as well as experts and engineers from the wind turbine industry. You will gain access to state-of-the-art research and technology as well as extensive knowledge of aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, mechanics, grid connection, and electrical engineering.

Specializations

You can choose to specialize in electrical or mechanical engineering within one of the five study lines:

  • Mechanics and Aerodynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials and Structures    
  • Testing and Measurements
  • Electrical Wind Turbine Systems
  • Electrical Wind Turbine Technology

Career opportunities

The MSc programme in Wind Energy qualifies you for employment in a rapidly expanding international industry. Some of our graduates have founds jobs with utility companies, consultants, and developers of large onshore and offshore wind farms. Another possibility is pursuing a career as a researcher employed in the public and private sectors. 

MSc graduates in Wind Energy are currently employed with, among others:

  • Dong Energy
  • Vestas
  • Siemens WP
  • LM windpower
  • Vattenfall
  • DNV
  • Global Lightning Protection Systems

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Wind Turbine Technology and Aerodynamics
  • Renewables in electricity markets
  • Energy Economics, Markets and Policies
  • Electric power engineering, fundamentals
  • High voltage engineering
  • Technology and Innovation Management

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    573

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

    Free
    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.

Funding

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