Master's Degrees in Sustainable Development in Denmark

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Studying Sustainable Development

Sustainability refers to the ability of a system to operate continuously, without using up resources, in a viable, need-fulfilling manner. It involves the development of a sustainable human society, from all perspectives: environment, economy, industry, business, agriculture, etc. Sustainable development degrees aim at educating professionals involved in management, policy-making and governance to conduct their work in a manner that takes into consideration multiple factors for the future.

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Studying in Denmark

As a student enrolled in a university in Denmark, you will experience some innovative teaching methods, allowing you to acquire the skills to become an independent learner. In the Danish education system, students play the central role and are encouraged to express their opinions freely. Danish universities provide a diverse range of study subjects, and place a great focus on research. Here, you will get hands-on experience in your chosen field of study.

12 Sustainable Development Master's degrees in Denmark

M.Sc. Sustainable Biotechnology

During the coming decades we need to exploit alternative sustainable resources to compensate for the forthcoming depletion of mineral oil, but also to deal with greenhouse gases and the associated climate effects. By studying the Aalborg University's Master's programme in Sustainable Biotechnology, you can help find the path from fossil fuels to sustainability.

Faculty of Engineering and Science
M.Sc. Wind Power Systems

The Aalborg University's MSc specialisation in Wind Power System (WPS) focuses on the electrical aspects of wind power systems ensuring an excellent education in subjects such as generators, power electronics, control engineering and power system technology related to wind power applications.

Faculty of Engineering and Science
M.Sc. Sustainable Cities

The Master of Science in Sustainable Cities offered by Aalborg University aims to teach students about how we can achieve the sustainable transition of cities. This is done in two parts. First by covering issues of engineering by looking at four main infrastructure sectors being 1) energy, 2) water, 3) mobility and 4) resources (waste). 

M.Sc. Water and Environmental Engineering

Without water, no life - without engineers in Water and Environment, no society. Aalborg University offers a 2-year Master’s programme in Water and Environment for bachelors in Civil Engineering or persons with similar background.

Faculty of Engineering and Science
M.Sc. Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR)

The two-year MSc programme in Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) at the University of Copehagen gives you the best instruction in the field of tropical forestry in Europe. You work with the growing challenges in contemporary tropical forestry in a global context, and you aquire valuable real-life experience by doing field work in a tropical country.

M.Sc. Global Development

The MSc in Global Development at the University of Copenhagen is a two-year degree programme taught in English. The first year comprises seven compulsory courses, including a field course in a low or middle-income country. During the second year students can specialize, choosing among elective courses, an internship in a company/organization or a combination of the two.

Faculty of Social Sciences
Master Cities and Sustainability

The specialisation Cities and Sustainability in the master's programme Urban, Energy and Environmental Planning offered by Aalborg University is focusing on how to create stronger urban environments and qualities by using a more holistic, multidisciplinary and participatory approach, placing citizens at the centre, and creating benefits and life quality for the city’s inhabitants and users.

Faculty of Engineering and Science