As an MSc in Energy Systems Engineering, you'll get the paper you need to make the world greener
With a Master of Science in Engineering you get a strong professional and technologically innovative profile as a graduate engineer. At SDU you will be part of a leading research and development environment of high international standard.
Take a quantum leap - become a graduate engineer in Energy Systems Engineering
As an energy systems engineer, you will become an expert in analysing energy systems to understand and master the complex interactions between energy technologies, digital technologies, economics and legislation. You will specialise in the development and analysis of renewable energy solutions and become an expert in the digital transformation of the energy sector. With this master's programme, you will become a key player in solving the energy challenges of the future.
The master's programme is 2 years long and consists of 120 ECTS credits. It picks up where the bachelor left off. You can be admitted to the 2-year master's programme, regardless of whether you have a bachelor's degree from SDU or from another university.
During the last two years of the programme, you will work on energy systems analysis. You will work on technical modelling of energy processes and technical analysis of the environmental and societal impacts of energy technology. You understand how to use energy data to intelligently optimise energy systems and processes.
You will gain the professional and technical knowledge to engage in operational and development work of different energy systems, and you will be ready to act as a link between experts and generalists, technicians and politicians. You will analyse and optimise how we use existing and new energy technologies such as wind turbines, biomass systems, solar cells, fuel cells, wave energy plants, heat pumps, future cogeneration plants and smart grid.
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Project and research-based learning environment
You will be part of a dynamic learning environment based on project work, cases and studies. You'll learn about teamwork and cooperation, preparing you for the work you'll do in the future. We use research literature, and in your thesis project you will demonstrate your competence in using peer-reviewed research publications. The programme is highly international and you will have international lecturers teaching in English.
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A world of career opportunities
As an energy systems engineer, the world is your oyster. You can develop solutions and new technology to make sure your children and grandchildren have enough energy too. You can assess the way we produce, use and store energy - and know how we can do better in the future. You know the rules on energy, so you can make the big decisions and advise others on what they can and can't do. You know how energy systems affect our environment and climate, so you can communicate your knowledge to companies, politicians and consumers. You can work as a project engineer, consultant, go down the management or entrepreneurial route or choose a career as a researcher.
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