Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Energy Systems

DTU is at the forefront of education and innovation for energy system solutions, accelerating green transition and sustainable energy.

Study Programme

The MSc Eng programme in Sustainable Energy Systems provides you with solid knowledge of optimal interactions among various energy technologies and components, as well as optimal operation and coordination of large-scale integrated energy systems, including power, heat, natural gas, hydrogen, and transport sectors.

Study programme focus

There is a strong focus on the integration of renewable energy sources as well as system and market solutions to accelerate it.

For this, you will learn and exploit cutting-edge multidisciplinary solutions based on socio-economic analysis, mathematical programming, advanced modelling and statistical methods, digitalization, and machine learning.

Each study line specializes in specific aspects of energy systems, including digital energy systems, energy system analysis, and energy-efficient building systems.

During the course of study, you will acquire extensive expertise in various energy system solutions with focus on sustainability.

The MSc is a two-year graduate programme with a workload of 120 ECTS credit points.

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Combine work with studies

This study programme is also available as an Industry study programme where you can combine work and study over a 4-year period. Special rules apply.

Industry MSc Eng programmes.


A degree in Sustainable Energy Systems paves the way for a wide range of career opportunities in the business sector, with public authorities, and in research.

Career opportunities


More opportunities at DTU

As a DTU student, you have many opportunities to study abroad as part of your degree - everything from a semester abroad to an international joint degree or a summer school exchange.

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Lying in one of the world’s happiest and safest countries, DTU welcomes graduate students from all over the world to be part of an international, innovative and open-minded learning environment.

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