Career

In Denmark, investments have been made in creating strong research environments, and high-quality national and international networks and partnerships have laid down a solid foundation for DTU’s wind energy activities. This area is seeing strong growth, and you will have ample scope for employment in both Denmark and abroad. You might also get the opportunity to continue your studies and do a PhD, for instance at DTU.

Typical fields of work

As an MSc graduate in Wind Energy, you can contribute to the development of wind turbines by engaging in the calculation of blades, drivetrains, towers, and foundations as well as design and control of the mechanical and electrical components and systems.

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

Pursue a PhD

Once you have an MSc in Engineering, you might get the opportunity to continue your studies and apply for admission to the three-year PhD, which at DTU is a research-based programme ranking among the best in the world. You can do either a regular PhD or an industrial PhD, the latter with concurrent employment in a company.

As a PhD student, you will be part of a research group and have to carry out an independent scientific project.

PhD at DTU