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With a Master of Science in Technology in Building Energy Design, you have plenty of opportunities to find work.

Your future job title could be:

  • Project Manager
  • Specialist
  • Energy Consultant
  • Head of Operations

You can work in consulting engineering companies where you can make calculations, choose materials, and supervise the construction. You can also work in large organisations such as hospitals, large real-estate companies and municipalities where you can optimise the operation of the buildings in relation to both indoor working environment and low energy use.

Graduating from Building Energy Design, you will have influence on the environmental development in our future society by working with topics such as energy use and optimisation, alternative energy, computer simulation of energy flux, control of building systems, indoor climate, heating plants, and mechanical and natural ventilation.

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.


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Career guidance at AAU

The AAU Careers Centre can help you with your career planning and establishment of contacts in the business world.

Due to language barriers it can be difficult to find a relevant student job, and you cannot expect to get one. However, project collaboration can give you experience and network as well.

Learn more on the careers centre homepage