Sustainable Energy Engineering, Msc in engineering

Aalborg Harbour

Sustainable Energy Engineering

Are you interested in the design of complex offshore energy systems or bioenergy systems? Studying the Master's programme in Sustainable Energy Engineering, you learn about developing intelligent and effective methods to utilise energy resources.

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During the Master's programme in Sustainable Energy Engineering at AAU Esbjerg, you work with the latest technologies within areas such as analysis and design of systems for offshore wind turbines, modelling of complex offshore systems, combustion technology and bio-energy systems. In this way, you learn to design, develop and manage effective methods for utilsation of energy ressources.


You have the opportunity of a six-month job guarantee, when you study at Aalborg University in Esbjerg, click the job guarantee link below and see more.

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The industry wants such candidates with cooperation skills which the project and group work provide and Sustainable Energy Engineers are in short supply – Denmark will lack 13,500 engineers in 2025. During the study programme you will have possibilities to work with high tech companies and will become part of an exciting international environment and have the possibility of exciting international stays.

Furthermore, Aalborg University has a flexible incubator environment that supports your creative dream and business idea.

You choose one of two specialisations:

This is a full-time study programme, which is characterised by problem based project work in groups. You will be working closely with other students most of the time, and you are required to be present at the university on a daily basis and spend a vast majority of your day there.

AAU collaborates with external companies, which means that you will have opportunity to do your semester projects in collaboration with these or other external companies and gain some real-life, hands-on experiences while you are studying.

The Master of Science programme entitles you to the designation of one of the following titles:  

  • Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Energy Engineering with specialisation in Process Engineering and Combustion Technology)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Energy Engineering with specialisation in Offshore Energy Systems).

See the brochure about the Energy Master’s programmes (pdf):
Brochure about the Energy Master's programmes



  • Problem based and project oriented work
  • Project time covers 50% of the total number of ECTS of the semester
  • Multi-disciplinary project work
  • Study groups of up to 7 students
  • Research based teaching provided by the Department of Energy Technology
  • Work with the latest technologies
  • Collaboration with researchers and companies.

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Facts About the Programme




Admission Requirements

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Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

The study method at AAU is called Problem Based Learning (PBL). Together with your fellow students you will work with real life problems by way of problem based project work.

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