Taught course

Environmental Engineering

University of Southern Denmark · University of Southern Denmark

Entry requirements

You will need a bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering to be accepted. There are 40 places available all in all for this programme in 2016. Selection criteria for admission to the Master's programme take effect if, due to reasons of capacity, the University cannot admit all qualified applicants to a graduate programme. The selection criteria are: Subject content and level in your qualifying exam; Grade Point Avarage of your qualifying exam; Motivation for and ability to complete the study programme. Additional requirements are found here: http://sdu.dk/en/Uddannelse/Kandidat/Miljoeteknologi/Adgangskrav

Months of entry


Course content

By choosing the MSc. in Environmental Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark you will become a specialist in environmental system analysis, environment and resource efficiency of systems, products and technologies and your job profile will be the environmental expert in the creation of new and more sustainable solutions in industry, consultancies, authorities or research institutions. Following three core disciplines are integrated in the study programme:

  1. Understanding sustainability: Looking at global environmental challenges, the role of Design-for-Environment, strategies for mitigation of environmental impacts and resource depletion.
  2. Environmental technology: Strategies and technologies for the management and treatment of wastewater and solid waste.
  3. Eco-efficient Engineering: Methods and tools for analysing the environmental impacts of technologies, systems, products and processes and for creating eco-efficient solutions at all levels.

Programme courses

The first and second semesters comprise mainly course and project based learning including the most recent knowledge in the disciplines of Life Cycle Assessment and System Analysis, Global Environmental Challenges, Design for the Environment, Resource savings by Process Integration, Waste Management and Industrial Water Technology.

The third and fourth semesters are more individualised and include project work in close relation to our research activities. Moreover, in the third semester there will be a possibility to spend the semester at a partner university abroad.

It is possible to continue on a three-year research programme which will lead to a PhD degree.

Information for international students

International students can apply for accommodation through the university. Some rooms are on campus, others spread across the city.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dorte Frølund Kromann