Sustainable Energy

Sustainable Energy

Sustainable Energy (Master's Programme)

How energy efficient are buildings? One way to find out is to use a heat seeking camera to search for heat leakage. Photo: Geir Mogen/NTNU


MSSE, Sat Jul 20 02:34:09 MEST 2024 | M2

Learn how we can reduce energy consumption

Embark on a journey towards a greener future with the Master's Programme in Sustainable Energy. As a student on this programme, you will discover how we can lower our global carbon footprint through cleaner gas processes, making buildings more energy efficient and heath pumping technologies for sustainable heating and cooling.

Start of studies 2024

See information about the start of studies

As a student on Master in Sustainable Energy, you will see what possibilities there are to reduce our global CO2 emissions through cleaner gas processing, new energy carriers, less energy consumption, efficient energy conversion and different energy storage methods.

You can choose one of the following main profiles:

  • Energy use in Buildings (SEUIB)
  • Sustainable Heat Pumping Processes and Systems (SHPPAS)
  • Gas Technology


Read more about what you will learn

With a Master's Degree in Sustainable Energy you will have the possibility work in various positions in the energy industry.

You can for example work as consultant, engineering in contractor companies, energy related positions in public administration or engineering in energy related industries with special focus on energy efficiency.

As a student on Master in Sustainable Energy you will have lectures, compulsory exercises, and project work as teaching methods. Compulsory exercises may be carried out as individual assignments, group work or laboratory exercises, depending on the nature of each course. 

Trondheim is known for its great student environment and has been named Norway's best student city. Whatever you like to do in your spare time, you will definitely find something to do in Trondheim. 


Read more about student life

Master in Sustainable Energy is a two years full-time study and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits.  The language of instruction is English. 

It is possible to take one semester abroad during your studies.

Read more about the programme structure

BSc/BEng degree or equivalent (normally 3-4 years) in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or equivalent. All applicants must have a minimum of 30 ECTS credits in mathematics and statistics in their Bachelor’s/undergraduate degree.

The master's programme is open to both international and Norwegian students.

The application portal opens 1 November.

Tuition fees
There are no tuition fees for students from the EU/EEA + Switzerland. For non-European students, tuition fees are being charged according to category C. More information is available on our web page about the tuition fees.

Read more about admission and requirements

We can help you with your study plan, compulsory and optional subjects, exams, deadlines and other general questions about the programme of study.

Contact us