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Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)

Part-time studies, 4 semesters

Semester abroad (optional)

Languages of instruction: German, partly English

No tuition fees

Facts about the study program


Designation Sustainable Energy Systems
Level of qualification according to the national
and European Qualifications Framework
Master (2nd cycle)
Qualification awarded Master of Science in Engineering, MSc  
Field of study according to ISCED-F code 0713
mode of study Part-time studies, a job is not mandatory
Length of programme (standard period of study)

4 semesters

Semester dates Friday and Saturday full day, individual lectures take place during the week evenings with video recording plus additional Contextual Studies (Thursday evenings and/or block weeks). Depending on the choice of specialisation modules from other master's degree programmes also on other days of the week
Specialisation modules Choosing two specialisations from:
  • Efficient Systems
  • Intelligent buildings
  • Energy Project
  • Possible depending on prior knowledge from other master studies
number of credits 120 ECTS
Languages of instruction German, individual courses in English
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Optional: semester abroad in the 3rd and 4th semester possible

Academic calendar To academic calendar
Examination regulations and grading scale To the examination regulations and grading scale
Study-specific equipment Energy Lab, Electronic Lab, Mechanical Lab
final examination Final master's examination

No tuition fees, obligatory ÖH-fee 

Study start Mid-September
Specific admission requirements Completed relevant bachelor's degree in subject or comparable studies (the programme director decides on comparability) 
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Application deadline for each winter semester: May 15


Admission to the final examination


In order to register for the final master's oral examination, all courses in the curriculum must have been completed positively.

Master's thesis
Positive evaluation of the master's thesis. The topic for your master's thesis will be developed in the 3rd semester in a seminar in preparation for the master's thesis. For the preparation, the 4th semester is largely exclusively available. The focus is on the independent development of an energy topic on a scientific basis. The scope of the master's thesis is 22 ECTS.

Final master's examination
The master's degree in is completed with an oral examination before a relevant examination committee. Examination components are the presentation and defense of the master's thesis, an examination discussion related to the topic of the master's thesis, and an examination discussion on curricular course contents.