Offshore Energy System Technology


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge about offshore wind/wave energy systems, modelling and simulation tools for offshore wind turbine and wind farm design
  • Have comprehension of drilling technology, reservoir theory, extraction principles for oil and gasses and enhanced oil recovery methods


  • Independently be able to define and analyse scientific problems involving offshore energy systems/subsystems
  • Be able to analyse methods for design and control of offshore wind farms and power plants
  • Be able to judge the usefulness of the set up methods for the drilling technology, the reservoir theory and different extraction principles
  • Be able to relate the methods to applications in industry


  • Independently be able to be a part of professional and interdisciplinary development work within offshore energy systems

Type of instruction

The course is taught by a mixture of lectures, workshops, exercises, mini projects or self-studies including e-learning.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student



Name of examOffshore Energy System Technology
Type of exam
Oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleOffshore energisystemer
Module codeN-SEE-K2-5A
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Energy Engineering)
Study BoardStudy Board of Build, Energy, Electronics and Mechanics in Esbjerg
DepartmentDepartment of Energy
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science