Computer Science

IT University of Copenhagen

24 months
13406 EUR/year
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The 2-year MSc in Computer Science from IT University of Copenhagen is a programme for you who have an IT-related undergraduate degree and wish to develop your skills and knowledge in computer science on a high, academic level based on international research.


The MSc in Computer Science programme from IT University of Copenhagen focuses on business needs, and you will work on projects concerning software development and maintenance of software. You will also learn about the organizational and managerial part of a development process.

When you study Computer Science, you will gain in-depth knowledge of modern programming languages, databases, distributed systems, IT security, algorithms and data structures, software development processes, requirements, organisation and management. The programme gives you opportunity to work with all phases of the development process – analysis, design, development, test and launch.

The programme is taught in English, so all teaching, exams, assignments, etc. will be in English. Cases and examples from both Danish and international organisations will be used.


The competencies you acquire on the Computer Science programme and the global perspective of the programme prepares you for a career in both a Danish and a global context. During your studies, you will be specialised in a particular area. After graduation, you can be working as e.g.:

  • System Developer
  • Programmer
  • Software Architect
  • IT Expert 
  • Database manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Project manager
  • System consultant 

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Algorithm Design
  • Practical Concurrent and Parallel Programming
  • Advanced Programming
  • Security
  • Cross Disciplinary Team Work
  • Research Project
  • Master Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your bachelor diploma (in English or one of the Nordic languages), including a transcript of courses and a transcript of your grades, or a preliminary transcript of your grades if you are taking your qualifying education at a Danish institution. If you are taking a foreign qualifying education, you must also send documentation for expected completion.
  • A motivated letter of application. The motivated letter must be in English and must not exceed one standard A4 page. 
  • Documentation for level B English or a language proficiency test. The documentation should be in English or one of the Nordic languages.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13406 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6703 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

The tuition fee for a two years full study is 200,000 DKK. The tuition fees are payable by biannual instalments in advance of each term, i.e. DKK 50,000 per term.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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