• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Mechanical Engineering at Aalborg University is a 2-year Master's degree programme. At the programme you can choose between three specialisations: Design of Mechanical Systems, Electro-Mechanical System Design and Manufacturing Technology.
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Overview

Aalborg University is famous for its problem based learning where you work in a team on a large written assignment often collaborating with an industrial partner. This study method is also called “The Aalborg Model for Problem Based Learning”. The method is highly recognised internationally, and the university is host to a successful UNESCO chair in Problem Based Learning in Engineering Education and a Centre for PBL and Sustainability approved by UNESCO.

The problem based project work at Aalborg University gives you a unique opportunity to acquire new knowledge and competences at a high academic level in an independent manner. You get to apply theory to practice when you work to solve real-life problems, and you will be well prepared for your future career. 

Career

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.

You can work with development or research in the area of production engineering, or you can be a technical manager in development projects. You can work in for instance the car industry, agriculture or the pharmaceutical industry.

Manufacturing Technology

Graduates from the Manufacturing Technology specialisation have many possible career paths.

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.

You can work with development or research in the area of production engineering, or you can be a technical manager in development projects. You can work in for instance the car industry, agriculture or the pharmaceutical industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Solid Mechanics with Microstructure 
  • Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Stress and Deformation Analyses of Load Carrying Structural Element
  • Engineering Optimisation – Concepts, Methods and Applications 
  • Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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General Requirements

Systems requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing, Innovation and Product Design or the like.

Students with another Bachelor's degree, upon application to the Board of Studies, will be admitted after a specific academic assessment if the applicant is deemed to have comparable educational prerequisites. The University can stipulate requirements concerning conducting additional exams prior to the start of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13486 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6743 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • International tuition fees - 50,400 DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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