Computer Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #65 (ARWU) ,
Whether your interest is in complex algorithms, IT security, logic and se­mantics, pervasive computing, or something completely different within the field of computer science, this programme will give you the opportu­nity to specialise in an area of your choice. This Computer Science programme is offered by Aarhus University.

About

High-Level Research

For more information regarding research areas in computer science at Aarhus University, please visit the Computer Science programme website.

Quality Teaching in an Informal Setting

The Master’s programme in Computer Science is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal learning environment. Our in-ternational teaching staff expect students to take an active part in the programme, and staff–student consultation is always encouraged. The teaching is a mix of lectures and classes, with preparatory work in study groups.

Student Life

The Computer Science department has a range of social spaces for get¬ting together with fellow students outside class, and these are an excellent basis for both study-related and social activities. Our new study café is also a great place to get together and work with your study group. The department and our various student associations organise a variety of events and tech talks in collaboration with local and international companies. 

As a first-year student, you will also be allocated a mentor to guide and support your studies throughout the year.  

Careers

Computer scientists continue to be in great demand all over the world, and AU computer science graduates have a very good reputation. Many Aarhus IT companies are on the lookout for graduates and student employees for part-time jobs. Recent graduates have been recruited by leading IT companies all over the world in areas such as software development, consultancy work, project management, and research.

Programme Structure

 For more information, please check the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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:

    560

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    83

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Academic Requirements

Students need to have a bachelor’s degree giving a thorough background in computer science. This should include: computa­tion theory (formal languages and compilation, mathematical logic and undecidability, design and analysis of algorithms, and data structures), programming (object-oriented programming, functional programming, software architecture, and interaction design), and systems (computer architecture, operating systems, distributed systems, security, databases). 

For students who meet these requirements, we offer a number of specialisations, such as cryptology, algorithmics, pro­gramming languages, HCI, and ubiquitous computing and interaction.  

For more information, please check the programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Aarhus

  • 6639 - 10060 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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