Computer Science (IT) at Aalborg University is an education made for both Danish students and students from abroad (IT means “international track”). Every part of the programme is taught in English and should not be confused with the original Computer Science education which is only taught in Danish. It targets two types of students;
Professional bachelors from UCN can be enrolled as long as that they have studied software development, including courses in syntax and semantics as well as discrete mathematics. In case you don’t know if your bachelor’s degree meets the requirements for the master's programme in Computer Science (IT), you can contact the programme secretary who can be of help to answer any questions you may have.
The master’s programme in Computer Science (IT) at Aalborg University offers four specialisations:
Each specialisation has its own mandatory and elective courses. All specialisations, however, have one common mandatory course per semester (except for the 4th semester which is reserved for the master’s thesis);
On the third semester of the master's programme in Computer Science (IT), you have the opportunity to take an internship, either in Denmark or abroad. You can take an internship in a company, a public institution or a professional organisation. You may also choose an exchange stay at another university in Denmark or abroad.If you choose a stay abroad during your education, it may further your job seeking upon graduation. The industry seeks people with international experience, especially within engineering, and therefore, AAU focuses on stays abroad. We want to give you the best start possible when you have finished your studies.
At the master’s level, we give you the opportunity to take and an internship (in Denmark or abroad) or spend a semester abroad. We will assist you in finding the best place for you. AAU co-operates with many universities across the globe, and we have solid contacts and co-operations with industry with regards to both student projects and internships. Our students go to the US, Australia, Spain, Italy, Germany, England, Sweden, France, etc.
Computer Science (IT) at Aalborg University provides good job opportunities upon graduation. Graduates from Aalborg University are generally in high demand, and many students obtain jobs immediate upon graduation, embarking upon careers in the IT industry, mobile communications, space aeronautics, health science technology, the media industry, etc. AAU-graduates excel in both independent work and teamwork. Some choose a career as a scientist at the university, others are employed in industry.
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You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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Students with a bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent, or professional bachelors in software development* can apply for the master's programme in Computer Science (IT). Applicants with other bachelor's degrees will be subject to individual evaluation.
*Professional bachelors in software development are further required to have followed courses in syntax and semantics as well as discrete mathematics.
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