Surveying, Planning and Land Management

Aalborg University

24 months
13345 EUR/year
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Master of Science (MSc) in Surveying, Planning and Land Management at Aalborg University is primarily for students with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Surveying, Planning and Land Management.

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During the Surveying, Planning and Land Management programme from Aalborg University you can specialise in:

  • Land Management 
  • Surveying and Mapping 

The aim of the programme in Surveying, Planning and Land Management with specialisation in Land Management is to provide you with knowledge and competence in dealing with spatial development, governance and land administration systems. It inspires the development and implementation of land-use related policies and regulation, as well as specific land management strategies and spatial plans in both urban and rural areas.

Land management is a central activity in society that plays a deciding part in the economy and in the organisation of land related rights and responsibilities. It is a key element in how we shape democracy, living conditions and the environment. It deals with managing relations between people, policies and places in support of sustainable spatial development. Land management is therefore concerned with the actual governing as well as innovations in the governance of land. It includes careful consideration of the interaction between public authorities, private developers and businesses, land owners, and citizens.

Job and Careers

Students who have graduated in the field of Land Management from Aalborg University can seek employment within a broad number of fields ranging from private surveying and consultancy firms over national, regional and local administration to project manager in international consultancy firms, and research institutions or NGO´s throughout the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Land Development And Property Law 
  • Spatial Development And Planning 
  • Proffesional Development 
  • Master's Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
88 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

This programme is directed at students with a bachelor’s degree in Surveying, Planning and Land Management or study programmes with similar content.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13345 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13345 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

99,600 DKK


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