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Engineering (Architecture), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #324 (QS) ,
Do you dream about working with architectural concept development, project development and design of buildings? Master of Science in Engineering (Architecture) at Aalborg University, Denmark, has its focal point in a number of current and future challenges in the field of architecture.

About

The aim of the Engineering (Architecture) program offered by Aalborg University is to design architectural projects with a point of departure in Nordic Architecture. Fields of importance in this regard include tectonic design as well as sustainable architecture. Tectonic design integrates structural, functional and aesthetic parameters whereas sustainable architecture integrates design, aesthetic, technical, functional energy and comfort parameters in an integrated design process shaping high level low energy architecture.

It takes two years to attain a Master of Science in Engineering (Architecture), and during this time you will meet a wide range of teachers who will present you with new knowledge in key areas.

The educational programme is internationally oriented, and attracts Danish as well as international students. Furthermore the educational programme offers the opportunity of an internship or/and an external study as well as study trips inside and outside Denmark during the semester.

The programme is offered as a MSc in Engineering and a MSc in Technology programme. The MSc in Engineering programme is for students with a bachelor in Architecture. The MSc in Technology programme is for students with a different background but at the same academic level.

Job and Career

The MSc (in Technology/Engineering) programme in Architecture combines such skills as creativity, engineering and team work. This combination gives the student the opportunity to influence in which direction he/she wish to head.

With a Master in Architecture the student will have a well-rounded set of skills. The combination of the architect’s design expertise and the engineer’s professionalism makes our candidates highly qualified to undertake a wide range of positions:

  • Private architectural companies
  • Engineering consultancies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Architecture 
  • Integrated Design of Sustainable and Tectonic Architecture 
  • Zero Energy Buildings
  • Tectonic Design: Structure and Construction
  • Performance-Aided Design: Form, Material, Structure, Acoustics and Fabrication
  • Tectonic Studies and Experimentations in Form, Structure, Materials and Details
  • Sustainable Welfare Buildings
  • Materiality and Construction of Sustainable Buildings

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

The following bachelor degrees qualify for admission to the Master of Science in Engineering (Architecture):
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering from AAU (bachelors with a legal claim for admission to a master’s programme in direct continuation of their bachelor studies)
  • Bygningsdesign (bachelor) DTU
  • Bygningsdesign  DTU
  • Bygningsteknik  SDU
  • Byggeteknologi (bachelor) DTU
Applicants with an equivalent Danish or foreign degree at a similar level may be admitted subject to individual assessment by the study board. If your bachelor degree does not qualify directly for admission to the master’s programme, the Admissions Office will forward your application for approval by the relevant study board.

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

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
99,600  DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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