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MSc in Engineering - Operations Management

Master (2 years) of , 120 ECTS

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6950 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR

Career Opportunities  

Your career opportunities will depend on which educational profile you choose. If you choose Production Technology you will typically be employed in business's production engineering departments. If you choose Global Supply Chain Development, you will typically find employment within supplies/sourcing, distribution - the complete value chain.
With a MSc in Engineering - Operations Management you will also be able to start your own business.

About the Degree

In the second and third semesters of your study, you will choose to specialise in either Production Technology or Global Supply Chain Development.

Production Technology 
If you choose to specialise in production technology you will gain a deep knowledge of automation devices and you can be responsible for the implementation and running of automation processes, for example. 

You will learn how production facilities can be relocated to other parts of the country or world and you can plan, organise and implement any given production in the most astute way. 

Global Supply Chain Development 
By specialising in Global Supply Chain Development you will be qualified to lead and carry out complex supply chain development processes from start to finish. You will be a specialist in designing targeted supply chain solutions that get the best out of the global conditions under which the company operates. At the same time you will also be able to combine new technologies with the right people in order to achieve the optimal company in relation to both production and flexibility.


You will need Bachelor's degree in Product Development and Innovation, Innovation & Business or Global Management and Manufacturing. Or a similar degree if your academic qualifications correspond with the bachelor degrees mentioned above are also qualified.

Other applicants with a similar Bachelor’s degree if their academic qualifications correspond with the bachelor degree mentioned above may be accepted based on an individual assessment. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the University of Southern Denmark directly. 
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

No tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss students.
There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

SDU offers 75 scholarships yearly. The scholarship consists of two parts: full tuition fee waiver and a grant, to help cover living costs amounting to $ 950 per month before taxes. Candidates must come from a non-EU/EEA country and be eligible to pay tuition fees. The scholarship will be awarded to the best qualified of the eligible applicants. All eligible applicants who are offered a study place, will automatically be considered for the scholarship. No separate application is needed. The best-qualified candidates based on points will be awarded the scholarship.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Oct 15
Start date
Feb 01

Spring - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Feb 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01



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