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Intelligent Reliable Systems, MSc in Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Intelligent Reliable Systems), 120 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Esbjerg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6897 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The Master's programme in Intelligent Reliable Systems concerns process control, reliability demands, fault detection and diagnosis in dynamic software- and hardware systems.

As a student you will acquire competencies within system identification and identification and its application in engineering systems including comprehension of probability, statistic and stochastic processes. You will also work with fault diagnosis and reliability analysis.

The programme features a variety of courses and projects within the area of intelligent reliable systems. Some of the subjects covered are: 
  • Projects
  • System identification and estimation
  • Probability theory
  • Statistics and stochastic processes
  • Math
  • Modelling of dynamic systems or Kalman filter theory and its application
  • Fault diagnosis and reliability analysis
  • Control and surveillance processes and -systems
  • Fault detection and diagnosis techniques
  • Reliability modelling and analysis
  • Design of intelligent reliable systems
  • Adaptive and optimal control
  • Intelligent control and reliability-oriented design

Career Opportunities  

Upon graduation, you have attained a variety of skills and competences highly applicable in R&D departments in both small and large companies all over the world. As an employee, you will participate in developing several of the products you know from your daily life. Also open to you are sales departments, manufacturing companies, consulting engineering companies and the public sector. You may also pursue a career as a PhD student.


Read about application and requirements of Intelligent Reliable Systems.

Read about language requirements of Aalborg University

How to apply

Student Guidance  

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly.  

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.  


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students with a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Website for Intelligent Reliable Systems. 

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

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01



Aalborg University Esbjerg is a section of Aalborg University located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark. Aalborg University Esbjerg is a research department with a range of research activities and study programmes.

With approximately 600 students and 110 employees, the campus is relatively small. This results in a relaxed atmosphere and an increased interaction between students as well as between researchers.

Graduates from Aalborg University are highly rated in industry as being the most skilled in project management and skilled in central competences.

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