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Computer Science (IT), MSc

Master (2 years) of Science in Computer Science (IT), 120 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

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


If you have an interest in machine intelligence, programming and software engineering, Aalborg University offers you the opportunity to add computer science to your professional profile.Computer Science (IT) is an international education taught in English. IT stands for “international track”. The programme should not be confused with the general Computer Science education which is only taught in Danish.

Computer Science (IT) is targeted at two audiences;
  1. Bachelor in Information Technology with Specialisation in Technology from Aalborg University
  2. International students with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
Professional bachelors from UCN are eligible for enrolment provided that they have studied software development incl. courses in syntax and semantics as well as discrete mathematics. If you are unsure whether your undergraduate degree qualifies you for the master's programme in Computer Science (IT), please feel free to contact the programme secretary who may help you with your inquiries.


The master’s programme in Computer Science (IT) at Aalborg University offers a range of specialisations. Hence, you may tailor your education according to the competences you wish to obtain.

Please find more detailed information on the specialisations and courses here:

Career Opportunities  

Many graduates embark upon careers in the IT industry, mobile communications, space aeronautics, health science technology, the media industry, etc.  Some choose a career as a scientist at the university, others are employed in industry.

Former graduates of Computer Science work as e.g.
  • System developers
  • IT architects
  • Project managers
  • System administrators
  • Development consultants, etc.


Students with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology or equivalent, or Professional Bachelors in software development can apply for the Master's programme in Computer Science (IT). Professional Bachelors in software development are further required to have followed courses in syntax and semantics as well as discrete mathematics.

Applicants with other Bachelor´s degrees will be subject to individual evaluation.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.

Read more about the language requirements of Aalborg University

Apply directly at Aalborg University with all relevant documentation.

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 who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.  

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

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA/Swiss applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA/Swiss applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01


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