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Manufacturing and Operations Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Manufacturing and Operations Engineering), 180 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6360 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Through the BSc programme in Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, you learn how to realise and produce a good idea by using modern technology and materials, virtual reality, data mining, production, service management etc. Through an engineering perspective, you will be educated to work with innovation and product development where you acquire skills in areas such as; prototyping, programming, software and robot technology. 

The education will prime you for working with improvement, development and innovation of working procedures and production systems so that technology, system and people work together in the most efficient and optimal way. You will learn to apply the newest tools and methods for innovative production development – tools that enable you to work in the intersection between product, service and production development.

Examples of subjects that you can immerse yourself in involve new materials and processes, intelligent manufacturing, operations planning and control as well as global supply chain management.

Career Opportunities  

Graduating from the programme in Manufacturing and Operations Engineering programme, you will be able to contribute to increased productivity and innovation in a production context.

You will work wihin 
the fields of production or processes, where your future job title might be:
  • Systems developer
  • Planner
  • Operations analyst
  • Management consultant . 
You can also choose to study a relevant Master’s programme such as Global Systems Design, Operations and Innovation Management, Design of Mechanical Systems, or Operations and Supply Chain Management.


To be admitted to this programme, you must possess an upper secondary school exam with comparable qualifications to the following Danish upper secondary school levels:

  • Mathematics A;
  • Physics B;
  • Either Chemistry B or Biochemistry A.  

In addition, documentation will be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level comparable to a Danish upper secondary school level B in English or an acceptable IELTS or TOEFL or Cambridge score
Read about the requirements of Aalborg University 
Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.
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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 | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01



Aalborg University Copenhagen (AAU-Cph) constitutes Aalborg University’s educational and research activities in the Greater Copenhagen area. All activities are gathered in a new integrated research campus with several innovative start-up-businesses at Sydhavnen close to central Copenhagen.

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