Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship (Media Technologies)
Master (2 years) of Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship, 120 ECTSEngineering Interdisciplinary Studies
|Institution||Aalborg University (AAU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||6700 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionInformation and communication technologies such as Internet, mobile communication and advanced e-services are evolving rapidly and are increasingly influencing our lives. Innovative Communication Technology and Entrepreneurship is a two-year Master's programme that teaches you about these developments, lets you understand what is happening "behind the scene", and teaches you about how new technologies can help to address user needs and create new business opportunities.
On the 1st and 2nd semester, you will acquire a deep understanding of platforms, technologies, services and applications, building on competences from your Bachelor’s degree. You will get in-depth with technology during the courses that also cover entrepreneurship as well as market and business aspects.
On the 3rd and 4th semester, you will choose one of two specialisations focusing either on wireless technologies or eHealth and you will continue with courses and projects units within the specific areas and technologies of these specialisations.You will learn
- About various elements of telecommunications and sensors;
- About entrepreneurship and business development;
- How to find the right market for given products and
- To solve complex problems from real-life challenges
Career OpportunitiesThe programme's interdisciplinary profile addresses the growing need for engineers who are capable of combining knowledge from different disciplines. With your broad profile you may act as a link between research and development and sales and marketing functions. You may also become a real entrepreneur and start your own company.
Names of companies that hire students/graduates from the programme in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship include
- RTX A/S
- TDC A/S
- CM Network
- GateHouse A/S
- Siemens Enterprise Communications
- Nokia-Siemens Networks
- Sierra Wireless
- Create it Real
- Novo Nordisk
About the DegreeThe Master´s Degree in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship is available at Aalborg University's campus in Copenhagen and in Aalborg.
Students are required to have a Bachelor degree in a relevant subject such as Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or equivalent.Please make sure you send your application form and further documentation via post to the International Office by the required deadline.
Furthermore please note the official language requirements for international students applying to Aalborg University are:
- IELTS (academic test): 6.5
- TOEFL (paper-based): 550
- TOEFL (computer-based): 230
- TOEFL (internet-based): 80
- Cambridge ESOL: C1
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 http://ufm.dk/en/recognition
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
TuitionThere 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 InformationInformation from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
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