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IT Product Development

Master (2 years) of IT Product Development, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The MSc in IT Product Development is based at Aarhus University’s De­partment of Computer Science and offered in collaboration with the Department of Engineering. Students take a combination of courses from both departments related to computer science and industrial design.  

The Master’s programme in IT Product Development offers the highest-quality teaching in an informal learning environment. The teaching is a mix of lectures and classes, with preparatory work in study groups.  

Career Opportunities    

The IT Product Development Master’s is multidisciplinary, so it will qualify you to work across a wide range of fields. Graduates of the programme are particularly well qualified to develop IT products, as well as digital and physical interface applications supplemented by web-based ser­vices. Previous graduates have gone on to develop media and naviga­tion equipment for motor vehicles, mobile applications, energy and me­dia control equipment for homes, experience and learning installations for museums and attractions, and technology for the health sector.

About the Degree

We expect applicants to the programme to have acquired a thorough knowledge of the basics of IT and industrial design in their bachelor’s programme. These should include programming, systems, system devel­opment, physical design, basic electronics, as well as some experience of combining these disciplines.

The Department of Computer Science is located in IT City Katrinebjerg, the centre where Aarhus University has consolidated all its IT degree programmes and research. IT City is the base for several IT-related companies. It facilitates contact between the university, research and the business community, and provides the ideal base for advanced technological innovation. As the largest IT education centre in Denmark, with approximately 2,500 students and more than 200 researchers, IT City is an exciting study environment. This multidisciplinary hub, unique to Aarhus University, provides great opportunities in IT for students, re­searchers, and the business community.

The Computer Science department has a range of social spaces for get­ting together with fellow students outside class , and these are an excel­lent basis for both study-related and social activities. Our new study café is also a great place to get together and work with your study group. The department and our various student associations organise a variety of events and tech talks in collaboration with local and international com­panies.

As a first-year student, you will also be allocated a mentor to guide and support your studies throughout the year.


To find out more about admission to the MSc in IT Product Development please visit the programme’s website.

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

Apply directly at Aarhus 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 Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →


Please read more about tuition fee here →

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

The Study in Denmark site also offers general information about scholarships


Application date
Jan 15
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Sep 01


Application date
Mar 01
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