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Computer Science (IT)

Master (2 years) of , 120 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The Master’s programme in  Computer Science (IT) is for Bachelors in information technology,  Professional Bachelors in software development and similar profiles with an interest in adding the field of computer science to their professional profile.

As a student of the programme you will study subjects such as human-computer interaction, machine intelligence, computability and complexity, database technology, language and translators, principles for control systems and parallelism and system development

On the third semester you will have the possibility of specialising in:  
  • Distributed systems
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Semantics and verification
  • Machine intelligence
  • System development
  • Programming technology

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 | EU/EAA/Swiss applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA/Swiss applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01


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