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Signal Processing and Computing

Master (2 years) of , 120 ECTS
Engineering 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 programme in Signal Processing and Computing at Aalborg University focuses on theories, methods and algorithms for advanced signal processing applied to a variety of application domains, such as wireless communication, speech recognition, hearing aids, positioning, gaming, audio and video, and health care.

The courses taught during the programme all provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary for designing and implementing up-to-date signal processing applications and platforms.

You will learn to:
  • Design, simulate, test, evaluate and document signal processing systems
  • Optimise the performance of algorithms and implementation platforms
  • Use sensor models in system simulations
  • Integrate DSP algorithms into real-time hardware/software architectures.
Subjects covered are Stochastic Processes, Optimasation Methods, Scientific Computing and Sensor Modelling, Reconfigurable and Low Energy Systems, Array and Sensor Signal Processing etc.

Career Opportunities  

This Signal Processing and Computing programme provides you with skills that pave the way for a very broad range of job opportunities found within areas such as wireless and mobile communication, consumer audio and video, multimedia, medical aids, instrumentation, automotive applications, avionics, navigation and the financial sector.

In general, graduates typically find jobs in industries where digital signal processing and computing is naturally applied in order to provide signal analysis, signal modification or signal transmission.

Read career testimonial from a former student of the programme 


Students with a Bachelor's degree in electronics, electrical engineering, computer engineering, mathematics or similar degree can apply. 

In addition, documentation is 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 applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01


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