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IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)

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IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)

The IT University of Copenhagen offers 3 BSc programmes, 4 MSc programmes and an extensive PhD programme as well as professional Masters Degrees and a Diploma programme, including interdisciplinary studies within the Sciences, the Humanities, Design and Business. The students come from very different backgrounds and many are internationals, offering new perspectives and approaches.

The entrepreneurial spirit of both the University and its students is high as shown by this list of start-up companies founded by ITU students (list compiled by the ITU alumni group). 

State-of-the art university facilities provide workspace for group work and individual studies after classes. The university is located in a modern university and media district of Copenhagen, 5 minutes by metro from the city centre.

What you can study here

Click and browse through the list of study programmes offered at the institution

Digital Innovation & Management

Description

MSc in Digital Innovation & Management provides you with the tools to generate ideas and develop radically new opportunities in a complex world. You will learn to see and create value by forming new relations between people, IT and society. Digital Innovation & Management has a strong international perspective and the programme is conducted in English. 

You will learn how IT can work as a catalyst for fundamental changes in both society as well as in organisational strategies, structures and work processes. And you will gain a wide perspective on the societal, organisational and business opportunities by creating innovation with IT.

As part of the programme, you have to choose a specialisations, and you can currently choose between:
  1. Process Innovation and New Business Models
  2. Digital Governance and Enterprise Architecture
  3. Big data

Career prospects

The skills in Digital Innovation & Management and the global perspective of the programme equip you for a career in both private and public organisations. As either a consultant or an employee, you will be able to identify radically new opportunities in the organisation and create value by building bridges between technology, the actual challenges in society and the business goals of the organisations. You will be able to work as e.g.:
  • Business Analyst and Developer
  • Research and Innovation Specialist
  • Workflow and Business Process specialist
  • Organisational Consultant
  • Special Advisor in IT and Digitalisation
  • Project and Team Manager

Entry requirements

To be admitted to a MSc programme, you must have a bachelor's degree. Both IT and non IT oriented bachelor’s degrees qualify. In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read more about the specific requirements at itu.dk

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

Apply directly at the IT University of Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the IT University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

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 → http://en.fivu.dk/

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

Admission

Application deadlines autumn call: All international applicants (EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens)

F
ebruary 1st - April 1st

Application deadlines spring call: EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens with a permanent residence permit in Denmark and Non-EU/EEA citizens

September 1st - November 1st

October 1st
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Games

Description

The MSc in Games deals with computer games both on a theoretical and a practical level. You will study the cultural significance of computer games, how to contribute to the development of a computer game and how to adapt the commercial potential of games to other communication and media domains.

All students have regular co-education and do several projects together, but as your studies progress, you will specialise in one of the academic tracks.
  • Game Design and Theory
  • Game Technology

Entry requirements

To apply for admission to the IT University’s MSc programme you are required to have:

  • A university or professional bachelor’s degree, or corresponding degree.
  • If applying to the academic track Game Technology, your educational background must be in computer science or corresponding.
  • English corresponding to the Danish B-level
Read more about the admission requirements at ITU.dk

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

Apply directly at the IT University of Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the IT University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

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 → http://en.fivu.dk/

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

Admission

Application deadlines autumn call: All international applicants (EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens)

F
ebruary 1st - April 1st

Application deadlines spring call: EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens with a permanent residence permit in Denmark and Non-EU/EEA citizens

September 1st - November 1st

October 1st
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Global Business Informatics

Description

The three-year BSc programme in Global Business Informatics provides you with the theoretical and practical tools for working with IT in an international business context where both technical and cultural understanding is central. The programme is taught in English.

The BSc in Global Business Informatics focuses on the interaction between IT, people, culture and business, and therefore combines theory and methods from three different disciplines:
  • Technology
  • Business
  • Social Science
With a BSc in Global Business Informatics, you are qualified to apply for admission to two of the IT University’s two-year MSc programmes:

Career prospects

The competencies of Global Business Informatics and the global perspective of the programme prepares you for a career in both Danish and global/international context, working as e.g.:
  • Project coordinator
  • Process analyst
  • Quality professional
  • IT architect
  • Support Chain Manager
  • Business developer

Entry requirements

To apply for admission to the BSc in Global Business Informatics, you are required to have an upper secondary education or corresponding foreign or international qualification.
Specific admission requirements:
  • Mathematics corresponding to the Danish B-level with an average mark of at least 6 on the Danish 7-point marking scale of the marks included in the subject on your certificate (there is no grade requirement if you have passed Mathematics corresponding the Danish A-level)
  • English corresponding to the Danish B-level with an average mark of at least 6 on the Danish 7-point marking scale of the marks included in the subject on your certificate (there is no grade requirement if you have passed English corresponding the Danish A-level)
  • You must be proficient in oral and written English, as the programme is taught in English.
See en.iu.dk to find out how your marks and levels correspond to the Danish marking system.

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

Apply directly at the IT University of Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the IT University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

  • EU and EEA applicants are NOT required to pay a tuition fee when studying in Denmark.
  • Non-EU and non-EEA applicants are required to pay a tuition fee when studying in Denmark.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/

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

Application deadline

All applicants with an international upper secondary school leaving certificate:
  • 15 March at 12:00
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Software Development

Description

MSc in Software Development is a modern software development programme with strong relevance to industry, which builds on up-to-date solid theoretical foundations and close links with modern software research. 

Software Development gives you access to cutting edge knowledge in software design, programming languages, databases, distributed systems, artificial intelligence, algorithms, software development processes, requirements, organisation and management.

The programme gives you opportunity to work with all phases of the development process – analysis, design, development, test and launch, and you will learn how to design and program software systems of all scales, from mobile applications to web based business solutions. 

The study programme is open both to students with an undergraduate degree in computer science or software development, and to graduates from other study areas. Depending on your background you can apply for one of the two tracks:
  • Design track
  • Advanced Computing track

Career prospects

Career prospectsThe competencies of Software Development and the global perspective of the programme prepares you for a career in both Danish and global context, working as e.g.:
  • System Developer
  • Programmer
  • Software Architect
  • Database manager
  • Quality Engineer
  • Project manager
  • System consultant in a broader sense

Entry requirements

To be admitted to a MSc programme, you must have a bachelor's degree. Both IT and non IT oriented bachelor’s degrees qualify. In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read more about the specific requirements at itu.dk

From term start 1 February 2014 it is required that applicants to Software Development , for the Advanced Computing track, have a qualifying degree (bachelor degree) in computer science, software development, web development, an engineering degree with substantial programming content or the like. Applicants for the Design track must have a bachelor degree in a non-software area.

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

Apply directly at the IT University of Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the IT University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

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 → http://en.fivu.dk/

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

Admission

Application deadlines autumn call: All international applicants (EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens)

F
ebruary 1st - April 1st

Application deadlines spring call: EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens with a permanent residence permit in Denmark and Non-EU/EEA citizens

September 1st - November 1st

October 1st
Read more

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