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Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship

The programme combines a technical knowledge of communications technologies and converging media with creativity, market and user awareness. You will also learn about new technology developments in a global perspective, as well as the social, commercial, regulatory and ethical framework for their use.

The programme combines a technical knowledge of communications technologies and converging media with creativity, market and user awareness.

You will also learn about new technology developments in a global perspective, as well as the social, commercial, regulatory and ethical framework for their use.

 

Name: Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship

Type: University Programme

Duration: 2 years

European transfer credits: 120 ECTS

Language: English

You will gain an insight into the latest developments in the field of information, communication and media technologies in a global perspective, and you will learn to understand the social, commercial, regulatory and ethical framework for their use.

You will also study standards and development tools and how to develop user-friendly concepts, applications and services with a commercial potential. You will learn to identify user needs and make requirement specifications, and you will study how users interact with the technologies and perceive them as value-adding. You will also get a deep knowledge of the technologies behind the applications.

Examples of areas you can learn about:

  • Internet, Communication and Broadcast Technologies and Converging Media
  • Services and Platforms
  • Development of User-friendly Applications, Solutions And Services
  • Business Development and Business Models
  • Security, Trust, Privacy; Legal and Ethical Aspects
  • Use of IT and Communication Technology within Enterprises and Organisations
  • Cognitive radio
  • Telemedicine

You can specialise in Converging Media (offered in Copenhagen) or Telecommunications Infrastructure (offered in Aalborg).

Teaching varies between lectures, classroom instruction, exercises and project work together with other students. Students are encouraged to participate in class discussions.

The final 6 months you will be making your MSc thesis. The thesis is a scientific research project, often carried out in collaboration with one of university's industrial partners.

Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship can be studied as a:

  • 2-year masters degree programme (120 ECTS)

You also have the possibility to take single courses or subjects within the programme.

Graduation from the master's degree programme confers the title Master of Science in Engineering.

Educational Institutions

You can study Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship at the University of Aalborg (Aalborg Universitet) in Copenhagen (Ballerup) or in Aalborg.

Entry Requirements

To be admitted to an MSc programme, you must have a bachelor degree in a relevant subject.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English is at a specified level.

Contact the educational institution you wish to apply to for detailed information on entry requirements and required English proficiency levels.

To find out how you can get your foreign certificate assessed for recognition here in Denmark, see the Danish Agency for International Education.

Admission

The application deadline for MSc programmes varies according to the educational institution. Contact the individual institution for further information regarding its application deadline and forms.

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students, unless you are a student from a Nordic or EU country, or from Liechtenstein.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

Contact the individual institution for more specific information.

Semester Start

An academic year is made up of two semesters, which begin around September 1 and February 1.

For Further Information

You may find a list of courses taught in Danish at the Danish Ministry of Education website

UddannelsesGuiden.dk

You may find a list of courses taught in Danish at the Danish Ministry of Education website

UddannelsesGuiden.dk

You can find information on practical issues related to your study visit in Denmark with Danish Agency for International Education:

www.studyindenmark.dk

www.iu.dk