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IT, Communication and New Media

This programme provides you with an advanced technical understanding of the converging IT, communication and media technologies combined with understanding of how these technologies can be applied in a business context. You will learn how users can be involved in technology development and how the implementation of new services and solutions can be tailored to meet the requirements of users and organizations and have a realistic market potential. You will be able to work in the IT-, telecom- and media industry, as a consultant, or in public administration.

This programme provides you with an advanced technical understanding of the converging IT, communication and media technologies combined with understanding of how these technologies can be applied in a business context.

You will learn how users can be involved in technology development and how the implementation of new services and solutions can be tailored to meet the requirements of users and organizations and have a realistic market potential.

You will be able to work in the IT-, telecom- and media industry, as a consultant, or in public administration.

Name: IT, Communication and New Media

Duration: 3 years

European transfer credits: 180 ECTS

Today, we have access to information and communication, no matter where we are. Whether we are at home, at work or on route, we can be online. Computers and mobile phones are becoming faster, and new intelligent services that we previously could only dream of have become possible.

If you choose this programme, you will have the opportunity to work with advanced information and communication technologies enabling new services for Internet, mobile and broadcast (radio & TV) platforms.

You will gain a profound understanding of the technologies and their potential, and you will learn how to apply technology in practice through analysis and development of innovative services, applications and solutions that target specific user needs.

You will learn about the social, commercial and ethical frameworks for technology use, and you will become abreast of the latest developments in a global perspective.

The programme includes courses on:

  • Digital media technologies
  • Mobile network technologies
  • Development of mobile applications
  • User-friendly solutions and services
  • Object-oriented programming and databases
  • Use of IT and communication technologies within enterprises and organizations

Teaching varies between lectures and classroom instruction. In addition, projects form a major part of the study, so you will be working extensively with your fellow students. All students are encouraged to participate in class discussions.

IT, Communication and New Media can be studied as a:

  • 3-year BSc programme (180 ECTS)

You can also take single courses or subjects within the programme.

If you choose to complete the bachelor programme, you will graduate with the academic title of Bachelor of Science (BSc). This qualifies you for admission to several master degree (MSc) programmes, e.g. the MSc in Engineering in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship.

Educational Institutions

The programme is offered at the Aalborg University (Aalborg Universitet) in Copenhagen.

Entry Requirements

The general admission requirements for international students include one of the following international certificates: the Danish/French Baccalauréat (DFB), the European Baccalaureate (EB), the International Baccalaureate (IB), the Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB) or another foreign qualifying examination certificate that can be equated with a Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English 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 is March 15 for a course start in September. Admission is handled through The Danish Coordinated Application System. You can apply via www.optagelse.dk.

A few educational institutions offer a course start in February, where applications are sent directly to the institution. Contact the educational institution for detailed information on application deadlines.

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. Apply directly at the university.

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