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Communication Technology, MSc in Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Communication Technology), 120 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6800 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Aalborg University’s master’s programme in Communication Technology has two specialisations;
  • Radio Communication
  • Networks and Distributed Systems
The content of your studies will of course depend on your choice of specialisation, however, both specialisations will provide you with a solid profile in engineering.

Industry has a great demand for graduates with academic profiles in communication systems. Aalborg University cooperates with a number of companies and organisations who willingly establish sponsor programmes for students and invite students to carry out their semester projects with them. The M.Sc. in Communication Technology is designed to educate the kind of profiles much sought after in industry.

Career Opportunities  

The master's programme in Communication Technology covers various topics which qualifies you for a wide range of jobs in top companies all over the world. In today’s networked world, communication technology plays an essential role. We are all quite familiar with personal mobile communication devices, but wireless communication can enhance the functionality of about any everyday product, from passive wireless systems for product identification to networked and autonomous wireless systems on small or large scale.

Your role will be to help develop new communication solutions for wireless connectivity, plan wireless systems or devise procedures for their operation, and possibly assist with specialist knowledge on integration of wireless connectivity for new applications and products. Like many of our previous candidates you will have opportunities with large international companies who seek the expertise that this education gives you, work with start up R&D initiatives- or pursue an academic research career. Your future job title will largely depend on your choice of specialisation,


  • Antenna designer
  • Radio system expert
  • Radio resource management
  • Wireless transceiver designer


  • System architect or developer
  • System administrator
  • Security consultant
  • Network consultant
  • Network planner
  • Network specialist
Human resource managers are attracted by applicants with international experience and applicants with team-working skills. Our graduates find employment with companies such as:
  • Gatehouse
  • IntaSys
  • Telenor
  • NRGi Net A/S
  • Nordisk Elhandel
  • Dansk Energi
  • Keysight
  • Nokia Bell Labs


To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly at   
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 outside EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Website for Communication Technology

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

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01


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