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Electro-Mechanical Systems Design (Mechanical Engineering)

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Electro-Mechanical Systems Design), 120 ECTS

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


Do you want to improve constructions or create new innovative products? As a graduate from the specialisation in Electro-Mechanical System Design, you will be able to engineer systems and devices where mechanics, electronics, and intelligent control systems interrelate. In this way, synergetic advantages are used to develop mechatronic products where different technologies are merged together in the best possible way for use in e.g. industrial products and automotive components.

Studying the two-year Master’s programme in Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in Electro-Mechanical System Design, you gain knowledge within the areas of mechatronic system design, information technology, control theory, and modelling and analysis of electro-mechanical systems. This enables you to take part in interdisciplinary technical development and research projects.

You learn to optimise constructions and to create new products and systems.

During the programme, emphasis is put on disciplines such as modelling of multi-domain systems, motion control, simulation, system optimisation, and applied control engineering.

Career Opportunities  

Candidates typically pursue a technical career in either industry or academia, but others favour project management positions.
In the windmill- and energy industry you can take part in the technical development and research, and you can be the technical manager of development projects. You can also choose to work in a small company as a project manager or a central project worker.

A few examples of companies that employ graduates from the programme include:
- Vestas Wind Systems
- Grundfos 
- Siemens Wind Power


Admission to the Master's programme specialisation in Electro-Mechanical Systems Design requires a Bachelor of science in engineering.

In addition, documentation will be required to verify that your proficiency in English is at an acceptable 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
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01


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