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Manufacturing Technology

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Manufacturing Technology), 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


Global competition entails several challenges for the industry. To cope with these challenges, the industry needs engineers who know how to handle product-, process- and production issues. The MSc programme in Manufacturing Technology aims at providing graduates with competences to solve complex production-related problems and is designed to develop both theoretical understanding and practical experience.

The programme aims at providing the students in-depth knowledge within:
  • Process Modelling
  • Simulation
  • Production Modelling and Monitoring
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Engineering Optimisation
  • Product Development and Modelling

The programme focuses on design, development and implementation of products, manufacturing and control systems; primarily in relation to development, planning and implementation of industrial production. Graduates have the opportunity to specialize within specific areas; e.g. virtual product- and process development, material- and process technology and operation and robot technology.

The specialisation is carried out through the project work focused on putting theory into practice. You will do your project work in cooperation with a company; a great opportunity to try out your ideas and knowledge in a real life-situation-

Career Opportunities  

Graduates from the Manufacturing Technolgy programme have many possible carreer paths. Examples of companies where graduates work include:
  • Grundfos A/S
  • Danfoss A/S
  • HMF Group A/S
  • Siemens Wind Power A/S
  • Livermore Software Technology Corp.


Admission to the Master's programme in Manufacturing Technology 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 | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01


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