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Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship, MSc in Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship), 120 ECTS
Engineering Interdisciplinary Studies Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7455 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Information- and communication technologies such as the internet, mobile communication and advanced e-services is rapidly evolving, and increasingly influences our daily lives. The technologies are combined in new ways, which results in exciting opportunities for new services and applications. If you want to learn about this development, understand what's happening "behind the scenes", and learn about how new technologies can help identify user needs and create new business models, then the master's programme Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ICTE) on Aalborg University is for you. The education will arm you with knowledge about the newest developments within information-, communication- and media technologies from a global perspective, and you will understand the social, market and ethical aspects of their applications.

You will work with
  • The technologies behind interesting applications such as Facebook and YouTube
  • Business-related technical subjects and standards that are used in the professional industry within programming, software architecture and communication technologies
  • Relevant technical subjects such as IoT, 5G, machine learning, cloud computing and blockchain
  • Business models and business development
  • Interaction with technologies
  • Communication systems
  • Cyber security
  • User experience in the real world
  • Privacy, ethics and trust

Career Opportunities  

The Master's program in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ICTE) from Aalborg University gives you job opportunities within a large number of private companies and public institutions. You can e.g. be employed in major private companies in the field of telecommunications, IT and media, equipment manufacturers, infrastructure companies, content providers, service providers, consulting companies, educational and research institutions and public administration. With a master's degree in ICTE, you will be qualified for a position with high demands for overview and analytical skills. Many companies are increasingly in demand of engineers with broader competencies who can be part of interdisciplinary project teams and can contribute to the companies' strategy and business development. You can choose to work concretely with the development of new concepts, services and solutions, or you can choose a more consultant-oriented profile, for instance with a focus on strategy and business development.

About the Degree

The Master´s Degree in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship is available at Aalborg University's campus in Copenhagen.


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.

Restricted admission

The programme is subject to restricted admission. For further information:


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

Website for Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship

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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