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IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)

The IT University of Copenhagen offers 3 BSc programmes, 4 MSc programmes and an extensive PhD programme as well as professional Masters Degrees and a Diploma programme, including interdisciplinary studies within the Sciences, the Humanities, Design and Business. The students come from very different backgrounds and many are internationals, offering new perspectives and approaches.

The entrepreneurial spirit of both the University and its students is high as shown by this list of start-up companies founded by ITU students (list compiled by the ITU alumni group). 

State-of-the art university facilities provide workspace for group work and individual studies after classes. The university is located in a modern university and media district of Copenhagen, 5 minutes by metro from the city centre.

What you can study here

Click and browse through the list of study programmes offered at the institution

Games

Description

The MSc in Games deals with computer games both on a theoretical and a practical level. You will study the cultural significance of computer games, how to contribute to the development of a computer game and how to adapt the commercial potential of games to other communication and media domains.

All students have regular co-education and do several projects together, but as your studies progress, you will specialise in one of the academic tracks.
  • Game Design and Theory
  • Game Technology

Entry requirements

To apply for admission to the IT University’s MSc programme you are required to have:

  • A university or professional bachelor’s degree, or corresponding degree.
  • If applying to the academic track Game Technology, your educational background must be in computer science or corresponding.
  • English corresponding to the Danish B-level
Read more about the admission requirements at ITU.dk

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of the IT University of Copenhagen

Apply directly at the IT University of Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the IT University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

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 → http://en.fivu.dk/

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

Admission

Application deadlines autumn call: All international applicants (EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens)

March
1st 


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Software Development

Description

MSc in Software Development is a modern software development programme with strong relevance to industry, which builds on up-to-date solid theoretical foundations and close links with modern software research. 

Software Development gives you access to cutting edge knowledge in software design, programming languages, databases, distributed systems, artificial intelligence, algorithms, software development processes, requirements, organisation and management.

The programme gives you opportunity to work with all phases of the development process – analysis, design, development, test and launch, and you will learn how to design and program software systems of all scales, from mobile applications to web based business solutions. 

The study programme is open both to students with an undergraduate degree in computer science or software development, and to graduates from other study areas. Depending on your background you can apply for one of the two tracks:
  • Design track
  • Advanced Computing track

Career prospects

Career prospectsThe competencies of Software Development and the global perspective of the programme prepares you for a career in both Danish and global context, working as e.g.:
  • System Developer
  • Programmer
  • Software Architect
  • Database manager
  • Quality Engineer
  • Project manager
  • System consultant in a broader sense

Entry requirements

To be admitted to a MSc programme, you must have a bachelor's degree. Both IT and non IT oriented bachelor’s degrees qualify. In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read more about the specific requirements at itu.dk

From term start 1 February 2014 it is required that applicants to Software Development , for the Advanced Computing track, have a qualifying degree (bachelor degree) in computer science, software development, web development, an engineering degree with substantial programming content or the like. Applicants for the Design track must have a bachelor degree in a non-software area.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of the IT University of Copenhagen

Apply directly at the IT University of Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the IT University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

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 → http://en.fivu.dk/

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

Admission

Application deadlines autumn call: All international applicants (EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens)

March
1st 

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