Entry requirements

Entry requirements

To apply for the professional Master's programme in Software Engineering, you must have a relevant Bachelor's degree as well as a relevant professional occupation.

Your Bachelor's degree

You need a relevant Bachelors' degree within Engineering or Science.
4 out of 6 requirements mentioned here below must be fulfilled:

  • 5 ECTS i Materials Science
  • 5 ECTS i Quality mangement
  • 5 ECTS i Production Technology
  • 5 ECTS i Inventory Management
  • 5 ECTS i Supply Chain Management
  • 5 ECTS i Industrial Engineering / Engineering Management
 

Degrees from Denmark that fulfill the requirements

The list is not exhaustive. If you hold a similar degree, the faculty will assess your degree once you apply.

  • BEng in Global Management and Manufacturing from University of Southern Denmark
  • BEng in Global Management and Manufacturing from University of Aarhus
  • BEng in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from University of Southern Denmark
  • BEng in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from Technical University of Denmark
  • BEng in Machine and Production from Aalborg University
  • BSc in 'Globale Forretningssystemer' from Aalborg University
  • BSc in Product Development and Innovation from University of Southern Denmark provided that you meet the following conditions:
    • You were admitted to the bachelor programme in September 2014 or earlier.
    • You have completed the module 'Supply Chain Management 3' from the Global Management and Manufacturing-programme or 'Operations Management 3, ERP, Automation' from the Manufacturing Engineering and Management-programme.
    • You have written your Bachelor's thesis within the field of operations management, supported by a supervisor from the Operations Management-programme
  • BSc in Innovation and Business from University of Southern Denmark provided that: 
    • You have written your Bachelor's thesis within the field of operations management, supported by a supervisor from the Operations Management-programme

Relevant occupation

You may meet the requirement regarding relevant occupation in two different manners:

  1. You are an employee in a public or private company with an average of minimum 25 hours per week with relevant tasks.      
  2. You are an entrepreneur with a relevant independent company having  revenue and activities generating earnings or being affiliated with a public or private entrepreneurial milieu.

You can read more about the occupational requirements here.

Language requirements

English language requirements

The programme is taught in English. Therefore, you are required to submit proof of your proficiency in English as part of your application.

See the English language requirements

 

Selection criteria

There is a limited number of study places in the programme.

If there are more qualified applicants than study places, applicants are ranked based on the grade point average of their qualifying degrees. If the degree is not finished at the time of application, an average is calculated based on the courses passed so far.

How to apply

To apply, you have to submit an application via the application portal. You can read more on how to apply here.

It is important that you submit the following enclosures for evaluation:

  • You graduate diploma, including a transcript of records.
  • If you have not yet passed your degree: Your newest official transcript of passed as well as registered courses. If you use the data exchange function in the application portal, please be aware that only passed courses are included in the generated file. Therefore, if you are registered for courses with specific relevance to the entry requirements, you have to upload a separate transcript of your course registration.
  • Proof of any supplementary courses you might have passed.
  • Course descriptions for each of the courses in your degree.
  • Proof of your English proficiency.
  • Solemn declaration regarding the occupation. See examples of relevant occupation based on the qualifying bachelor's degree, please choose "Entry requirements" above.
  • Enclosure regarding occupation in a public or private company or enclosure regarding entrepreneurial company.

Application deadlines

The application deadlines for study start September 1st are:

  • February 1st for non EU/EEA citizens
  • March 1st for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and applicants holding a Danish residence permit

The application deadlines for study start February 1st are:

  • October 1st for non EU/EEA citizens
  • September 1st for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and applicants holding a Danish residence permit