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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You are qualified for admission if you hold one of the following degrees:

  • BSc in Engineering (Engineering, Innovation and Business) from SDU - gives you a legal claim for admission
  • BSc in Product Development and Innovation from SDU
  • BSc or BEng in Mechatronics from SDU
  • BEng in Interaction Design from SDU

You can also qualify with one of the following degrees, provided that your degree covers 5 ECTS in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Business Administration or Innovation Management:

  • BSc in "Globale Forretningssystemer" from University of Aalborg
  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering from University of Aalborg, University of Aalborg (Esbjerg) or Technical University of Denmark

You can apply if you hold a similar, relevant degree in Science or Engineering. To be considered, your degree must include a minimum of:

  • 15 ECTS in Mechanical design, statics, dynamics and 3D CAD
  • 5 ECTS in Electronics
  • 5 ECTS in Programming
  • 5 ECTS in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Business administration or Innovation management

Language requirements

The programme is taught in English. English must be passed with a grade equivalent to 3.0 or higher in the Danish grading scale (2 is passed, 12 is max) or submit proof of your proficiency in English unless your Bachelor's gives you a legal claim for admission. 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, the following criteria are used for the selection of applicants without a legal claim:

The grade point average (GPA) of your qualifying degree. If the degree is not completed at the time of application, the grade point average is calculated based on the courses passed at the time of application.

As a bachelor's student at SDU, you can apply for permission to follow up to 30 ECTS Master's level courses even though you have yet to complete your Bachelor's degree.

You can be granted permission if you have the necessary academic qualifications. The progression of your Bachelor’s programme is crucial to the outcome of your application.

Check to see whether you fulfil the conditions

By choosing your faculty below you can see which conditions you generally must fulfil to be permitted to take Master’s level courses. Please acquaint yourself with the rules before you apply for permission since you must indicate in your application whether you fulfil the conditions or not. Read more here.

If you have previously studied at the program, or if you already do, then special rules may apply when you apply for admission.

You can see which rules may apply for you and what to do on the page: Studied in a Master's programme before?

Have you completed a Master's programme?

If you've already obtained a Master's degree, you can only be admitted to a new programme if there are vacant study places in the programme.

Learn more about the rule and the possibility to apply for exemption

Have you completed another type of study programme?

As long as you do not hold a Master's degree, you are free to apply for admission to a new programme.


Study start

1. September 

Study location


Language of instruction


Application deadlines

Study start 1. September:

  • 1. February for non-EU/EEA citizens
  • 1. March for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and applicants holding a Danish residence permit  
How to apply

You must submit your application in the online Application Portal

How to submit your application

Former or current student in a Danish Master's programme?

Then specific rules regarding admission may apply

Read more

Last Updated 23.09.2021