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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

To qualify for admission, you must have a relevant degree on a Bachelor's level. You are qualified for admission if you hold one of the following degrees:

  • BEng in Global Management and Manufacturing from SDU
  • BEng in Global Management and Manufacturing from University of Aarhus
  • BEng in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from SDU
  • 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 SDU 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 SDU provided that: 
    • You have written your Bachelor's thesis within the field of operations management, supported by a supervisor from the Operations Management-programme

You can also apply if 4 out of 6 requirements mentioned here below is fulfilled: 

  • 5 ECTS in Materials Science
  • 5 ECTS in Quality Management
  • 5 ECTS in Production Technology
  • 5 ECTS in Inventory Management
  • 5 ECTS in Supply Chain Management
  • 5 ECTS in Industrial Engineering / Engineering 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.


Unless your bachelor's degree gives you a legal claim for admission, please upload the required documents along with documentation regarding your degree.

  • Proof of your English proficiency - documentation can be forwarded after the application deadline
  • Course descriptions/CV, if your degree is not from SDU and isn't already listed as a qualifying degree - can be omitted if relevant documentation isn't available

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:

  • Content and level of your qualifying degree
  • Grade point average of your qualifying degree. If the degree is not finished at the time of application an average is calculated based on the courses passed so far.
  • Grades within:
    • Logistics and distribution management
    • Inventory and materials management
    • Quality management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Materials and manufacturing processes

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. February

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Study start 1. February:

  • 15. October for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and applicants holding a Danish residence permit
  • 1. September for non-EU/EEA citizens
Apply for study start in February

Application deadline is October 15

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Faculty of Engineering University of Southern Denmark
  • Campusvej 55
  • Odense M - DK-5230

Last Updated 23.09.2021