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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:

  • BSc in Robot Systems from SDU - gives you a legal claim for admission
  • BEng in Engineering (Robot Systems) from SDU provided that the you have passed the following as electives or supplementary courses:
    • Numerical Methods (RD-NUM4), 5 ECTS
    • One of the following courses:
      • Multivariate mathematics for roboticists (RD-MMR), 5 ECTS
      • Modelling and Simulation of Electrical and Electromechanical Dynamic Systems (E-MSDS ) - (Summer School), 5 ECTS
      • Deep Learning (DM568) - (Summer School) 5 ECTS
  • BSc/BEng in Engineering (Mechatronics) from SDU provided that you have passed the following as electives or supplementary courses:
    • Real Time Operating System (MC-RTOS), 5 ECTS
    • Advanced Programming (MC-ADP), 5 ECTS
    • Digital Design and Signal Processing (MC-DDS or EE-DDS), 5 ECTS
    • One of the following courses:
      • Robotics: Fundamentals and Applications (XSR-ROB) - (Summer School), 5 ECTS
      • Introduction to Machine Learning (MC-MLE or MC-IML), 5 ECTS

Do you hold a similar degree?

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

  • 20 ECTS Software development and programming (e.g., software design, software engineering, algorithms, data structures, object-oriented programming) (independent of programming language) 
  • 20 ECTS Mathematics (e.g. calculus, linear algebra, statistics, numerical methods)
  • 15 ECTS in analogue and digital electronics and embedded programming
  • 5 ECTS in Physics
  • 10 ECTS in Signal processing and control
  • 5 ECTS in Robotics related topics (e.g. artificial intelligence or machine learning)

As part of your application, you must fill out a self-assessment form. You must list the relevant courses from your Bachelor's degree with regards to each of the required subject areas as listed below. Upload the form to the application portal when you submit your application. Self-assessment form (.pdf)

Language requirement

The programme is taught in English. If your Bachelor's Degree is not from SDU,  you are required to submit proof of your proficiency in English. 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 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 been admitted to the programme, or already are, then special rules may apply when you apply for admission.

Find the scenario that suits you and read more: Re-enrolment, transferring and change og programme

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 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.