Technical competences and business savvy
The Entrepreneurial Engineering programme develops mind-set and skills that enable you to create and realise new value for people and organisations. You and your fellow students will bring different – mostly - technical competences into the programme, and the purpose is to creatively combine these technical competences with business savvy in order to create new value. With a foothold in your technical background, you will learn to generate, develop and realize ideas. From idea to reality - from thought to action.
Business creation and business development competences are keys to the global business arena of the future. Furthermore, it is a requisite for a range of organisations, from large private and public companies to small and medium-sized companies, start-up companies, as well as public service and knowledge-based organisations. Through the Master’s programme in Entrepreneurial Engineering, you have the opportunity to acquire the tools, methods, knowledge of processes, as well as an organisational and managerial understanding of innovation and entrepreneurship that will allow you to make a difference.
How is Entrepreneurial Engineering different?
Entrepreneurial Engineering is a new study programme designed by an interdisciplinary team of dedicated people from some of the most innovative and creative environments at Aalborg University when it comes to business innovation:
From the Faculty of Engineering and Science:
- Industrial Design
- Centre for Industrial Production
- Research Centre for Socio-Interactive Design
- Supporting Entrepreneurship at Aalborg University
From the Faculty of Social Sciences:
- The Research Group for Unlimited Knowledge Application
- Centre for Research Excellence in Business Models
From the Faculty of Humanities:
- Centre for Interactive Digital Media
Establish your own business
After having acquired fundamental knowledge of entrepreneurial engineering, the study programme offers you – or a team of you - the opportunity to work on establishing your own business. During the last two semesters, you can work on creating the business and thereby graduate with your own company.
The Master of Science and Technology (Entrepreneurial Engineering) is a full-time Master’s degree at the same academic level as for example Master of Science in Engineering. However, the students in this particular programme often have a more diverse background, which creates a dynamic environment. Carrying out this programme requires that you are skilled, exploratory and prepared to take initiatives on your own.
Rated for exellence
Aalborg University is rated for excellence in the QS-ranking system. Aalborg University has received five stars certifying the world-class position of the university based on cutting-edge facilities and internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.
Within Engineering and Technology, Aalborg University ranked as number 76 in 2015/2016.
PROBLEM BASED LEARNING (PBL)
Aalborg University is famous for its problem based learning where you work in a team on a large written assignment often collaborating with an industrial partner. This study method is also called “The Aalborg Model for Problem Based Learning”. The method is highly recognised internationally, and the university is host to a succesful UNESCO chair in Problem Based Learning in Engineering Education and a Centre for PBL and Sustainability approved by UNESCO.
The problem based project work at Aalborg University gives you a unique opportunity to acquire new knowledge and competences at a high academic level in an independent manner. You get to apply theory to practice when you work to solve real-life problems, and you will be well-prepared for your future career.