Architecture

Master degree

Architecture, Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering

In the programme you will work with architecture and the art of engineering and begin shaping the buildings and homes of tomorrow.

Learn about

Performance based design
Form, materials, structures, acoustics and fabrication
Energy neutral buildings

Aalborg

2-year educationEnglish

Master degree

Architecture, Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering

In the programme you will work with architecture and the art of engineering and begin shaping the buildings and homes of tomorrow.

Learn about

Performance based design
Form, materials, structures, acoustics and fabrication
Energy neutral buildings

Aalborg

2-year educationEnglish

The aim is to design architectural projects with a point of departure in Nordic Architecture. Fields of importance in this regard include tectonic design as well as sustainable architecture. Tectonic design integrates structural, functional and aesthetic parameters whereas sustainable architecture integrates design, aesthetic, technical, functional energy and comfort parameters in an integrated design process shaping high level low energy architecture.

It takes two years to attain a Master of Science in Engineering (Architecture), and during this time you will meet a wide range of teachers who will present you with new knowledge in key areas.

Study in english

The educational programme is internationally oriented, and attracts Danish as well as international students. Furthermore the educational programme offers the opportunity of an internship or/and an external study as well as study trips inside and outside Denmark during the semester.

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Academic content

The master’s degree programme is divided into four semesters running respectively from September to January and from February to June (January and June partly reserved for exams). Thus, students will typically complete the programme in two years.

Each semester in Architecture is sub divided into three or four course modules and one project module. All courses are conducted in English.

Semester description

Traineeship & study abroad

Studying a Master of Science in Architecture at Aalborg University in Denmark you are able to undertake an internship on 3rd semester.

Internship as architecture student from AAU

An internship gives you the opportunity to collaborate with a company, institution, etc. regarding your project work. Furthermore an internship enables you to use the theoretical skills you have acquired during Msc01 and Msc02 hands on.

For more information about internships please visit the international office at Aalborg University, Denmark.

 Studying Architecture at Aalborg University in Denmark you are able to do an external study on 3rd semester.

External study as architecture student from AAU

You can also choose to do an external study at another university in Denmark or at a university outside Denmark. The courses followed at the foreign university have to be approved by the Board of Studies as an integrated part of your education at Architecture & Design (in the form of credit transfer).

For more information about external studies please visit the international office at Aalborg University, Denmark.

For information on future career opportunities please check career opportunities after studying Architecture at Aalborg University.

Job and career

The MSc programme in Architecture combines such skills as creativity, engineering and team work. This combination gives the student the opportunity to influence in which direction he/she wish to head.

Furthermore the education has a close connection and collaboration with companies, institutions etc., which among other things gives the student the opportunity to collaborate with and create close connections to these companies, institutions, etc. This is beneficial for the project work as well as for future carrier opportunities.

With a Master in Engineering Architecture the student will have a well-rounded set of skills. The combination of the architect’s design expertise and the engineer’s professionalism makes our candidates highly qualified to undertake a wide range of positions:

  • Private architectural companies
  • Engineering consultancies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research

Admission requirements

Restricted admission

How to apply

Get help at AAU to start your career in Denmark

AAU Career helps you on your way from student life to job life in Denmark by giving you the tools to examine your options and find out what to do.

While studying at AAU, you can participate in career and job-related events, find help on our website, and book a personal career counselling session to talk about e.g.:

  • Finding your way in your career
  • Danish working culture
  • Application and CV the Danish way
  • What you can offer an employer
  • How to go about job search in Denmark – both student job, internship and full-time job

Read more about AAU Career here

Student counsellors, Architecture and Design

Amalie Jensen Løvig
Marwa Al Asadi
Bolette Henneberg
Amalie Jensen Løvig
Marwa Al Asadi
Bolette Henneberg

You can contact your student counsellors by:

  • E-mail: ad-studievejl@create.aau.dk
  • Visit on campus, 3rd floor, room 4.424

Opening hours: Mondays 4-5 pm and Wednesdays 12 am-1 pm

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