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 Technology (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.
msc in Engineering or msc in technology?
The programme is offered as a MSc in Engineering and a MSc in Technology programme. The MSc in Engineering programme is for students with a bachelor in Architecture. The MSc in Technology programme is for students with a different background but at the same academic level.
The Master of Science (MSc) in Technology (Architecture) is the most commonly sought after study programme, for the international students studying Architecture at Aalborg University.
As a student at aau, you encounter...
When doing project work, you work closely in groups with other students. This gives you the opportunity to cooperate, share knowledge and to explore larger and more complex academic problems than what you would have been able to do on your own. Furthermore, the groups serve a social purpose and make it easier for you to get to know your fellow students and feel more at home at the university. Learn more about teamwork at AAU.
COLLABORATION WITH THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
Aalborg University works closely with the business community. This means that as a student you will work with real issues from companies and organisations. Thus, while you are studying, you already have the opportunity to enhance your academic competences with a business-oriented and practical angle.
TEACHERs who are RESEARCHERS
At Aalborg University teaching is research based. This means that your lecturers are doing research within the same academic field as he or she is teaching. You thus have access to the latest knowledge and dedicated teachers who are passionate about what they teach. The teaching material not only includes books but may also consist of, for example, current academic articles from journals.
the city of aalborg
As a university city Aalborg has many advantages. The city is Denmark's fourth largest, and a good 20 percent of the municipality's inhabitants are students. The city has much to offer when it comes to culture, sports and leisure, but at the same time, has a manageable size and safe environment. Compared to other major university cities, it is easy to find good student accommodations in Aalborg. Learn more about student life in Aalborg.