Application and requirements

Application and requirements

Aalborg University offers no bachelor’s educations with a legal right of admission to this education.

Bachelors with the following degrees are eligible for admission to the master’s programme in Industrial Design ( i industrielt design):

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Architecture or Design with specialization in Industrial Design),  Aalborg University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Design and Innovation, DTU
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B Eng) in Integrated Design, SDU

Applicants with an equivalent Danish or foreign degree at a similar level may be admitted subject to individual assessment by the study board. If your bachelor degree does not qualify directly for admission to the master’s programme, the Admissions Office will forward your application for approval by the relevant study board.

Further information on language, deadlines and entry requirements, please visit Applying as a master student.

See also the programme curriculum.

As the study board does not assess the basis for admission in advance, academic assessments are made only in relation to your concrete application for admission.

Closure for admission per September 2022

Entry restrictions

The admission to the Master’s programme in Architecture is restricted from 2018. This means that not all applicants who apply for admission before deadline and meet the admission requirements are secured student places. The programme expects to offer 10 student places.


The grade point average for the full bachelor programme or grades obtained on completed semesters of the bachelor programme at the time of assessment
Relevant degrees (other than your BSc degree and minimum 30 ECTS)
Relevant work experience (minimum 12 months)
Other relevant courses in the subject area (other than your BSc degree and minimum 10 ECTS)

Studies can be commenced only from 1 September.

Official English language requirements

Applicants applying for Master's programmes at Aalborg University must submit results of an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge test with the below mentioned minimum scores:

Danish B level in English compares to:

IELTS (academic test). 6.5 overall band score
TOEFL (internet-based): Minimum score: 85
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE): 180 / level C1
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 180 / grade C
ECPE: Passed test including certificate

Read more about language requirements

Application Deadline

This programme only offers September intake. Deadline for applying is 1st March

You must apply digitally via the online application portal. Please read the application procedures before applying.


Application procedures

How to apply

When you apply for a Master's programme at Aalborg University, you have to use the Application Portal which is a national Danish digital application system in which the entire application process is handled.

Please note that some of the programmes offered may be subject to restricted admission. That means that the individual programmes may have a limited number of student places. Information on the programmes affected and the exact number of places offered will be available shortly when finally clarified.

Learn more about how to apply