Management Engineering, Master

Application and requirements

Application and requirements

The program is an engineering program leading to the “Cand. Polyt” title. It is designed to extend on Industrial or Business Administration Engineering bachelor profiles and will give you competencies and skills for advanced analysis and solution design for a broad range of management engineering topics.

A range of technical/engineering bachelor degrees in business or industrial engineering fulfill the admission requirements. Please see the degrees in the curriculum. Students with another technical/engineering bachelor degree may be admitted, if the applicant is considered as having comparable educational prerequisites. In order to obtain the best outset for the learning activities requiring solid analytical skills, we strive to recruit students with overlapping skills and knowledge.

We recommend a profile as listed below.

Topic Recommended ECTS in bachelor programme (course activities and project work)
Basic engineering math. In particular calculus, linear algebra, applied statistics. 15 ECTS
Computer science. Basic programming, database systems. 10 ECTS
Management science. Tools and techniques for quantitave analysis and solution development, e.g. optimization, simulation, forecasting. 10 ECTS
Business administration. E.g. marketing, accounting, performance management, project management, business law. 10 ECTS
Operations management. E.g. process design, layout, planning and control, inventory management, statistical quality control. 35 ECTS
Supply chain management. E.g. logistics, sourcing, supplier selection, integration, coordination, and control. 20 ECTS
Industrial projects. 15 ECTS

The University can stipulate requirements concerning conducting additional exams prior to the start of study for bachelor profiles with substantial gaps relative to the recommended competence profile.


The specialisation in Operations and Innovation Management

Furthermore, the following bachelor degrees also qualify for the specialisation Operations and Innovation Management:

language qualifications

All applicants must, as a minimum, document English language qualifications comparable to an "English B level" in the Danish upper secondary school (gymnasium) (cf. the Admission Order).

see the curriculum

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

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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.

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