Service Systems Design, Master

Application and requirements

Application and requirements

The following bachelor's degrees qualify for the master's programme in Service Systems Design at AAU-Cph:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Medialogy, Aalborg University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Interaction Design, Aalborg University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Art and Technology, Aalborg University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in IT Communication and New Media, Aalborg University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Architecture and Design, Aalborg University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Interaction Design, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Students with another Bachelor's degree may, upon application to the Board of Studies, be admitted after a specific academic assessment if the applicant is deemed to have comparable educational prerequisites.


*Please note that the bachelor's programme in Medialogy in Esbjerg is closed for admittance from September 2015. Bachelors in Medialogy from AAU Esbjerg are equally to Medialogy bachelors from Aalborg and Copenhagen qualified to apply for the master's in Service Systems Design in Copenhagen.

For further information regarding deadlines and requirements, please see How to apply to Aalborg University.

Restricted admission

The Master's programme in Service Systems Design is entry restricted. This means that not all qualified applicants will be offered a study place.

Screening of applications is based on the following criteria in order of priority:

  • Grades obtained on completed semesters of the undergraduate programme at the time of assessment.
  • A one-page motivational letter by the applicant describing the applicant’s motivation for studying Service Systems Design at AAU and the applicant’s knowledge of the programme.
  • Relevant, verifiable extra-curricular activities, e.g. work experience within IT and / or companies within Service Design.


Entry restrictions

This programme is entry restricted. Please see the specific admission criteria before applying.

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