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Sound and Music Computing, MSc in Engineering

Application and requirements

Application and requirements

The following bachelor's degrees qualify for the master's programme in Sound and Music Computing programme at Aalborg University:

Applicants with other backgrounds will receive individual evaluation by the Study Board of Media Technology.

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

restricted admission in copenhagen

The postgraduate programme in Sound and Music Computing is subject to restricted admission in Copenhagen. There is no restricted admission in Aalborg.

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.
  • The given motivation for studying and the knowledge of the MSc.
  • Relevant, verifiable extra-curricular activities, e.g. work experience within IT and / or companies within the sound and music technology business.

Students who already have a postgraduate degree are normally only eligible for enrolment on a new postgraduate programme if available places are offered. In case of unusual circumstances, postgraduates may apply for dispensation. Documentation for the given unusual circumstances must be submitted together with your application. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information.

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). Minimum score: 6.5
TOEFL (internet-based): Minimum score: 88
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE)
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

Read more about language requirements

Application Deadline

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 STADS-DANS 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