Application and requirements

Application and requirements


No Bachelor's degree has legal right to admission. (Retskrav).

Applicants without legal right of admission

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Surveying, Planning and Land Management), Aalborg University (Campus Aalborg)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Surveying, Planning and Land Management), Aalborg University (Campus Copenhagen)


The admission to the MSC in Technology programme in Surveying and Planning is restricted. This means that we cannot guarantee enrollment of all applicants even though they apply for admission before deadline and meet the admission requirements. The programme offers 15 study places at campus in Copenhagen and 15 study places at campus in Aalborg.

CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION TO MSC in technology (surveying and planning)

The selection takes place on the basis of the following criteria:


A)a bachelor’s degree with both elements from social studies and technical/natural science – among these aspects of physical planning and land management
B) mathematical competences (these competences have to be documented through passed courses in mathematics on the bachelor’s programme)

CAND.TECH. or CAND.GEOM In SURVEYING AND PLANNING / SURVEYING, PLANNING AND LAND MANAGEMENT? in Surveying and Planning is for students with a bachelor degree within engineering, geography or the like. Cand.geom in Surveying, Planning and Land Management is for students with a bachelor degree within Landinspektørvidenskab from AAU.

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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