Engineering - Innovation and Business, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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Innovation is only truly fun when it can turn the bottom line from red to black. To do that, you need idea and product developers with a substantial knowledge in and understanding of engineering as well as business. This Engineering - Innovation and Business programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.
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  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


With a master of science in engineering degree in Innovation and Business you become an expert in new ideas and in carrying these ideas all the way to the production line. You will also have the necessary qualifications as an entrepreneur; for example if you want to start your own business.

This Engineering - Innovation and Business programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.

Study environment

Each year more than 1500 international students from all over the world choose to study at the University of Southern Denmark, so you will become part of a lively international student environment.

We believe that engineers of today must have a global perspective and experience and we encourage international as well as Danish students to spend one or two semesters abroad on an internship or as exchange students.

Faculty of Engineering has adopted a student-centred approach to learning, and teaching is based on problem based project work. Students participate significantly in class and carry out project work in small teams.

Career opportunities

Whether you want to start your own business or become a manager in the private or public sector, a degree in Innovation & Business will provide a good foundation for your future career.

You will be qualified for jobs as, for example:

  • Development engineer
  • Product developer
  • Project manager
  • Manager of technological departments
  • International product manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Innovation manager
  • Strategic procurement engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Consultant
  • Teacher
  • Researcher

Programme Structure

1st semester
  • Innovation of Technology and Business Scientific Methods
  • Creativity and Design in Innovation Management
  • Open Innovation Management
  • Glocalized Production
  • Embedded Software design or
  • Design with Field Programmmable Gate Arrays
2nd semester
  • Participatory Innovation
  • High Tech Business Venturing
  • Production Technology
  • Mechatronics Design and Build
3rd semester
  • IBDIN Dynamics of Innovation
  • Electives
  • Mechatronics Design and Build 2
4th semester
  • Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Entry requirements
  • A bachelor's degree in Innovation & Business
  • A bachelor's degree in Product Development and Innovation
  • A bachelor's degree in Interaction Design.
  • A bachelor's degree in Mechatronics.

Applicants with a similar bachelor’s degree if their academic qualifications correspond with the bachelor degrees mentioned above.

Bachelors of Science in Mechatronics and BEng in Mechatronics from the University of Southern Denmark also qualify for admission to the programme.

Additional requirements may apply for the different profiles of the masters programme.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13900 International
  • Free EU/EEA


Options for full-degree graduate students:

BHJ Scholarship

Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus

Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.

A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.

Options for Exchange and Guest Students:

Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements)

Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals - The scholarship helps cover living expenses.

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