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Today, we witness how services and devices converge, physical objects become connected (Internet of Things), and data and services move to ”the cloud” (cloud computing). As an Aalborg University's MSc engineer in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ICTE), you will have profound knowledge of the interplay between technologies, users and markets.
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Personalised media, green ICT, intelligent transport systems, connected TV, mobile payment and mobile learning are some of the areas in which we work. You will explore your creative skills and develop innovative and intelligent services based on concrete user needs. You will learn theories and methods related to entrepreneurship and application of ICT in companies and organisations.

At Aalborg University's Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship programme you will learn about:

  • Internet, communication and broadcast technologies
  • Services, service architectures and platforms
  • Development of user-friendly applications and services
  • Advanced mobile media technologies, e.g. Google Android, HTML5 and Semantic Web
  • Content management, recommender systems and personalisation
  • Business development and business models
  • Use of ICT in companies and organisations
  • Security, privacy, legal and ethical aspects, including the use of digital identities.

The theme of the programme is “Converging media technologies”. You can choose one of the following tracks:

  • Service development
  • Business development
Job and Career
With an MSc degree in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship from AAU-Cph, you are qualified for a job within:
  • IT, telecommunications, and media sectors
  • Consultancies
  • Training and research institutions
  • Public administration
You will be able to use your skills to develop new concepts, services, and solutions, and you can act as a link between development and sales & marketing functions. You can also work in strategy or business development and – who knows – become a real entrepreneur and start your own company!

Programme Structure

1st semester
  • Broadcast Networks
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Models
  • Internet Technologies and Service Architectures
  • Services and Platforms
2nd semester
  • Development of ICT and Media Services
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Green ICT – Sustainable Business Development
  • Managerial Economics
  • Interaction Design
  • Application Development
  • Design and Markets
3rd semester
  • Content and Media Management
  • Internet Economics and Governance
  • Standardization
  • Cyber Security and Trust
  • Smart Sensor Data Processing
  • Advanced ICT Solutions
  • Governance and Strategies
4th semester
  • Master's Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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Academic Requirements

The following bachelor's programmes qualify for the master's programme in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship at Aalborg University Copenhagen:

  • IT, Communication and New Media (AAU)
  • Elektronik og IT (AAU)
  • Internetteknologier og computersystemer (AAU)
  • Softwareteknologi (DTU) (BSc or BEng)
  • Netværksteknologi og IT (DTU) (BSc)
  • IT-Elektronik (DTU) (BEng)
  • IT og økonomi (DTU) (BEng)

Students with other Bachelor's degrees may be admitted if they are deemed to have comparable educational prerequisites within technical IT. The expected number of student places is 60.

Applicants applying for master's programmes at Aalborg University must submit results of an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge test

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12402 International
  • Free EU/EEA

92,200 DKK


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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