Engineering - Mechatronics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
The combination of mechanics, electronics and software is used in everything from robots to refrigerators. With a master degree in Engineering - Mechatronics from University of Southern Denmark you could, for example, make smaller and faster information technology products or create energy saving products. 


As a master student you can specialise in four areas: Micro- and Nanotechnology, Embedded Control Systems, Modelling and Control of Mechatronics Systems or Power Electronics.

The course in advanced mechatronics and scientific methods provides you with a thorough and extensive knowledge which you will increase with an academic profile of your choice. As part of the master programme you choose one of four profiles and specialise in your special field of interests.

Choose between the following academic profiles:

  • Micro- and nanotechnology: You will work with electronic systems and information technology in nano-dimensions.
  • Embedded Control Systems: Among other things, you will work with mathematical modelling to improve the product development of mechatronic and dynamic systems
  • Modelling and Control of Mechatronic Systems: Enables you to develop advanced control systems that will meet future demands.
  • Power Electronics: You will be specialized into the research level of analyzing, modeling and developing Power Electronic system in a mechatronic context.

Career opportunities

Graduates become attractive partners for industry as well as for the research sector.

With a master degree in Engineering - Mechatronics offered by University of Southern Denmark you are qualified for jobs as, for example:
  • Development engineer, e.g. with managerial responsibility
  • Project manager
  • Specialist in specific technologies
  • Consultant or customer adviser
  • Project salesperson
  • Teacher
  • Researcher at universities in Denmark or abroad
  • Entrepreneur with your own company.


The quality and relevance of the programme are approved by the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Programme Structure

The master programme is based on two blocks: a compulsory block called Advanced Mechatronics and Scientific Methods and a specialisation where you can choose between four academic profiles: Micro-and Nanotechnology, Embedded Control Systems, Modelling and Control of Mechatronic Systems or Power Electronics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Applicants having completed a bachelor's degree in Electronic, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Southern Denmark have the right to admission to this master programme immediately after completion of the bachelor programme. Please be aware of that any legal claim for admittance, will cease to exist, if the applicant applies after the application deadline.Applicants with a similar bachelor’s degree if their academic qualifications correspond with the bachelor degrees mentioned above.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Sønderborg

  • 5500 - 8500 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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