Industry Master of Science in Engineering

Combine work with studies and join an Industry Master of Science in Engineering.

DTU offers the opportunity to join an Industry Master of Science in Engineering in all its MSc programs (cand. Polyt.) except Aquatic Science and Technology (cand. Polyt.) and Technological Entrepreneurship (cand.tech.).

The Industry Master of Science in Engineering can be joined as a part-time study where you obtain the 120 ECTS points over a 4-year period.

Prerequisites

The prerequisites are similar to the ones that apply to the 2-year-programme but in addition, you must have a job relevant for your studies where you work at least 25 hours a week as a average over a year or you may be self-employed in a start-up company.

Application

The application procedure and deadline are similar to the ones that apply to the 2-year-programme, but you must specify that you apply for this special programme and in addition, you must complete this mandatory template stating your employment status and upload it as part of your application and/or no later than two weeks before semester start.

Non-EU/EEA citizens already working in Denmark can apply for the Industry Master of Science in Engineering. It is strongly recommended that applicants first check the rules and impact on the current work permit with the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration.

Important Conditions

The Industry Master of Science in Engineering do not entitle you to SU.

You must have a job relevant for your studies where you work at least 25 hours a week or you may be self-employed in a start-up company.

Employment status documentation has to be submitted by you every semester.

If you change jobs during your studies, you have to provide the new employment contract, which has to be approved by the office for Study Programmes and Student affairs. If the new contract is not approved, you will not be able to continue with the Industry Master of Science in Engineering. However you are entitled to change to the full degree MSc in Engineering programme.

If there is a change in your employment status from being employed to unemployed, then you will not be able to continue with the Industry Master of Science in Engineering but you are entitled to the full degree MSc in Engineering programme.