Prerequisites for Engineering Acoustics

Students with a Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent), in natural science or technology, obtained at an internationally recognized university, are eligible for enrolment, if they comply with the following academic requirements.

Academic requirements for this programme

National Applicants (holding a Bachelor from Denmark)

orStudents from DTU

The following BSc Eng programmes at DTU give students access to admission to the MSc Eng programme in Engineering Acoustics:

B Eng in Electrical Engineering from DTU also have access to the programme.

Students holding a

from DTU have access provided that they have a background in signal and systems analysis, corresponding to course 30160 or 22050 or 22051 or similar.

Students from other Danish universities

Applicants holding a BSc, BSc Eng or B Eng degree from other Danish Universities have access to be admitted provided that they can document a background in mathematics, physics and signal analysis similar to the programmes listed above.



International Applicants (holding a Bachelor from outside Denmark)

Applicants holding a BSc in engineering og natural science degree from an institution outside Denmark, should document a background in mathematics, physics and signal analysis similar to the programmes listed above. You may refer to DTU course base for the indicative courses.

General admission requirements

Only applicants holding a relevant Bachelor of Science in Engineering, a Bachelor in Engineering (diplomingeniøruddannelse) or a Bachelor of Natural Science degree can be admitted to a Master of Science in Engineering programme. The bachelor's degree must be less than ten years old.

The individual MSc Eng programme states in detail which bachelor programmes qualify and whether applicants must complete supplementary educational activities.

Requirements for supplementary educational activities can equate to up to 30 ECTS credits and are specified as a list of courses under the individual MSc Eng programmes.

The specific requirements must be met before graduating from the bachelor's programme or in connection with conditional admission to a particular MSc Eng programme. The courses must be passed prior to the commencement of studies within one year from the conditional admission.

Supplementary educational activities in connection with conditional admission to an MSc Eng programme do not form part of the MSc Eng programme, and tuition fees are charged. If the supplementary courses have not been passed within the specified deadlines, the conditional admission to the programme is withdrawn.

The Master of Science in Engineering programmes are offered in English. Therefore applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English (B-level, IELTS, TOEFL, CAE)

DTU offers an Honours Programme as part of all MSc  Eng. programmes. The admission requirements are described at

Specific prerequisites for the Industry MSc Eng Programmes

The prerequisites are similar to the specific ones that apply to the 2-year-programmes, but in addition, the applicant must have a job relevant to the studies with a workload of at least 25 hours a week, or the applicant may be self-employed in a start-up company. Read more about the rules on