Taught course

Engineering - Innovation and Business

University of Southern Denmark · University of Southern Denmark

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. There is restricted admission to this programme. If your application is to be considered, it is important that your application and relevant supporting documents are received before the application deadline.

Months of entry


Course content

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. 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.

During your studies you will often work on different projects together with your fellow students. The study environment is very international and you will learn to deal with cultural diversity and exploit the advantages of intercultural teamwork. You will work on projects defined by industry and learn to apply your theoretical knowledge when solving practical problems.

Among other things, you could consider: Market possibilities within various defined areas and how to implement a good product into that market.

Alternatively, you and your group could come up with a good product idea, examine the market possibilities and how and where to produce it. Following, the task will be simply to find the capital to develop the product and the production facilities and push on with the product.

You are able to have two years to develop a product fully into a business of which you will be co-owners by the end of your studies. Academic forces available at the Mads Clausen Institute will of course help with the implementation and investors or companies may contribute as well. You may alternatively choose to use a semester on internship in industry to apply your innovation, technology and business skills.

You are able to upgrade your academic profile with courses that are relevant to a specific product or business segment according to your personal interests.

Information for international students

International students can apply for accommodation through the university. Some rooms are on campus, others spreads across the city.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dorte Frølund Kromann