IT, Communication and New Media, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12638
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The IT, Communication and New Media (ITCOM) degree is offered by Aalborg University Copenhagen. You will have the opportunity to work with advanced information and communications technologies enabling new applications based on internet, mobile and broadcast (radio & TV) platforms. You will gain a profound understanding of the technologies and their potential, and you will learn how to apply technology in practice through analysis and development of innovative services, applications and solutions, targeting specific user needs.

About

As a bachelor student in IT, Communication and New Media (ITCOM) at Aalborg University Copenhagen, you will learn how to develop technical solutions in a market perspective and with focus on user needs. You will learn about technologies for the future Internet and develop new applications for smartphones and other new media platforms.

We now have access to information and communication, no matter where we are. Whether we are at home, at work or en route, we can be online. Computers and mobile phones are becoming faster, and we have access to wireless and fixed links with high capacity. New intelligent services that we could previously only dream of have become possible.

The education is interdisciplinary, providing advanced technical understanding of software and network technologies combined with understanding of users, creativity, economic theory, organisational theory and management.

You will learn about the social, commercial and ethical frameworks for technology use, and you will become abreast of the latest developments in a global perspective.

Job and Career

ITCOM gives you a very attractive profile with competencies that are in high demand by employers around the world. ITCOM is designed as the bachelor basis for the master's programme in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ICTE).

With a bachelor in ITCOM or a master in ICTE, you are qualified for a job within the IT-, telecom- and media sector, training and research institutions, public administration and engineering consulting firms. You will be able to use your skills for development of new concepts, services and solutions, and you can act as a link between development and sales & marketing functions.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

1st Semester

Courses:

  • Problem Based Learning
  • Object-oriented Programming 1
  • Linear Algebra
2nd Semester
Courses:
  • Object-oriented Programming 2
  • Software Engineering
  • Discrete Mathematics
3rd Semester - Distributed Systems and Users
Courses:
  • Interaction Design
  • Distributed Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
4th Semester - Communications and Media Technology

Courses:

  • Communication and Media Technologies
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Probability and Applied Statistics
5th Semester Application Development and Security

Courses:

  • Network and Application Security
  • Computer Networks and the Internet
  • IT in distributed Organisations
6th Semester - IT, Communication And New Media

Courses:

  • Internet of Things
  • Technology and Society
  • Business Law
  • Introduction to Engineering Psychology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    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 B1): 140

    The FCE, or First Certificate in English, a certificate given for students who take the Cambridge English: First exam. To receive the certificate, test-takers must score between 122 and 190 on the Cambridge English: First test. Read more about FCE.

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

  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 79

    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

In order to be admitted to the bachelor's programme in It, Communication and New Media at Aalborg University, you need the following qualifications:

Upper secondary school exam, including:

  • English B or an acceptable IELTS or TOEFL or Cambridge score
  • Mathematics A
  • Physics B or Earth Science A

Please note that A, B and C refer to the course level - not grades.

Student Visa

Students from United States need a visa in order to study in the Denmark.
Read more about visa information and requirements for this country.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12638 International
  • Free EU/EEA

DKK 94,300

Funding

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