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3rd semester at the MSc programmes

You have several options regarding the design of your 3rd semester at the MSc programmes at Aarhus BSS.

You can choose a semester that consist solely of electives or you can combine electives with a project-based internship.

Electives
You can choose electives covering the whole semester (30 ECTS electives). You can choose between electives at AU or another university in Denmark or abroad. If you choose electives outside Aarhus BSS, please note that you have to apply for a pre-approval.

Project-based internship
It is possible to combine electives with a project-based internship. You can choose between a project-based internship counting 10 ECTS or 15 ECTS. 

Due to the various types of electives, this means that you can choose between the following options: 

You can see some om the most common used options and combinations below:

Electives at Aarhus BSS
You choose to take all 30 ECTS electives at Aarhus BSS in the autumn semester. The advantage is that all courses fit exactly into your programme (please note the course clusters).

Summer University and electives at Aarhus BSS
You choose a total of 10 ECTS electives at AU Summer University and subsequently take 20 ECTS electives at Aarhus BSS in the autumn semester. The advantage is that the electives are pre-approved and that you allocate your study load over an extended period of time.

Study Abroad
You choose to take 30 ECTS abroad at one of our partner universities.The advantage is that you get access to courses that you may not have at Aarhus BSS and at the same time you get international experience.

AU Summer University og project-based internship
You choose to take a total of 15 ECTS electives at AU Summer University and subsequently 15 ECTS in a project-based internship in the autumn semester. The advantage is that you can complete the exams at AU Summer University before commencing your project-based internship.

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