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Computer Science (Esbjerg)

Academy Profession Degree of Computer Science (AP), 150 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Business Academy SouthWest
Campus Esbjerg
Duration 2,5 years
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


When studying the Computer Science programme, you will learn about databases, programming, operating systems and the organisational context of IT systems.

You will study a combination of software construction, software design, database design, operating systems, IT security, networks and project management and learn how to apply this knowledge to solve various IT problems at corporate level.

After completing the programme, you can continue your studies with a Bachelor´s degree, or you can work as a programmer, IT operator or network specialist in the public or private sector.

Career Opportunities     

After completion of the Computer Science programme you will be qualified to work with general computer issues and will therefore be able to develop, update and maintain software and IT systems. You may also continue with a Bachelor top up programme.
You can work as a

• Software developer
• Software designer
• Programmer
• Software administrator
• IT consultant
• Test manager
• Project manager
• IT security consultant

About the Degree   

The Academy Profession programmes combine theory with practice and are suited for employment in business and industry. In some programmes students have the possiblity of a top-up degree in which they continue at a Bachelor level within a prespecified or related field. The top-up degree is a 90 ECTS supplement programme resulting in a Professional Bachelor Degree.  


General admission requirements for international students include one of the following international certificates:
  • The Danish/French Baccalauréat (DFB), the European Baccalaureate (EB), the International Baccalaureate (IB), the Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB) or another foreign qualifying examination certificate that can be equated with a Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of Business Academy SouthWest.   

Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact [your institution] directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.   


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. 

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.   

Tuition fees vary from semester to semester. See the tuition fees here.

For Further Information 

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at   

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition   

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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