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Multimedia Design and Communication

Academy Profession Degree of Multimedia Design and Communication, 120 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA)
Campus Lygten 16
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5350 EUR


The multimedia design programme is built on four core areas: The business, communication and presentation, interaction development, and design and visualisation. You are given input for designing games, web portals and mobile services in addition to digital video, 3D and databases.

During the course of your studies you will be in close contact with the business community and you will, for example, write papers in cooperation with a business. You will also be an intern in a business in which you can try out your competencies in practice. We cooperate with a large number of businesses, including Louisiana and FoodBest.

Career Opportunities  

As an educated multimedia designer you will typically be able to work with designing, planning and managing multimedia tasks.  You will also be able to contribute to the implementation, administration and maintenance of multimedia productions.

You can be employed, for example, as:

• A multimedia designer
• A Web designer
• A Web master

The educational programme Multimedia Designer & Communication qualifies you to continue at KEA - Copenhagen School of Design and Technology at the bachelor programme E-concept development, Web development or Design & Business. Subsequently, you can study further for a masters degree at a large number of universities in Denmark and the rest of the world.

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. 


Mathematics C-level is required in order to apply for the AP Degree in Multimedia Design and Communication. The Mathematics C-level is represented by 125 hours during the last three years of upper-secondary school (equivalent to the Danish C-level of a Danish upper-secondary examination.

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

For the spring intake, you have to apply online on The application form is available here.
For the fall intake, you have to apply online on

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education in the section

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 who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

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

Fall (apply on

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 15

Spring | EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Feb 01

Spring | EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Application date
Oct 15
Start date
Feb 01

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