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Design, Technology and Business

Academy Profession Degree of Design, Technology and Business, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA)
Campus Guldbergsgade
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6200 EUR


The design technologist study gives you insight into all aspects of a design process from marketing to sales of a product. It might be within the areas of textiles and clothing. During the first semester there is an obligatory joint part, in which you receive instruction within three general areas: Design, Business and Technology.

Then, during the second semester, you choose an area of interest from the specialization directions: Fashion design or Marketing. You are given the opportunity to specialize further in the third semester within fashion and marketing, respectively.   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.

Career Opportunities  

As a design technologist you can, among other things, receive further education in the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology's graduate studies  Profession-related bachelor in Design and business and Profession-related bachelor in E-concept development.

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. 


An education equivalent to a Danish upper secondary education or relevant vocational education (English and Maths or Business Economics must be included).

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

You have to apply online on There you can upload all your documents.

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 InformationInformation 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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Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 15


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