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Digital Concept Development

Top-up degree of Digital Concept Development, 90 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA)
Campus Bispevej
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5350 EUR


Digital concept development is a 1½-year programme teaching strategic concept development of e-shops, e-concept and e-marketing together with the management of e-shops and e-commerce portals. Furthermore, the education qualifies the student to work within strategic development of communication and design concepts for interactive digital solutions for advertising agencies with a digital profile and e-commerce, web and design agencies.

The education consists of both mandatory and elective subjectsm which enables you to tailor your education. The entire programme is run in an agency environment, where close collaboration with businesses from relevant industries, as guest lecturers, case partners and more, is a key part of the day-to-day work.

Career Opportunities  

As a digital concept developer you will typically find a job in companies such as:
E-commerce companies, Web and design bureaus, Bureaus with e-commerce as a service or other digital communication services (service design, concept design, digital concept development, digital advertising, portals, e-marketing etc.), Advertising and design agencies with a digital profile.

Digital concept development is a full bachelor, giving students the opportunity to apply to relevant master degrees and postgraduate degrees in Denmark and abroad. If you would like to know more about your opportinies for further education please contact the local Career adviser.

About the Degree

The top-up degree extends an already acquired Academy Profession programme to a related or prespecified bachelor level. The top-up option is only available to a subset of AP degrees and offered as a 90 ECTS supplement with a resulting degree of Professional Bachelor.   


The general admission requirements for international students include one of the following international certificates: AP degree in Multimedia Design, e-Design, Design Technology or Computer Science.

Moreover, students from the Nordic countries and EU/EEA countries must have passed English at a level equivalent to a Danish Upper Secondary education B-level.

You can read more about the language requirements here: Read about the language requirements of KEA

Apply directly at KEA - Copenhagen School of Design and Technology with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact KEA directly. 

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 | All students

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 24

Spring | EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Application date
Nov 15
Start date
Feb 01

Spring | non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Application date
Oct 15
Start date
Feb 01


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