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University College of Northern Denmark is located in three cities - Aalborg, Hjørring and Thisted - and currently has about 10,000 students, including 1,300 international students.

Apart from a vibrant and informal study environment, UCN provides a unique approach to learning - "real life education".
It means that you will never work exclusively with theoretical knowledge, but also with its practical application while dealing with actual cases and collaborating with various business players on study projects.
Thus, we will help you to develop a strong ability to reflect on your field and performance. It is an essence of the approach we cultivate at UCN - Reflective Practice-Based learning.
We closely cooperate with the respective industries and constantly develop our programmes in order to introduce the exact knowledge and to build-up the skills labor market is craving for.

UCN works continuously on assisting students in finding the most interesting and relevant projects for internship placements, as internship is a compulsory element of all our programmes. It may take place at organisation in Denmark, abroad, or at your company!
Yes, that's right! UCN is a home for entrepreneurial community "Next Step" - one semester course, which grants a chance for students to carry out their innovative business ideas and develop their own company. Having at disposal a guidance from dedicated mentors, students' strengthen their networking skills and work towards an independent full-time employment after graduation.

This is only one of many professional advantages for UCN graduates.

Being a UCN student also means to have a thriving social life. Each year we welcome around 400 international students by a great start-of-term programme and fun events arranged by our students ambassadors and tutors. They will provide you with practical tips on living, studying and working in Denmark and exciting social events throughout the year.
UCN offers plenty of opportunities for you to spend your free time with added value, e.g. you may join the volunteers managing the student bar, become a voice in the UCN student council or decide to be a member of student clubs such as UCN Running club "Run4Fun" and upgrade your language skills at Talk
Danish café driven by UCN Studenter-academy.

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What you can study here

Architectural Technology and Construction Management

Architectural Technology and Construction Management

Bachelor of Architectural Technology and Construction Management, 210 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6806 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/architectural-technology-and-construction-management
Do you see yourself developing, leading and managing large construction works? Do you dream of a career in the Danish or international construction industry?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

With a Professional Bachelor's Degree in Architectural Technology and Construction Management, you will become an expert in planning, designing and coordinating building and construction projects. You will usually play a central role as project manager or site manager in a construction, engineering or architecture firm. You will take part in the planning of construction projects from draft design to completed project design, and you will typically contribute e.g. technical calculations for constructions and project plans for the building.
During the course of the study programme, you will learn about construction, materials selection and condition surveying as well as operating a business, digital modelling, project design and production and much more. You will also have the opportunity to specialise e.g. in energy and sustainability, management or digital construction.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Architectural Technology and Construction Management programme will give you a good starting point for working on different levels in businesses and organizations, the construction industry or in relation to it, depending on your own ambition and talent. Your primary role will often be to ensure cooperation and communication between architects and engineers in order for the construction process to proceed as planned. Through your education you will most likely have acquired some idea of what you would like to work with, where you want to work, and the demands that the industry has for future employees.
By the time you are ready for your final exam, you may already have a job waiting for you or at the least you will have made some contacts from your work placement or projects that you have done in cooperation with businesses in the industry. You will probably find your future job in one of the following types of companies:
  • Architectural company
  • Engineering company
  • Entrepreneurial company
  • Insurance company
  • Government agency
  • Building services company

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

1st and 2nd semesters:
Focus on study areas connected with overall planning and building of family houses as well as an emphasis on construction details, building materials and process planning.

3rd semester:
Focus on individual building components such as wood and concrete components for pre-fabricated buildings.

Upon completion of the first 1.5 years (3 semesters) of study, you can opt for either:
• An Academy Professional Degree (AP) in Building Technology; or
• A Professional Bachelor’s Degree (PBA) in Architectural Technology and Construction Management.
If you opt for an AP degree in Building Technology, you will work in the 4th semester on elective assignments and write a final degree project.
If you opt for a Bachelor degree in ATCM, the 4th and 5th semesters will include the following:
• Building and construction drawings
• Construction details
• Planning and management of the design and construction process
• Qualified choices of building materials for a specific multistory building project
• Conversion and renovation of older buildings
• Implementation and construction of industrial, sports buildings, etc.
The 5th semester will give you an option to study 2 weeks in Vietnam.

6th semester:
A full semester internship either in an architect or engineering practice or with a building contractor. The internship can take place in Denmark or abroad.

7th semester:
Consists of an elective assignment and a final
PBA degree project.


Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on
https://www.ucn.dk/english.





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Automation Engineering

Automation Engineering

Academy Profession Degree of Automation Engineering, 120 ECTS
Engineering

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7209 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/automation-engineering
Do you want to excel at state-of-the-art robotics? Are you enthusiastic about developing automation solutions of the future to make factories run more efficiently? Then read on! 

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

As a graduate of the Academy Profession Degree Programme in Automation Engineering, you will be able to create safe and innovative solutions for enterprises by developing and optimising their technical systems and automatic facilities.
You will be in charge of practical work, including but not limited to, installing, programming, commissioning, optimising and operating automatic systems in technical production and manufacturing environments.
The study programme will give you broad knowledge of the construction and optimization of technical control systems and automatic industrial facilities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of Automation Engineering you can work in private and public development enterprises, industrial companies that produce e.g. wind turbines, pumps, robotic welding machines or flexible manufacturing systems (FMS). Your title will typically be project manager, installation manager, technical manager, programmer, PLC or SCADA programmer, SRO engineer or systems technician.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme is divided into four semesters.
Semesters from 1 to 3 cover compulsory educational components under the national and institutional curricula as well as elective ones.

The national curriculum consists of subjects within:
- Design and construction of automation units
- Integration of automatic units
- Systems design of automatic process and production lines
- Business-related subjects

The institutional curriculum includes subjects within:
- Technical systems design
- Control technology
- Configuration and programming
- Communications technology
- Project development

Electives may be:
- Databases
- Robotics technology
- Optimisation
- High-level programming
- Knowledge technology
- Wireless technologies

Semester 4 is devoted to:
• A three month internship
• A final AP degree project

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.


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Computer Science

Computer Science

Academy Profession Degree of Computer Science, 150 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 2,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5992 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/computer-science
Are you dreaming of a future as a software developer or software architect? As a graduate of Computer Science you can design IT systems, program computer systems and work with databases and much more.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

During the course of the study programme, you will gain an insight into the programming and creation of IT systems. You will also learn how to program in Java and C# as well as design databases that meet the requirements for good database design. At the same time, you will acquire an understanding of how an enterprise works and how new IT systems can be introduced into an enterprise. Toward the end of your studies, you will get an opportunity to deepen your competencies in a specific area, for instance in game or software development for mobile platforms.

After completion of the Computer Science programme, you can also choose to extend your studies by 1.5 years at UCN, earning a Professional Bachelor's Degree (PBA) in Software Development or Web Development.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

With an AP Degree in Computer Science some of your future job titles could be e.g. programmer, systems developer, web developer, network administrator, IT consultant or game developer.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The course consists of 5 semesters, which equal a total of 150 ECTS credits in the European Credit Transfer System.

Compulsory subjects, semesters 1 to 3:
Programming
• System development
Technology
• Business
Specialized part semester 4:
• Electives (may vary from year to year based on student suggestions and new trends).
Semester 5:
• Internship in Denmark or abroad
• Final AP degree project

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.




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Design, Technology & Business (Graphics)

Design, Technology & Business (Graphics)

Academy Profession Degree of Design, Technology & Business (Graphics), 120 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6837 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/design--technology-and-business-(graphics)
Do you want to make a living out of your creative abilities? Are you eager to work within graphic design and marketing?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The Design, Technology and Business (Graphics) programme will be your chance to build on your creative talents and develop your graphic ability while gaining an insight into the entire process from idea to finished product. The programme combines practical work using graphic design software such as QuarkXPress, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign with creative and aesthetic understanding of design processes. The first six months of the programme cover design, business and technology. After this you will continue on the graphics specialization.

You can also choose to extend your studies by 1.5 years with a top-up degree at UCN, earning a Professional Bachelor's Degree (PBA) in Digital Concept Development.

The programme consist of three main elements:

- The technology part. You will gain skills in graphic design programs:
• Illustrator
• Photoshop
• InDesign

- The creative/aesthetical part. You will gain competences in the design process:
• From idea to finished product

- The organizational part. You will gain relevant business knowledge about:
• Businesses
• Commerce
• Communication

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The programme equips you to independently plan and carry out processes and tasks in business areas concerning graphic design and communication. For this reason, your job opportunities with an AP degree in Design, Technology and Business (Graphics) are waiting for you within:
  • Editorial and advertising
  • Graphic design
  • Illustration
  • Marketing departments
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Print houses
  • Web-companies

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme consists of 4 semesters worth a total of 120 ECTS credits under the European Credit Transfer System.

1st semester:
Compulsory components:
• Design
• Business
• Technology

2nd semester:
Design specialization:
• The design process
• Visual communication

• Trends and sociology


3rd semester:
Elective educational components.
The students will choose one elective e.g. Editorial Design or Digital Publishing.

4th semester:
• The three month internship in Denmark or abroad
• Final AP degree project

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on
https://www.ucn.dk/english.


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Start date
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Digital Concept Development

Digital Concept Development

Top-up degree of Digital Concept Development, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6400 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/digital-concept-development
Would you like to qualify yourself to work on digital platforms at a strategi cand practical level? Do you want to learn more about user-driven innovationand user experiences on the web?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The 1.5-year full-time Bachelor’s degree programme in Digital Concept Development functions as a bridging programmeto the Design, Technology & Business as well as Multimedia Design & Communication and Computer Science programmes.The programme will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the strategic, creative and business-oriented aspects of digital concept development. You will learn about technical requirements for ensuring that your concepts actually make avaluable difference for the client and the users. You will learn to develop digital concepts that combine various professional disciplines such as commerce, design, user understanding,communication, marketing, business models, technology, and project management.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

A Bachelor’s degree in Digital Concept Development enables you to understand and work with the complexity and diverse possibilities of current technologies in relation to a given group of users and their needs and also to identify the needs of companies with a relation to this field. It provides you with a strong profile to under take professions such as:
• Concept developer in companies within the industry of digital media, advertising, design or web
• Digital marketing/Digital communications manager in major companies
• Cross-media manager in large companies
• Project manager in development and execution of digital concepts in companies within the industry of digital media,advertising, design or web
• E-shop manager
• Entrepreneur or freelancer within digital commerce, digital design as well as digital communication and marketing 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme comprises 3 semesters and consists of mandatory as well as elective subjects where you can specialise according to your future plans. In the 1st semester,you have 5 mandatory courses,and in the 2nd semester you have 2 mandatory courses and you must choose between 2 electives.The final semester contains an internship as well as the concluding bachelor’s project.

1st semester - mandatory subjects:
• Concept and business development
• Project management A
• User surveys and methodology
• Understanding technology
• Theory of science

2nd semester - mandatory subjects:
• Communication and marketing
• Project management B

2nd semester – electives:
• Digital commerce
•Digital design

3rd semester:
• Internship in Denmark or abroad
• Bachelor’s project

Project groups will develop digital concepts along side their lessons in the respective subjects.

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.





Fall

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Mar 15
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Sep 01

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Export and Technology Management

Export and Technology Management

Bachelor of Export and Technology, 210 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Business
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4127 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/export-and-technology-management
Would you like to have the whole world as your working place? Are you interested in working with export on the global market? Then this is the study programme for you!

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

More and more companies operate internationally, and there is increasing demand for competent employees with an insight into the global export market. With a Professional Bachelor Degree in Export and Technology Management you will be well-prepared for the future.The programme is very internationally-oriented and includes technical as well as mercantile subjects. Our primary focus is where businesses and customers meet.
You will become a specialist in the sale and service of technical products and solutions. You will learn to prepare sales and marketing plans targeted at different customer groups in the global market. Furthermore, you will gain an insight into different lines of business, production planning, cultural differences and entrepreneurship.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of Export and Technology Management you can work in Danish and international companies as e.g. export consultant, product consultant or procurement officer, or, in the long term, as export manager, product manager or procurement manager.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme is divided into three cross-sectional fields: a technical, a commercial and a general field. They, along with an internship and a final project, are to be covered during 7 semesters of the programme.

Technical subjects:
• Product development
• Production process
• Construction
• Design
• Materials
• Project management
• IT systems
• Quality Management

Commercial subjects:
Law
• Logistics
• Marketing
• Innovation
• Industrial export
• Marketing
• Foreign trade
• Shipping / transportation

General subjects:
Negotiation techniques
• Communication & Culture
• Organisation

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.




Autumn Semester

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Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

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International Hospitality Management

International Hospitality Management

Top-up degree of International Hospitality Management, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Business
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4017 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/international-hospitality-management
Are you dreaming about an international career in the hospitality industry?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

International Hospitality Management is a top-up programme for graduates of the Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Marketing Management programmes. The programme will provide you the competencies to work with daily operations, development, administration and management in an international work environment in the hospitality industry. A specialisation period will allow you to study either tourism, hotels and restaurants or the experience economy in depth.
You will learn about management, strategy, economics, cultural awareness and customer relations. You will be provided with the tools to develop new markets and concepts, achieve an understanding of a company's strategic challenges as well as the ability to handle the practical implementation and operation of a company strategy.
For Danish students, the first semester will be taught in Danish, before the programme continues to be taught fully in English from the second semester. For international students, all semesters are naturally fully taught in English. This means that Danish and international students study together as of the second semester, which provides
valuable intercultural competencies as well as an international network.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of International Hospitality Management you may find employment as resort manager, marketing coordinator, destination manager or sales manager.

The possible workplace for you can be:
  • Hotels
  • Travel agencies
  • Tour operators
  • Restaurants
  • Tourist information centres
  • Tourist attractions
  • Sports clubs
  • Event businesses
  • Conference centres
  • Local, regional, national and international tourist organisations
  • Airlines
  • Cruise lines
  • Handling agents
  • National parks
  • Festivals
  • Public and private trade associations
  • Museums
  • Cultural institutions etc.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semester 1: Lectures, project work, tutoring, case studies.
Core subjects:
  • Economics
  • Optimisation and revenue management
  • Financial management through key figures and annual reports
  • Department and activity budgeting
  • Investments and financing
  • Distribution of costs management
  • Labour law and work environment
  • Human resource management and leadership
  • Philosophy of science and scientific methods
Semester 2: Lectures, project work, tutoring, case studies.
Core subjects:
  • Destination development, cultural awareness & customer relations
  • The concepts of culture and the hospitality industry
  • Guest/customer behaviour
  • Negotiation techniques
  • Organisational culture
  • Business strategy
Semester 3: Internship in Denmark or abroad and a final PBA degree project.

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.


Fall

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Mar 15
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International Sales & Marketing

International Sales & Marketing

Top-up degree of International Sales & Marketing, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Business
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4017 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/international-sales-and-marketing
Are you passionate about top-level international sales and marketing? Do you see yourself working in a global enterprise?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

If you are a graduate of Marketing Management, you can study for a Professional Bachelor Degree in International Sales and Marketing. In this programme, you will gain an insight and understanding of the various factors that significantly influence the sales of goods and services in Denmark and on an international scale.You will learn about what underlies a company's sales and business development from an international perspective. You will also acquire knowledge of marketing, logistics, law, management and economics. Furthermore, the programme includes elective components which means that you will have an influence on the shaping of your professional profile.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As an graduate of International Sales and Marketing you may find employment in Denmark as well as abroad. Examples of job titles are project manager; sales coordinator; key account manager; marketing coordinator, and marketing manager in the long term; sales manager and export manager.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semesters 1 and 2 contain:
Lectures, project work, tutoring, case studies, compulsory assignments in a thematic structure.

Core subjects:
• Marketing

• Supply chain management
• Management and organisation
• Business law
• Economics
• Philosophy of science and scientific methods

These subjects are taught in the context of four overall themes:
• The strategic base of the company
• The customer as ta starting point
• Industry and competitors
• Developing and managing the sales base

Semester 3:
Internship in Denmark or abroad and a final PBA project


Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on
https://www.ucn.dk/english.


Fall

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Mar 15
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Sep 01

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Marketing Management

Marketing Management

Academy Profession Degree of Marketing Management, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Business
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3951 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/marketing-management
Do you want to work in marketing and sales? Are you eager to improve and develop company marketing strategies?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

As a graduate of Marketing Management, you will be a specialist in working systematically and targeted in company marketing. You will be skilled at analysing, planning and organising marketing activities.You will acquire knowledge of socio-economic conditions and learn to analyse various company types and market and communication forms which in turn will enable you to prepare marketing solutions for the company in Denmark as well as abroad.
You can also choose to expand your studies by 1.5 years with a top-up degree at UCN, earning a Professional Bachelor's Degree (PBA) in International Sales and Marketing; International Hospitality Management; or Sport Management.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Marketing Management graduates find employment in e.g. Danish and international companies and organisations where they work as marketing consultants, advertising assistants, key account assistants, HR assistants, finance assistants and retail managers.

Career opportunities include, but not limited to:
• Marketing coordinator
• Sales supporter
• PR specialist
• Advertising consultant
• Export sales representative
• Project coordinator,
• Purchasing assistant 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The first 3 semesters take place at UCN in Denmark and consist of compulsory and elective subjects. It is also possible to study one semester abroad. In the programme’s 4th semester, you can go for an internship at a company of your choice in Denmark or abroad. Lastly, a final project is to be written in order to complete the programme. It is expected to be prepared in close collaboration with the internship host or another company of your choice.

Modules covered from semesters 1to 3:
• Business understanding
• Scientific methodology
• Market understanding
• Tactical and operational marketing B2C
• Tactical and operational marketing B2B
• Internationalisation

Elective subjects:
The elective subjects change overtime as the demand from the business world changes. Example of electives:
• Entrepreneurship
• Digital marketing
• Project management
• Sales
• Global markets
• Graphic design
• Procurement
• Personal business communication
• Law
• Managerial economics
• Statistics

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.



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Multimedia Design & Communication

Multimedia Design & Communication

Academy Profession Degree of Multimedia Design & Communication, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5884 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/multimedia-design-and-communication
Is working with digital media your passion? Do you want to create the websites, apps and multimedia solutions for the future?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

As a graduate of Multimedia Design you can single-handedly design, plan, implement and manage multimedia solutions. You will be able to create digital user interfaces, primarily for the web, based on user research; understand how digitization affects companies and users; create rich and user-friendly interfaces and encode and program various functionalities.
The study programme covers four core areas of study: business; communication and presentation; interaction development; and design and visualisation.
You will learn how to bridge your technical, problem-solving and creative skills through management of development processes. With an AP degree in Multimedia Design & Communication, you have various possibilities to pursue further academic studies.
You can choose to extend your studies by 1.5 years with a top-up degree at UCN, earning a Professional Bachelor's Degree (PBA) in Web Development or Digital Concept Development.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of Multimedia Design, you may find work in the field of IT and media as well as the graphics industry. The programme enables you to independently plan and carry out processes and tasks in multimedia productions, from strategy and target analysis, planning of information architecture through design of digital user interfaces to the programming of the end result published on the internet. Career options include professions as:
  • Frontend developer
  • Web designer
  • UX designer
  • Digital Concept developer
  • UX researcher
  • App developer
  • Interaction designer
  • Entrepreneur

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semesters 1 to 3: Lectures, project work, tutoring, case studies, compulsory assignments within following core subjects:
• Interface design and digital design
• Digital business models
• International development trends in design, media use and technology
• User experience (UX) and user-centered methods
• User research and user testing
• Project management and development management
• Understanding and applying digital data
• Dynamic web solutions and frameworks
• Frontend coding and programming

Semester 4:
• Internship in Denmark or abroad
• Final AP project

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on
https://www.ucn.dk/english.



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Service, Hospitality & Tourism Management

Service, Hospitality & Tourism Management

Academy Profession Degree of Service, Hospitality & Tourism Management , 120 ECTS
Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Business
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3951 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/service--hospitality-and-tourism-management
Do you want to create memorable experience for others by developing, planning and delivering professional services?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The AP Degree Programme in Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management gives you the competencies to perform development work, daily operations, coordination work, management and marketing of services in the tourism, hotel and restaurant, or sport and event industries. The programme will also help you develop your communicative, cultural, linguistic and personal competencies to gain knowledge and understanding of the cultural and social conditions that affect the industry.
The programme is very practice-oriented, and the knowledge you acquire in the course of the study programme is closely related to the reality of the industry. This connection is further supported by a work placement taking place in Denmark or abroad in the third semester.
The programme is taught in English to Danish as well as international students. This will strengthen your language skills and give you valuable intercultural competencies as well as an international network.
You can also choose to extend your studies by 1.5 years with a top-up degree at UCN, earning a Professional Bachelor's Degree (PBA) in International Hospitality Management or Sport Management.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management, you can work in a number of different service enterprises such as hotels, restaurants, travel agencies, event bureaus, amusement parks, sport clubs and associations as well as holiday and conference centres. Possible work duties for you can be e.g.:

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme consists of a compulsory part of four thematic elements worth 70 ECTS, an elective part counting another 20 ECTS, and a specialisation part.

Within the specialisation part, the student is required to carry out a 3-month internship in the 3rd semester in order to gain 15 ECTS. The internship takes place in a relevant business or organisation in Denmark or abroad.
The 4th semester ends with a final AP project worth 15 ECTS.

Highlights of the four thematic elements:
• Customer experience management
• Hostmanship
• Service design
• Service marketing & trends
• Economics of services
• Organisation and HR
• Creativity and innovation
• Digitalisation of services
• Data analysis
• Business plans
• Intercultural communication

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.


Fall

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

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Software Development

Software Development

Top-up degree of Software Development, 90 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6339 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/software-development
Do you want to be a specialist in IT architecture? Are you passionate about designing and developing software? If yes, this degree in Software Development may be the right choice for you.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The Professional Bachelor's Degree programme in Software Development is a top-up programme intended for graduates of the AP Degree Programme in Computer Science. This programme will give you in-depth understanding and knowledge of the technical and theoretical aspects of software development. You will learn to use different database types and how to develop existing systems further.
The programme includes subjects such as database types, the role of contracts in the system development process, methods and tools for integration between systems, project management, distributed design and development, configuration and release management as well as test models and test planning.
Software Developers typically go for jobs as system developers, software architects and project managers of large-scale IT projects in Denmark and abroad. After graduating you will also be able to continue your studies further by pursuing a master's degree at university.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Software Developers typically go for jobs as system developers, software architects and project managers of large-scale IT projects in Denmark and abroad. Your job opportunities could be:
• Systems developer
• Systems designer
• Programmer
• IT consultant
• Project manager
• Systems constructor
• Web developer
• Software engineer

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semesters 1 to 2:
Lectures, project work, tutoring, case studies, compulsory assignment.

Core subjects (modules):
• Databases for developers
• Development of large-scale systems
• Systems integration
• Testing

3rd semester:
• Internship in Denmark or abroad
• Final PBA degree project, where you have the opportunity to specialise in one of the areas you worked with during your previous semesters.

Electives
Electives may vary from year to year based on student suggestions and new trends.

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.


Spring

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

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Sport Management

Sport Management

Top-up degree of Sport Management, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Business
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4017 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/sportsmanagement
If you like to combine your passion for sports and events with a deep understanding of the underlying mechanisms of sports, events and leisure, this programme is the right choice for you.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The Professional Bachelor's Degree programme in Sport Management is a top-up programme for graduates of the AP Degree Programmes in Marketing Management; Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management; and Financial Management. The programme is also intended for persons with a relevant background from the industry.
As a graduate of Sport Management you will have a thorough understanding of the commercial mechanisms in the sport, event and leisure industry. The programme covers the following subjects: academic method and research in sports, sport marketing, sport management, sport law and sport economics.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
After graduation, you will be able to find employment in the various organisations in the sport, event and leisure industry, where you might work as project manager, administrator, marketing coordinator, consultant or event maker etc. Your job titles could be e.g.:
  • Sports consultant
  • Key account manager
  • Sports development planner
  • Club manager
  • Sports marketing coordinator
  • Event coordinator
  • Project manager

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Semesters 1 to 2: Lectures, project work, tutoring, case studies, compulsory assignments in a thematic structure, visits to organisations in the industry.

Core subjects:

  • Sports industry - sport organisations and the environment
  • Sport marketing - consumer behaviour - sponsorships and fundraising
  • Sport management - strategy - organisation and human resource management
  • Sport economics - sport as a product - sport finance
  • Scientific methods and research in sports
  • Sport law - sport contracts and risk management - legislation

Semester 3: Internship in Denmark or abroad and a final PBA project

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.


Fall

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

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Web Development

Web Development

Top-up degree of Web Development, 90 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6339 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.ucn.dk/english/programmes-and-courses/web-development
Are you eager to be at the leading edge in web development? Do you want to be an expert in media, applications and platforms?

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

If you have an AP Degree in Computer Science or in Multimedia Design and Communication, you can pursue the Professional Bachelor's Degree Programme in Web Development.
This programme will give you the competencies to work on the design and construction of web applications of any size. You will learn to work across media, applications and platforms, and you will gain knowledge of the analysis and use of various systems such as databases and content management systems.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of Web Development you may find employment in e.g. the IT departments of various companies, in consultancy, at software development companies etc. After a few years' employment, you will be able to manage the overall functions related to planning and designing complex web systems. Your future position may be:
• Web developer
Web administrator
• Project manager
• Multimedia consultant
• Media planner
• Web administrator

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semesters 1 and 2:
Lectures, project work, tutoring,case studies, compulsory assignments.

Core subjects (modules):
• Development environments
• Interface design
• Databases
• Web development, backend or frontend

Electives
Electives may vary from year to year based on student suggestionsand new trends. Students can opt for a study abroad period with UCN partners all over the world.

Semester 3:
  • Internship in Denmark or abroad
  • Final PBA degree project
Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on https://www.ucn.dk/english.


Fall

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

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