Data Science

Bachelor of of Science, 180 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)
Campus København
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Erasmus Yes


With the three-year BSc in Data Science, you will become the next generation analyst – a data scientist with comprehensive analytical and technical skills covering all aspects of handling and analysing data. The programme is taught in English.

During the programme, you will receive extenseive teaching in the technical subjects as mathematics and statistics for data sciences, programming, machine learning, algorithms development, and data management as well as in social science applications, research methods, data visualisation, communication, and critical reflection. After your first year, you will choose between two tracks:
  • The technical track
  • The business track
With a BSc in Data Science, you are qualified to apply for admission to the following of the IT University’s two-year MSc programmes:

Career Opportunities 

The Data Science programme equips you with skills and knowledge that are in high demand across a wide variety of industries and in both private and public sectors. Job titles could be:
  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Analyst 
  • Digital Analyst 

About the Degree

To apply for admission to the BSc in Data Science, you are required to have an upper secondary education or corresponding foreign or international qualification. Specific admission requirements:
  • Mathematics corresponding to the Danish A-level with an average mark of at least 6 on the Danish 7-point marking scale of the marks included in the subject on your certificate.
  • English corresponding to the Danish B-level with an average mark of at least 6 on the Danish 7-point marking scale of the marks included in the subject on your certificate (there is no grade requirement if you have passed English corresponding the Danish A-level).
Please note: you do not need any experience with programming when applying. 

See to find out how your marks and levels correspond to the Danish marking system.

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

Apply directly at the IT University of Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the IT University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →


  • EU and EEA applicants are NOT required to pay a tuition fee when studying in Denmark.
  • Non-EU and non-EEA applicants are required to pay a tuition fee when studying in Denmark.

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

Application deadline

All applicants with an international upper secondary school leaving certificate:
  • 15 March at 12:00

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 23


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