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Global Management and Manufacturing

Bachelor of Engineering, 210 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Engineering

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5350 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


With globalisation, companies have to change their strategic focus from local manufacturing to the management of global manufacturing networks. As a GMM engineer you will become a key person in connection with the coordination and development of future manufacturing processes.

Career opportunities

With this degree you will have a range of job opportunities – in Denmark and abroad. You could for example, be employed as project manager, or a technical manager or planner at an international company where you could also be in charge of the development of a global production network. 

You will also be qualified to continue your studies for a Master of Science in Engineering degree or a Master of Science in Business Economics degree.
Several projects are made in close cooperation with the industry.

The University of Southern Denmark has a major network of industrial partners in Denmark as well as abroad. These partnerships create joint research and development projects – as well as an opportunity for students when they are to embark on their five-month engineering internship at a company.

About the programme

The study programme focuses on global business development. Management of the global manufacturing network, supply chain management and cultural understanding, combined with the development of personal learning skills, are key words for Global Management and Manufacturing.

The main content of the study programme can be illustrated by four main themes:  
•Supply Chain Management – Production and Operations Management            
•Business Management •International Orientation and Cultural Understanding
•Personal skills

The programme emphasises project based learning in teams. This prepares students for industry where the project method is becoming more and more prevalent.
This is a seven semester programme, including a five-month internship at a foreign or Danish company and a final five-month project, which you prepare in cooperation with a company.

General structure of the programme:

The programme is structured around the following themes:
Semester 1 Global Supply Chains
Semester 2 Planning and Managing Company Processes
Semester 3 Executing Manufacturing Strategy
Semester 4 Improving the Performance of Global Supply Chains
Semester 5 Specialization / International
Semester 6 Bachelor project.

Read more about the structure of the study programme


The Bachelor of Engineering – Global Management and Manufacturing requires the Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate or the equivalent foreign qualifying examination
Furthermore you have to meet the following entry requirements:
The entry requirements cannot be waived. Find information about how to apply and documents needed here.

Tuition fee

There is no tuition fee for students from within the Nordic countries, the EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. 

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside the EU, EAA, or with a 

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

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01



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