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Computer Science (Esbjerg)

Academy Profession Degree of Computer Science (AP), 150 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Business Academy SouthWest
Campus Esbjerg
Duration 2,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3900 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


 The Computer Science course is highly demanded by businesses. You learn how to work with system development and programming. 

The Computer Science course is comprised of a wide range of subjects that combine software development and programming. A computer scientist has broad knowledge within system development and system construction and is employed by companies to work with development, implementation and operation of IT systems.

You get skilled in coding, but you also learn about company structures and get an overview of complex databases and tools for supporting users of systems.

About the programme

The Computer Science course is a further training course with five semesters. The course has compulsory subjects, electives, an internship and a final exam assignment.The following are compulsory subjects:
  • Programming
  • System Development
  • Technology
  • Organisational Theory
The electives are based on current technologies and relevant knowledge.


You have an internship in Semester Five. You decide yourself if this is with a company in Denmark or with a company abroad.


At Business Academy SouthWest you have the opportunity to go abroad as a part of your education. You can choose between studying abroad for a semester or doing your internship abroad. Read more here


The UMLERD and user story tools are made available to Business Academy SouthWest by the Academic Partner Program from Visual Paradigm for educational use.


You need to have completed one of the following courses to be admitted to the Computer Scientist course:
  • A-levels or a high school diploma, Higher Preparatory Examination Course, Higher Commercial Examination, Higher Technical Examination or a combined vocational and general upper secondary education
  • Vocational training of at least three years’ duration
  • Entrance exam for the engineering courses

Notice: You must have passed maths at B level and english at B level if you want the english course.


English language requirements:BASW’s programs offered in English require that your English level is equivalent to level B (Danish Level)

All applicants holding a foreign entrance examination must document their English qualifications, and English tests must be submitted together with the application. The test must be less than two years old. The requirement is:

  • IELTS overall score of minimum 6,5
  • TEOFL (internet based) a minimum score of 83
  • TEOFL (paper based) a minimum score of 560
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
  • Oxford Placement Test, B2 (75 points in each part)
  • Common European Framework reference B2/C1

Applicants holding Nordic and German entrance exams, an International Baccalaureate exam or applicants who have English as their native language are exempt from the requirement.

Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.   

Please read about our admission process for international students in Incoming Full Degree Students.

Job and future   

The Computer Science course qualifies you to take a wide range of jobs with IT companies and IT departments. These are some of the jobs that you can find:
  •  Software developer
  • Software designer
  • Programmer
  • Software administrator
  • IT consultant
  • Test manager
  • Project manager
  • IT security consultant
  • QA analysis

When you have completed the Computer Science course you can apply to be admitted to several further training courses, for example:

Tuition fee

Higher education in Denmark is free for students from the EU/EEA and Switzerland. You do not pay for tuition if you at the time of application have a:
  • Permanent residence permit (‘permanent opholdstilladelse’)
  • Temporary residence permit that can be upgraded to a permanent one (‘midlertidig opholdstilladelse mmf varigt ophold’)
  • Residence permit as the accompanying child of a non-EU/EEA parent holding a residence permit based on employment (§9a of the Danish Aliens Act)
All other students must pay tuition fees. See our tutition fee here.  



Spangsbjerg Kirkevej 103,
6700 Esbjerg

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