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Chemical and Biotechnical Science

Academy Profession Degree of Chemical and Biotechnical Science, 150 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Business Academy Aarhus
Campus Hasselager Allé 8
Duration 2,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6600 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
The AP degree programme in Chemical and Biotechnical Science is a 2½-year full-time Higher Educational programme which qualifies our graduates for key functions within a number of trades and industries. Typical areas of work include control laboratories and research and development laboratories within the manufacturing sector, and at universities and other research institutes.

Our graduates, the chemical and biotechnical analysts, are qualified for planning, managing and implementing analytical work and results within both chemical and biotechnical areas. The programme is theory-based and job-oriented, i.e. it aims to qualify students to be able to solve practical problems with an analytical basis. The theory is constantly targeted towards practical application in the industry. A completed programme gives access to and credits for further studies in Denmark as well as internationally.

Career Opportunities     
Chemical and Biotechnical Analysts are sought after by the foodstuffs industry, environmental companies, for product quality assurance, by the medical industry, for research at universities and for development projects in private companies. As a chemical and biotechnical analyst, you will be able to work with a variety of tasks. For example within:
  • Food industry including breweries, dairies and abattoirs
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Textile, paint and plastics industry
  • Colour and cosmetics industry
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Food safety authority or food research laboratories at a university

About the Degree
The Academy Profession programmes combine theory with practice and are suited for employment in business and industry. In some programmes, students have the possibility of a top-up degree in which they continue at a bachelor level within a prespecified or related field. The top-up degree is a 90 ECTS supplement programme resulting in a Professional Bachelor Degree. 

In order to be admitted to international programmes, students must specifically have good and documented qualifications in Mathematics and Chemistry.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.

See more details on the Chemical and Biotechnical Science programme.

Apply through the national admissions system, with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact [your institution] directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher education.

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 outside EU, EAA, or from 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

Summer | EU and non-EU applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 24

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