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Chemical and Biotechnical Technology and Food Technology

Top-up degree of Chemical and Biotechnical Technology and Food Technology, 90 ECTS
Interdisciplinary Studies Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Business Academy Aarhus
Campus Hasselager Allé 8
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


This top-up programme trains you in the latest technological and scientific developments in the fields of chemical, biotechnical and food technology.You learn how to transfer and implement technical and scientific results into practical use and can give your degree an international profile by choosing work placement in a country abroad. Graduates of the programme are qualified to work as bio technician or a chemical technician, with research and development, or as a teacher.

Career Opportunities  

With a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Biotechnical, Food or Process Technology you will be working with research, development or production. You will typically be employed by companies that work with food, pharmaceuticals, biological, chemical or microbiological processes.

About the Degree

The top-up degree extends an already acquired Academy Profession programme to a related or prespecified bachelor level. The top-up option is only available to a subset of AP degrees and offered as a 90 ECTS supplement with a resulting degree of Professional Bachelor.   


The programme is an advanced studies programme immediately supplementing your education as a Chemical and Biotechnical Analyst, Food Technologists or Process Technologist. Therefore, in order to be admitted to the programme, you must have completed one of these AP degrees.

If you have not completed one of these AP degrees, you will be assessed on your actual competences. Please note that focus will be on the same subject areas as at the Chemical and Biotechnical Science programme. You are welcome to contact us if you have a degree from another relevant higher education programme or similar qualifications; these are subject to individual assessment.

If your background is other than a Danish AP degree, you must also meet our requirements of an officially approved English test.

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

Apply directly at  Business Academy Aarhus all relevant documentation.

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education in the section

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 who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/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 (With Danish AP degree)

Application date
Jul 01
Start date
Aug 20

Summer | EU and non-EU applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 20

Winter | EU and non-EU applicants

Application date
Oct 01
Start date
Feb 03

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