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Product Development and Integrative Technology

Top-up degree of Product Development and Integrative Technology, 90 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Business Academy Aarhus
Campus Sønderhøj 30
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


This programme is the direct path to further education for production technologists, information technology and electronics technologists, installers, automation technologists and energy technologists.

In 1½ years, you will become a competent and creative product developer who can integrate various technologies and knowledge forms in connection with the development of technical systems and products. You will get to work with all kinds of new technologies such as 3D printing, SMART solutions, drones, VR, simulations, IoT technologies and micro-computers – with a constant focus on user involvement.

Depending on your work experience record, you might be allowed to choose a different line of specialisation than what your AP degree gives you immediate access to. This is subject to individual assessment. 

Career Opportunities  

You will typically find employment within companies dedicated to:
  • Product development – including brand new products and solutions for industry
  • Process improvements in companies
  • Optimisation of production systems and processes
  • Optimisation and operation of automatic systems
  • Energy optimisation
  • Project management
And you could work with
  • Coordination, project management,  or technical managing
  • Optimisation and operation of automated and/or production systems
  • Design and construction of industrial products

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 Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Product Development and Integrative Technology is an advanced studies programme immediately supplementing your business academy degree - as an IT and Network technologist, production technologist, electrician, automation technologist or energy technologist.

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

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

Winter- EU and non-EU applicants

Application date
Oct 01
Start date
Feb 03

Summer | EU and non-EU applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 20

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