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Design and Business (Sønderborg)

Top-up degree of Design and Business, 90 ECTS
Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution Business Academy SouthWest
Campus Sønderborg
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3900 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The top-up Bachelor’s degree in Design & Business is a full-time job oriented bachelor programme, where you learn to analyze a design task in relation to the values and goals of a customer company.

You will, among other things, receive instruction in design process, in trend theory and in innovation with a business purpose.

At Business Academy South West we offer the specialisation Marketing.

About the programme     

The education in Design & Business lasts 1,5 years, and is built over 3 semesters.

1st semester:
  • General subjects: design, business, science method theory, sociology
  • Marketing: communication I, strategy and management I, concept development I
2nd semester:
  • Election courses: business-relevant elective courses, for example workshops abroad
  • Marketing: communication II, strategy and management II, concept development II
3rd semester:
  • Internship
  • Bachelor projekt

Your internship is in the third semester. You decide yourself if your internship is with a company in Denmark or 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


You must have completed one of the following courses if you are going to apply for a place on the Design & Business course.You can also ask for a competence assessment on the basis of an academy profession programme or a diploma course.


To be considered for the program, you must complete entrance exam after you apply via our website. The entrance exam must show your creative abilities and that you can work from a given material that inspire you.


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

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

If you need further assistance with the application procedure please contact the academy.
Note that you can also apply through one of the institute's agents and representatives

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

Job and Future

After you have completed your Web Development course you can find a job in the fashion industry, advertising and design studios and will be able to work with the following:
  • Fashion design
  • Graphic design
  • Accessories
  • Branding
  • Publication
  • Trendspotting



Alsion 2, 
6400 Sønderborg

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