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Design, Technology and Business

Academy Profession Degree of Design, Technology and Business , 120 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5922 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Do you want to work in graphic design and marketing?

The Academy Profession Degree Programme in Design, Technology and Business is your chance to build on your creative talents and develop your graphic expertise while gaining an insight into the entire process from idea to finished product. The programme combines practical work using graphic design software and aesthetic understanding of design processes and gives insight into all the necessary steps - from early ideas to final production. You will gain knowledge and skills in strategic thinking and production processes for print and digital media. The first six months of the programme cover design, technology and business. After this you will continue on the graphic specialisation. 


As an AP graduate in Design, Technology and Business, you can find employment in e.g. graphic design businesses, advertising agencies and marketing departments.


The programme consist of three main elements:

The practical part
You will gain skills in graphic design programs:
• Illustrator
• Photoshop
• InDesign

The creative/aesthetical part
You will gain competences in the design process:
• From idea to finished product

The organisational part
You will gain relevant business knowledge about:
• Businesses
• Commerce
• Communication


The programme consists of 5 modules:

Module 1:
Design: The design process, philosophy of values and aesthetics
Business: The company, trade and communication
Technology: Technology, and the environment

Module 2:

Module 3:
Electives: Editorial Design or Digital Publishing

Module 4:
Work placement

Module 5:
Final examination project

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on


Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

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