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Entrepreneurship - Design & Business (Top-up Degree)

Top-up degree of Entrepreneurship, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The programme in Entrepreneurship qualifies you to develop new ideas within your own and other subject areas. You will work with trends and research and are therefore able to purposively extrapolate new needs and tendencies from your analysis. You become experienced in analysing the market potential and interpreting the results in order to convert your knowledge into new products, services or concepts.
You will be able to independently develop and complete projects from the first brief to the final result and exploit your experiences within project management, facilitation, teamwork, and coaching. The programme provides you with insight and experience in working with innovation at a high level.
This programme is also offered as an exchange programme.

Career Opportunities  

With a BA degree specialising in Entrepreneurship, you have a variety of options regarding your future career. You will learn how to apply theoretical and practical knowledge to entrepreneurship, thus, you will be the prime mover in developing new ideas for the company, nationally as well as internationally.

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.


To be admitted to this programme, you must hold a relevant Academy Profession degree, Bachelor degree or teachers exam. It is also possible for to apply if you completed the 6th semester at The Danish Design School or from The Kolding School of Design. Read more about the requirements here.

In addition, documentation is required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. VIA University College accepts a range of international tests. 
Read about the language requirements at VIA.

Apply through VIA University College, at with all relevant documentation. Read more about applying at VIA University College.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact VIA University College directly. 

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 from outside the EU, EEA, Switzerland and Turkey. 

The tuition fees are:
  • 1st year (5th and 6th semester): EUR 15.000
  • 7th semester: EUR 7.500
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

Autumn 2019

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 12

Campus Herning


Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
Read more about Campus Herning here.

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