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Software Technology Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering in Software Technology, 210 ECTS

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The Software Technology Engineering programme provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to manage information systems. The flexibility of the programme and the variety of electives allow you to create the degree that will prepare you for the career you wish to pursue.

The programme is a combination of theory lectures and project work. Main topics from the education are:
  • Software development
  • Interfacing electronics devices
  • Programming electronics devices
  • Real time programming
  • Computer net & client server technology
  • Database technology
  • Web & Multimedia

Furthermore you will have the possibility of specialisation in:
  • Internet-of-things
  • Cross Media
  • AR/VR (augmented and virtual reality)
  • Data Engineering
This programme is also offered as an exchange programme.

Career Opportunities  

Software Technology Engineering combines IT knowledge and knowledge about management of global production and communication. As a Software Engineer, specialising in either "Internet-of-things", "Cross Media", "AR/VR" or "Data Engineering", you will be at the leading edge in technological innovation and globalisation.
Software Engineers can chose from a wide range of career paths in companies all over the world, e.g.:
  • Software Engineer
  • R&D Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Solutions Architect

About the Degree

The Software Technology Engineering programme is a professional bachelor's degree. Professional bachelor degrees have a curriculum in large part made up of career and practice oriented training. The programme prepares students for direct employment within professions of industry, education, commerce, health, etc. 

Professional bachelor degrees do not exclude access to subsequent degrees (e.g. a Master). In some cases a bridging programme or supplementary courses might be necessary. 


To be admitted to this programme, it is required that you hold an Upper Secondary School Examination certificate with minimum:  
  • Mathematics at advanced level (Danish A-level) .
  • Physics at intermediate level (Danish B-level).
Read more about educational levels here.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. If English is not your first language, you need to provide documentation of your current English language level. As documentation of your English language skills, VIA accepts the TOEFL test, the TOEIC test, the IELTS test or the Cambridge ESOL test. Read more about the language requirements at VIA.

Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact VIA University College directly. You can read more about how to apply here.

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, or Switzerland. 

The tuition fees are:

  • EUR 7.500 per semester each for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th semesters
  • EUR 1.000 for the 5th semester (internship)

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 21

Spring 2020

Application date
Jan 05
Start date
Feb 03

Campus Horsens


Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
With all of these programmes offered in both languages, it is only natural that a large number of students come from other countries than Denmark. At Campus Horsens, approximately half of the students are international, either exchange students or full degree students.

  • Students: 4,000
  • International students: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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