At the University of Southern Denmark, we offer a special variation of the programme in Economics and Business Administration designed for persons holding certain AP Degrees. The qualifying degrees are listed in the entry requirements below.
The specific contents of the programme varies depending on your AP degree. The programme is offered in English at Campus Sønderborg.
Reorganisation of the programme
The University of Southern Denmark is reorganising the credit transfer programme for AP graduates. Some changes become effective from September 2020 while others become effective in September 2022.
Changes from 2020
If you have a finished education as a Commercial Economist, Logistics Economist or in Service, Hospitality & Tourism Management you can get a Bsc in business administration in 2 years.
If you have a finished education as a Financial Economist, Market Economist, Financial Controller or a Financial Bachelor you can get a Bsc in business administration in 1,5 years.
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Changes from 2022
If you have a finished education as a Commercial Economist, Logistics Economist or in Service, Hospitality & Tourism Management you can no longer apply for the BSc in Economics and Business Administration - Special Programmes for AP Graduates.
Instead you can apply for the BSc in Economics and Business Administration - Global Business Relationships, that is also taught in English. Time of study is 3 years.
Information about the BSc in Economics and Business Administration - Global Business Relationships
If you have a finished education as a Financial Economist, Market Economist, Financial Controller or a Financial Bachelor you can still apply for the BSc in Economics and Business Administration - Special Programmes for AP Graduates.
How to apply
NOTE: You can only apply for the programme once a year.
The link to the application system will be published on this page on 1 February.
Get a guide to create your application for the special programme for AP Graduates
- Deadline for applications is 15 March.
- Programme start is 1 September.
- The application portal will be reopened from the 1st May depending on whether there are available spots on the special programme for AP Graduates.
To get accepted to the BSc in Economics and Business Administration - Special Programmes for AP Graduates, you must fulfill the following requirements:
1. Qualifying examination
2. Qualifying Business Academy Edudation
You can study a Bachelor in Business Administration via the Credit transfer programme if you have passed one of the following educations:
• Financial Economist
• Market Economist
• Service, Hospitality & Tourism Management
• Commercial Economist
• Logistics Economist
• Financial Controller
• Financial Bachelor (the first year must be passed. NOTE: if you have finished the education, you fall within the rules of double degrees)
3. Specific entry requirements:
• English on intermediate level (Danish Level B)
• Mathematics on intermediate level
• Social Sciences / History on intermediate level
All courses have to be passed.
For the English taught programme in Sønderborg, the course English must be passed with a minimum grade of 3.0 in the Danish 7 point grading scale (2 is passed, 12 is max). Read more about the language requirements.
In addition to the above mentioned entry requirements, you must attend an aptitude test.
Testbased admission in 2020
The admission test for the Credit Transfer programme for Economics and Business Administration consists of an aptitude test (uniTEST).
Please note: The attendance at the uniTEST is obligatory for all applicants. Though, you do not have to add a motivational application to your application.
The uniTEST assesses your academic aptitude within the following areas, and of which are equally weighted:
- Critical reasoning
- Quantitative reasoning
- Verbal reasoning
The test duration is 2,5 hours and consists of 90 questions. More information regarding uniTEST and sample test questions can be found here.
The result of the uniTEST determines the distribution of the programme spots.
Practical information regarding the entrance examination
The uniTEST will take place on the 18 and 19 April at SDU and you can expect to allot a whole day for the test participation.
Are you staying or living abroad?
If you are staying or living abroad at the time of the uniTEST, then you still have an opportunity of taking the test online.
Number of programme spots in 2020
Sønderborg – 10 programme spots available.