Credit transfer programme for AP graduates

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The education you have obtained already from the Business Academy, is the fundamental basis you will build on and finally end up with a full Bachelor degree.

You are let off starting from scratch and are only required to supplement your education with further subjects or explore the subjects you have already taken at the business academy, in greater depth.

The credit transfer programme under Business Administration is your chance to get a full Bachelor education and afterwards, the possibility to apply to a Master programme.

The English taught version of Economics and Business Administration is offered in Sønderborg.

Qualifying academy educations

You can study a Bachelor in Business Administration via the Credit transfer programme once you have finished 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)

Admission requirements

  1. Apply via STADS-DANS (link opens here on 1 February)
  2. Apply from 1 February on
  3. Application deadline is 15 March, noon
  4. Programme start is 1 September
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. 

  • 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 programme spots on the credit transfer programme.
Get a guide to create your application for the credit transfer programme (.pdf)
Entry requirements

To get accepted to the Credit transfer Programme under Economics and Business Administration, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Passed Business Academy education
  2. Qualifying examination
  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 2019

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 and plausible reasoning
  • Interpersonal reasoning
  • Scientific reasoning

The test duration is 3,5 hours and consists of 150 questions. More information regarding uniTEST and sample test questions can be found here.

Selection process

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 6 and 7 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 2019

Sønderborg – 10 programme spots available 

The Credit Transfer programme taught in English is offered in Sønderborg.

How to get the Danish State Education Grant (SU) for the Special Bachelor course of study

You can apply for SU for the above mentioned programmes. The number of monthly SU grants, depends partly on the extent of ECTS credit points and the beginning/end of the courses you are registered for. E.g. for a Bachelor course of study covering 90 ECTS credit points, you will be entitled to 17 monthly grants (start 1 September/end 31 January – a total of 17 month).

In case of questions covering your SU, you are welcome to contact Student Services SU.


How to apply

Get a guide to create your application for the credit transfer programme

See guide

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