Course Catalogue

Business Academy Aarhus offers exchange semesters for a variety of programmes.

An AP degree programme lasts 2-2½ years and awards between 120-150 ECTS credits. 
A BA top-up degree lasts 1½ years and awards 90 ECTS credits.

Exchange students must take an entire semester and will, therefore, receive 30 ECTS credits per semester. 

Please note that subjects cannot be mixed across different semesters and/or programmes.

All incoming exchange students must have at least 60 ECTS or equivalent and a relevant academic background to qualify for a semester with us.

Chemical and Biotechnical Science (AP)

2nd semester – available in the spring semester

  • Biotechnology I, 9 ECTS
  • Chemical technology II, 11 ECTS
  • Analysis of biomolecules, 5 ECTS
  • Specialisation, 5 ECTS

3rd semester - available in the autumn semester

  • Biotechnology II, 5 ECTS
  • Chemical technology III, 5 ECTS
  • Optimisation and validation, 5 ECTS
  • Project, 10 ECTS
  • Specialisation, 5 ECTS

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Chemical and Biotechnical Technology and Food Technology (BA top-up)

5th Semester – available in the autumn semester

  • Commerce - organisation, management and cooperation, 5 ECTS
  • Applied mathematics and physical chemistry, 5 ECTS
  • Applied statistics and planning of experiments, 5 ECTS
  • Production and quality control, 5 ECTS
  • Communication and theory of science, 5 ECTS
  • Statistical and experimental design, 5 ECTS

6th Semester – available in the spring semester

The semester is divided into two parts:

First part

  • Chemical technology or food quality, 15 ECTS

Second part

  • Biotechnology or food technology, 15 ECTS

Please note that participation in this course requires previous knowledge within Chemical and Biotechnical, Food or Process Technology and each qualified student will be interviewed over Skype. 

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Digital Concept Development (BA top-up)

5th semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • Concept development and value creation, 10 ECTS
  • Project management, 5 ECTS
  • User research and methodology, 5 ECTS 
  • Understanding technology, 5 ECTS 
  • Philosophy of science, 5 ECTS

6th semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Digital communication and marketing, 10 ECTS
  • User experience, 15 ECTS
  • Elective module, 5 ECTS

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Financial Management and Services (BA)

3rd semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • Macroeconomics, Statistics, International capital markets, 15 ECTS
  • Cultural understanding, Organisation, Marketing, 15 ECTS

4th semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Business tax, Accounting, 10 ECTS
  • Project management, Selling II, 10 ECTS
  • External accounts A, 10 ECTS

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BA top-up)

5th semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • Innovation, 7 ECTS
  • Management, 5 ECTS
  • Business development, 3 ECTS
  • Entrepreneurship, 5 ECTS
  • Personal development, 5 ECTS
  • Collaborative effort and facilitation, 5 ECTS

Please note that we will request a motivated application (about 250 words) for this programme.

6th semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Innovation, 3 ECTS
  • Management, 5 ECTS
  • Business development, 7 ECTS
  • Entrepreneurship, 5 ECTS
  • Elective element, 5 ECTS
  • Employability, 5 ECTS

Please note that innovation, management, business development and entrepreneurship is one exam, weighted 20 ECTS. You will not get an individual mark for each subject.

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IT Technology (AP)

1st semester - available in autumn and spring semester:

  • Embedded systems, 9 ECTS
  • Network technologies, 9 ECTS
  • Programming (embedded), 7 ECTS
  • Project management, 5 ECTS

2nd semester – available in the autumn and the spring semester:

  • Network technologies, 9 ECTS
  • Embedded systems, 9 ECTS
  • Programming (embedded), 7 ECTS
  • Business/project management, 5 ECTS

3rd semester - available in the autumn and the spring semester:

  • Network systems or embedded systems, 25 ECTS
  • Elective: Data processing, 5 ECTS each

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Marketing Management (AP)

1st semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • International marketing, 13 ECTS
  • Economics, 5 ECTS
  • Sales and market communication, 2 ECTS
  • Business law, 2 ECTS
  • Organisation and supply chain management, 8 ECTS

Please note that this semester has one exam and only one mark which incorporates all the above!

2nd semester – available in the spring semester:

  • International marketing, 8 ECTS
  • Economics, 9 ECTS
  • Sales and market communication, 9 ECTS
  • Business law, 2 ECTS
  • Organisation and supply chain management, 2 ECTS

A study trip is a compulsory part of the 2nd semester. Students must expect expenses of approximately DKK 5000 for the trip.

3rd semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • International marketing, 5 ECTS
  • Economics, 5 ECTS
  • Bundled elective course components, 20 ECTS:   

First bundle: 

  • SEO 7,5 ECTS
  • SCM & Procurement 7,5 ECTS
  • E-mail marketing 5 ECTS or
  • Entrepreneurship (5 ECTS) 

Second bundle:

  • SCM & Procurement 7,5 ECTS
  • Operational Advertising 7,5 ECTS
  • E-mail marketing 5 ECTS or
  • Entrepreneurship (5 ECTS)

Third bundle:

  • SEO 7,5 ECTS
  • Operational Advertising 7,5 ECTS
  • E-mail marketing 5 ECTS or
  • Entrepreneurship (5 ECTS)

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Multimedia Design (AP)

2nd semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Design and programming of digital user interfaces II (15 ECTS)
  • Design and programming of digital content II (15 ECTS)

3rd semester - available in the autumn semester:

  • Electives (30 ECTS)

For example:

  • Frontend developer
  • User experience specialist
  • Content creator

Please note that students must have at least 20 ECTS credits in interaction to take the 3rd semester.

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Nature and Agricultural Management (BA top-up)

6th semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Project management
  • Business communication
  • Business development
  • Sales
  • Climate
  • Sustainability
  • Elective courses

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Web Development (BA top-up)

5th semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • Backend or Frontend development (depending on your background), 10 ECTS
  • Databases, 10 ECTS
  • Interface design, 10 ECTS

6th semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Advanced web programming, 10 ECTS
  • Electives e.g. choose 2 from: Development Environments, XR Development, iOS programming and/or Mobile Application Development Android, PWA Development
    2 x 10 ECTS

It is a prerequisite that students have basic and solid programming knowledge and experience.

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Academic calendar

The dates below give an overall idea of the academic calendar (autumn and spring semester) at Business Academy Aarhus

Autumn semester

Begins mid-August - ends mid-January (depending on exam dates)

Spring semester 

Begins mid-January – ends mid-June (depending on exam dates)

The Danish marking scale

ECTS credits indicate the student workload required to complete a course. They reflect the relationship between the quantity of work required for each course and the quantity of work required to complete a full year of academic study at Business Academy Aarhus. 

In the ECTS system, 60 credits represents the workload for one academic year of study (two semesters), whereas 30 credits represents one semester. Credits are only granted for completed courses, which must be passed with an exam. 

Danish Mark Definition ECTS Mark
12 For an excellent performance displaying a high level of command of all aspects of the relevant material, with no or only a few minor weaknesses A
10 For a very good performance displaying a high level of command of most aspects of the relevant material, with only minor weaknesses B
7 For a good performance displaying a good command of the relevant material but also some weaknesses C
4 For a fair performance displaying some command of the relevant material but also some major weaknesses D
02 For a performance meeting only the minimum requirements of acceptance E
00 For a performance which does not meet the minimum requirements of acceptance Fx
-03 For a performance which is unacceptable in all respects F

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Contact

Sharon Wilkins

International Project Manager

Mail: shwi@baaa.dk

Phone: +45 7228 6071