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 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, Sales 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. During the first semester, you will go on a camp where you will work intensively with innovation and business ideas. In order to get the right intense atmosphere, the camp is held away from campus and you will work, eat and spend the night somewhere else. Participation in the camp is compulsory and costs DKK 1,000 which you must pay for.

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 we will request a motivated application (about 250 words) for this programme. Also 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, 6 ECTS
  • Business law, 3 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
  • Elective course components, 20 ECTS divided into 6 electives:   

Choose between:

Track 1:

  • 1) SCM and Procurement 7,5 ECTS
  • or 2) Business Economics 7,5 ECTS

Track 2: 

  • 1) SEO 7,5 ECTS
  • or 2) Operational Advertising 7,5 ECTS

And

  • Entrepreneurship 5 ECTS

Therefore, you must choose 1 x 7,5 ECTS from track 1 and 1x 7,5 ECTS from track 2 and 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 documented experience with the programming of digital user interfaces (HTML and CSS) to take the 3rd semester.

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Web Development (BA top-up)

5th semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • Backend development, 10 ECTS
  • Databases, 5 ECTS
  • Interaction design, 10 ECTS
  • Frontend development, 5 ECTS

6th semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Advanced web programming, 10 ECTS
  • Electives total 20 ECTS, choose from: Content Management Systems, XR Development, PWA Development, Mobile Android Development 

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 start 1st – 4th semester: Late August
5th -6th semester: Mid-August
Winter holidays From the 23rd December and return on the 2nd of January, or first weekday after the 2nd January.
Spring semester start 1st – 4th semester: Late January/Early February
5th -6th semester: Late January/Early February
Easter holidays 3 days prior to Easter, and Easter days including Easter Monday
Summer holidays 1 July to mid-August

The exact dates are dependant on each specific programme. The exam period is usually in December/January and May/June, but some programmes are organised with continuous exam projects throughout the semester. All programmes create an activity calendar for each semester with the exact dates for planned activities and exams. You will receive information from your programme secretary before the start of the semester.

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 represent the workload for one academic year of study (two semesters), whereas 30 credits represent 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