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.

2nd semester – available in the spring semester 2022:

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

3rd semester - available in the autumn semester 2023:

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

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5th Semester – available in the autumn semester 2022:

  • 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 2024:

The semester is divided into two parts:

First part

  • Chemical technology, 15 ECTS

Second part

  • Biotechnology, 15 ECTS

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

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5th semester – available in the autumn semester:

  • Digital concepts, 15 ECTS
  • Digital value creation, 15 ECTS

6th semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Digital user experience, 10 ECTS

    and one of the following specialisations:
  • Specialisation 1: Advanced UX design, 20 ECTS
  • Specialisation 2: Creating immersive entertaining experiences*, 20 ECTS
  • Specialisation 3: Smart solutions, 20 ECTS

Specialisation 2 includes a compulsory trip to New York which will cost about €1200-€1500. This will have to be paid as soon as you have been accepted into the programme.

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3rd semester – available in the autumn semester 2022:

  • Macroeconomics, 5 ECTS
  • Statistics, 5 ECTS
  • International capital markets, 5 ECTS
  • Cultural understanding, 5 ECTS
  • Organisation, 5 ECTS
  • Marketing, 5 ECTS

4th semester – available in the spring semester 2023:

  • Business tax, 5 ECTS
  • External accounts, 10 ECTS
  • Project management, 5 ECTS
  • Sales II business customers, 5 ECTS
  • Management accounting, 5 ECTS

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1st semester - available in spring semester 2022:

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

2nd semester – available in the autumn semester 2022:

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

3rd semester - available in the spring semester 2023:

  • Network, cloud and IT security, 25 ECTS

    or
  • Embedded systems, Electronics and IoT, 25 ECTS

    and
  • Elective: Data processing, 5 ECTS each

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2nd semester – available in the spring semester 2022:

  • Marketing plan - strategy and tactics, 20 ECTS
  • Marketing plan - implementation, 10 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 2022:

  • Internationalisation, 10 ECTS
  • Elective course components, 20 ECTS divided into 3 electives:   

Choose between the following electives:

Track 1:

  • 1) Procurement 7.5 ECTS
  • or 2) SoMe & content marketing 7.5 ECTS

Track 2: 

  • 1) SEO 7.5 ECTS
  • or 2) Operational Advertising 7.5 ECTS

And

  • Entrepreneurship 5 ECTS
  • Google Ads 5 ECTS

Therefore, you must choose 1 x 7.5 ECTS from track 1 and 1x 7.5 ECTS plus either Entrepreneurship or Google Ads, worth 5 ECTS from track 2.

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2nd semester – available in the spring semester:

  • Multimedia production 2 (30 ECTS)

Students must join a self-paid study trip, either to New York (€1200-€1500) or in Denmark (€200)

3rd semester - available in the autumn semester:

  • Specialisation within UX/UI and frontend development (30 ECTS)

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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5th semester – available in the spring semester 2022:

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

6th semester – available in the autumn semester 2022:

  • 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.

Semester / holidays

Dates

Autumn semester start

1st – 4th semester: Mid to 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 / ECTS Mark

Definition

12 / A

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

10 / B

For a very good performance displaying a high level of command of most aspects of the relevant material, with only minor weaknesses

7 / C

For a good performance displaying a good command of the relevant material but also some weaknesses

4 / D

For a fair performance displaying some command of the relevant material but also some major weaknesses

02 / E

For a performance meeting only the minimum requirements of acceptance

00 / Fx

For a performance which does not meet the minimum requirements of acceptance

-03 / F

For a performance which is unacceptable in all respects

Erasmus + 2021-2027

Erasmus Charter 2021-2027 (pdf)

Erasmus Policy Statement (pdf)

Sharon Wilkins

Contact

Sharon Wilkins

Head of International Relations

Mail: shwi@baaa.dk

Phone: +45 7228 6071