Admission requirements

International Sales and Marketing

In order to be admitted to this degree programme, you must have completed the following programmes:

  • AP Degree in Marketing Management

The Academy evaluates

If you meet the admission requirements, you can apply for admission regardless of your qualifying exam average. We will consider all received applications.

See the latest entry requirements for each programme

You can calculate your weighted average using the Excel sheet below. You must enter your marks and the associated ECTS credits. Please note that this average only provides a guideline.

Calculate your average (excel)

If you are applying without a qualifying Danish AP degree we will evaluate your actual competences and motivation.

Applicants without a Danish AP Degree can, as a part of the evaluation process, be invited to an interview.

English test

If you do not have a Danish AP degree (International line), you must also meet our requirements for an officially approved English test.

We accept these tests with the following minimum scores:

  • IELTS: 6,5
  • TOEFL Internet based: 83
  • Cambridge test: CAE A, B or C
  • Oxford Placement test: 160 (min. 80 in each part)
  • Oxford Online Placement test: C1 (min. 80 in each part) (offered at Business Academy Aarhus)

For non-EU applicants we only accept IELTS and TOEFL.

Please note that the English test is valid for 2 years, and the test must be taken either at Business  Academy Aarhus or at the Agent´s office. We do not accept English tests which are done at home without surveillance.

Native English speakers and applicants with Nordic entrance exams (including applicants with a qualifying examination from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Scotland, or Ireland) are exempt from an English test. Please note that applicants with a qualifying examination from all other countries (including African and Asian countries, where the language of instruction is English) must submit a test.

If you have a Danish-language entrance exam (or another nordic entrance exam), you must have at least English B or equivalent.

If you do not have an English test, you can take one at Business Academy Aarhus

Applicants with an AP degree other than Marketing Management

If you have an educational background other than Marketing Management, you must enclose your CV with your educational background, relevant courses and any work experience and enclose the relevant documentation.

You can view your admission options below. The requirements depend on your educational background.

AP degree in International Sales and Marketing (part-time) 
The degree is a qualifying exam, compulsory subjects are Business Administration and Business Law. 

AP graduate in Financial Management
To be accepted with an AP degree in Financial Management, your supplementation must include:

  • Logistics (recommended) 
  • Digital test  (see below)

AP graduate in Logistics Management
To be accepted with an AP degree in Logistics Management, your supplementation must include:

  • Digital test (see below)
  • Marketing
AP graduate in Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management
To be accepted with an AP degree in Service Management, your supplementation must include:
  • Digital test (see below) or
  • Business law and Logistics

AP graduate in Design & Technology
As admission with an AP degree in Design & Technology is dependant on your choice of electives, admission will be based on an individual assessment. Generally, credits will only be given to applicants who apply for admission to specialise in marketing, business or sales. 

The academic supplementation must comprise:

Specialisation in Marketing and in Sales or Retail Marketing:

  • Digital test (see below)
  • Business Economics
  • Global Economics.

Specialisation in Business

  • Digital test (see below)
  • Marketing
  • Business Economics
  • Global Economics

AP graduate in Commerce Management 
To be accepted with an AP degree in Commerce Management, your supplementation must include:

  • Digital test (see below)
  • Marketing (can be disregarded if your internship comprised a certain degree of marketing-related assignments) 
  • Global economics

Digital test

The digital test will take place on 30 May 2019 13-15.30. No written or digital aids are allowed.

Download syllabus for the digital test (pdf)

You must sign up before 22 May 2019.

Sign up for the digital test

You will then receive an e-mail with practical information. 

Only the mark from you your qualifying exam counts as the basis for your admission. 

Do you have different educational background?

Contact study counselling at or phone 7228 6020 to hear about your options and any possible additional requirements if you have a different educational background.

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