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Engineering, Innovation and Business

Bachelor of Science in Engineering - Innovation and Business, 180 ECTS

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Sønderborg
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6950 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Imagine a study programme that emphasises creativity, technology, business know-how and entrepreneurship just as much as physics, chemistry and mathematics – and where you can test new ideas and theories on the industry. That study programme is called Innovation and Business. 

Career Opportunities  

With a degree in Innovation and Business you will typically be employed as a business development engineer or as a project manager. You will be qualified for jobs as, for example: 
• Business development Engineer / manager

• Technical project manager 
• Sales and procurement engineer
• International product manager 
• Innovation manager 
Collaboration between the Faculty of Engineering and local businesses mean you can write your bachelor project in cooperation with a company. 

About the Degree

The overall objective of Innovation and Business is to enable graduates to create and realise ideas and new products, based on sound engineering knowledge and business understanding. You will acquire skills that can be applied both in existing businesses and if you want to establish a business of your own. 

The study programme enables you to handle the process from exploring and discovering new ideas to planning, managing and realising business concepts of your own. 

You will have the following competencies:

•Basic creativity and innovation management skills, which allow generating, evaluating, selecting, and realising product and business ideas.
•Basic skills in mechanical, electrical, and mechatronical engineering – and the interplay between these disciplines
•Knowledge of business administration to manage and administer innovative projects in a company
•Competencies in product development techniques, project management and other working methods as well as social competencies which will also qualify you to start your own business.  

A bachelor degree in Innovation and Business qualifies you to continue your studies for a master of science in engineering degree.

Read more about the structure of the programme


The Bachelor of Science - Innovation and Business (admission area code 19010) requires the Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate or the equivalent foreign qualifying examination

Furthermore you have to meet the following entry requirements:
The entry requirements cannot be waived.
Read more about how to apply and the entry requirements

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the University of Southern Denmark directly.
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01


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