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Automotive Technology

Academy Profession Degree of Automotive Management, 120 ECTS
Engineering Law, public administration, public order and safety Mathematics, natural- and computer science Music and performing arts

Institution Dania Academy
Campus Viborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR


This education is all about cars, but you will also learn to combine theory with practical work and be able to handle both technical and commercial challenges within the automotive field. The degree offers subjects such as innovation and design, bodywork, driving systems, IT diagnosis systems, HR, law and operational management.

Career Opportunities

The programme qualifies you to work independently on diagnosis, repair and optimisation of automotive technology. It also qualifies you to take on the overall management of a garage, as well as the administration and training of staff.

The Automotive Technology degree qualifies you for jobs such as:

  • Diagnostics Technician
  • Floor Manager
  • Consultant
  • Garage Manager

About the Degree

The study programme consists of both compulsory as well as optional elements. The compulsory elements equal 65 ECTS and the optional elements equal 25 ECTS. Moreover, you will complete a three-month internship (15 ECTS) and write a final project (15 ECTS). The internship can take place in Denmark or abroad.

Students can choose between 2 specializations:

- Business Lab
- Job and Career

The Viborg municipality guarantees accommodation to all Dania students.


For further information on needed qualifications and how to apply please follow this link:  Application FAQ

You must apply ONLINE for the Automotive Technology AP programme via

Entry Requirements:
  • Relevant vocational training (for instance Mechanic) or Upper Secondary education (equal to university entry-level)
  • Mathematics minimum level C
  • English language qualifications
Examples of English language qualifications:

International applicants must pass an internationally approved test*. We accept these tests with the following minimum scores:
  • IELTS (academic test): 6.5
  • TOEFL (paper-based): 550 or
  • TOEFL (internet-based): 83
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
  • Cambridge First Certificate with the grade A
  • Oxford Placement Test:  75 points in each part
  • PTE Academic: 59
Applicants holding Nordic entrance exams, an International baccalaureate exam or applicants who have English as their native language are exempt from this requirement.*(the test is taken in the applicant’s country of origin or residence – not at Dania).


There is a tuition fee ONLY 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


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