Software Development

Top-up degree of Software Development, 90 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution KEA - Copenhagen School of Design and Technology
Campus Guldbergsgade
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5400 EUR

This programme no longer admits new full degree students. The last intake was January 2022.


Dreaming of a future in the software industry? 

On the software development top-up programme you will learn how to develop and manage large distributed data-intensive systems.

You will work with all the various aspects of software development, such as databases, contracts, testing, systems integration, project management and systems development.

During the programme, you will be in close contact with the business community in relation to e.g. projects and the internship.

The teaching is project-based, which provides a solid foundation for understanding business processes, and assignments are normally carried out in groups.

Examples of electives include Project Management and IT Security. Depending on the latest trends in the field, the electives offered may vary from semester to semester.

Career Opportunities  

Bachelors in Software Development typically find work as system developers for large (global) IT projects, and over time find work as architects or project managers for such projects.  
You can be employed, for example, as:
  • Software developer
  • Software coordinator
  • Software analyst
  • Software programmer
  • Project manager
  • Quality assurance analyst
  • IT architect


You must have an AP Degree in Computer Science.

Moreover, you also need to prove your English level.
Read more about our language requirements.

You have to apply online on


Non-EU/EEA/CH citizens must pay a tuition fee of € 5,400 per semester

Summer 2021 | non-EU/EEA/CH applicants + other applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 23

Summer 2021 | AP degree graduates

Application date
Jul 01
Start date
Aug 23

Winter 2022 | AP degree graduates - last international intake

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Feb 01

Winter 2022 | non-EU/EEA/CH applicants - last international intake

Application date
Oct 15
Start date
Feb 01


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