The Computer Science course in Esbjerg gives you the competences to develop software and handle IT in companies. You will be challenged when you get involved in projects in collaboration with local companies.
Computer Science
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Computer Science

2.5 years
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Next application deadline:
15. March 2024 - Quota 2/Foreign applicants
5. July 2024 - Danish Citizen
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The Computer Science course is highly demanded by businesses. You learn how to work with system development and programming. 

The Computer Science course is comprised of a wide range of subjects that combine software development and programming. A computer scientist has broad knowledge within system development and system construction and is employed by companies to work with development, implementation and operation of IT systems.

You get skilled in coding, but you also learn about company structures and get an overview of complex databases and tools for supporting users of systems.

The Computer Science course is a further training course with five semesters. The course has compulsory subjects, electives, an internship and a final exam assignment.

The following are compulsory subjects:

  • Programming
  • System Development
  • Technology
  • Organisational Theory

The electives are based on current technologies and relevant knowledge.


You have an internship in Semester Five. You decide yourself if this is with a company in Denmark or with a company abroad.

Go Abroad

At Business Academy SouthWest you have the opportunity to go abroad as a part of your education. You can choose between studying abroad for a semester or doing your internship abroad. Read more here


The UML, ERD and user story tools are made available to Business Academy SouthWest by the Academic Partner Program from Visual Paradigm for educational use.

Academic regulations

Previous academic regulations can be requisitioned on request

You need to have completed one of the following courses to be admitted to the Computer Scientist course:

  • A-levels or a high school diploma, Higher Preparatory Examination Course, Higher Commercial Examination, Higher Technical Examination or a combined vocational and general upper secondary education
  • Vocational training of at least three years’ duration
  • Entrance exam for the engineering courses

Notice: You must have passed maths at B level and english at B level if you want the english course.


English language requirements:

BASW’s programs offered in English require that your English level is equivalent to level B (Danish Level)

All applicants holding a foreign entrance examination must document their English qualifications, and English tests must be submitted together with the application. The test must be less than two years old. The requirement is:

IELTS overall score of minimum 6,5
TOEFL (internet based) a minimum score of 83
TOEFL (paper based) a minimum score of 560
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
Oxford Placement Test, B2 (75 points in each part)
Common European Framework reference B2/C1

Applicants holding Nordic and German entrance exams, an International Baccalaureate exam or applicants who have English as their native language are exempt from the requirement.

Please read about our admission process for international students in Incoming Full Degree Students.

The Computer Science course qualifies you to take a wide range of jobs with IT companies and IT departments. These are some of the jobs that you can find:

  • IT consultant
  • Software developer
  • Programmer
  • QA analysis

Further training

When you have completed the Computer Science course you can apply to be admitted to several further training courses, for example:

SU (State education grant) for foreign citizens (students)

If you are a foreign citizen, you must fulfil specific conditions in order to be granted equal status with Danish citizens and receive the state educational grant (SU).

You can read more about it at

SU (State education grant) for Danish citizens (students)

While you are studying, you are eligible for SU. You can apply for this when you have been admitted to the education, but you should be aware that you cannot apply for SU until one month prior to the month from which you are eligible to receive your SU. If you begin your education later than the 20th in the month, you are eligible to SU from the following month. This means that if your begin your education on August 21st or later, then you are not eligible for SU until the month of September.

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