The Multimedia Design course in Esbjerg or Sønderborg gives you competences within a wide range of digital and analogue media. You learn, for example, how to design websites and develop graphic design.
Multimedia Design
AP Degree

Multimedia Design

2 years
Start of term
Next application deadline:
15. March 2024 - Quota 2/Foreign applicants
5. July 2024 - Danish Citizen
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On the Multimedia Design course you are trained to  build and maintain a homepage from start to finish. You will attain skills in planning and execution of digital media productions, including movie and image editing.

Over the two years that the course spans over you work professionally with design and development of web solutions, games and mobile services, communication through social media, digital video, programming plus innovation and idea development.

You are given input to design innovative interactive digital products that focuses on the end-user needs.

While you are on the course, you are in close contact with businesses, and companies will give you assignments and presentations.

The Multimedia Design course is a two-year further training course with four semesters. The course includes technical, creative and communicative course work with a focus on digital solutions and web design and programming. In addition, the course involves electives, an internship and a final main assignment.

The course has two core subjects:

  • Digital Content Production
  • Digital User Interfaces


You have an internship in Semester Four. 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

Academic regulations

Previous academic regulations can be requisitioned on request

You must have completed one of the following courses to be admitted to the Multimedia Design and Communication 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
  • One of the following vocational training courses:
    • Film and TV Production (level 2)
    • Photographer
    • Media Graphic Designer (level 2 if old system)
    • Technical Designer
    • Sign Technician
    • Digital Media
    • Graphic Technician
    • The Data and Communication course (including specialities or level 2)
  • Vocational training of at least three years’ duration
  • Entrance exam for the engineering courses

Notice: You must have passed English level B plus either Maths or Managerial Economics level C or Business Economics level C


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 Multimedia Design and Communication course qualifies you for a range of different jobs with small or medium-sized enterprises or with media or advertising agencies.

Listed below are examples of the jobs that you can find:

  • A job with an advertising or media agency
  • Web Designer
  • Web Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • SoMe Editor
  • Project Management

Further training

When you have completed the Multimedia Design and Communication course you can apply to be admitted to top-up professional Bachelor degrees – 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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