NB: From 2015 application for this programme must be made online.
The programme aims to produce candidates with a strong insight in engineering practice and the boundary and habitual conditions of the modern company.
Core courses constitute the main content of the programme and are identical for all graduate students, but the programme also offers the possibility of choosing individual technology specialisations. Potential company collaboration is possible on the Third semester.
The programme is carried out with a strong emphasis on practice as it is a long tradition to ensure a link between theory and practice in companies.
The Bachelor’s programme must contain an element of innovation and business development corresponding to at least 15 ECTS credits. These ECTS credits are typically obtained by means of a final project containing significant elements of innovation and business development or by means of minor subjects.
In addition, English language qualifications comparable to an English B level in the Danish upper secondary school ('gymnasium') is required.
Please note that applicant with a Danish professional Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (e.g. a top up professional Bachelor’s degree) without an entry examination will not be qualified for admission without supplementing with a full entry examination, e.g. Adgangskursus (“Access course for engineering programmes”), containing as a minimum the following upper secondary subject levels: English B, Mathematics B, Physics B and Chemistry C.
Examples may be Bachelor’s degrees from the Danish academies of professional higher education, the Bachelor’s degree in Product Development and Technical Integration from VIA University College, the Bachelor’s degree in Technology Management and Marine Engineering and Technical Officers with a completed degree before 2014, to which applicants may have been admitted without an entry examination. However, an assessment of the academic content of the Bachelor’s degree with a view to admission to Technology Based Business Development is always required, and therefore, applicants are recommended to apply for an academic pre-assessment of their Bachelor’s degree before commencing a full entry examination.
The programme stresses interaction with practice and supports that project assignments are carried out in collaboration with companies. Thus students are invited to identify companies and assignments of relevance to use in technology specialisations and master thesis. Technology Specialisations can include field work outside of the Campus, e.g. in companies, upon further agreement and approval.
Teaching activities takes place at AU Herning, and the language of instruction is in English. The programme is closely related to current trends and will be under constant development.
If you want to read more about the courses, please take a look in our course catalogue.
Management of Technology (10 ECTS)
Technological Business Model Innovation (10 ECTS)
|4.semester||Master's Thesis (30 ETCS)|
To see an overview of structure for students enrolled in February, please go to the academic regulations.
On the third semester, students must choose electives. In 2015 AU Herning offers following electives:
|Company Project||5 or 10|
|Introduction to Persuasive Technology||5|
|Multi-Technology Specialisation||5 or 10|
|Strategic Multi-Business Model Innovation||10|
|Summer School Electives (offered at the Aarhus Campus)|
Campus Herning is situated on the outskirts of Herning and is located in Birk Centerpark where you will find education, art and business life merged into one as can be seen from the surroundings. With its central position in Central and Western Jutland, we offer study programmes within business economics, international business communication and engineering. There is a close interaction between the different study programmes, which cover the needs and requirements of the business community. As a student at campus Herning you will experience the advantages of this interdisciplinary environment, which gives you the opportunity to work with students with different educational backgrounds in solving business assignments from the real world.
"You should feel at home". It is as simple as that! Although your education is probably the most important factor in your choice of educational institution, the surrounding environment is decisive for a successful study period. It is hard work to get a degree but time should also be allowed for a fun social life. In Herning, we focus on the academic part but there is also room for friendship, events, getting together, love and all the other things which are part of being a student.
Campus Herning is a rather small institution with close interaction between the students and the teaching staff. Approximately 2,000 full-time and part-time students attend the different study programmes at AU Herning. Campus Herning has about 125 full-time as well as 100 part-time teachers.
Furthermore, we give high priority to personal information and guidance, and you can therefore always contact the staff if you need help.
The campus building from 1995 is rather unique. Not only does it contain and offer many facilities to students, but the light and comfortable arrangement of the rooms also creates a perfect and inspirational study environment.
In Herning, you can become a member of a number of different committees and thus take part in developing AU Herning as an educational institution. You can participate in the weekly Friday bar, meet students from other educational institutions at the student house or use the facilities in the fitness room above the student house – both are located a few minutes walk from the campus.
You will find wireless network everywhere at campus Herning, the group rooms are equipped with computers with internet access and the institution has its own book store.
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This data is derived from AU's 2013/2014 employment survey. This data should not be considered a completely accurate representation of the labour market and job functions for all graduates of the individual degree programmes. It exclusively represent the responses submitted to the survey in the years in question.
Graduates will be able to generate innovative product concepts, business concepts and business areas by. An MSc in Engineering (Technology Based Business Development) is typically employed as an innovation manager, a technical sales manager, product manager, business developer or a research and development project manager.
Read more about what a number of our alumni work with in their first job after graduation.