18 months
13303 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Do you want to work in the fashion and lifestyle industry within fashion design, entrepreneurship and innovation or branding and marketing management? You can specialise within 3 areas with the Design and Business course at VIA University College.

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Key facts

During the first semester, all BA students follow the same compulsory programme, making sure you cover a variety of disciplines within the area of design and business. All projects in this programme are worked out in partnership with the other BA top-up specialities at VIA Design. The goal is to strengthen the relationship between the creative aspects and business, as well as how to focus on results that can be achieved. 


After graduating this Professional Bachelor’s Degree Design and Business course at VIA University College , you will be qualified to find a job in the fashion and lifestyle branch, or to start your own business. You will also have the opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree at a university outside Denmark. 


All the teaching is project-oriented. You will get profound knowledge of your chosen speciality as well as the opportunity to develop your individual image. 

During the fifth semester, the joint projects ensure a continuous collaboration between the areas of design and business. You’ll get insight into the work areas of your future colleagues and learn the importance of working together in order to achieve your ideas. 

The programme is a combination of theory, supervision and independent studies. You must be able to work independently through projects of long duration.

Programme Structure


  • Branding and Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Fashion Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible to apply for the international BA top-up degree in Design & Business you need to have completed one of the programmes from the list below. 

  • An AP Degree in Design, Technology and Business, AP Degree in Multimedia Design & Communication, AP Degree in Production Technology, AP Degree in Marketing Management or similar. 
  • Bachelor in either Design or Business from an international university/university college.   
  • Admission assignment.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13303 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19955 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • 148.500 DKK

Living costs for Herning

5500 - 8500 DKK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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