Associate Degree On Campus

Computer Science

University College of Northern Denmark

30 months
10530 EUR/year
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Are you dreaming of a future as a software developer or software architect? As an AP Graduate in Computer Science from the University College of Northern Denmark, you can design IT systems, programme computer systems, work with databases, and much more.


During the course of the study programme, you will gain an insight into the programming and creation of IT systems. You will also learn how to programme in Java and C# as well as design databases that meet the requirements for good database design. At the same time, you will acquire an understanding of how a company works and how new IT systems can be introduced.

Toward the end of your studies, you will get an opportunity to specialise in a specific area, for instance in game or software development for mobile platforms.

As an AP Graduate in Computer Science from the University College of Northern Denmark, your future job title could be e.g. programmer, systems developer, web developer, network administrator, IT consultant or game developer.

Jobs and careers

You could work on:

  • Consultancy on implementation of new technology
  • Development and maintenance of IT system
  • Responsibility for operating a company’s IT systems


The computer science programme is developed in close collaboration with the business community. We only teach one subject a day and the programme features themes and projects.

At UCN - University College of Northern Denmark we have a challenging and interesting study environment with students from many different study programmes.

Programme Structure

  • During the course of your education at UCN you can go abroad for a certain period of time. You can go on an internship abroad in one or more companies or you can take your studies abroad.
  • The two kinds of placements can even be combined so you can do both. Be aware that the time spent abroad may not prolong the total duration of your studies in Denmark, however.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


150 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your passport or ID card
  • Final Diploma and transcript of records, i.e. your grades from the last 3 years of upper secondary education. 
  • Verification form (PDF) - Applicants must verify subjects and hours of instruction for the final 3 years of upper secondary education
  • English test
  • Motivation letter – stating why you want to go to Denmark, why you chose Aalborg/UCN and why you chose the specific programme you are applying for
  • Power of attorney  – This document has to be filled in if you apply through one of the international agents with whom UCN collaborate with. This is due to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10530 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5265 EUR per semester during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 30 months.

Living costs for Aalborg

5936 - 8294 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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