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IT Technology

Do you want to work as an IT Project Manager, IT Consultant or Network Technician?

The IT Technology programme will quality you to work with the design, construction and planning of electronics and communication systems. By using innovative methods, you will work with quality and resource management of a project while learning how to translate customer needs into technical solutions within network and electronics.




IT Technology

Education level

Academy Profession, 120 ECTS


2 years


3 months (in Denmark or abroad)

Study start

3 September







Programme structure

The IT Technology programme is designed to combine theory with practice. The first three semesters are taught at the academy through a combination of classroom teaching, projects, case studies, guest speakers and company visits. In the fourth semester, theory is applied in practice through an internship in a company of your choice.

The programme consists of four core areas: Electronic Systems, Network Technology Systems, Software Development and Company.

The core areas of the programme take the form of cross-disciplinary programme components, specialization programme components, an internship and a Final exam project, totaling 120 ECTS.

You can read the full course curriculum, by clicking HERE

The core areas

  • Network technology

    This national subject element consists of network and server technologies, operating systems, network security and communication including protocols and services.

    The subject element also contains design and the use of networks and network-based/cloud solutions.

    The student will gain knowledge and understanding about:

    • Network and server technologies overall, and the difference between physical and virtual technologies

    • Operating systems as well as the difference between different systems

    • Data management, including security

    • Network security, including different products

    • Communication protocols and their use for different architecture

    National subject element Network technology is worth 18 ECTS credits.

  • Embedded systems

    This national subject element contains signal handling, competent technology, communication, Internet of Things-techniques, protocols, interfacing, selection and application of embedded systems as well as components for integrated solutions.

    The subject element generally works with design, development, testing anddocumentation as well as the dissemination of secure and sustainable solutions.

    The student will gain knowledge and understanding about:

    • Communication and interface technique in general, as well as how they are used in selected solutions

    • An overview of electronic modules, as well as how selected modules are built up

    • Protocols including communication protocols, their structure as well as what differences and uses

    there are

    • Internet of Things-techniques, construction generally and selected solutions in more details

    • Applied technical mathematics within the subject area to understand electronics and/or communication

    • Operating systems, their distinctive features and use

    • A general understanding of signal management as well an understanding of how it is used and included in solutions

    National subject element Embedded Systems is worth 18 ECTS credits.

  • Programming

    The subject area consists of the basic elements of programming, use of environments and data handling as well as design, development, testing and documentation of solutions.

    The student will gain knowledge and understanding about:

    • Programming techniques in different types of language.

    • Overall algorithms and design patterns and in connection with their selected programming language.

    National subject element Programming is worth 14 ECTS credits.

  • Project management and business understanding

    This subject element includes innovation, project management, economy, quality and resource management, advisory and consultative functions, as well as documentation and dissemination

    The student will gain knowledge and understanding about:

    • What innovation is, and how to use innovative methods in problem solving

    • Project management in connection with development projects within IT.

    • How a company is organized, including the parts that control the company, as well as how one can

    describe the economic issues overall.

    • Quality and resource management as part of a development project and as part of the management

    of maintenance of IT operations.

    • Advisory and consultative functions when IT-specialists need to understand and solve the customer’s needs.



As part of the IT Technology study programme, you will be able to choose specialization worth 30 ECTS . 

  • Data Centre Management

    Here you will learn how to build and operate a data center. You will learn about cloud and hybrid solutions for data centers as well as about Big Data.

  • IT Security

    Here you will learn about various security measures that you can take in cyber security. For example, you will learn about network threats, wireless security, IP security and about Firewalls.


In order to create the right balance between your theoretical knowledge and your ability to apply it in practice, you must spend three months as an intern in an organization. Through the internship, you will contribute to creating value for the company while also developing your personal and professional competencies. The internship experience will give you an insight on life in the real-business world after graduation.



The aim of the internship is to ensure real-life competencies and the development of professional and personal vocational competencies. 

You will solve practical problems on a methodical basis by using relevant theories and models, and thus creating value for the company.

The internship is worth 15 ECTS.

You will find an internship in close collaboration with your internship counselor, and together with the internship company you will set some framework and criteria for the placement. All internships must be approved by Dania Academy, in order to ensure the quality and relevance of the internship.


To make it easier for you to find a suitable internship, we have created an internship portal which serves as a recruitment portal used by both students and companies.


What's next?

A degree in IT Technology will teach you how to deal with both business and technology and represents a good step towards a career in the IT industry.


For example, you can work as:

  • IT consultant
  • supervisor
  • system administrator
  • network designer
  • IT technician

Study life


Moving abroad for studies can be a big step for you. But what can you expect when you become a student at Dania?

The teaching is based on real-life cases and we combine group work with individual assigments and self study. Moreover, you are always encouraged to ask questions during and after class in order to get as much knowledge as possible.


How to apply

Admission to the AP Degree Programme in IT Technology requires relevant vocational training or upper secondary education (university entry level) including: Mathematics or Business economics at intermediate level (Danish C-level).

This means that you need to have studied Mathematics or Business Economics (or related fields) for 125 hours in the last 3 years of upper secondary education (high school). 


The application is sent online through Denmark's national application portal at 

You will find more information about the admission procedure on the page called Admission and below you can check if you are eligible to apply.


General Admission Requirements

  • Qualifying Entrance Examinations

    Examples of diplomas include:

    • Upper secondary certificates and diplomas from the Nordic countries, European countries (Baccalaureate diploma) and other countries that have signed the European Convention on the Equivalence of Diplomas, Leading to Admission to Universities
    • High school diplomas from the United States followed by either two years of university or college studies in relevant subjects. This also applies to applicants with a high school diploma from countries with a similar educational system.
  • English language requirements

    International applicants must pass an internationally approved test*. We accept these tests with the following minimum scores:

    • IELTS (academic test): 6.5
    • TOEFL (paper-based): 550 or
    • TOEFL (internet-based): 83
    • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE)
    • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
    • Cambridge First Certificate with the grade A
    • Oxford Placement Test:  75 points in each part
    • PTE: 59

    Applicants holding Nordic entrance exams, an International baccalaureate exam or applicants who have English as their native language are exempt from this requirement.

    *(the test is taken in the applicant’s country of origin or residence – not at Dania).

  • Verification form

    In order to apply for higher education at Dania, you must meet the same conditions as applicants with a prior Danish education.

    Depending on the higher educational programme you are applying for, you will need to show documentation of qualifications comparable to the Danish ''Levels''.

    The Levels refer in general to the number of hours of instruction during the last 3 years of upper-secondary education. 

    The list below shows how many hours (60 minutes) of lessons an applicant with a Danish higher secondary education needs to reach various levels.

    Subject: English

    Level: B

    Hours of instruction: 210

    Subject: Mathematics

    Level: B

    Hours of instruction: 250

    Subject: Mathematics

    Level: C

    Hours of instruction: 125



    You can demonstrate the Levels by filling in the Verification Form, fully signed and stamped by your education and include a valid transcript of the subjects you have studied in the upper-secondary education.

    If you have not yet completed your upper secondary education, please include confirmed transcripts including grades for the semesters completed until now.

  • Interview on SKYPE

    When you have successfully applied for the international AP degree programme, you will receive an invitation for a Skype interview with one of our counsellors. 

    It will be an informal meeting where our main goal is to test your English skills as well as your motivation for applying to the programme.

    You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about the programme and studying in Denmark .

    The interview is mandatory for all students who apply for the international AP degree programmes

  • Signature page - IMPORTANT

    When you have submitted your digital application(s), you must use the special print icon to print a Signature Page containing a code.

    You must sign and send this signature page to all programmes you have applied for in Denmark.

    Your application will not be considered if you do not send the signature page, as we will not be able to access your application. Signature pages to Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences must be sent by email to or by post:

    TO: Dania Academy, 
    International Admissions Minervavej 63 DK-8960 Randers SØ, DENMARK


Find out all the relevant information about the application process, student life in our international campuses as well as about fees and the Danish educational system.

International opportunities


Do you dream about working abroad? Have you always been fascinated by other cultures? Do you want to enrich your CV with an internship or a semester abroad? Check out your international opportunities, as a student at Dania.

Further education

After your Academy Profession Degree (which represents the first two years of a full Bachelor Degree), you have the possibility to continue your higher education with a top-up Bachelor degree, and after that with a Master Degree and so on, either in Denmark or abroad.


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