|University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
|Economics, commerce, management and accounting Engineering
With a degree in Product Development and Innovation you will, among other things, be able to work with project management in all types of product development – and in international as well as Danish companies. You are qualified for jobs such as:
• Project manager
• Product planner
• Product developer
• Business developer
• Coordinator in innovation and idea development
• Market research analyst
• Developer of global supply chains.
With your choice of specialization, you play an active part in profiling yourself and thereby influencing your future career.
You could choose, for example:
• A general management profile
• A specialization in marketing
• Management of technical product innovation
• Management of product manufacturing in global networks.
For Further Information
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System
This program enables you to work as a trouble-shooter throughout the entire development process. You can pursue a challenging career that involves a wide range of innovative areas such as product management and optimization, technology management, marketing and sales, and product development methods.
With specialist knowledge in your chosen area, you will be able to build your own business or develop new business areas in existing global companies.
The program combines lectures, seminars and real-life projects. Furthermore, it equips you for technology innovation management by exploring market needs, product design, product development, and manufacturing processes.
You also learn about mechanical design, networked manufacturing, and production planning in an international context.
The first four semesters contain a business development project with a specific main focus. Semester 1 The innovation process
Semester 2 Creativity and idea development
Semester 3 From concept to design
Semester 4 From design to manufacturing
Semester 5 Study Abroad / Follow your interests
Semester 6 Bachelor project / From product innovation to market implementation.
The Bachelor of Science – Product Development and Innovation requires the Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate or the equivalent foreign qualifying examination.
Economics & Finance
Furthermore, you have to meet the following entry requirements:
•Mathematics – Danish A-level
•Physics – Danish B-level
•English – Danish B-level (English language requirement)
•Chemistry – Danish C-level
Check the program website for more information.
The entry requirements cannot be waived. Find information about how to apply and documents needed here. Please check which foreign upper-secondary school leaving certificates are accepted as equivalent to the Danish school leaving certificate.
The University of Southern Denmark welcomed the first students onto the campus in Odense in September 1966, and things have been developing by leaps and bounds ever since. We now have five faculties with more than 27,000 students, almost 20% of whom are from abroad, and more than 4,000 employees distributed across our main campus in Odense and regional campuses in Slagelse, Kolding, Esbjerg, and Sønderborg. Several international studies document that we conduct world-class research and are one of the top fifty young universities in the world.
Over the years, the University of Southern Denmark has interwoven many lives. The roughly five years in which a student invests in a university education will lay the groundwork for the rest of his or her life. And with around 115 different study programs in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, and engineering, graduates of the University of Southern Denmark are now members of virtually every profession in the international community.
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Application date: Feb 01
Start date: Sep 01
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