Software Development

Software Development

Business Academy SouthWest | Campus Esbjerg | Esbjerg, Denmark

Software Development

University:Business Academy SouthWest - Campus Esbjerg
Location Esbjerg, Denmark
Spangsbjerg Kirkevej 103, 6700 Esbjerg
Duration: years ( semesters)
Study start (Application deadline)
Tuition fee (EU/EEA/CH):apx. 0 EUR (per semester)
Tuition fee (Non-EU):apx. 4 366 EUR (per semester)

You get the knowledge that you need to handle large IT development projects and learn how to use various types of databases. You also learn how to develop existing systems. Finally, you learn how to handle and communicate, to other people, what the software development process is about.


The Software Development course takes one and a half years and builds on your Computer Science course.

The course has 3 semesters and comprises four national subject elements and a number of local subject elements. It also includes an internship and a final exam project.

The course includes the following subject areas:

  • Databases for Developers
  • Test
  • System Integration
  • Development of Large Systems
  • Local subject elements (electives)


Your third semester includes an internship. You decide yourself if this is with a company in Denmark or with a company abroad.


When you have completed the Software Development course you can find a job in the IT industry, for example in the development departments of companies, or you can find a job with a software company. You can also go for a career as a self-employed software developer.

The following are examples of jobs you can find after having completed your Software Development course:

  • Software Developer
  • Back-end Developer
  • System Integrator
  • Software Architect


When you have completed the Software Development course you can apply to be admitted to a range of Master’s degrees within the IT field.

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