Academy Profession Programme
For those of you who dream of planning events, developing tourism as well as hotel and restaurant experiences.
The Danish Government has decided to reduce the number of English-language programmes in Denmark. As a consequence, all international programmes at UCL University College will be phased out from 2022. We are not allowed to admit new students to the international programmes from 2022 and onwards.
You can still apply to any of our international programmes in 2021, and all current and new students will be able to complete their programmes. However, you will not be able to apply for e.g. a top-up programme after 2021.
If you dream of planning events, developing tourism and experience economy, or securing good customer relations, then an Academy Profession (AP) degree in Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management is the right choice for you!
With an AP degree in Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management you will be equipped with relevant and up to date business practices based on the latest research and theory in the field. Through the 2-year study programme you will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully participate in the daily operations of a service business.
Studying Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management in Odense or Vejle, you will become part of an exciting and modern study environment under constant development. As a student, you have a large influence on your study environment, and you will meet students from a wide variety of countries.
The Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management programme is a 2-year full-time international course taught over four semesters. The teaching is based on lectures and class discussions between students and teachers along with group work with fellow students solving challenging and educative tasks.
The education is divided into a mandatory part, an elective part, a main project as the concluding part, and a 13-week internship placed in 4th semester.
The mandatory part is divided into four overall subject areas:
The knowledge you gain from the different courses will be included in the work with cases and issues from the industry. Finally, you will tie it all together in your final project which you will prepare in cooperation with a corporation/company.
Please note: Economics is a central subject and you are expected to have basic Excel skills.
The elective part provides you with the opportunity to focus on subjects of your specific interest.
The elective subjects offered are:
You choose your elective course before you start on the study programme.
As a student at UCL University College, it is possible to create an international profile during your studies. Depending on your chosen programme you can go on short international modules, study a semester or do your internship abroad, and participate in international projects.
The knowledge and insights that come from international experiences, as you encounter cultures of other countries, can be useful for more than personal enrichment. Such insights may also make you highly attractive to the Danish and international job markets.
Going abroad is an adventure, which will equip you with skills and experiences for life. You will develop yourself both professionally and personally, and you have a great opportunity to make friends and a network abroad.
One of the things that characterise the study programmes at UCL University College is that you will receive an education that emphasises practical experience. Amongst other things, you will work on practical cases in class, and work on projects with real businesses. The most practically-oriented part of the study is the internship, which is an integrated part of all study programmes at UCL.
The internship is your chance to use and test your knowledge and theory in the 'real world'. The internship also gives you the opportunity to test, what exactly you want to do with your degree once graduated.
When the time comes for you to find your first job as a graduate, you will because of a strong internship not only have theoretical knowledge, but also important experience of how it is to work in your specific field of interest.
With an Academic Profession (AP) Degree in Service, Hospitality, and Tourism Management you will gain a solid foundation for an exciting career. The education gives you opportunities for employment later on in Danish or companies abroad as:
After graduating from Service, Hospitality, and Tourism Management there are good opportunities for further education at business schools and universities in Denmark and abroad.
University of Southern Denmark:
Oxford Brooks University:
With an AP degree in Hotel Management credit transfer to a B.Sc. degree is possible.
With an AP degree in Tourism Management credit transfer to a B.Sc. degree is possible.
Agreements with the following education institutions exist:
If you do not hold the above-mentioned qualifications, but you have other relevant qualifications, for instance, a Vocational education within a relevant area, please contact a Student Counsellor for an individual assessment.
Mathematics or Business Economics passed at a Danish C-level or equivalent
The equivalent of a Danish C-level is 125 (60 minutes) hours of Mathematics or Business Economics during the last three years of High School/Secondary School
English passed at a Danish A-level or equivalent with a minimum score of 2,0 on the Danish grading scale
The equivalent of a Danish A-level is 335 (60 minutes) hours of English during the last three years of High School/Secondary School
English passed at a Danish B-level or equivalent with a minimum score of 3,0 on the Danish grading scale
The equivalent of a Danish B-level is 210 (60 minutes) hours of English during the last three years of High School/Secondary School
NOTICE: If you do not live up to the minimum 210 hours of lessons or the minimum score of 3,0, you must take and pass one of the English tests accepted by UCL: List of English tests. Be aware of the minimum scores for each test. An independent English language test must be no more than two years old.
Native English speakers (including applicants with a qualifying examination from the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Scotland, or Ireland) and applicants with an IB Diploma: all the mentioned tests will be accepted. *
Native English speakers with a qualifying examination from all other non-European countries (including African and Asian countries, where the language of instruction is English): Only IELTS and TOEFL are accepted. *
Non-native English speakers from European countries: all the mentioned tests will be accepted. *
* Due to the situation with COVID-19, we will for this intake (study start in September 2021) accept the TOEFL iBT Home Edition and IELTS Indicator.
You need to attach a motivational letter explaining your motivation for applying for this program. The letter must not exceed 1 page (2400 characters) and UCL emphasizes the following:
You start your application for admission by clicking the 'Apply now' button.
When you apply, you should attach all relevant documents, for instance:
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Service, Hospitality & Tourism Management;
Summer: 35 places
Winter: 35 places
Summer: 33 places
Winter: 25 places
The deadline for applying with a non-Danish high school diploma is March 15th at 12.00 noon. But you still have a chance to apply for this Program if there are vacant study places after July 28th (not possible to NON-EU applicants due to the process connected with residence permit).
Keep an eye on our website from July 28th and apply if we have vacant study places by using the "Apply Now" button. At this particular program we expect to have vacant study places, but not at our Campus in Odense.
NON-EU citizens must pay tuition fees. Click here to find the overview of the tuition fee for each program.
Applicants from Great Britain should contact the admission office to clarify if they must pay due to Brexit. Please write to email@example.com.
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On July 28, you will be informed via UCL's Admissions Portal whether or not you have been admitted to the course of studies for which you have applied.
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