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Welcome to Roskilde Business Campus – a choice for life with a world of opportunities! “To choose is to live” one could say. Thank you for considering Denmark and Roskilde Business Campus as your road to a new world of opportunities. We feel confident that we will be able to fulfil your expectations.
Contents Welcome to Roskilde Business Campus . ........................................ 3 About Denmark . ............................................................................ 4 Studying at Roskilde Business Campus ........................................... 9 International Programmes ............................................................... 11 - AP Degree Programme in Marketing Management ...................... 12 - Bachelor of International Sales and Marketing Management ....... 14 - AP Degree Programme in Computer Science ................................ 16 - Bachelor of Web Development . ................................................... 19 - Bachelor of Leisure Management ................................................. 21 - Erasmus ........................................................................................ 24 Admission ...................................................................................... 26 Application . ................................................................................... 28 Copenhagen
Tuition fees, Scholarships and Finance . .......................................... 31 General information ....................................................................... 32
Student testimonials ....................................................................... 34 Næstved
Roskilde Business Campus is part of the Zealand Institute of Business and Technology (ZIBAT). The higher education programmes offered at Roskilde Business Campus are offered within the institutional framework of Zealand Institute of Business and Technology under the supervision of the Danish Ministry of Education. ZIBAT is now the fifth largest Business Academy in Denmark. ZIBAT is based on a loose organizational structure and collaboration covering nine different campus locations and institutions in the Zealand region of Denmark. The philosophy of ZIBAT is to benefit from size, but at the same time to maintain a strong local profile and study environment at each campus. Through our constant endeavours to meet the increasing demands from the business sector for high-quality
education and training, Roskilde Business Campus has also become more and more attractive for international students – and a steadily growing number of international students are finding their way to Denmark and Roskilde Business Campus. Today, international students from all over the world pursue their studies in the various programmes offered by Roskilde Business Campus. As a globally oriented educational institution, Roskilde Business Campus subscribes to and acknowledges the principles of the Code of Conduct developed by the Danish Rectors’ Conference – University Colleges Denmark & Rectors’ Conference – Academies of Professional Higher Education Denmark. When offering international educational programmes and when promoting international programmes globally, we fully agree that the institutions, organizations and marketing intermediates must conform to a set of ethical guidelines for the recruitment, admission and education of international students.
In 2009, Roskilde Business Campus introduced a concept called “quality in international recruitment”. The concept was introduced to make sure that we as an educational institution and our international representatives, agents and marketing intermediates honour the responsibilities and obligations defined by the Code of Conduct we have subscribed to. In other words, we all do what we have promised to do – and we let the users – the students – make this evaluation. Based upon survey results, we are able to evaluate the performance of each of our international representatives, agents and marketing intermediaries from a user’s point of view, i.e. the student’s. Furthermore, this survey gives us important input with regard to our own performance as an educational institution. We feel confident that your choice will fall on Denmark and Roskilde Business Campus: – Enjoy being close to Copenhagen – the Scandinavian metropolis and the capital of Denmark – We have an on-campus Student Support Centre catering for the special needs of our international students, both academic and of a more personal nature – We notice you – with us you are never just one among many! – Use of an on-campus gym and sports centre at a reasonable price – Modern campus buildings and up-to-date facilities – An increasingly international study environment Enrolling on one of our programmes will be a wise decision that will open doors to a world of career opportunities. We look forward to welcoming you.
Study in Denmark
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Jørgen Sloth Director, Roskilde Business College
Ole Kolling Head of the International Department, Roskilde Business Campus
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A happy country Did you know that in 2009 an OECD report declared Denmark the happiest country in the world? The report said that 9 out of 10 Danes were very satisfied with their lives. This satisfaction is usually accredited to soft values such as family life, culture, social stability and recreation, rather than money and material wealth. Denmark is a rich welfare society in which, among other things, the state provides free health care. Free health care is also offered to international students who come to Denmark to study. And Denmark is a very safe country with one of the lowest crime rates in the world. Children can walk or ride their bikes to school on their own, and parents can leave their babies sleeping in prams outside cafés. A beautiful country Denmark is a green country surrounded by the sea; you are never more than 50 km from the coast. The climate is mild with four distinct seasons. The
winters are sometimes cold and snowy, sometimes less cold and rainy, with average temperatures around 1-2° C. Summers can be either hot and sunny and cool and rainy, with temperatures around 18-25° C. Denmark consists of 407 islands and the peninsula of Jutland, which gives it the world’s second longest coast line in proportion to area (7,314 km to 43,000 sq. km). This formed the basis for the Danish shipping industry and extensive travelling, e.g. the Vikings were the first to discover America, centuries before Columbus. A monarchy and a democracy Denmark is a constitutional monarchy and the head of state is Queen Margrethe II. The Danish parliament is called the Folketing and has 179 members. General elections take place at least every four years. The government is headed by the Prime Minister (Statsminister in Danish). Denmark is a modern, knowledgebased society with an extensive welfare system, and international
students living in Denmark also benefit from this welfare system. The Danes Danish people are generally well-educated and well-informed with a strong focus on their personal freedom, and life in Denmark has a distinctive lack of formality. The welfare society has virtually abolished social classes; the differences between rich and poor are small. Danes love music – from huge open-air festivals to small venues with all kinds of music: jazz, blues, folk, salsa, pop and rock. Danes also spend a lot of time in their homes, with their families or with friends, or in their gardens, visiting museums or going to sports clubs or associations, etc. If you want to meet Danes, join a football club, go to a concert, or join a club that caters for your interests. Come to Denmark and discover our free-spirited, relaxed and tolerant attitude to life.
borg Vordingworld, and that has created high The Danish language standards in education – also by The approximately 5.4 million Falster Nykøbing standards. Some of the Nakskov international inhabitants of Denmark speak characteristics of Danish higher Danish, a Germanic language related education are: high academic to both English and German. We use standards, active study environments, the same alphabet as English but interdisciplinary studies, and projectwith three additional letters: Æ, Ø based activities. and Å. Free Danish lessons are offered by Roskilde Language School Whether you come from Asia or (if you live in Roskilde) and knowing South America or anywhere in at least some Danish will make it between, Denmark is a foreign easier for you to find a part-time job. country: things are different here. Some things are better and some English is our second language, and things are not, but it is those some 80% of the population speak it differences that make living abroad well enough for you to get by with an adventure. More information English when you go shopping, use about Denmark can be found on public transportation or visit public www.visitdenmark.com. offices, etc. And in Denmark films are shown in their original language with About Copenhagen subtitles in Danish both on TV and in Roskilde Business Campus is located cinemas. in the city of Roskilde, which is only 20 minutes by train from Copenhagen. Studying in Denmark As an international student you can Denmark invests large sums in easily enjoy the vibrant life in this education. Public expenditure on Scandinavian metropolis and capital education amounts to 8% of our of Denmark. GDP, making Denmark the number one public education spender in the
Copenhagen has been recognized as one of the cities with the best quality of life. It is also considered one of most environmentally friendly cities in the world. The city has many different parts, each with its own charm, history and character. But although the parts are different, they all have three things in common: the presence of water, parks and bicycle paths. Water Although Copenhagen is a big city, there are plenty of opportunities for a swim in the blue sea. The water in the inner harbour is so clean that you can swim in it, and there are several harbour swimming pools which are open during the summer. If you want a ‘real’ beach with sand between your toes, you can take a trip to Amager Beach Park. Here you will find many activities in and around the artificial shallow lagoons. One of the biggest tourist attractions is a tour on the old canals – an experience you should not miss. The boats take you through the whole of the old city and pass many of the most famous sights.
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Tap water in Copenhagen (and in Denmark in general) tastes fantastic and can be drunk straight from the tap. It springs directly from underground sources and an effective control ensures that the quality of the water is of the highest.
Palace from the 18th century. The beautifully laid out grounds have a Chinese gazebo, open spaces, a lake and canals, where you can be rowed a short tour of approximately 20 minutes in boats with room for up to 14 people.
In fact, Copenhagen’s tap water has an exceptionally fresh taste, and according to the utility company Copenhagen Energy you will not find water that tastes so good in many other places in the world.
Fælledparken: Here is a park which is meant to be used. ‘Fælleden’ means The Common, and it was formerly grazing land for cattle. Today it is used all year for ball games,meetings, parties and concerts. Every Wednesday during the summer, there is free Salsa training, and on Thursdays and Fridays there is live music and dancing from 8-10 pm.
Parks Copenhagen has a number of green areas, where you can relax, sunbathe or have a picnic. Among these are: Kongens Have (the King’s Garden): This is the park surrounding Rosenborg Castle. From early spring, as soon as the first warm rays of sun come shining through, you will see Copenhageners come here to spread out their rugs, lie down and soak up the sun. Frederiksberg Have: This is the large park surrounding Frederiksberg
Bike city Most Danes ride bikes, and in 2008 the International Cycling Union, UCI, declared Copenhagen the world’s first bike city. So what does a bike city have? Free city bikes, bicycle taxis, guided bicycle tours, and of course bike rentals. The city bikes in Copenhagen are world famous. When you tour the city, you notice
that tourists in particular love riding the city bikes. Some even regard them as the main tourist attraction of Copenhagen. But don’t be surprised if you see an official looking clerk on a city bike on his way to the office. Copenhageners themselves sometimes use city bikes as a quick alternative to cars, buses and taxis, when they want to get around the city. 55% of all citizens in Copenhagen ride a bike to work or school every day and they cycle a total of 1.7 million km every day on the 356 km of bicycle paths in the city. So when in Copenhagen, get around like the Danes: by riding a bike! More information about Copenhagen can be found at www.visitcopenhagen.com.
Studying at Roskilde Business Campus Deciding to study at Roskilde Business Campus is a wise choice that offers you the option of either choosing a career in business after the AP Degree or continuing your studies at a higher level before entering business life. At Roskilde Business Campus, our aim is to focus equally on both options, so as to give you a strong foundation and a wide range of options when deciding on your future career. A modern and challenging study environment Roskilde Business Campus offers a modern study environment with all our programmes located at the same address (67 Bakkesvinget). This gives you easy access to the library, where our librarians are ready to help you search for information in books and databases. Naturally, you have free access to modern IT equipment because all the common areas are equipped with computers. We have wireless internet in all buildings, which means students can connect to the internet whenever needed.
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Students from all over the world We expect students who decide to go abroad to study to be open minded and eager to experience new ways of living and learning. In return, our teachers are dedicated to making students welcome in their new environment and the goal is to stimulate students to develop both academically and on a personal level. To achieve this goal, our learning methods are forward-looking. Students from many countries meet in the class room, share ideas, and get to know each other and each other’s cultures. This exchange of ideas may be just as rewarding as the study itself, because it gives students contacts all over the world and enables them to form friendships everywhere. Not to mention that a
friend from college today may be your business partner tomorrow. Learning methods The teachers work together in teams, which enables them to organise unconventional and challenging teaching. Classroom teaching is extensively supplemented by more flexible learning methods, with students working in IT laboratories and homework cafés, both during and after school hours. We will introduce the students to projects and group work, which are widely used. We also emphasise interdisciplinary studies as a way to make students realise how the various subject areas are inter-related in business planning and decision making in the real world. The various learning methods are aimed at enabling students to take an active part in their own learning and education. We emphasise an interactive pedagogical approach in which students actively participate in the class room, and take an active part in the learning process (learning by doing). This means that teaching and the literature provided are means for you to acquire knowledge, but it is up to you and your responsibility – your own learning approach will determine how much you learn. Homework is an essential part of the learning process, and to be an active participant in the learning process, students must be prepared for every lecture. As a student at Roskilde Business Campus, we expect you to be an active student. This means that you are expected to attend your scheduled lectures from about 8:20 in the morning until 3 o’clock in the afternoon, 5 days a week. The college policy is that a maximum of 10% absence from class can be accepted.
By carrying out project work and theme tasks, students learn not only from the teachers, but also from each other. Learning takes place in discussions between teacher and students – as well as in debates among the students themselves. The world of business When you enter a Business College, you will find that it is a new world of learning. In some subjects, there are no fixed answers, but the debate will result in finding the best possible solution to a question – with the teacher acting as a consultant. By giving room for students to actively participate in their own education, we also give them important lessons for their future careers. Taking an active part is a must in modern business life. Having spent some time studying your chosen programme, you will be introduced to electives, which enable you to direct your study towards your special field of interest. You will also choose the topic for the final project, which makes it possible for you to direct your study towards your future career goal. All our programmes include an internship in a company, either in Denmark or abroad. The internship will enable you to find out how to apply classroom learning in the real business world. Support and counselling During your study with us, the teachers are there for you, ready to support you in your work for a rewarding education. To support you in achieving your study goals, the teachers conduct individual interviews with students so that every student has the opportunity of discussing learning goals, career goals, etc. We call them SDIs – Student Development Interviews. Student Support Centre One of the special attractions for international students at Roskilde Business Campus is our student support and counselling. Roskilde Business Campus supports international students and caters for their special needs as they study and learn in a different educational environment and have to live in a completely new country and surroundings. Realising the importance of a good start, Roskilde Business Campus has developed a comprehensive student support and counselling programme. A student counsellor, who is specially trained in supporting international students, will be assigned to each international student. Student counsellors can help students adapt to the new environment and introduce them to the college, the city, our culture, etc. Furthermore, we have regular office hours when the students can come and discuss any problem related to their life in Denmark whether it is of personal or of academic nature.
International Programmes The structure of the international programmes at Roskilde Business Campus is illustrated below. The structure reflects both the flexibility of the programmes and your future academic prospects when you enrol. The content, syllabus, admission requirements and application details for the programmes are described in detail on the following pages. Degrees and the Danish educational system: AP is short for Academy Profession. An AP degree programme is a Danish 2-year (or 2½-year) degree equivalent to the first 2 (or 2½) years of a bachelor degree. Students who have an AP degree can continue in a top-up bachelor programme, either in Denmark or abroad. The top-up bachelor degree programmes are also open for admission for applicants with an international higher education degree equivalent to the Danish AP degree (refer to the admission requirements for details). For more information on education in Denmark, please visit www.iu.dk or www.studyindenmark.dk
A world of opportunities
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Bachelor of Web Development (top-up) Bachelor of International Sales and Marketing Management (top-up)
Bachelor of Leisure Management
AP Degree programme in Computer Science AP Degree Programme in Marketing Management
(refer to admission requirements for details)
Top-up bachelor programmes at partner universities outside Denmark Starting your work career with a Danish or an international company
AP Degree Programme in Marketing Management The AP Degree Programme in Marketing Management is practical, goal-oriented, intensive and challenging. Originally established in collaboration with the business world, the programme also gives you access to further education, both in Denmark and abroad. Are you pursuing an international career in business? Then the AP Degree Programme in Marketing Management would be an excellent choice to kick-start your career goals. The programme is a study of international communication and marketing, business law, culture, business economics, analysis and international trade. It qualifies you to take on a job in marketing, exports, sales, purchasing, logistics or project management, or to launch your own business. Accreditation and opportunities for further education The AP Degree in Marketing Management gives a very strong academic background for studying for a Bachelor in International Sales and Marketing at Roskilde Business Campus. Since the programme is ECTS accredited it also gives access to further education at universities and colleges both in Denmark and in other countries. Programme information The syllabus and learning objectives of the programme are based on research into the future requirements of business
and industry for staff with an international profile, good language skills and a broad foundation in economics, with a special view to coping with marketing assignments. You will gain thorough insight into international trade and economics, micro- and macro economics, international communication and marketing, and project management. The purpose of the programme is to qualify the students to work independently in analysing, planning and implementing domestic and international marketing activities in trade, production and service industries. The programme is flexible and you can put together your own unique competence profile. Syllabus The two-year-programme consists of 22 months divided into four semesters. During the first three semesters the programme consists of compulsory subjects and elective subjects. The fourth semester is divided into two parts. During the first part, traineeship, you must undertake a 10-12 week period of work experience in a business either in Denmark or abroad, or alternatively specialise in a specific academic issue/area. The traineeship must be passed separately. During the second part, the final exam project, you must prepare your final project report based on the work experience from the first part of the semester. The second part must be passed separately Compulsory subjects The compulsory subjects of the programme are:
International Marketing and Sales including basic statistics and negotiation You will learn to analyse, plan, and implement marketing assignments. Principles will be tested and applied through cases and exercises that involve the collection and processing of information, the evaluation and selection of markets, and the design of marketing plans. Economics – business economics and global economics You will study economic theory and methodology to be applied through cases and assignments that focus on national and international micro-economic activities of importance for market evaluation. Statistical tools serve to describe macro-economic indices, including demographic, environmental and social factors. Communication, organisation and management focusing on cultural analysis and project management You will study and practise written and oral Business English. You will learn to apply communication and cross-cultural principles and sessions will be held in personal growth, teambuilding, meeting, presentation and negotiation sessions. This section includes how to behave at international meetings, how to negotiate, and how to prepare and deliver presentations.
Studying business law is fun and I get fundamental and important knowledge about running a business
International Marketing and Sales
Communication, Organisation and Management (COM)
International Marketing and Sales
Communication, Organisation and Management (COM)
International Marketing and Sales
Communication, Organisation and Management (COM)
Final examination project/Thesis
International Business Law You will study business law in relation to international business and the legal aspects of marketing and trade, including the rules and regulations that apply to contracts, the buying and selling of goods, product liability, marketing and competition. Elective subjects In addition to the compulsory subjects, elective subjects contribute to the creation of your educational profile. Depending on your choice of subjects, you will become entitled to enrolment at other institutions of higher education, both in Denmark and abroad. You must choose two electives from the following three: · Business Economics You will work with business financial models and analytical
tools. Case studies include the analysis of corporate investments, financial needs and market parameters (demand, competition, production, costs, etc.) · Theoretical Statistics Main focus is on the use of statistics in marketing and economics analysis. You will analyse basic statistical problems and employ statistical tools for sales and marketing. · Entrepreneurship Through teamwork you will acquire skills for and practice in making, assessing and presenting a business plan. Furthermore, you will acquire skills for and practice in making an assessment based on assumptions about the conditions of innovation and innovation activities in a company.
The traineeship period The purpose of the traineeship period in the two-year programme is to give the student an opportunity to develop his/her study and work skills by specialising in and bringing into perspective subjects which broadly relate to the programme’s purpose. The traineeship connects the compulsory and elective parts of the programme with the final project and is therefore more based on individual choice and independent study activity. Final exam project This project concludes the programme and is a major written paper, in which the students have to solve a practical and interdisciplinary problem. The student may work alone or in a group (maximum three students).
Bachelor of International Sales and Marketing Management Roskilde Business Campus offers you a possibility for a top-up Bachelor Degree in International Sales and Marketing Management. If you are an AP (Academy Profession) graduate in Marketing Management or hold similar international qualifications within the field of Business and Economics, then this 1½ year top-up programme may be of interest to you. Are you pursuing a career in international business? The purpose of the course is to educate bachelors in International Sales and Marketing Management who can perform duties related to international business in the marketplace independently and professionally – with focus on small and medium-sized businesses especially within international business-to-business sales. International sales and marketing is a growing business area reflecting the ever growing internationalisation of the business community – especially the segment of small and medium sized companies. There is a growing demand for young employees with the right mix of sales and marketing competences in jobs such as: International Sales Representative, Executive Sales Supporter, Key Account Manager, Sales Planner, Assistant Sales Manager, Sales Manager, Sales and Marketing Coordinator. Accreditation and opportunities for further education The Bachelor of International Sales and Marketing Management provides access to relevant master degree programmes at a number of universities and business schools in Denmark. Apart from Danish universities, you will also have a wide
range of opportunities for further education in other countries, especially in Europe, since the programme is ECTS accredited. Please note that you may be subject to residence permit regulations in other European countries. Programme information The syllabus and learning objectives of the programme are based on research into the future requirements of business and industry for staff with an international profile, good language skills and a broad foundation in economics, with a special view to coping with marketing assignments. You will gain thorough insight into Marketing, Logistics, Management and Organisation, Finance and Economics, and Business Law. The purpose of the programme is to qualify the students to work independently in analysing, planning and implementing domestic and international marketing activities in the trade, production and service industries.
The compulsory subjects of the programme are: – Due diligence of sales · The customer as a focal point · Industry and competitors · Innovation · 1st Semester project – Philosophy of Science and Methods – Business Development in an international perspective · Development of the sales platform · Sales execution · Follow-up · 2nd Semester project – Elective theme · Together with 4-8 fellow students you study a subject chosen by you. – Company internship – Bachelor project in a company.
The internship period The company internship (normally unpaid) is comparable with a fulltime job with the same requirements concerning working hours, contribution, commitment and flexibility which the graduate would expect to find in his/her first job. The aims and objectives of the internship is decided by the student and two supervisors (one from the college and one from the internship company).
Bachelor project The project will take the central topics of the study programme as its starting point and can contain elements from the internship. The problem statement for the project is prepared by the student, preferably in cooperation with a company. The project’s problem statement must be approved by the college.
The internship period concludes with an assessment based on a written report drawn up by the student and an evaluation carried out by the internship company.
Syllabus The study programme is a 1½ year full-time programme which corresponds to 90 ECTS credits. The programme is divided into three semesters including a company internship and a bachelor project in a company. First semester’s theme is “Due diligence of sales”, and second semester’s theme is “Business development in an international perspective”. The third semester focuses on the internship and the final bachelor project. Compulsory subjects
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Compulsory theme 25 ECTS Compulsory theme 20 ECTS Company internship 15 ECTS
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AP Degree Programme in Computer Science The AP Degree Programme in Computer Science has been developed based on requirements from the business sector for academic and skilled key personnel who can take charge of IT work and IT development for business enterprises in both the private sector and the public sector. The AP Degree Programme in Computer Science is a full-time academic study programme taught in English and lasting two years and six months. The programme provides students with a broad profile in IT with the option of specialisation, studying computer methodology and concepts, business organisation, economics, production management and environmental conditions. The focus of the programme is programming and systems development. On completing your education you will be in a position to develop, update and maintain IT systems on your own initiative, both in public institutions and in companies.
Special feature of Roskilde Business Campus Graduates of the AP Degree Programme in Computer Science at Roskilde Business Campus distinguish themselves by their profound knowledge of business affairs in the IT area, their skills in mastering all phases of systems development, and their excellent programming skills.
academic and practical background for continuing their studies with a Bachelor of Web Development at Roskilde Business Campus.
In addition to academic and professional qualifications, we emphasise:
Programme information The AP Degree Programme in Computer Science combines theory with practical problem issues and provides relevant job qualifications.
Since the programme is ECTSaccredited, it also gives access to further education at universities and colleges both in Denmark and in other countries.
– Independence and good interactive skills – The ability to do project work and to be focused on achieving results – Interdisciplinary and holistic learning processes – The ability to communicate results – Being quality-conscious in your studies, learning and development
You will gain a thorough insight into computer methodology and concepts, business organisation, economics, production management, and environmental conditions related to business. On completing the course you will be in a position to develop, update and maintain IT systems on your own initiative, both in public institutions and in companies.
Accreditation and opportunities for further education Holders of an AP Degree in Computer Science also have a very strong
Information Technology in Organisations
Information Technology in Organisations
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
Software Architecture and Distributed Programs
System Development Methods
Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
System Development Methods
Final examination project/Thesis
Syllabus The education programme consists of 30 months divided into five semesters. The programme consists of a compulsory part, an elective part, internship and the final examination project. At the end of each module, there are exams to be passed before continuing in the next semester. Compulsory subjects The compulsory subjects of the programme are: – Software construction – Computer architecture and operating systems – Information technology in organisations – Software design – Computer networks and distributed systems – Software architecture and distributed programmes – System development methods
Elective subjects You will get the opportunity of individually profiling your education through specialisation courses and the analysis of themes – chosen by you – which broadly relate to the IT area. Existing specialisation courses are revised and new courses developed on a regular basis. The following are examples of subjects offered: – Web programming – Advanced databases – System and network administration – IT security – Game design and programming – Mobile communication The structure of the programme is as follows: – Module 1 Development of object-oriented systems The working method in this module is a combination of lecturing, exercises and individual (compulsory) assignments. The study activities are planned in such a way that the individual student acquires basic skills primarily in systems development and programming to be used in the project in module 2. The student works with problems connected with developing an application in an object-oriented programming language. – Module 2 Development of multi-user database systems in an organisational context The module is project-oriented. The project method is introduced and taught. The module takes the development of a database application for a company as its starting point with a focus on multiple-user relational database systems and multiple-user operating systems.
– Module 3 Development of distributed systems In this module, the project work takes its starting point in groups of students collaborating in developing a distributed application. The focus is on the development of distributed systems with the help of web technology. – Module 4 Systems development methods in perspective This module is designed for the individual part of the programme and includes two elective subjects. – Module 5 Final examination and examination project The last module is divided into two parts. During the first part, traineeship, you must undertake a 10-12 week period of internship. The internship must be passed separately. During the second part, the final examination project, you must prepare your final project report based on the work experience from the first part of the semester. The second part must likewise be passed separately.
Bachelor of Web Development Roskilde Business Campus offers you a top-up possibility for a Bachelor Degree in Web Development. If you are an AP (Academy Profession) graduate in Computer Science, Multimedia Design or hold similar international qualifications within the field of web programming and media technologies, then this 1½ year top-up programme may be of interest to you. Are you pursuing a career in web development or e-business? The structure and the make-up of the programme are clearly aimed at the future which everybody within the web and multimedia businesses anticipates. This means that the emphasis is on the students working with technologies which will ensure that they will be prepared to assume many different jobs such as: Internet Programmer (web, html, java, perl), Multimedia Programmer, System Developer, Webmaster, Application Developer, Web Developer and IT Developer. Accreditation and opportunities for further education The Bachelor of Web Development provides access to relevant master degree programmes at a number of universities and business schools in Denmark. Apart from Danish universities, you will also have a wide range of opportunities for further education in other countries, especially in Europe, since the programme is ECTS accredited. Please note that you may be subject to residence permit regulations in other European countries. 1st semester
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Programme information The syllabus and learning objectives of the programme are based on research into the future requirements of the web and media industry for staff with a broad foundation in web and multimedia technologies. You will gain thorough insight into e.g. Databases and XML, Web Communication and Network Sociology, Development Environments and CMS, Interface Design and Digital Aesthetics, Advanced Media Technologies, Project Management and Security. The purpose of the programme is to qualify the students to work independently in designing and constructing web applications of all sizes. Syllabus The study programme is a 1½ year full-time programme which corresponds to 90 ECTS credits. The programme is divided into three semesters including a company internship and a final bachelor project. The elective modules are the following, but please note that not all modules will be offered each semester: – Databases and XML where you analyse and use the rational model and/or XML as an integrated part of a web application – Development environments and CMS where you make a choice between development environments in relation to platform and network. Furthermore, you must be able to choose between Content Management Systems depending on which functionalities and platform you want
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– Web communication and network sociology where you may work with development of network based communication solutions across platforms, media and applications – Interface design and Digital aesthetics where you work with the link between function and form taking into consideration aesthetics and user aspects – Advanced media technologies where you may analyse and produce advanced media technological productions. Especially, you will work with video, sound and animation – Project Management where you will work with the processes needed to run an organisation – Security, where you will work with data security – Philosophies of science where you will study key concepts and theories to describe the relations between man, science and technology. The internship period The company internship (normally unpaid) is comparable with a fulltime job with the same requirements with regard to working hours, contribution, commitment and flexibility, which the graduate would expect to find in his/her first job. The aims and the objectives of the internship are decided by the student and two supervisors (one from the college and one from the internship company). The internship period concludes with an evaluation based upon a written report made by the student and an evaluation scheme done by the internship company. Bachelor project The project will take the central topics of the study programme as its starting point and can contain elements from the internship. The problem statement for the project is prepared by the student, preferably in cooperation with a company. The problem statement of the project must be approved by the college.
Bachelor of Leisure Management Do you want to pursue a career within event, tourism, sports or leisure? Roskilde Business Campus offers you a bachelor programme in Leisure Management. The Bachelor of Leisure Management is a unique programme aimed at the event, tourism, sports and hospitality sectors. The programme opens a door to an exciting world and you will experience a study environment focused on your needs. Included in your 3½-year bachelor-degree will be a 6-month internship. Generalist or specialist? The Bachelor programme in Leisure Management gives you the option of either a broad study of the various kinds of leisure business, or specialisation in a particular area of the leisure industry. In the course of the programme, you can choose between the following specialisations: – Leisure Management (generalist) – Tourism Management – Sports Management – Event Management You achieve a particular specialisation through your electives, your choice of company for the internship, and your choice of subject for your final bachelor thesis. You make these choices about halfway through the programme, which gives you ample opportunity to get to know the programme and the different subject areas, before you choose your specialisation. Leisure Economy We live in a world in which spare time is more than just time off. Increasingly, we
want enjoyment and adventure instead of just relaxing and “time off”. Adding value to goods by means of dreams, promises and positive associations has become essential to the success of a product. As a result, the leisure economy is growing more than any other sector in the world. And the need for competent managers and staff members is going only one way – and that is up! The Leisure Industry There is an increasing demand for quality leisure activities in the shape of holidays, sports events, concerts, theatre and opera performances, art exhibitions, amusement parks and shopping. The ultimate success of a product or service is determined by the amount of excitement and enjoyment associated with its use or consumption. The need for competent employers and employees is urgent. The Programme - Upon Graduation The Bachelor of Leisure Management is a theoretical and practical degree programme. The purpose of the programme is to enable students to obtain a theoretical and practical basis for carrying out various business jobs in the leisure industry at both national and international levels. Upon graduation bachelors in Leisure Management are educated to carry out duties related to events, tourism, sports or hospitality in the marketplace, independently and professionally – with focus on small and medium-sized businesses and especially in the field of international business-to-business sales. The programme aims at ensuring graduates direct entry into professional
What is special about this programme? – The business of the leisure industry in an integrated degree programme with a practical/ theoretical approach. – The accomplishment of projects related to marketing and economics in the leisure field. You will learn theory while testing it in practice during the 6th semester. You will be assigned to one or more business establishments during your studies. – The experience of an intimate study environment where students work closely together, and with a staff that is always there for you. – Problem-solving will be your specialty, based on solid academic, practical and linguistic experience. You will be an asset in tomorrow’s labour market. – You will be in a study environment that encompasses diversity, clarity, energy and intimacy all at the same time.
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Programme information During the programme, you will learn to develop and launch activity projects. You will gain both practical and theoretical insights into the various aspects of the leisure industry, as well as skills in marketing, management and economics. The curriculum includes the following subjects:
The programme is completed with a bachelor thesis project. The project involves a major written assignment, which you must present orally. Teaching switches between lectures and project group work and we include a broad variety of different teaching activities, such as event-planning, real-life projects and collaboration with companies and organisations in the leisure industry.
The aims and the objectives of the internship will be decided by the student and two supervisors (one from the college and one from the company).
– Research Methods – Sociology and Psychology of Leisure – Economics – Marketing – Organisation Theory and Management – Service and Quality Management – Negotiating Techniques and Strategies – Sponsorship
Syllabus The study programme is a 3½-year full-time programme which corresponds to 210 ECTS credits.
Bachelor thesis The thesis will take the central topics of the study programme as its starting point and can contain elements from the internship.
Early in the course of the programme, you will be connected with one or more enterprises. In the sixth semester, you will enter an internship for half a year.
The programme is divided into seven semesters, including a company internship and a bachelor thesis. The internship period The company internship (normally unpaid) is comparable with a fulltime job with the same requirements with regard to working hours, contribution, commitment and flexibility, which the graduate would expect to find in his/her first job.
The internship period concludes with an assessment based on a written report drawn up by the student and an evaluation carried out by the internship company.
The problem statement for the project is prepared by the student, preferably in collaboration with a company. The problem statement of the project must be approved by the college.
Erasmus – your wa y to interc ultural skil ls and
Erasmus and Roskilde Business Campus Erasmus is the EU’s flagship education and training programme (Lifelong Learning Programme), and enables two hundred thousand students to study and work abroad, as well as supporting collaboration activity between higher education institutions across Europe. It caters not only for students, but also for professors and business staff who want to teach abroad and for university staff who want to be trained abroad. Studies show that a period spent abroad not only enriches students’ lives in the academic field, but also in the acquisition of intercultural skills and self-reliance. Staff exchanges have similar beneficial effects, both for the people taking part and for the home and host institutions. The European Commission has awarded Roskilde Business Campus the ERASMUS Extended University Charter and Roskilde Business Campus takes an active part in the
programme. The Charter aims to guarantee a high level of quality in mobility and collaboration by setting out fundamental principles for all Erasmus activity that participating institutions must follow, including inter-institutional mobility, fees and full recognition. As an in-coming Erasmus student, you can spend up to two semesters at Roskilde Business Campus. These will count as an integral part of your studies at your home college/university. How to apply Students seeking admission through the Erasmus programme (we do not accept free movers) must apply through their home institution. Please talk to the Erasmus coordinator at your home college/university, to find out whether an agreement exists with Roskilde Business Campus. If you cannot find out whether your home university have an agreement
with Roskilde Business Campus, or if you are in doubt whether the inter-institutional agreement is still active, please contact: Erasmus Coordinator, Mr Michael Claudius Roskilde Business Campus Phone: +45 8852 3200 e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmes available As an innovative educational institution, Roskilde Business Campus offers two short-cycle AP-degree diploma programmes:
Who can apply? 1 You must be enrolled in a formal programme of study at highereducation level in one of the participating countries. 2 You must be a citizen of one of the participating countries (or be officially recognised as a refugee, stateless person, or permanent resident in one of the participating countries). 3 You must have completed at least the first year of your university studies.
Both programmes are offered in Danish and English and available for Erasmus mobility students. Both programmes are officially recognized as a part of bachelor degree programmes at universities in Denmark, at EU-partner institutions, and in Australia.
– AP Degree Programme in Advanced Computer Studies – AP Degree Programme in Marketing Management
When to apply Since we have two intakes every year you will normally be able to enrol in January or in August. Deadlines for applications are as follows: – 1 June/1 December for applicants from EU member countries
– 1 May /1 November for applicants from other countries If you have not been able to meet the deadline, you are welcome to contact us anyway. The Service Package and Student Support Centre Information for incoming students: Roskilde Business Campus provides curricula, a travel guide, maps, study information, a pickup service and assistance with visa. All basic information is provided in both electronic and printed format, and is available from our website. Student services: Our Erasmus coordinator will assist in finding accommodation through the online student housing system. Roskilde Business Campus always guarantees accommodation and can offer one-room apartments with private bathroom and kitchenette. We
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will also assist with residence registration with the Danish Authorities and obtaining a study and work permit. Furthermore, the Student Support Centre provides an introduction to life in Denmark during the first weeks. All Erasmus students are automatically members of International Club, Roskilde, which offers a wide range of Danish and international cultural events. Danish language courses: Though most Danes speak at least some English, we offer short Danish language courses free of charge as a supplement and help in managing day-to-day life in Denmark. You will find further details of the programmes on the following pages or on our website www.rhs.dk
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Admission For admission directly to the AP degree programmes and the Bachelor of Leisure Management programme, the following qualifications are required: Educational qualifications: From Denmark and Scandinavia: A general upper secondary education in Denmark/Scandinavia (Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination, Higher Commercial Examination, Higher Technical Examination or Higher Preparatory Examination) with English level B and with Mathematics level B. From UK and countries with a similar educational system: General Certificate of Education, GCE Advanced Level-exams (A-level) in combination with General Certificate of Secondary Education, GCSE-examiner (O-level). At least three A-levels in relevant subjects in combination with O-level exams. From other European countries: The equivalent to Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination. For some countries, one extra year at University or similar may be required.
From the United States and countries with a similar educational system: High school diploma from the United States followed by at least one year of university or college studies in relevant subjects. This also applies to applicants with a high school diploma from countries with a similar system. From African countries, India, China and other Asian countries: The equivalent to Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination plus at least 1-2 years of university study in relevant subjects. Alternatively, pre-university Programme or University/College Foundation Programme. From South American countries: The equivalent to Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination plus at least 1-2 years of university study in relevant subjects. Alternatively, pre-university Programme or University/College Foundation Programme.
The international and the European Baccalaureate. For admission, applicants must have an advanced level in mathematics, and applicants with marks above average and/or relevant work experience are given preference. For admission directly to the bachelor top-up programmes, the following educational qualifications are required: The Bachelor top-up programme in International Sales and Marketing Management: – an AP Degree in Marketing Management, or – another relevant Danish AP Degree in Business or Economics, or – an equivalent international higher education Degree in Business or Economics (if this is your admission qualification you must attach the diploma, all transcripts and a detailed description of your programme/degree in English with your application)
For admission, applicants must have an advanced level in mathematics, and applicants with marks above average and/or relevant work experience are given preference. The Bachelor top-up programme in Web Development: – an AP Degree in Computer Science, or – an AP Degree in Multimedia Design, or – an equivalent international higher education Degree in Computer Science, Multimedia Design, Web Development or Web Programming (if this is your admission qualification you must attach the diploma, all transcripts and a detailed description of your programme/degree in English with your application) For admission, applicants must have an advanced level in mathematics, and applicants with marks above average and/or relevant work experience are given preference.
English proficiency An IELTS academic score of 6.0+, or alternatively a TOEFL paper-based test score of 550+ or a TOEFL computer-based test score of 213+, is required for admission to all the programmes. Mathematics Advanced level (equivalent to the Danish B-level) or a foreign equivalent is required. Five main areas must have been thoroughly covered: Numbers, Geometry, Functions, Differential Calculus, and Statistics and Probability.
Application Intakes: Roskilde Business Campus has two intakes every year for all programmes – in February and in September. Application deadlines: Please note the following deadlines when applying for admission for: September admission: - All applicants/nationalities: 15 March - Danish applicants: 15 March or 5 July February admission: - All applicants: 1 December Applicants who do not meet the above deadlines are still welcome, but admission depends on availability of a vacant place. Most applicants who apply late should normally expect to be put on a waiting list. Application procedure Danish, Scandinavian and European (EU/EEA citizens only) students can apply by downloading the KOT application form and priority form from www.optagelse.dk (available in both Danish and English). Fill in the forms and submit with relevant documents to Roskilde Business
Campus before the above application deadlines. International students (all non-EU/ EEA residents) can apply by downloading the relevant application form from www.rhs.dk. Fill in the form and submit it together with all relevant documents to Roskilde Business Campus before 15 March (September admission) and 1 December (February admission) to email@example.com. If you apply by e-mail, please attach all your documents as PDF files. Processing time for your application If you are a Danish, Scandinavian or European (EU/EEA resident) student and apply directly via the KOT system, the deadlines and confirmation dates of this central system will apply.
The processing of your application normally takes about two to three weeks. If we find you qualified, we normally send you a Conditional Admission Notice. This says that we find you qualified and offers you admission based upon the documentation you have forwarded. The final Admission Notice will be issued after a personal interview and an English test by one of our admission officers (either in your home country or in Denmark). You will be informed of the date for this interview in a separate letter or by e-mail. For this personal interview, you must bring the originals of all relevant educational documents (no photocopies).
If you apply directly to Roskilde Business Campus by using our application form or apply via one of our international representatives, the following procedures apply:
When you have received your final Admission Notice, the admission process has ended. To secure your final admission, you must accept and confirm your admission by signing the admission receipt and confirmation (page 2 of the final Admission Notice) and return it to us no later than 15 days after your final admission is issued.
When we receive your application, we will try to confirm receiving it within three days.
If you need assistance with the application procedure please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Tuition fees, Scholarships and Finance Tuition fees Danish, Scandinavian and EU/EEA residents: There is no tuition fee for Danish, Scandinavian and EU/EEA residents. However, students must anticipate expenses towards study materials, including books, photocopying, field trips and trips abroad. We offer a textbook package to all international students which ranges between DKK 1,000 â€“ 3,000 per year depending on the programme you have been admitted to. Non EU/EEA residents: The tuition fee for non EU/EEA student is DKK 71,000 per academic year. Except from Bachelor of International Sales and Marketing Management, DKK 65,000 per academic year. Textbooks are included in the tuition fee. However, students must anticipate expenses towards field trips and trips abroad. Terms of payment (tuition fee) When applying from abroad, the full tuition fee for the first year must be prepaid before final admission can be confirmed by us.
When applying from Denmark, the tuition fee for the first semester must be prepaid before final admission can be confirmed by us. Scholarships Every year, a number of scholarships are made available by the Danish Government for non EU/EEA applicants only. Such scholarships are normally awarded for one year at a time. Please refer to our website, www.rhs.dk, for the application form, application procedures and deadlines. You can only apply for the scholarship if you apply for admission as a full-degree student. This means that you must deposit the tuition fee required with us for final admission purposes. If you should be granted a scholarship, the tuition fee deposited will be returned to you in full. If you wish to apply to be considered for a scholarship, you should note that the number of scholarships is limited and this means that the competition for such scholarships is hard. Only applicants with an outstanding educational background and results above average can be expected to be considered for such scholarships.
The purpose of the scholarships is to attract and promote studies in Denmark for outstanding applicants. Fees and Finance In general, Roskilde Business Campus cannot recommend that international students finance their education in Denmark via private or commercial loans. In general, living costs in Denmark are so high that studying in Denmark requires that students have a relatively good and sound financial background. Roskilde Business Campus can never be held liable or responsible for any loans, private or commercial, nor be held liable for the interest on such loans in the event that a student needs to finance parts of the tuition fee or take out a loan to cover living expenses
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General information Residence Permit and entry information: Living conditions in Denmark Scandinavian and EU/EEA students: Many international students – especially non European students – will find that Denmark is a very expensive place to live. The present living expenses for the average student in Denmark are estimated at approximately DKK 5,000 per month. (1 euro = approx 7.50 DKK, 1 US$ = approx 5.75 DKK)
International students from countries in Scandinavia and the EU/EEA should apply for their EU/EEA residence certificate (residence permit) upon arrival in Denmark. Application for the residence certificate must be submitted to the regional state administration (in Danish: Statsforvaltningen).
Prices can vary considerably, depending on where you live and where you shop. The capital, Copenhagen, is more expensive than Roskilde. The following might give you some idea of the living costs:
(in Roskilde) Statsforvaltningen Sjælland Afdelingskontoret Roskilde Algade 12, 3 DK- 4000 Roskilde
Approximate prices for typical groceries: Milk: 5-8 DKK per litre A loaf of bread: 8-16 DKK Butter: 8-15 DKK for a 250 g pack Margarine: approx 5 DKK for a 500 g pack Eggs: approx 12 DKK for a box of six eggs Rice: 6-42 DKK a kg Pasta: 5-46 DKK a kg Cheese: 30 DKK a kg and upwards Lamb: 60-150 DKK a kg Beef: 35-145 DKK a kg Pork: 30-100 DKK a kg Chicken/turkey: 30-100 DKK a kg Cigarettes: 35 DKK for 20
Further information may be found on the website of the regional state administration www.statsforvaltning.dk or alternatively on the website of the Danish Immigration Service, www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us.
The average budget per month could be approximately as follows: Student accommodation: 1,900-2,500 DKK Food and other necessities: 1,700-2,400 DKK Telephone: Leisure:
200 DKK 500-1,500 DKK
Total: 4,800-6,000 DKK = approximately 645-800 euros
Non EU/EEA students: International students from countries outside Scandinavia and the EU/EEA must apply for a residence permit before leaving for Denmark. An application for a residence permit must be submitted to the Danish Embassy or Consulate in the student’s home country as soon as the applicant has received the Admission Notice from Roskilde Business Campus. Please note that it takes between 60 – 90 days to obtain your residence permit. The applicant must apply in person and will normally be called in for a personal interview at the Embassy or Consulate as part of the application process. We recommend you visit the Danish Embassy’s local website in your home country for more detailed information and to see if booking an appointment is required for you to file your application for a residence permit. When you apply, you will be required to present the following documents: 1. Admission notice from Roskilde Business Campus – this must be the original notice, not a copy 2. Receipt and confirmation of full payment of the required tuition fee
deposit (please refer to your Admission Notice for details on this). Danish immigration regulations require the student to pre-pay the tuition fee as a deposit before the student can apply for the residence permit with the Embassy or Consulate. 3. The application form for a residence permit (ST1 form) stamped and certified by Roskilde Business Campus. The application form will be sent to you when we have received the tuition fee deposit required. When you file your application, you must use this forwarded original application form. A copy will not be accepted by the Danish Immigration Service. Students who are admitted to higher educational programmes in Denmark and have pre-paid the tuition fee are not required to present any financial documentation showing that they have the financial means to support their stay in Denmark. When you apply at the Danish Embassy or Consulate, you must expect to pay a processing fee. The Danish Immigration Service will also require you to pay a fee for the processing of your application. Further information on immigration rules and procedures may be found on the website of your local Danish Embassy, at www.um.dk/en, or on the website of the Danish Immigration Service at www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us. Part-time Job Students at higher educational programmes are normally allowed to work 15 hours a week after school hours (full-time work during the summer holiday). The salary for student jobs is approximately DKK 80-100 per hour. We strongly advise international students not to apply for studies in Denmark if they must rely 100 per cent on the money they can earn in a parttime job. Living costs in Denmark are so high that it will be very difficult to live if you don’t have financial support from your home/family. We cannot assist students in finding part-time work. Nor can we be responsible for or guarantee
dent accomm odation in R E ssex Park M oskilde: usicon consis ts of 104 newly construc ted apar tmen ts located in Musicon, th e new creativ e quar ter in Roskilde. They are all two-ro om apar tments w ith private toile t, bath and kitchen. There is a built-in cu pboard in the entrance to the apar tmen t and the kitchen is a ki tchenette with two hotplates. Ther e is a spacious terrace area on the ro of of the build ing for the common use of residents. Th ere is also a large party ro om and a laun dry, and every apar tmen t has its own storage area/shed. Th e centre of Ro skilde and Roskilde statio n are only 1.1 km away and Roskilde Business Cam pus is even closer. The ap ar tments are fo r one or two people on ly.
that a student can find a part-time job. In general, part-time jobs that are relevant to the studies are not easy to find. Students often get work in the service industry, e.g. at hotels, in cleaning or delivering newspapers, etc. You must pay income tax on the income earned in Denmark, which is approximately 40 per cent. Accommodation Like other educational institutions in Denmark, Roskilde Business Campus has no residential/accommodation facilities, and in principle students have to make their own arrangements with regard to board and lodging. There are a number of student halls of residence, both in the Roskilde area and in the Copenhagen area. International students are eligible for rooms on equal terms with Danish students. Please note that student rooms in Denmark are not furnished. Students can register and apply for student accommodation (web-based application and registration only) at www. findbolig.nu. An English version is available if you click on “Venteliste” at the top and then on “In English” on the left-hand side of the page. We recommend that students apply for accommodation well before arrival in Denmark because there may be a waiting list. Do not expect to find accommodation at one day’s notice! When you rent student accommodation in Denmark, you normally have to pay
the first month’s rent plus a deposit of three months’ rent as one initial payment. The deposit of three months’ rent will normally be returned to you when you move out of the hall of residence. Please also note that you need to give three months’ notice prior to moving out of the hall of residence. These rules are general rules, which apply for renting accommodation in Denmark (you cannot move out from one day to the next). In general, accommodation in Denmark is expensive. The monthly rent for a student dorm (single room, with small toilet and bath) normally ranges from EUR 300 to EUR 450. A shared two-room student dorm normally costs from EUR 280 to EUR 450 per person. On top of the rent you must also expect to pay for heating, water and electricity. As a newcomer to Denmark, you must anticipate that accommodation is expensive. Once you have been here for a while, you may be lucky enough to find cheaper alternatives than those mentioned here. Finding a cheap place to live is difficult and it takes time. In special cases, we can assist new international students with finding their first place to live (only temporary residence for a couple of months – normally not a permanent residence). We can never guarantee accommodation to students and our offer of assistance is a one time offer, since we can not honour special needs or wishes.
Silo-1 is a form er grain silo which has been conver ted into student do rms. Silo-1 consists of 93 one-room apar tments an d 76 two-room apar tments, and is situated very close to Roskilde Busine ss Campus and not very fa r from the city centre of Rosk ilde. It has its own website www.silo-1.d k (in Danish only ).
ECTS European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) All Danish higher education programmes are described in accordance with the ECTS credit point system, and the credit points are used not only for credit transfer, but also as an accumulation system towards the final degree. One semester equals 30 ECTS. ECTS makes teaching and learning in higher education more transparent across Europe and facilitates the recognition of all studies. The system allows for the transfer of learning experience between different institutions, greater student mobility and more flexible routes to gain degrees. It also aids curriculum design and quality assurance. Although ECTS can help with the recognition of a student’s studies between different institutions and national education systems, higher education providers are autonomous institutions. The final decisions are the responsibility of the relevant authorities: professors involved in student exchanges, university admission officers, recognition advisory centres, ministry officials or employers.
Student testimonials Carine Biha from Burundi:
Zheng Zhao from Shanghai:
Ramunas Laucius from Lithuania:
Jelena Frolova from Lithuania:
Jiajia Zhang from China:
Irene Nyaboke from Kenya:
“One of the things I really liked about Roskilde Business Campus was the social life with the other students and the teachers/ professors, who I found very relaxed and helpful, also outside the lessons. I think this can only be encountered in Roskilde.”
“I found the study so different from a Chinese study that it is very hard to believe and explain to others. The most important thing I learned at Roskilde Business Campus was the European way of thinking and solving problems in project teams.It was great.”
“Like many other Lithuanians, I enjoyed studying in Roskilde. Besides the advanced subjects the most important thing I learned was how to structure, write and present various topics. It was new to me and I think you can only learn that at Roskilde.”
“At Roskilde Business Campus I really learned how to use the theories in practice by doing group work and presentations”.
Carine studied for an AP Degree and chose to top up her degree with a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK. Carine is now a programmer at the company ScanWeb, Copenhagen, Denmark, developing billing systems for international telephone enterprises.
Zheng studied for an AP Degree and returned to her home city, where she immediately got a job as business secretary for Double Dragon Int. Ltd Co. Zheng is now also business officer for the company Heka, Denmark, handling communications between Heka and its Chinese partners.
Rasmunas studied for an AP Degree and continued to study for a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology Science at Vilnius University. Rasmunas is now studying for a Master’s Degree in Computer Science at Vilnius University.
“The international environment gave me the opportunity to meet a lot of people from different countries. Collaborating with students with different cultural backgrounds is fun as well as hard. At Roskilde Business Campus, I learned how to deal with the problems and challenges that can occur when doing international business.”
“The AP Degree programme has given me an in-depth understanding of the different features involved in marketing. The broad variety of different subjects that we covered has enabled me to make up my mind about the areas in which I want to specialise in my future studies. I have to say that the different nationalities that were represented in our class gave valuable lessons in appreciating foreign cultures.”
Jiajia is studying for her AP Degree at the moment. After finishing her studies she wants to work with a Danish company and help them establish a business in the Chinese market.
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