Admission ::


Entry requirements:

To be admitted into the Top-up Bachelor in Design & Business programme you must have minimum two completed years of higher education within the field of Fashion Design, Fashion Sourcing or Fashion Marketing, for example: 

  • AP degree in Design Technology
  • AP degree in Multimedia Design and Communication
  • AP degree in Marketing Management
  • AP degree in Production Technology
  • AP degree in E-Design

Everyone who meets the requirements must take an admission test. 

It is the admission test which is decisive for you being offered a place.

If your qualifying exam is not from KEA, we need a copy of your diploma at the latest June 30, 2016. If you graduate from KEA, you do not have to send us anything as we have the information already.

The admission test has to be solved online. You can find more information about the test here. The test consists of different exercises and your reply to the admission test must show your creativity and innovative skills and your ability to work from a given inspiration material. When you send the test to us you must at the same time choose which one or two specialisation direction(s) you apply for. It is therefore a good idea to get familiar with the different specialisation directions already now.

Language requirements:

All applicants must have passed English at a level equivalent to a Danish Upper Secondary education B-level.

For more information about the English levels and requirements, please check this link.

Application Fee:Non-EU applicants are required to pay an application fee in order for KEA to process their application. For more information regarding the application fee, please check this link 
Admission with special permission:

If you do not meet the formal admission requirements, you can apply for admission with special permission based on an individual competency assessment (IKV)

Guidelines for applying for an IKV

IKV-application form 

How to apply:

Please check here for more information on how to apply.


You must apply via this web form. There you can submit all your documentation. In case you don't have graduated by the application deadline, please send all missing documentation as soon as possible to


There is no winter-intake to the programme.

Programme start:August 21st 2017
Application deadline:

For summer intake:

All applicants can apply from February 1st.

The application deadline for all Danish/EU/EEA applicants is March 15th at 12:00 CET. You'll get the final admission answer in July.

The application deadline for all non-EU applicants is March 15th at 12:00 CET. You'll get the final admission answer in May.

Transfer to KEA:

Read more here

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