Value Chain Management Education in Central Denmark
VIA University College is one of eight new regional organizations of different study sites in Denmark offering bachelor degree programs within the areas of health, social education, technology, trade, design, business and animation in all of Central Denmark Region. The college is the result of a merger between the Alpha Centre for Higher Education, the Mid-West Centre for Higher Education, the Vita Centre for Higher Education, the University College Jutland, Vitus Bering Denmark and TEKO.
VIA has cooperation-agreements with educational institutions almost all over the world and the focus is on student mobility, on cooperation between lecturers and on long-term development and research projects. VIA offers 35 bachelor degree programs and a range of continuing education programs are also offered. VIA’s 18 Research Centers ensure that the focus of the educational programs is always on new and relevant knowledge in order to develop the bachelor degree programs.
Around 1,200 international students from 50 different countries attend a program at VIA every year. 16 out of the 35 full-time educational programs are offered in English. Most of the educational programs have exchange programs embedded, and students can therefore follow part of their program in other countries.
- Bachelor of Value Chain Management (3.5 years): The Bachelor Program in Value Chain Management provides you with skills and knowledge needed to manage the way businesses receive raw materials as input, add value to the raw materials through various processes and sell finished products to customers. In other words, you will learn how to analyze, improve and innovate value chains in global business environments. This business management programme integrates the technical and commercial approach to subjects like logistics and supply chain management.
- Danish students need an Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (STX, HF, HHX, HTX, EUX) with B-level English (the levels referred to on this page refer the Danish levels) and B-level mathematics. You must have passed English B and mathematics B with a minimum mark of 02.
- International students must be able to provide upper secondary school examination certificates and diplomas (please also send a copy of transcript of records translated to English).
- The International and the European Baccalaureates. These certificates must provide evidence of English language proficiency corresponding to a Danish B-level (minimum of 2 years at upper secondary level) and a B-level in mathematics.
The following criteria are used in the assessment of international applications:
- Exam results from previous studies
- Work experience (a minimum of 30 hours work per week for at least 3 months)
- Relevant work experience (e.g. work in sales, marketing, logistics, transportation, communication, economics)
- Other work experience
- Stays abroad (for a consecutive period of minimum 3 months)
- Relevant courses of at least 6 months’ duration, e.g. preparation courses for refugees and immigrants
- General motivation