BSc (Hons) in Business Studies

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De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, and Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, are proud to offer this 3-year full-time Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Studies. 


Take a fully accredited UK Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Studies

This three-year BSc (Hons) lets you kick-start your international business career with a specialisation in Finance, Economics, or Strategy. Listen to what our Dean of Academic Affairs says. 


Why take a BSc (Hons) in Business Studies in Copenhagen?

  • Live, work and study in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Get a degree from a UK accredited programme
  • Kick-start your global career with an accredited degree
  • Choose between three streams: Finance, Economics, or Strategy

De Montfort University and Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College offer three specialisation streams for the 3-year BSc (Hons) in Business Studies programme:

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Strategy

The 3-year full-time programme provides the qualifications necessary for demanding international business careers or Master’s programmes.

Practical Information

The BSc (Hons) in Business Studies programme is a graduate level 4, 5 and 6 course, in accordance with framework for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ).

DMU programmes and partnerships are quality assured by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

To comply with Danish regulations on the provision of Higher Education programmes aimed at international students, approval has been obtained from the Danish Evaluation Institute (EVA).

The UK programmes from both De Montfort University and Middlesex University are regularly evaluated by the Danish Evaluation Institute (EVA). The EVA approvals are valid for three years and have a direct impact on the issuing of student visas by the Danish Immigration Authorities. Student visas cannot be issued beyond the validity period of the EVA approvals.

Student visas may not cover the full period of study in the years where individual programmes are being re-evaluated by EVA. Therefore, students must apply for a visa extension covering the period of study exceeding the current EVA approval.

Please note that the Danish Immigration Authorities will require the standard processing fees for the visa extension and the family reunification visas will also have to be extended.

Niels Brock will provide all supplementary documentation free of charge, but does not fund any visa processing fees imposed by the Danish Immigration Authorities.

Future EVA evaluations:

BA (Hons) in Business Administration May 2026

BA (Hons) in Business Management April 2025

BSc (Hons) in Business Studies April 2024

BSc (Hons) in Computer Science April 2025

For further information regarding visa extensions, please visit New to Denmark or contact the Danish Immigration Authorities directly.

Classes will take place on weekdays between 08:15 and 17:00. Please note that in addition to the modules scheduled, students are required to attend academic workshop sessions during the year. These will also be timetabled in advance.

Students will typically attend 12 hours of classes per week during semester plus scheduled workshops. A minimum of 30 hours per week of unscheduled study should be anticipated.

Student will have access to a personalized online timetable.

Academic calendars

Calendar January 2021

Calendar January 2022

Calendar January 2023

Calendar January 2024

Calendar BSc January cohort

Calendar Sept 2021-22

Calendar Sept 2022-23

Calendar Sept 2023-24

Calendar BSc September cohort

Required textbooks are provided at no additional cost.

See the attached for an overview of the literature used in the programme: 

BSc core text books 

You will have access to other learning materials with the most important gathered together on an online reading list created by your module leader. The reading list will be in the module area on Mycopenhagenbusinesscollege.

You will also have access to Librarians, Academic Writing and Student Learning Assistants, and IT experts to assist and advise you. If your query is more in-depth, please schedule an appointment with the librarian. The librarian will also be visiting your seminars throughout the academic year to equip you with skills to help you succeed in your programme.

Finally, there are online resources which you can use in your own time to study where and when you choose.

As a graduate of the BSc (Hons) in Business Studies, and depending on your stream, you would be qualified for jobs within:

  • advertising
  • banking, investment and financial services
  • general management
  • HR/personnel
  • management consultancy
  • public relations
  • retail management
  • sales and marketing

As a graduate of the BSc (Hons) Business Studies you may continue into postgraduate studies at institutions which recognise a British degree and within fields naturally linked to your specialisation/stream.

Early registration is recommended. International students living abroad should be aware of the extra time required for obtaining a visa/residence permit - in many cases 3 months or more. For information on visa application procedures, please contact the nearest Danish Embassy or Consulate.


Relevant second level education, including A-levels and high school degrees, with Maths, Statistics or equivalent subjects with a grade C minimum. For applicants considering specialising in Finance during their 3rd year, a minimum grade of B in Maths is required. If you have an International Baccalaureate (IB) please contact the admission office (

The following English language qualifications are accepted at the level specified:

IELTS academic: module overall 6.0 with 5.5 in each band component.

TOEFL score: 80 (internet based), 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based)

PTE Academic: overall 50

Test results may not be older than 2 years.

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • Diploma and transcript of second level education (translated into English)
  • English proficiency test, as per above requirement
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copy of passport (must be valid for duration of studies)

Admission requirements for transfer students:

Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College offers a transfer option for students who have completed, in whole or in part, education at an institution of higher learning. The transferred credits must be comparable in level and content to credits for courses in the BSc (Hons) Business Studies programme.  

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • Diploma and transcript of second level education (translated into English)
  • Diploma and transcript of third level education (translated into English)
  • English proficiency test, as per above requirement
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copy of passport (must be valid for duration of studies)


The application form should be submitted by the deadlines listed above. Early booking is recommended.

Admission decisions will be announced no later than 2 weeks after the application deadline.

If you are accepted into the programme, a Letter of Acceptance including payment details will be sent to the email address provided in the application form.

NOTE: Once you have been accepted into the programme, the first tuition payment needs to be made by the due date stated in your Letter of Acceptance (typically 15 October (non-EU) or 1 December (EU)).

Within one week of having received the payment, Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College will send you a signed ST1 residence permit application form by email, allowing you to begin the visa application process.

Applications must be admitted through the application form on this page.


For further information regarding application and admission, please contact our admission team by email,

The total tuition fee is DKK 276,000.

You may download the fee and payment information below for a full overview of instalments, refunds, additional fees, payment deadlines etc.

Please note that fees and deadlines may vary between different intakes.

Download overview of tuition fees and terms of payment here.


If you want to get in touch with a local agent that can help you get more information about studying at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, you can find their contact information here. 

Code of Conduct

Sample Agency Agreement

Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College is committed to creating a genuinely international experience for students studying in Denmark. This is reflected both in the content of our programmes and in the student body here

Academic Scholarships
Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College is pleased to offer several scholarships. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic merit, leadership skills and exemplary service and character.

Scholarship Criteria

The goal of the selection process is to recognize students who demonstrate high academic achievement, leadership skills and exemplary character traits, therefore financial need is not a consideration. For BSc students, only those eligible to progress to the final year of study (level 6) may apply. Each scholarship is for 10,000 kr. and will be deducted from the following semester’s tuition fee.


The Scholarship Selection Committee will evaluate candidates on the following criteria:

Academic Excellence

  • Outstanding grades and strong test scores
  • Classroom participation and strong attendance
  • Desire to master subjects and seek learning experiences outside the classroom 
  • Show curiosity and a willingness to learn 
  • Demonstrate originality and innovation 
  • Awards or certificates for academic performance


  • Assume formal leadership roles OR show exceptional leadership skills in class.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence 
  • Inspire and encourage others 
  • Take risks and pursue new and original ideas


  • Show concern for others by Identifying student needs and work to solve them
  • Improve student life for everyone
  • Set positive examples for others and function as a role model
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, honesty, and conscientiousness
  • Initiate and/or partake in school events (parties, guest speakers, etc.)

Scholarship application deadline

BSc January Cohorts – Monday of Week 8

BSc September Cohorts – Monday of Week 36

How to apply
Scholarship applicants should submit an application in the form of a personal, relevant and well-written essay (max. 800 words). The application should include a description of the achievements and initiatives taken during the programme and should elaborate on the applicant’s success within the selection criteria. 

The application should be sent to: Please name the file: Scholarship_Programme_LastName_FirstName. For example: Scholarship_BSc_Brock_Niels.

Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College has a 1+2 and 2+1 progression agreement with De Montfort University. This means that students are provided the opportunity to study their first year or first and second years in Copenhagen, then progress to De Montfort University in Leicester to complete their studies.

Here is an overview of the BSc Hons programme structure


Sajin Shrestha Copenhagen Business College

Sajin Shrestha, Student Representative, 2020-2023 - Nepal

The best thing about Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College is that it is an International College which welcomes a diverse group of students from all over the world and offers a global experience of people, cultures, learning techniques, materials, world-class classrooms and infrastructure, full-time academic guidance from globally recognised, professional teachers and lecturers, the most accessible library with a friendly librarian, kind and generous staff members, cozy student lounges, refreshment programs, party-functions, a super-charming Student Coordinator and a very understanding Dean of Academic Affairs.


Sumnima Rai, Student 2019-2022, Strategy Stream - Nepal

Studying at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College has proven to be a wise choice, it is not only about getting knowledge, but also about gaining a lifetime experience with abundant resources and guidance from faculty members and lecturers. I had the chance of taking responsibility as a student representative for my cohort, which has helped me boosting my confidence and taught me to be vocal. Whilst, I have had opportunities to visit companies, attend guest lectures and be a part of Global Days, which helped with my assignments and networking. Niels Brock assures that we get enough guidance whether it be field visit, seminars or webinars.

Sushma Rai, 2021- 2024 - Nepal

Being a part of Niels brock has been a wonderful journey so far. I am satisfied with my decision of taking a BSc (Hons) Business Studies course here at Niels brock. This course has helped me develop my ability in critical thinking, group work, and my academic and personality development. I am provided with theoretical as well as practical knowledge to understand the course by great experienced professors. Also, I get a lot of opportunities to learn from different professional guest speakers and visit different places within the field of my course, which helped me grow my confidence and personal growth. I am proud to be a part of Niels Brock and the program, and I would recommend anyone who wants to pursue their dreams.

Keshav Neupane, Student 2019-2022, Strategy Stream- Nepal

Studying at Niels Brock made me a more critical thinker and practitioner. The knowledge provided by tutors in the field of business showed me the path of business. Moreover, I got the opportunity to work as a student representative which made me capable to cope with different fellow students and their difficulties. Co-operative and supportive mindset of tutors took me through the way of strategic thinking and planning. All the outdoor programs and indoor events let to so much knowledge that sharpened my mind. Moreover, I got a lot of extra knowledge regarding business environments, climate change and ways to enter the Danish market through guest lectures. So, I recommend studying the BSc (Hons) programme which will help you to understand better business strategies and make you stronger when it comes to studying further the importance of strategy in business. I feel so glad to study this course and so blessed to be a part of Niels Brock.


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