Graduate Diploma (HD) in Innovation Management

Admission and credits

Entry requirements for the Graduate Diploma programme in Innovation Management.

Enrolment

You apply via our online application portal that you will find on the top of the page Enrolment. Remember to thoroughly read the instruction guides before you start the application process. 

Are you not a former student at the Graduate Diploma (HD), you will receive a welcome letter and practical information about programme start, CBS login, payment procedure and more. This will be send to you by post. 

Your admission to the Graduate Diploma programme is only final when you have paid your tuition fee. You have to pay your tuition fee as soon as you receive your CBS login.

The deadline for applications 2018 will be June 17.

HD in Innovation Management
All classes will take place at CBS Studio.

Qualifying degrees
Admission requirements for Graduate Diploma programme in Innovation Management

In order to qualify for Graduate Diploma, the following requirements have to be fulfilled:

  • A qualifying degree
  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience

Please notice that the program is taught in English. We only use literature in English and the exams will be completed in English. We therefore recommend that you have skills in English equivalent to B level (Danish upper secondary school)

Qualifying examination to the Graduate Diploma programme in Innovation Management: 

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
HD part 1

No additional requirements 
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
HD part 2
No additional requirements 
BSc in Economics and Business Administration
HA
BSc in Economics and Business Administration,
BSc in Business Administration and Information Systems,
BSc in Business Administration and Computer Science,
BSc in Business Administration and Psychology,
BSc in Business Administration and Philosophy,
BSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law,
BSc in Business Administration and Organisational Communication,
BSc in Business Administration and Management Science,
Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration and Modern Languages)
BSc

BSc in International Business
BSc in Business Administration and Service Management
BSc in Business, Language and Culture (SPRØK)
BSc in Business, Asian Language and Culture (ASP)
BSc in International Business and Politics
BSc in Business Administration and Sociology

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
Cand.merc.

MSc in Economics and Business Administration,
MSc in Business Economics and Auditing, 
MSc in Business, Language and Culture (CMI),
MSc in Business, Language and Culture (negot),
MSc in Business Administration and Computer Science,
MSc in Business Administration and Information Systems,
MSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law,
MSc in Business Administration and Management Science,
MSc in Business Administration and Philosophy,
MSc in Business Administration and Organisational Communication,
MSc in Business Administration and Psychology,
MSc in International Business and Politics

Business Controller
Financial Controller

Students with a Financial Controller degree from before August 2013:

 

Advanced Data Analysis (elective from the study program) has to have been passed. An alternative option is Data Analysis from the Graduate Certificate (HD part 1)

 

Students with a Financial Controller degree from after August 2013:

 

No additional requirements 

AP in Financial Management
Finansøkonom og -bachelor
No additional requirements 
AP in Agro Business and Landscape Management with focus in Agricultural Economics and Operations Management
Jordbrugsteknolog med linjen jordbrugsøkonomi & driftsledelse (p.t. kun aktuel på Aarhus Erhvervsakademi)

With passed courses: Managerial economics, Statistics and Business Law (from the program) and with credit for the Final Project on the Graduate Certificate (HD part 1) after an individual credit verdict. 

AP in Marketing Management
Markedsføringsøkonom

With passed courses: Business Economics and Statistics (electives from the program) and furthermore, Business Economic Methods fromthe Graduate Certificate (HD part 1).

AP in Market Management
Markedsøkonom
With passed courses: Business Economic Methods from the Graduate Certificate (HD part 1)
Academy Degree in Economy and
Resource Management
Akademiuddannelse i Økonomi- og Ressourcestyring

With passed courses: StatisticsGlobal Economy, Managerial Economics and Business Law (electives from the program) and furthermore, Business Economic Methods from the Graduate Certificate (HD part 1).

Academy Degree in International Business and Marketing
Akademiuddannelse i International Handel og Markedsføring

With passed courses: StatisticsGlobal EconomyManagerial Economics and Business Law (electives from the programme) and furthermore, Business Economic Methods from the Graduate Certificate (HD part 1). 

Academy Degree in Financial Advising
Akademiuddannelse i Finansiel Rådgivning

You are directly qualified for the Graduate Diploma (HD part 2) in Financial Advising.
 

The other Graduate Diploma (HD part 2) tracks require: 
 

Students with an Academy Degree in Financial Advising from before September 2009:

 

The electives Managerial Economics (alternatively Business Economics or Company Investing and Financing) and Statistics (alternatively Data, Market and Sale) have to have been passed.     

 

Students with an Academy Degree in Financial Advising from September 2009 and on:

 

Bank- or Auditor track has to be completed with certain subjects:

  • Bank track:
    Data, Market and Sale or Statistics 
    Company Investing and Financing or Business Economics  
    - Specialized subject: Financial Businesses or Annual Reports and Company Analysis 
  • Auditor track 
    Company Investing and Financing 
    - Revision og Annual Reports or TAX and VAT
    Specialized subject: Analysis of Accounting Data


You can find more information regarding admission requirements here. Further admission requirements will soon be available in English.  

Work experience Two years of relevant work experience is defined this way:

  • The work experience must be accomplished after or during the qualifying degree. That means that work experience before the qualifying degree do not count. You can count the work experience up till the beginning of first semester at Graduate Diploma (HD) part 2.
  • A full time job is defined as min. 30 hours per week, and a part time job is defined as min. 15 hours per week. That means that a part time job in one year will be converted into a full time job in half a year.
  • The work experience can be put together by one or more employments. The employments must however be a min. of 6 Months.
  • The work experience must be relevant. That implies that the employment must be of a nature, where you have gained insight into the economical and organizational structure of the workplace. Internships and trainees during or after the qualifying degree can also be included.

Documentation of work experience

Your work experience must be documented by means of a PDF iconemployer's declaration from your current employer or by a statement from your former employer, annual statement, payslips or similar.

Language requirements 
Please notice that the Innovation Management (and from the Autumn 2017 also Supply Chain Management) programme is taught in English. We only use literature in English and the exams will be completed in English.

We therefore recommend that you have skills in English equivalent to B level (Danish upper secondary school).
Do you not fulfil the specified requirements?

Exemption from admission requirements and language requirements

If you do not fulfil the admission requirements or the language requirements, you can apply for exemption. Although exemption from 2 years of relevant work experience cannot be granted.

PDF iconExemption from admission requirements

Fill out the exemption form and send it alongside the various appendixes needed to HD Tilmelding or upload the form to the application platform when you apply for Graduate Diploma (HD) in Innovation Management.

Assessment of competencies

It is possible to have your collective knowledge, proficiency and competencies assessed in relation to the Graduate Diploma (HD) programme’s content.
You can apply for an assessment of competencies with the purpose of proving the following:

  • You have the necessary competencies equivalent to the admission requirements for a Graduate Diploma (HD) programme
  • You have the proficiency equivalent to parts of a Graduate Diploma (HD) part 2 (certificate of competence)
  • You have the proficiency equivalent to all of a raduate Diploma (HD) part 2 (certificate of education)

Read the manual carefully before applying for an assessment of competencies and call the raduate Diploma (HD) in Innovation Management department if needed.

 

 

Credit

If you have passed one or more subjects during your other studies, which are equivalent to subjects from the raduate Diploma (HD) in Innovation Management, you can apply for a credit transfer. The possibility for a credit transfer is based on individual evaluations and is assessed based on ECTS, level and content. Use the credit form below and enclose documentation, such as: diploma, a course description, review plans, etc.

PDF iconCredit transfer form, Graduate Diploma (HD) part 2

If you have other competencies than an educational background that you wish to include in your credit transfer application, you have to apply for a certificate of competence through an assessment of competencies.

 
The page was last edited by: HD 1.del // 11/30/2017

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