Requirements for your computer

You should bring your own laptop to classes. Check below if your programme have more specific requirements.  

As a student at Business Academy Aarhus, you have free access to the Microsoft Office package for your computer and tablet.

Get more information about IT and systems relevant for students at Business Academy Aarhus 

Chemical and Biotechnical Science

You must bring and use a computer daily at the Academy. However, virtual teaching will also occur to a limited extent.

We recommend a newer PC with Windows 10.

As a student at the Chemical and Biotechnical Science programme you need to install programs that are only designed for PC. If you want to use a Mac, it must be a newer Mac and it must have Windows 10 installed through Boot Camp. Tablets, mobile phones and Chromebooks cannot be used as work tools for this programme.

Your computer must be equipped with or be able to connect to a camera, microphone and speaker that can be used for virtual teaching.

You will get an introduction to the academy's IT systems one of the first days of study. It is important you bring your PC that day.

Chemical and Biotechnical Technology and Food Technology

You must bring and use a computer daily at the Academy. However, virtual teaching will also occur to a limited extent.

We recommend a newer PC with Windows 10.

If you want to use a Mac, it must be a newer Mac and it must have Windows 10 installed through Boot Camp. Tablets, mobile phones and Chromebooks cannot be used as work tools for this programme.

Your computer must be equipped with or be able to connect to a camera, microphone and speaker that can be used for virtual teaching.

You will get an introduction to the academy's IT systems one of the first days of study. It is important you bring your PC that day.

Digital Concept Development

No additional requirements. 

Financial Management and Services

As a student you must bring your own laptop.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

No additional requirements. 

IT Technology

We recommend that you buy a laptop before study start.

Requirements for PC:

  • Processor: Intel i5 or similar/better
  • RAM: 8 GB or more

Marketing Management

No additional requirements. 

Multimedia Design

You must bring your computer to the Academy for the semester start.

It must be powerful enough to run the Adobe package especially After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator. If it can run these programmes, then it is good enough to manage all the other programs you will need for your studies.

You can read about the specific system requirements here: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-suite/kb/cs6-system-requirements.html

Web Development

You are expected to bring your own laptop suitable for web development. As a student you will get access to Microsoft developer tools, including a license for Visual Studio, Office365 and Windows.

In addition to this , we use open source software. You will benefit from obtaining a student license for Adobe Creative Suite, as several of these programs may be useful in certain subjects. If your computer is an Apple computer with MacOS you can get the necessary Windows software via Boot Camp or VirtualBox.