Application procedure – University of Copenhagen

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Application procedure

In order for you to be admitted you need to have a qualifying bachelor’s degree or another qualifying degree at the same level.

The application procedure depends on your citizenship and educational background:

Application and admission numbers

Number of availaible places: 50

Number of applicants in:

  • 2017: 115

Were all qualified applicants admitted?

  • 2017: Yes
ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN DENMARK, EU, EEA OR SWITZERLAND?
ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN A COUNTRY OUTSIDE EU, EEA OR SWITZERLAND?

Prioritisation of applicants

The programme accepts a maximum of 50 students.

Selection criteria 2018/19

If the number of qualified applicants to the programme exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised as follows:

  1. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources from the University of Copenhagen
  2. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Biology-Biotechnology, Food and Nutrition, Geography and Geoinformatics, Landscape Architecture or a Professional Bachelor’s degree in Forestry and Landscape Engineering from University of Copenhagen.
  3. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Agrobiology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biology-Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Food and Nutrition, Food Science, Nutrition, Geography and Geoinformatics, Geography, Landscape Architecture or a Professional Bachelor’s degree in Forestry and Landscape Engineering from other Danish or international universities
  4. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Global Nutrition and Health from Metrpopolitan University College or VIA University College.
  5. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree within the areas of agriculture, development studies, environmental science, rural development or similar.
  6. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree within the area of anthropology.
  7. Other applicants.

If the number of qualified applicants within a category exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised according to the following criteria (listed below in prioritized order):

  • Relevance of their study program, including elective courses and project work, defined as ECTS credits within the subject area agricultural development

Selction criteria from 2019/20

If the number of qualified applicants to the programme exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised as follows:

  1. All applicants.

If the number of qualified applicants within a category exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised according to the following criteria (listed below in prioritized order):

  • An individual assessment of their BSc programme relevance and the grade-point average achieved in their Bachelor’s degree.

Limitation on second degrees

If you have already completed a Danish Master's degree, please check out the rules concerning a second degree.