Admission requirements – University of Copenhagen

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Admission requirements

Admission to the master’s degree programme in Animal Science requires as a minimum successful completion of a qualifying and recognised university degree equivalent in level and content to a Danish bachelor’s degree.

If you have completed a bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for admission to the master’s degree programme in Animal Science.

You are required to document proficiency in English according to your background; see the language requirements.

Graduation year requirement

You must have earned your bachelor’s degree within a maximum of 5 years prior to the start of the first semester of the master’s programme, e.g. for the intake in the autumn of 2018, you must have graduated by September 2013 or thereafter.

Bachelor's degrees that automatically fulfil the academic admission requirements

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic admission requirements and have direct access to apply to the master’s degree programme in Animal Science.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agrobiology with a specialisation in Animal Biology and Production from Aarhus University

Bachelor's degree with legal right of admission

If your bachelor's degree grants a legal right of admission, you are guaranteed a place in the master's programme if you apply before the application deadline during the first application period after you complete your bachelor's degree.

  • The bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Copenhagen grants you legal right of admission to the master’s programme in Animal Science.

Other bachelor's degrees

To be admitted to the programme, you must hold a recent and relevant bachelor’s degree and meet the language requirements.

Academic requirement

Your bachelor’s degree must be equivalent in scope and content to the bachelor's programme in Animal Science (University of Copenhagen) or Agrobiology with a specialisation in Animal Biology and Production (Aarhus University).

If you have a bachelor’s degree in Biology-Biotechnology, Veterinary Medicine or Biology from the University of Copenhagen or other Danish universities you may also be admitted if your programme includes:

  • Domestic animal nutrition 7.5 ECTS credits
  • Domestic animal physiology 7.5 ECTS credits
  • Statistical data analysis 7.5 ECTS credits