Admission Requirements - MA in Applied Cultural Analysis – University of Copenhagen

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Admission Requirements

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 the Master’s programme in Applied Cultural Analysis. 

Selection criteria 

Admission to the Master's programme is limited to 25 students. All applicants will be subject to an overall individual assessment, whereby applicants with the most points are granted admission. Up to 30 points are given based on the following criteria:

  • The relevance of academic qualifications concerning cultural theory, cultural analysis or ethnographic methods (up to 15 points)*.
  • The information provided in a letter of intent of max 2 pages (up to 15 points) including:
    • A statement of your motivation for studying at Applied Cultural Analyses (up to 5 points).
    • Your familiarity with cultural analysis (up to 5 points).
    • Your visions for a future career (up to 5 points).

*Note that if you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet the requirements regarding relevance of academic qualifications within cultural theory, cultural analysis or ethnographic methods.

  • BA in European Ethnology, University of Copenhagen.
  • BSc in Anthropology, University of Copenhagen.
  • BA in Ethnography, Aarhus University.
  • BSc in Sociology and Cultural Analysis, University of Southern Denmark.

This also applies if you hold a Bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Humanities or
the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen, and have obtained a minimum of 10 ECTS credits of the Bachelor’s elective in Ethnology, University of
Copenhagen. The Bachelor’s elective in Ethnology consists of:

  • Anthropological and Ethnological Theory.
  • Anthropological and Ethnological Method.
  • Analytical Strategies in Ethnology.
  • Current Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology, A.
  • Current Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology, B.

Language requirements

In order to qualify for admission applicants are required to fulfil the English language requirements