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Application procedure

Before you apply to the Master's degree programme in Applied Cultural Analysis, please make sure to acquaint yourself with all the important information on the application procedure, application deadlines and details about how to apply.

Prioritisation of applicants

Admission to the programme is competitive and limited to 25 students. All applicants, provided they hold a degree from within the humanities or social sciences, will be subject to an overall individual assessment.

Selection criteria

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:

  1. Relevance of academic qualifications concerning cultural theory, cultural analysis or ethnographic methods (up to 15 points)
  2. The information provided in a letter of intent of max 2 pages (up to 15 points) including:
    a.  A statement of your motivation for studying the programme (up to 5 points)
    b.  Your familiarity with cultural analysis (up to 5 points)
    c.  Your visions for a future career (up to 5 points)

Due to national legislation only courses at bachelor level will be taken into consideration during assessment. Courses at Master's level will not be assessed.

Applicants who have completed a two-year Master’s degree can only be admitted if the admission limits have not been met.

Limitation on second degrees

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