Application Procedure – University of Copenhagen

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Application Procedure

In order for you to be admitted to MSc in Biology you need to have a relevant Bachelor’s degree or another relevant degree at the same level. Is it free of charge for all applicants to apply for admission.

How you apply

The application procedure depends on your citizenship and educational background:

Are you a citizen in the EU, EEA or Switzerland?

Are you a citizen in a country outside EU, EEA or Switzerland?

Prioritisation of applicants

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 Biology from the University of Copenhagen seeking admission by way of direct extension of their completed BSc programme (reserved access).
  2. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Copenhagen University.
  3. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.
  4. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry or Molecular Biomedicine from the University of Copenhagen.
  5. 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:

Highest number of ECTS credits achieved within the following areas (not listed in prioritised order):

  • Organismal biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Cell biology
  • Physiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Microbiology
  • Statistics, Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Practical skills within laboratory and field work within the main areas of biology